When I came to New York I began to meet the people who became the most famous artists of our time. I was insecure about my own level of ability I didn’t know whether I could compete with these people and at the same time. I was wondering what is this anyway?
Jordan has a strange haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow. I love every inch of it.
The communication is in the work and words are no substitute for this.
I just want to be myself and go for my own dreams and goals.
I am of the very last generation who didn’t have computers at school. As we grow old we’ll become something of an aberration.
The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything… or nothing.
Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
“If you are interested enough in the climate crisis to read this post, you probably know that 2 degrees Centigrade of warming (or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) is the widely acknowledged threshold for “”dangerous”” climate change.
The best things in life are silly.
The whole celebrity culture thing – I’m fascinated by and repelled by and yet I end up knowing about it.
I thought to be feminine was to give in to straight culture or the beauty standard but in my heart I had a flair for fashion and style. They were passions I kept secret because I didn’t understand I could love clothes and hair and makeup and still like girls.
At home in Ireland there’s a habit of avoidance an ironical attitude towards the authority figure.
Well for starters we have to do more to create demand for new technologies that can reduce our dependence on foreign oil and environmental degradation.
Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.
Man can certainly flee from God… but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate.
I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.
If at any moment of the day I ever think I’m remotely cool at all which is hardly ever I have two daughters who make sure that never happens.
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.
Dreams have only the pigmentation of fact.
In a secular age an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax in order to gain credit in the world.
I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That’s where my heart lies.
I thin many people’s deviant behavior starts with dreams because dreams are so non-linear… as if there’s an assumption that everything has to be linear or has to be plotted.
I often buy myself presents. Sometimes I will spend $100000 in one day in a posh boutique.
Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better.
You take the healthiest diet in the world if you gave those people vitamins they would be twice as healthy. So vitamins are valuable.
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!!