I feel like my music is just an extension of my acting. I treat the songs like scenes that tell a story… it’s very similar. My favorite thing is when cartoon fans show up to my live gigs! They are always the most kick-butt audience members ’cause they’re not trying to act all cool like a lot of the music fans do! It’s refreshing!!
Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
There’s no difference between fame and infamy now. There’s a new school of professional famous people that don’t do anything. They don’t create anything.
The man who never dreams goes slowly mad.
Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.
As a restaurateur my job is to basically control the chaos and the drama. There’s always going to be chaos in the restaurant business.
Abstraction brings the world into more complex variable relations it can extract beauty alternative topographies ugliness and intense actualities from seeming nothingness.
I’d love to live in Ireland but I’d like to live as me not what someone thinks I am. People don’t understand – I lived there before I was famous.
Do not look upon this world with fear and loathing. Bravely face whatever the gods offer.
Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction but dissatisfaction never changes.
He is a man of courage who does not run away but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
I won’t give up my day job of design.
When I go to my live shows it’s often a multigenerational audience a family bonding experience.
I don’t think that the total creation took place in six days as we now measure time. If we can confirm say the Big Bang theory that doesn’t at all cause me to question my faith that God created the Big Bang.
I lost my dad way too early and it was agonisingly awful. I missed him so much and I hated knowing that I could never again pick up the phone to tell him about my day.
One-third of Americans have already been forced to change their lifestyle because their disposable income is gone. A guy can’t go to the corner bar after a rough day at work to have a beer that’s gone to oil!
Go for a business that any idiot can run – because sooner or later any idiot probably is going to run it.
How one handles success or failure is determined by their early childhood.
My failure during the first five or six years of my art training to get set in the right direction and the disappointment which it caused me drove me the more persistently into writing as an alternative.
Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
I’ve always thought of beauty therapy ‘alternative’ treatments and the like as the female equivalent of brothels – for essentially self-deceiving people who feel a bit hollow and have to pay to be touched.
My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate which had a commentary track that wasn’t even the filmmakers it was a professor some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy.
I have these visions of myself being thirty thirty-five forty having a family.
When you experience a failure as a leader don’t hide it – talk about it. Your missed opportunity will encourage others to take risks.
One of the most amazing locations I’ve ever been is the top of the volcano in Tanzania Africa. It’s an actual volcano where you really have this lava every day.
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.