Who I am as a guitarist is defined by my failure to become Jimi Hendrix.
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There's a constantly applicable nature to soul music, whereas sometimes pop music can be a periodical.
Ladies, if you want to know the way to my heart... good spelling and good grammar, good punctuation, capitalize only where you are supposed to capitalize, it's done.
My fear is that I go up to the girl of my dreams and say 'I'm sorry, but I've got to say hello to you,' and she slides the stool back and gets up and walks away, saying, 'Not for me, Bub. I don't want anything to do with you.'
It's so interesting how success hits people and how they react to it.
A man's got two shots for jewelry: a wedding ring and a watch. The watch is a lot easier to get on and off than a wedding ring.
I'm willing to make compromises based on someone I think is the one, but I think it's psychologically important to people when they're famous to be the only famous person they know.
Have you ever loved somebody, loved her completely, but had to end the relationship for life reasons?
You get to a certain age where you prepare yourself for happiness. Sometimes you never remember to actually get happy.
If you get half a million, at a certain stage you probably will get 4 million people, if they are able to hear it. The touring thing is unbelievable. It really is amazing from what we did the last tour even to what we are doing now.
There are people in the world who have the power to change our values.
Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
All women have a perception much more developed than men. So all women somehow, being repressed for so many millennia, they ended up by developing this sixth sense and contemplation and love. And this is something that we have a hard time to accept as part of our society.
When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
I think I'm a bit less inhibited, and not thinking too much before speaking. It's not about being shameful, I'm just a bit more unabashedly myself because of this thing, and it probably started at age 15. I can be around people and say what I think without fear.
I want to light the lights of patriotism.
Newt Gingrich has a restless and outsized intelligence that is tragically unleavened by any kind of critical sensibility.
Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them.
I believe that we must maintain pride in the knowledge that the actions we take, based on our own decisions and choices as individuals, link directly to the magnificent challenge of transforming human history.
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
Love, like a chicken salad or restaurant hash, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor.