Malcolm McLaren Famous Quotes & Sayings

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31 Malcolm McLaren Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Our culture has become something that is completely and utterly in love with its parent. Our culture has become something that is completely and utterly in love with its parent. It's become a notion of boredom that is bought and sold, where nothing will happen except that people will become more and more terrified of tomorrow, because the new continues to look old, and the old will always look cute.
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Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I believe that movies are fast becoming antique and dinosauric as a medium. Film is I believe that movies are fast becoming antique and dinosauric as a medium. Film is a medium for the over-40s and television has gone the same way. If you're going to look towards the new generation, then of course you're going to have to be a lot more random, spontaneous, irreverent and provocative with your programming.
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Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Punk's influence on music, movies, art, design and fashion is no longer in doubt. It Punk's influence on music, movies, art, design and fashion is no longer in doubt. It is used as the measurement for what is cool.
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Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I was taught that to create anything you had to believe in failure, simply because I was taught that to create anything you had to believe in failure, simply because you had to be prepared to go through an idea without any fear. Failure, you learned, as I did in art school, to be a wonderful thing. It allowed you to get up in the morning and take the pillow off your head.
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Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I left school at 16 and my mother got me a job as a trainee I left school at 16 and my mother got me a job as a trainee wine taster. But one day I followed some girls into St Martin's art school and saw a voluptuous woman sitting on a stool being sketched. I decided to get myself fired.
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Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Try managing a junkie - especially if you've never been one yourself. Try managing a junkie - especially if you've never been one yourself.
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Malcolm McLaren Sayings: What matters is this: Being fearless of failure arms you to break the rules. In What matters is this: Being fearless of failure arms you to break the rules. In doing so, you may change the culture and just possibly, for a moment, change life itself.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: What are the politics of boredom? What are the politics of boredom?
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Everyone should be commended for allowing people to make disasters, to make failures - you've Everyone should be commended for allowing people to make disasters, to make failures - you've just got to be sure that it's a magnificent failure and that, by creating a magnificent failure, you plant the seed.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I've always thought that gaming and YouTube and the web is a very post-punk extravaganza. I've always thought that gaming and YouTube and the web is a very post-punk extravaganza.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I saw a picture of Elvis in blue lame, and thought that if I could I saw a picture of Elvis in blue lame, and thought that if I could recreate that suit and walk down the King's Road in it, someone might pick me up and take me off on a crazy adventure.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I always said punk was an attitude. It was never about having a Mohican haircut I always said punk was an attitude. It was never about having a Mohican haircut or wearing a ripped T-shirt. It was all about destruction, and the creative potential within that.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: The popularity of punk rock was, in effect, due to the fact that it made The popularity of punk rock was, in effect, due to the fact that it made ugliness beautiful.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Through all aspects of society be it art, design, the financial markets, government, technology or Through all aspects of society be it art, design, the financial markets, government, technology or communications we are witnessing unprecedented global transformation - the result of which is impossible to predict.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Art school had taught me it was far better to be a flamboyant failure than Art school had taught me it was far better to be a flamboyant failure than any kind of benign success.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Be childish. Be irresponsible. Be disrespectful. Be everything this society hates. Be childish. Be irresponsible. Be disrespectful. Be everything this society hates.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I never intended for the Sex Pistols to be immeasurably successful. I never intended for the Sex Pistols to be immeasurably successful.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: There are two rules I've always tried to live by: turn left, if you're supposed There are two rules I've always tried to live by: turn left, if you're supposed to turn right; go through any door that you're not supposed to enter. It's the only way to fight your way through to any kind of authentic feeling in a world beset by fakery.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I think if it doesn't do what I say, if it doesn't do what I I think if it doesn't do what I say, if it doesn't do what I want, if it isn't politically subversive, if it isn't sexy, if it isn't stylish to make all that happen then it isn't truthfully worth listening to.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings. I don't know why that is. I I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings. I don't know why that is. I think order is dull. There is something about this kind of desire for order, particularly in Anglo Saxon cultures, that drive out this ability for the streets to become a really exotic, amorphous, chaotic, organic place where ideas can, basically, develop.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Nothing changes and very little happens in Paris. This is a great place to work Nothing changes and very little happens in Paris. This is a great place to work without distraction - and then I run away to New York, where I have a life!
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Don't kill the golden goose. Don't kill the golden goose.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: I've always embraced failure as a noble pursuit. It allows you to be anti whatever I've always embraced failure as a noble pursuit. It allows you to be anti whatever anyone wants you to be, and to break all the rules.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Stealing things is a glorious occupations, particularly in the art world. Stealing things is a glorious occupations, particularly in the art world.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Too fast to live, too young to die. Too fast to live, too young to die.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: To be a flamboyant failure, that's better than being any kind of benign success To be a flamboyant failure, that's better than being any kind of benign success
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Fashion is never wrong. Fashion is never wrong.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Sid Vicious began the age of participation in which everyone could be the artist. Sid Sid Vicious began the age of participation in which everyone could be the artist. Sid proved that you don't have to play well to be the star. You can play badly, or not even at all. I endorsed that attitude. If you can't write songs, no problem - simply steal one and change it to your taste.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: The Pistols were like my work of art. They were my canvas. The Pistols were like my work of art. They were my canvas.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: The thing about Paris, it's a great city for wandering around and buying shoes and The thing about Paris, it's a great city for wandering around and buying shoes and nursing a cafe au lait for hours on end and pretending you're Baudelaire. But it's not a city where you can work.
Malcolm McLaren Sayings: Rock and roll doesn't necessarily mean a band. It doesn't mean a singer, and it Rock and roll doesn't necessarily mean a band. It doesn't mean a singer, and it doesn't mean a lyric, really. It's that question of trying to be immortal.