But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters economists and calculators has succeeded and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever.
To fight fear act. To increase fear – wait put off postpone.
The vision that the founding fathers had of rule of law and equality before the law and no one above the law that is a very viable vision but instead of that we have quasi mob rule.
But now I realize that this record business really needs me. No one else is trying to take a chance or do something different.
The trials on the road to world harmony are no greater than the courage of those who accept the challenge.
Tramping is too easy with all this money. My days were more exciting when I was penniless and had to forage around for my next meal… I’ve decided that I’m going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up.
I have also just finished three weeks on a soap opera in England. The soap opera is a rather famous one called Crossroads. It was first on television 25 years ago and it has recently been brought back. I play the part of a businessman called David Wheeler.
There are those who look at things the way they are and ask why… I dream of things that never were and ask why not?
For me if I can design beautiful things that have the price be lower I am thrilled.
But I’m acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today’s world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers.
My dad took me to all the best rock and punk shows when I was growing up and music has always been a part of my life. So I’m very interested in the music scene and I suppose that’s why I’ve ended up going out with musicians. Dave Pirner is still one of my best friends.
Worry does not mean fear but readiness for the confrontation.
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
A lot of directors idealize their leading ladies or turn them into these objects of sexuality and beauty.
I never took guitar lessons. I took classical piano lessons from the age of six when we lived in Holland.
I still have a belief and a faith that some great things are still going to happen in my career. If I didn’t believe that it makes no sense for me to be out there and on top of that I know this is a period of time that God wants me to persevere through.
For what is love itself for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love.
Of all the public services education is the one I’m most interested in. You get a more dynamic economy you deal with most social problems and it’s morally right.
I think an education is beneficial but whether it takes an education to be successful in the arts is a whole other question.
One thing that worried me was how writers get categorized and so they end up having to write the same kind of book again and again. That is fine if it is what you want to do but I would rather be locked in the trunk of my car with a weasel than write the same book every three years until I die.
You know no matter what I am or what I do for a living I’m still you know the husband and the dad and the protector of the house and I have to be conscientious about that.
Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
When you work alone you need to socialize at some level.
It became clear to me in an instant that living a gay life without publicly acknowledging it is simply not enough to make any significant contribution to the immense work that lies ahead on the road to complete equality.
Fear created the first gods in the world.
When you’re in the car how well you do is down to you and you alone-no band no management no marketing.