I am still a victim of chess. It has all the beauty of art – and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position.
I can talk to my dad like he’s my manager and put ‘Dad’ on the back burner. We’ve been doing it since I was 13.
I felt no pressure that my grandfather was famous and my uncle was famous.
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
You were not in control You had no visibility: maybe there was a car in front of you maybe not.
When you raise taxes on small business from 35% to 40% you will kill jobs.
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else even if it only be the art of raising lentils receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such.
I’ve woken up from dreams and the whole song is there. I’m listening to it in my dreams. I consciously have to wake myself up and get a tape recorder because I hear it like a record.
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics because discrimination poverty and ignorance restrict growth while investments in education infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.
When I was working on Eye of the Beholder I played a character who is so aloof that my whole lifestyle became very aloof. If someone knocked on my door there was a part of me that went into a rage because I wanted to be isolated and alone.
As far as thinking about death and murder and various ways of killing people and how people die… I probably have the most twisted mind in Slayer.
In fact the best thing we could do on taxes for all Americans is to simplify the individual tax code. This will be a tough job but members of both parties have expressed an interest in doing this and I am prepared to join them.
Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.
But what I was going to say was I just figured I’m going to go boldly in the direction of my dreams say it as Thoreau would say and just see where it takes me.
Kurt and I weren’t the closest of friends but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death. For such a quiet person he was so excited about having a child.
Every child senses with all the horse sense that’s in him that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly wondering how awful it might be.
But if you pick up every other magazine it is the peanut butter diet or the cabbage soup diet and then you go to the radio and you hear that you can drink some solution and you will lose weight overnight. It just does not work that way!
I believe that today’s players who are Christians feel that it’s important and their responsibility to acknowledge their faith.
Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance.
If I test the car for a year I can be quite competitive the next season.
For me the best times are always going to be the most intense the ones with the highest highs and the lowest lows.
Successful crimes alone are justified.
The New Right in many cases is doing nothing less than placing a heretical claim on Christian faith that distorts confuses and destroys the opportunity for a biblical understanding of Jesus Christ and of his gospel for millions of people.
I feel like if I won an award and I was giving my speech and the music started that’s all I’d remember the humiliation I felt when the music started. It would mar the entire experience for me.
I think an artist’s responsibility is more complex than people realize.
I love vintage shopping I think it’s really fun. And I love the feeling of finding the most amazing piece for less.