Sun Ra Famous Quotes

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“In some far off place
Many light years in space
I’ll wait for you.
Where human feet have never trod,
Where human eyes have never seen.
I’ll build a world of abstract dreams
And wait for you.”

“I think of myself as a complete mystery. To myself.”

“I never wanted to be a part of planet Earth, but I am compelled to be here, so anything I do for this planet is because the Master-Creator of the Universe is making me do it. I am of another dimension. I am on this planet because people need me.”

“Music is a plane of wisdom, because music is a universal language, it is a language of honor, it is a noble precept, a gift of the Airy Kingdom, music is air, a universal existence … common to all the living.”

“The outer space beings are my brothers. They sent me here. They already
know my music.”

“The light of the future casts the shadows of tomorrow.”

“I always say it’s not my Arkestra, it belongs to some other force which wants certain things, to reach people.”