Frank Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 - December 4, 1993) was an American composer, electric guitarist, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa wrote rock, jazz, electronic, orchestral, and musique concrete works. He also directed feature-length films and music videos, and designed album covers. Zappa produced almost all of the more than 60 albums he released with the band Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist

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Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.
Everybody believes in something and everybody, by virtue of the fact that they believe in something, use that something to support their own existence.
A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.
Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.
Fact of the matter is, there is no hip world, there is no straight world. There's a world, you see, which has people in it who believe in a variety of different things. Everybody believes in something and everybody, by virtue of the fact that they believe in something, use that something to support their own existence.
I think it is good that books still exist, but they make me sleepy.
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to a library.
It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice -- there are two other possibilities one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia.
My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can.
Rock journalism is people who can't write interviewing people who can't talk for people who can't read.
Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not.
The United States is a nation of laws badly written and randomly enforced.
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
There is more stupidity then hydrogen in the universe and it has a longer shelf life.

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