I was trying to be this person who is cool, eternally rocking.
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I've always been spiritual but I've never had a proper context, and it took me awhile to find the proper context. It's hard to realize you can have any kind of relationship with God you want... and so I now have a punk rock relationship with God.
One thing I've learned to appreciate as I've gotten a little older is direct forms of communication.
In a weird kind of way, music has afforded me an idealism and perfectionism that I could never attain as me.
I was fantasising about my own death, I started thinking what my funeral would be like and what music would be played, I was at that level of insanity.
I think a spiritual journey is not so much a journey of discovery. It's a journey of recovery. It's a journey of uncovering your own inner nature. It's already there.
The funny thing about me that most people never really understand is that, at heart, I'm really a jock.
The desire to hit a big home run is dominating the music business.
Your basic person wants to talk about material culture, internet culture. I think about God, cats, nature.
Like any good tree that one would hope to grow, we must set our roots deep into the ground so that what is real will prosper in the Light of Love.
Most of my arguments with musicians through the years have had more to do with their attitude about music, or their attitude about their own lives, or their personal responsibility. Music has never really been the big centerpiece of the fight.
Only by learning to live in harmony with your contradictions can you keep it all afloat.
A first-generation fortune is the most likely to be given away, but once a fortune is inherited it's less likely that a very high percentage will go back to society.
I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.
Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.
Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.
When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
Do not weep do not wax indignant. Understand.