Thomas Dolby quotes

  • The man who never dreams, goes slowly mad.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Dream #Men #Mad

  • It's been over 15 years since I toured... over 12 years since I did any recording under my own name. I never really intended to take that long of a hiatus.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Names #Years #Long

  • So I'll set a cycle in motion and pop it into record and I'll lay down a drum pattern, a bass line, a keyboard and guitar part, and once the groove is going I launch into the song and sing my song over the top.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Song #Guitar #Records

  • Well, you know, I mean, I first did my live shows in the late 70's and in those days I had a boatload of equipment that always seemed to be going wrong.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Mean #Firsts #Equipment

  • While I'm impressed with the length of those legs, she's not an intellectual giant.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Intellectual #Quality #Legs

  • When the polar ice caps melt, my recording studio will rise up like an ark, and I'll float off into the drowned world like a character from a J.G. Ballard novel.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Ocean #Character #Ice

  • Etch out the future on your own design.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Inspirational #Design

  • She'd like to model or maybe act or star in a magazine. Before she signs any big contracts, she better learn how to read.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Art #Stars #Media

  • It's poetry in motion, when she turned her tender eyes to me.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Romantic #Eye

  • Smother me in your hot sauce woman until smoke comes from your thighs.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Sex #Hot Sauce #Thighs

  • I was very pleased to find that once I had records out music videos were starting to happen, so I directed some of my own music videos and got to experiment in other areas of expression.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Expression #Records #Video

  • I started looking at small companies that were running a sort of virtual reality cottage industry: I had imagined that I would just put on a helmet and be somewhere else - that's your dream of what it's going to be.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Running #Dream #Reality

  • I've been out on the periphery.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Periphery

  • So a more sensible thing it seemed to me was to go to Silicon Valley and be pushing on the technology companies to accelerate the use of audio and music in computers.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Technology #Use #Audio

  • From a technical point of view, there seemed to me to be absolutely no reason why - with the existing technology - we couldn't do very high quality audio, because whereas the boom in digital graphics is ongoing, the boom in digital audio has already happened.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Technology #Views #Quality

  • Switch off the mind and let the heart decide who you were meant to be Flick to remote and let the body glide There is no enemy! Etch out a future of your own design Well tailored to your needs Then fan the flame and keep the dream alive ... ...the future is roses! Roses!
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Dream #Heart #Flames

  • At the same time, one of the things I noticed was that the moment there was any kind of audio attached to virtual reality, it really improved the experience, even though the audio didn't feel like a sound engineer or composer had been anywhere near it.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Reality #Audio #Sound

  • The games industry is already bigger than the music industry, and it's mainly directed at teenage boys.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Teenage #Boys #Games

  • So evidently music was a killer app and is a killer app for computer and the Internet; it just took the tech industry a long time to hear that message.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Technology #Long #Killers

  • It was supposed to be a year or two just to refresh my batteries, but I moved to Silicon Valley in the early 90's, and one thing let to another, got very involved in high tech, and formed a company and it ended up doing pretty well.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Technology #Years #Two

  • I was desperate really for people not to accuse me of coldness. It was taboo.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #People #Desperate #Taboo

  • She blinded me with science and failed me in geometry.
    -- Thomas Dolby

    #Education #Geometry

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