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.

History is nothing

History is nothing but gossip about the past, with the hope that it might be true.

History is nothing

History is nothing but gossip about the past, with the hope that it might be true.

For the record,

For the record, I’m a Second World War veteran and served in the Pacific.

I’ve yet to

I’ve yet to read a memoir by anyone I’ve known at all well that came anywhere near to the truth.

I am only

I am only at home in the present.

‘The Turner Diaries’

‘The Turner Diaries’ is a racist daydream by a former physics teacher writing under the pseudonym Andrew Macdonald.

The more money

The more money an American accumulates, the less interesting he becomes.

In classical times,

In classical times, it was a capital offense to speculate upon the hour of a king’s death or upon the identity of his successor.

Some have deplored

Some have deplored Lincoln’s indifference to Christianity. But it was not religion, it was religiosity that put him off.