28 Total Quotes

Conor Oberst Quotes

I know a girl who cries when she practices violin because each note sounds so pure it just cuts into her, and then the melody comes pouring out her eyes. Now, to me, everything else just sounds like a lie.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

But these are days we dream about, when the sunlight paints us goldAnd this apartment could not be prettier as we danced up there alone
Conor Oberst
#Apartment

Screaming is bad for the voice, but it's good for the heart.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

You write such pretty words, But life's no storybook. Love's an excuse to get hurt. And to hurt. Do you like to hurt? I do, I do. Then hurt me, Then hurt me, Then hurt me...
Conor Oberst
#Excuse

There's all body types, but there's just one size.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician #Body

How grateful I was then to be part of the mystery, to love and be loved. Let's just hope that is enough.
Conor Oberst
#Grateful

Why are you scared to dream of god when it's salvation that you want?
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

If the world could remain within a frame like a painting on the wall, I think we'd see the beauty then and stand staring in awe.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician #Beauty

I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers/ And laid entwined together in a bed of clover/ Left there to sleep/ Left there to dream of happiness.
Conor Oberst
#Bed

I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician #Light

Now I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers and laid entwined together on a bed of clover and left there to sleep, left there to dream of their happiness.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician #Bed

All eyes on the calendar, another year I claim of total indifference.
Conor Oberst
#Calendar

So when your (new) eyes meet mine they won't see no lies, just love...
Conor Oberst
#Eyes

I've cried, and you'd think I'd be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

They say they don't know when but a day is gonna come. When there won't be a moon and there won't be a sun. It will just go black. It will just go back to the way it was before.
Conor Oberst
#Moon

Cause I swear that I'm dying, slowly but its happining.
Conor Oberst
#Dying

When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

Let the poets cry themselves to sleep, and all their tearful words will turn back into steam.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

Love's an excuse to get hurt.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

Last few months I've been living with this couple, yeah, you know the kind who buy everything in doubles, I love their love and I am thankful, that someone has actually recieved the prize that was promised, by all those fairy tales that drugged us, but still to me I'm sick lonely, no laurel tree, just green envy will my number come up eventually, like love's some kind of lottery where you scratch and see what's underneath Its' sorry, just one cherry, I'll play again get lucky.
Conor Oberst
#Lottery

No lies, just love.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

We must memorize nine numbers and deny we have a soul.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician

I like to feel the burn of the audience's eyes when I'm whispering all my darkest secrets into the microphone.
Conor Oberst
#American Musician