"I never set out to be weird. Its was always other people who called me weird"
"Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid"
"I enjoy doing anything that is theoretically impossible and making it work.""I never took a shit on stage, and the closest I ever came to eating shit anywhere was at a Holiday Inn Buffet in North Carolina, in 1973"
- Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)
"...I wonder what songs he's teaching the angels right now? Good luck, God! You've got your hands full this time."
- Terry Gilliam
"Frank Zappa is a rock musician who seems to defy categorization. He writes symphonic music, deplores drug use, and champions individual rights..."
- Steve Lyons
"... I thought of Frank Zappa as a friend. Meeting him was like entering a different world from the one I live as President. Whenever I feel like escaping from that world - in my mind, at least - I think of him."
- Václav Havel
"...Frank Zappa is a hero for anyone who thinks that the class system, along with its high/low cultural divide, is something that needs dismantling."
- Ben Watson
"The present day composer refuses to die!"
- Edgard Varèse