Sun Ra Quotes

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Sun Ra Quotes

I am a musician, but Im another type of musician.
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Space is not only high, it's low. It's a bottomless pit.

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Those who will not dance will have to be shot

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The earth cannot move without music. The earth moves in a certain rhythm, a certain sound, a certain note. When the music stops the earth will stop and everything upon it will die.

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Music is a language, you see, a universal language.

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Today's symphonic music is sponsored by the upper structures of society.

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A prophet is not without honor except in his own country among his own people.

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I'm not a minister, I'm not a philosopher, I'm not a politician, I'm in another category.

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I see people as they really are from a pure point of view.

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Bach and Beethoven, all of them, they had to write something to please the upper structure, those with money and power.

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I am a musician, but I'm another type of musician.

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Somewhere in the other side of nowhere is a place in space beyond time where the Gods of mythology dwell ... These gods dwell in their mythocracies as opposed to your theocracies, democracies, and monocracies. They dwell in a magic world. These Gods can even offer you immortality.

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I think of myself as a complete mystery. To myself.

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I have many names; some call me Mr. Ra, others call me Mr. Re, you can call me Mr. Mystery.

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The world thinks that music is a commercial commodity. I'm glad that is not my code.

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Freedom of Speech is Freedom of Music.

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