When I see the Ten Most Wanted Lists... I always have this thought: If we'd made them feel wanted earlier, they wouldn't be wanted now.
champions know there are no shortcuts to the top. They climb the mountain one step at a time. they have no use for helicopters!
All music is folk music, I ain't never heard no horse sing a song.
My life is music. And in some vague, mysterious, and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often--in fact, mostly--at the expense of everything else in my life.
Sometimes I would rather that people take away years from my life Than take away a moment.
The theory community, myself included - became rather troubled about the particle.
The reason kids like rock 'n roll is their parents don't.
Live every day like it's your last.
On a live performance: "If you feel like tapping your feet, tap your feet. If you feel like clapping your hands, clap your hands. And if you feel like taking off your shoes, take off your shoes. We are here to have a ball. So we want you to leave your worldly troubles outside and come in here and swing."
Anytime four New Yorkers get into a cab together without arguing, a bank robbery has just taken place.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination.
Lying is an indispensable part of making life tolerable.
You have to erect a fence and say, Okay, scale this.
I don't want to be the oldest performer in captivity... I don't want to look like a little old man dancing out there.
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture; it's a really stupid thing to want to do.
If we are to change our world view, images have to change. The artist now has a very important job to do. He's not a little peripheral figure entertaining rich people, he's really needed.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
All dope can do for you is kill you the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.
When I was in my 20s, I was a bookworm - spent 12 hours of the day in the library. How I met George, I`ll never know.
Laura Welch Bush
I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way.
I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I'm not old yet!
We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
Why is it I can't do whatever I want to?
When it´s my personal life and I don't live it for you
So don't you try to tell me what is right for me
You be concerned about you
I can do what I want to do.
~Xscape (leaked song)
Big things are expected of us, and nothing big ever came of being small.
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.