Kevin Ayers Quotes

I think that the basic philosophy was very good. It was just be nice to each other, and don't step on other people's toes and infringe on their freedom.

Freedom Quotes, Philosophy Quotes

The music we made then was so amateurish, compared to the rest of mainstream pop or rock and roll. But what differentiated us from what everybody else was doing in the business was the fact that you could tell that these people came from different reference areas.

Business Quotes, Music Quotes

I can't write songs unless I am in love.

Love Quotes


If I am not in love, nothing is meaningful to me. I have no energy.

Love Quotes, Energy Quotes

Honestly, I just assume that whatever is going to happen to me is going to happen. There it goes: someone is there, someone isn't there. This girl is here. This food is here. I think the clever people are the ones who do a little as possible.

Food Quotes, Clever Quotes

England is so defined, the class system, your education. I think what was unique about the Canterbury scene.

Education Quotes

These were all middle-class kids from literary backgrounds, joining this sort of train going by, this pop train, jumping on. Whereas the rest of the rock scene, you'll find that there's mostly working-class people.

Work Quotes