Phil Ochs Quotes

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Born: December 19, 1940, El Paso, Texas, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Far Rockaway, New York, USA, April 9, 1976
Occupation: Composer

1.
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.
- Phil Ochs

2.
Even though you can't expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make that attempt. That's morality, that's religion. That's art. That's life.
- Phil Ochs

3.
In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty.
- Phil Ochs

4.
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.
- Phil Ochs

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