Phil Ochs Quotes


11 Phil Ochs quotes:



"America is two Mack trucks colliding on a superhighway because all the drivers are on amphetamines."
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"And if there's any hope for America, it lies in a revolution, and if there's any hope for a revolution in America, it lies in getting Elvis Presley to become Che Guevara."
"It is wrong to expect a reward for your struggles. The reward is the act of struggle itself, not what you win."
"There is an urgent need for Americans to look deeply into themselves and their actions, and musical poetry is perhaps the most effective mirror available. Every newspaper headline is a potential song."
"Leaving America is like losing twenty pounds and finding a new girlfriend."
"The fortunes of the entire world may well ride on the ability of young Americans to face the responsibilities of an old America gone mad."
"Step outside the guidelines of the official umpires and make your own rules and your own reality."
"In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty."
"Does defending liberalism leave you friendless and perhaps wondering about your breath?"
"The final story, the final chapter of western man, I believe, lies in Los Angeles."
"When they show the destruction of society on color TV, I want to be able to look out over Los Angeles and make sure they get it right."



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