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Syd Barrett Quotes

A lot of people want to make films and do photography and things, but I'm quite happy doing what I'm doing.

Fairy-tales are nice.

Getting used to the studio and everything was fun, we freaked about alot. I was working very hard then.

Have you seen the roses? There's a whole lot of colours.

I do tend to take lines from other lines I like, and then write around them.

I don't really read a lot. Maybe I should.

I don't think I'm easy to talk about. I've got a very irregular head. And I'm not anything that you think I am anyway.

I like songs that are simple.

I never felt so close to a guitar as that silver one with mirrors that I used on stage all the time.

I think it's good if a song has more than one meaning. Maybe that kind of song can reach far more people.

I think young people should have a lot of fun. But I never seem to have any.

I wasn't always this introverted.

I'd like to be rich. I'd like a lot of money to put into my physicals and to buy food for all my friends.

I'm disappearing, avoiding most things.

I'm full of dust and guitars.

I'm sorry I can't speak very coherently.

I'm treading the backward path. Mostly, I just waste my time.

I've just had an operation, but nothing too serious.

If I'd stayed at college I would have become a teacher.

It's always been too slow for me. Playing. The pace of things. I'm a fast sprinter. The trouble was, after playing in the group for a few months, I couldn't reach that point.