A lot of people can't stand touring but to me it's like breathing. I do it because I'm driven to do it.
A poem is a naked person... Some people say that I am a poet.
Although the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools got nothing, Ma, to live up to.
Being on tour is like being in limbo. It's like going from nowhere to nowhere.
Democracy don't rule the world, You'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that's better left unsaid.
I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.
I think a poet is anybody who wouldn't call himself a poet.
I'm speaking for all of us. I'm the spokesman for a generation.
In ceremonies of the horsemen, even the pawn must hold a grudge.
Just because you like my stuff doesn't mean I owe you anything.
She opened up a book of poems and handed it to me written by an Italian poet from the 13th century and every one of them words rang true and glowed like burning coal pouring off of every page like it was written in my soul from me to you.
Well, I don't know, but I've been told the streets in heaven are lined with gold. I ask you how things could get much worse if the Russians happen to get up there first; Wowee! pretty scary!
A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.
Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be.
But even the President of the United States sometimes must have to stand naked.
I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I'll die like a poet.
I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged.
I'll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours.
I've never written a political song. Songs can't save the world. I've gone through all that.
It rubs me the wrong way, a camera... It's a frightening thing...Cameras make ghosts out of people.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
The radio makes hideous sounds.
What good are fans? You can't eat applause for breakfast. You can't sleep with it.