Phil Ochs - Quotes

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In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty.

In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty.

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. ---->>>

Does defending liberalism leave you friendless and perhaps wondering about your breath? ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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.

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.

Even though you can't expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make the attempt. That's morality, that's religion, that's art, that's life.

Even though you can't expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make the attempt. That's morality, that's religion, that's art, that's life.

Leaving America is like losing twenty pounds and finding a new girlfriend. ---->>>

God isn't dead - he's just missing in action.

God isn't dead - he's just missing in action.

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. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Phil Ochs
Nationality: American
Born: 12-19, 1940
Birthplace: in El Paso, Texas, The United States
Die: 04-09, 1976
Occupation: Musician

Philip David "Phil" Ochs (; December 19, 1940 – April 9, 1976) was an American protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer) and songwriter who was known for his sharp wit, sardonic humor, earnest humanism, political activism, insightful and alliterative lyrics, and distinctive voice. He wrote hundreds of songs in the 1960s and 1970s and released eight albums (wikipedia)