Robin Gibb quotes

  • I'm very proud of being a Bee Gee and am always aware that I'll be identified as a Bee Gee.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Bees #Proud #Bee Gees

  • The Bee Gees were always heavily influenced by black music. As a songwriter, it's never been difficult to pick up on the changing styles of music out there, and soul has always been my favourite genre.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Soul #Black #Style

  • I don't take things for granted, because everything feels more fragile. It's made me wonder about mortality and how long you've got somebody in the world. I'm more fearful than I used to be.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Long #World #Wonder

  • If the heart stops for more than two minutes, you have massive brain death. There are only two minutes between our conscious world and zero. That's how fragile our consciousness is.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Zero #Heart #Two

  • Music became an obsession, and eventually we felt more comfortable with each other then we did with anyone else. The three of us were like one person.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Three #Obsession #Music Is

  • My idea of a good time is creating something and reading a good book.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Book #Reading #Ideas

  • If some people can imagine that a person they love is alive in another world, why can't I imagine Maurice is alive in this one An artist is a person who uses art to run away from reality. It's not wrong-it's survival. There's nothing wrong with me creating a world in which Maurice is alive.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Running #Art #Reality

  • My whole life has been a bit like a Nintendo game.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Games #Nintendo #Whole Life

  • My work means everything to me.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Mean

  • Everyone's looking to the urban scene for inspiration now.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Inspiration #Urban #Scene

  • I don't know what 'home' or 'abroad' is any more.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Home

  • How do you explain the bond between man and wife? Well, for one thing, it's private. What people do in their own marriage is their own business.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Men #Wife #People

  • As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying. Maybe he was telling me that he was going. I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Anger #Feelings #Despair

  • Music is being treated as one big karaoke machine.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Karaoke #Machines #Bigs

  • You know, we'd just had a birthday, he was... you know, he still had a future out of him, and all I can is he was just one of the most beautiful people in the world... a very gifted man, and it's a loss to the world, not just for us.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Birthday #Beautiful #Loss

  • We said we'd fly the flag without him and carry on. I didn't give him a kiss because I still hadn't accepted what was happening. I was hoping that some miracle was going to happen. Of course, it didn't. I wish I had kissed him now.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Kissing #Giving #Miracle

  • I don't like lifts and will walk up 20 flights of stairs if I have to. Crowded rooms make me uncomfortable, too, although I can sing to a stadium full of thousands of people no bother.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #People #Rooms #Flight

  • I'm not a party person or someone who likes to sit and drink in clubs all night, and never really have been. I have a good time through work.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Party #Night #Clubs

  • I visit English country churchyards where historical figures are buried.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Country #Historical #Figures

  • I love food, I love eating.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Eating #I Love Food #Food Love

  • I've always been thin. If you go back to when we first started I've always been skinny.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Firsts #Skinny

  • It just felt like the right time to focus on solo material.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Focus #Solo #Right Time

  • I've always been naturally thin.
    -- Robin Gibb

  • It's hard for me to put on weight.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Weight

  • Lots of people aren't comfortable with silences. They feel they've got to fill the dead air.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Air #People #Silence

  • I love stuff like Mozart.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Stuff

  • When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you'd go, what did you just play... immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That's what we're going to miss.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Missing You #Writing #Play

  • I find it very, very hard. He was part of the fabric of my life. We were kids together, and teenagers. We spent the whole of our lives with each other because of our music.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Teenager #Kids #Life Is Hard

  • I'll never get used to living without Mo, but the painful things that surround what happened to him aren't so painful any more-not so raw or so new.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Pain #Painful #Used

  • I'm really happy that I got to work with such fresh talent. In a day when record companies are not particularly good at encouraging young, talented songwriters to come forward and get exposure, I think it's important to give tomorrow's songwriters the opportunity.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Opportunity #Thinking #Giving

  • With Maurice suddenly going, I realised... I think I've matured. I don't take things lightly any more.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Thinking #Matured

  • I don't like rock opera with back beats.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Rocks #Opera #Beats

  • I don't have too much faith in destiny, or an afterlife. This is it.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Destiny #Afterlife #Too Much

  • Losing people makes you realize you've got to grab life - not put things off.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #People #Losing #Realizing

  • I haven't really met anyone else who has influenced me, but you never know, it could happen next year or next month. I just like to go with the spur of the moment.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Years #Spur Of The Moment #Next Year

  • If even a small portion of the praise that is bestowed on Michael Jackson now in death was given to him last year, in life, he might well still be with us.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Years #Might #Lasts

  • We've been in each other's pockets our entire lives
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Pockets

  • I sometimes wonder if the tragedies my family has suffered are a kind of karmic price for all the fame and fortune the Bee Gees have had.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Tragedy #Bees #Kind

  • An artist is an artist because he is not happy with the world, so he creates his own existence.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Artist #World #Not Happy

  • I don't like fruit but I'm vegetarian, so eat a lot of veggies.
    -- Robin Gibb

    #Fruit #Vegetarian

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