All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.
A man sees what he wants to see, And disregards the rest.
The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and tenements halls and whispered in the sounds of silence.
Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.
There's something about the sound of a train that's very romantic and nostalgic and hopeful.
I was eating in a Chinese restaurant downtown. There was a dish called Mother and Child Reunion. It's chicken and eggs. And I said, I gotta use that one.
Who am I to blow against the wind?
You want to be a writer, don't know how or when? Find a quiet place, use a humble pen.
Faith is an island in the setting sun, But proof is the bottom line for everyone.
Listen to the sound of silence.
If you can get humor and seriousness at the same time, you've created a special little thing, and that's what I'm looking for, because if you get pompous, you lose everything.
Someone told me it's all happening at the zoo.
As long as you have capital punishment there is no guarantee that innocent people won't be put to death.
My life so common it disappears and sometimes even music cannot substitute for tears.
The thought that life could be better is woven indelibly into our hearts and our brains.
I don't consider myself to be a major talent, so the only solace I can take is to hope I'm growing.
My voice is my improvisational instrument, the melody instrument. The guitar is harmonic structure. I'm not a good enough guitarist to improvise on it.
People often called us perfectionists, but we were not looking for perfection. We were looking for some kind of magic in the music.
Improvisation is too good to leave to chance.