I don’t know which will go first – rock ‘n’ roll or Christianity.
The trouble with government as it is, is that it doesn’t represent the people. It controls them.
You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!
Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn’t insanity. Surrealism to me is reality.
Instant Karma is going to get you.
My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.
The sun is up, the sky is blue It’s beautiful, and so are you.
And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he’s no longer God… They’ll turn on him, and I hope he survives it.
We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.
When you’re drowning, you don’t say ‘I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,’ you just scream.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
We need to love ourselves first in All our glory and imperfections
A mistake is only an error, it becomes a mistake when you fail to correct it
Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry.
We live in a world where we have to hide to make love, while violence is practiced in broad daylight.
All we are saying is give peace a chance.