I’m not content. What I’ve accomplished already was good, and it was needed at the time in order for me to move on, but I’m so hungry I can’t even tell you what was, I’m concentrating on what is to be. Once I knock that down, I’ll go on to the next accomplishment until I can finally say, "that was the greatest." I can only say what it is when I’m done; and I’m not done, I have a lot of work to do.
If you are making smart decisions and doing the right things in the correct order and dedicating yourself to something, the success is inevitable.
In order to function and pay our bills and our taxes and feed our families and stuff, musicians have to make a living. It’s not about being a millionaire. It’s about being able to survive. When there are people constantly stealing from you, it’s quite frustrating. It’s a matter of changing the public’s option about doing it.
I have no statistics to prove it, but I’m sure the American workplace will be adversely affected on Monday, the day after XXIV. The game will be the focus of conversation, and distractions happy and sad will be the order of the day, not to mention millions of hangovers. I wouldn’t buy a toaster or a parachute manufactured the day after Super Bowl XXIV. You cannot engender such torrid anticipation for an event so great that it requires Roman numerals as a suffix, then expect there to be no social repercussions at its end.
I was always a feminist, for I liked intellectual revolt as much as I disliked physical violence. On the whole, I think women havelost something precious, but have gained, immeasurably, by the passing of the old order.
Apart from letters, it is the vulgar custom of the moment to deride the thinkers of the Victorian and Edwardian eras; yet there has not been, in all history, another agewhen so much sheer mental energy was directed toward creating a fairer social order.
One must be truly able to say I in order to know the mystery of the Thou in its whole truth.
How would man exist if God did not need him, and how would you exist? You need God in order to be, and God needs you – for that is the meaning of your life.
The future stands in need of you in order to be born.
In order to remain true to oneself one ought to renounce one’s party three times a day.
One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it.
Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.