Quotes by Dave Davies

A lot of people that embark on spiritual endeavors tended to, especially in the '60s and '70s, they tended to give up what they had before and cut themselves off from their lives, previous life as it were. But, I don't think that one should do that.
– Dave Davies
But I also believe that the best help is self-help.
– Dave Davies
Even if we are dead we help each other in some little way.
– Dave Davies
Good rock music always tends to be around.
– Dave Davies
I don't like people telling me what to do, or trying to MAKE me write songs.
– Dave Davies
I love playing live now more than ever..I enjoy it, I think it keeps you young.
– Dave Davies
I think people are turning inward more now cause the world's got in such a weird, crazy state. I think its making people think more about their life and what it is really that they are doing. And how do we interact with a world that's going crazy? It's a very important time.
– Dave Davies
I think that things happen for a reason.
– Dave Davies
I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more.
– Dave Davies
I think there's been a big problem between religion, or organized religion, and spirituality.
– Dave Davies
I try to be really very aware of the alignments in things that happen. Because I think that we are so bogged down in all the mundaneness in life... and our bills, and the car won't start. I think we were put here on the planet to actually have a good time and help each other.
– Dave Davies
I want people to be entertained and have a good time as well as that there being an undercurrent message hopefully that might be helpful to people.
– Dave Davies
In a way, I don't think that in the end when you look back over the work - I think the work is more important. I'm very happy that I was able to be a major collaborator in such a great body of work. And obviously the majority of the writing was Ray, but I think it was a little bit sad that I didn't get credited with more input on a lot of the important songs.
– Dave Davies
Joe Strummer died today... it's devastating, I couldn't believe it. I just heard it, someone just posted it one my website. Fifty years old... a mere youngster.
– Dave Davies
My perspective is that you should be IN the world, but not OF the world.
– Dave Davies
People that have had genuine abduction experiences that I've met that seem very genuine to me, but they're just confused about why it happened. I've met a lot of people like which I regard as being very genuine... but there's a lot of crazy people out there.
– Dave Davies
Ray is very secretive about his ideas - why not, the times that the Kinks have been ripped off, especially in the early years, it makes you a little bit cautious about telling anybody what you're doing. And that's understandable.
– Dave Davies
Since my interest in UFO's, which goes back like 20 years, I've met a lot of loonies. You probably think I'm one anyway, but I don't care anymore.
– Dave Davies
The book that I'm writing - it's to do with my life as a musician and writer and the spiritual side of my life.
– Dave Davies
There's such a vast amount of Kinks music that hasn't been heard that it would have been impossible for me to do a show without covering some of it. The stuff's too good not to do.
– Dave Davies