I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints – the sinners are much more fun.
If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time.
I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.
I am, as I’ve said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.
There’s nothing better than good sex. But bad sex? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is better than bad sex.
In a way, we are magicians. We are alchemists, sorcerers and wizards. We are a very strange bunch. But there is great fun in being a wizard.
The good ole days weren’t always good, and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems.
You’re not the only one who’s made mistakes, but they’re the only things that you can truly call your own.
When I look at great works of art or listen to inspired music, I sense intimate portraits of the specific times in which they were created.
Have you listened to the radio lately? Have you heard the canned, frozen and processed product being dished up to the world as American popular music today?