We think a happy life consists in tranquility of mind.Marcus T. Cicero
Vasco Rossi (1952), Italian rockstar.
- "Songs are like flowers / they are born from the sun / they are like dreams / and we only have to / write them quickly / because then they fade away / and we will not remeber them"
(from Una canzone per te, 1983)
- "Take God here / I have to talk to him / I want to tell him / about a life I have lived / and which I haven't understood / what it has been worth living / what has changed / or better / what have I earned?"
(from Portatemi Dio, 1983)
- "I wouldn't give anything / to live a fable!"
(from Vivere una favola, 1988)
- "Better to die because of you, rather than dying still!"
(from Domani si adesso no, 1985)
- "Imagine that it is always Sunday / you always free / and your mother less nevrotic"
(from T'immagini, 1988)
- "I don't sit here / I want to live above / I want to live just once!"
(from Brava Giulia, 1987)
- "Life is a shiver that flies away / it's all a balance on madness"
(from Sally, 1996)
- "And every time evening comes back..."
(from Ogni volta, 1982)
- "Look what nice surprise life is / that someday you wake up and it's over / and it will never come back again"
(from Ci Credi, 1993)
- "But if armies turn / an heroes disappear / if it's us now / who start making war / don't smile, the shoots above / are for you!"
(from Gli Spari Sopra, 1993)
- "Stars in the sky / and dreams are few / the ones who come true"
(from Ridere di te, 1987)
- "And... / If you need me / and can't find me / search for me in a dream"
(from E..., 2004)
- "It's only us... / Generation of upset people / Without Saints or Heroes... / It's only us..."
(from Siamo solo noi, 1981)
- "Yeah, it's me / three different men / one it's not me / the other ones are lost..."
(from Senorita, 2004)
- "And life goes on / even without us / who are far by now"
(da Anima Fragile, 1980)
- "When you reach the bottom / you'll go up / you'll come up / or you won't come anymore"
(from Che cosa c'è, 1985)
- "Thank Heaven who gave us the woman!"
(concert in Florence, june 2005)