Even a genius

Even a genius cannot completely resist his Zeitgeist, the spirit of his time.

Live as if

Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.

Fear may come

Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.

When we are

When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.

Happiness must happen,

Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it.

Challenging the meaning

Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.

Happiness must happen,

Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it.

Wise anger is

Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately.

In the name

In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.

Coming together is

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

Make it your

Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.

War – hard

War – hard apprenticeship of freedom.

My dad loves

My dad loves what I do and I support my parents financially because they didn’t have a job that gave them a pension.

There’s no reason

There’s no reason to change what you are, but if you’re not being you, then you need to acknowledge that.

What I know

What I know is my music gets blamed for school shootings.

I decided to

I decided to make music again at a time when I couldn’t have had more obstacles.

My goal isn’t

My goal isn’t to make money, it’s to try and survive and make a point.

My father had

My father had a very violent temper, and he was never home. So I was kind of a mama’s boy.

In a sense,

In a sense, terrorism blossomed in the advent of television. Television promotes terrorism in religion and in politics.

Art gives me

Art gives me the freedom I don’t have when I make music.

I don’t say

I don’t say things to be offensive; I say things because they’re funny to me. It amuses me.

When all of

When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.

Sometimes music, movies

Sometimes music, movies and books are the only things that let us feel like someone else feels like we do.

There’s just no

There’s just no great rock albums anymore. There’s a lot of rock music out there, but it’s very bland and disposable.

Art gives me

Art gives me the freedom I don’t have when I make music.

Art gives me

Art gives me the freedom I don’t have when I make music.

If you believe

If you believe in what you’re doing, you’re going to make money. When you question it, you won’t.

Sometimes music, movies

Sometimes music, movies and books are the only things that let us feel like someone else feels like we do.

Sometimes you feel

Sometimes you feel awkward being what you’re best at, you feel like you have to be something new.

I don’t try

I don’t try to be bad as much as I just am by nature.

Fear is something

Fear is something I instill in other people, mostly young girls.

In music, you

In music, you feel a connection to the voice and think about the person behind it. In art that’s secondary.

In music, you

In music, you feel a connection to the voice and think about the person behind it. In art that’s secondary.

I’ve been able

I’ve been able to watch and to weather a lot of different periods in entertainment, politics and life.

I don’t need

I don’t need to drive. I have no business driving. I would never be able to find my keys.

I can’t sleep

I can’t sleep without the TV on. It doesn’t matter where it is. I don’t like silence. My ears ring from loud music.

In a sense,

In a sense, terrorism blossomed in the advent of television. Television promotes terrorism in religion and in politics.

My dad being

My dad being a salesman taught me you can sell anybody anything if you’ve got the ability to believe.

If Satan wasn’t

If Satan wasn’t around, churches would go out of business.

For me, art

For me, art is supposed to be a question mark.

That is sad

That is sad until one recalls how many bad books the world may yet be spared because of the busyness of writers.

To invent a

To invent a war means that you’ve become a wartime president, and you can suspend much if not all of the Bill of Rights.