A heart that hurts is a heart that works.
I don't really care about money. I find money boring and accounting boring, so I'm probably not going to ever make a lot of money.
Baseball is more than a game. It's like life played out on a field.
As long as there are religions, there are going to be people who are hiding their rottenness behind the veil of religion.
I don't think I'm romantic at all. I have a lot of faith in the right thing happening. I don't really hope for a lot of particulars, I just have faith that the right thing will happen most of the time.
I can't believe I got a major-label record deal. My music was quirky, and my voice was so odd and high and girlish, it was like a weird novelty act.
Human relations, I mess them up, and they let me down.
What happens when your dream comes true - when the spotlight is on and then it moves away?
I've been embarrassing myself publicly for over 20 years. Why should I stop now?
I'm totally committed to the cause of individuality. That's the only thing I stand by: independence.
The whole thing about rock music, pop music, is it's really for kids.
I'm able to see humor in a lot of things.
I don't believe songs that try to say everything in a simple slogan.
I don't have anything to prove anymore. I don't have a record deal, no one has any expectations, I'm in a position of freedom. I don't need anyone's approval.
When I start writing, I'll have a vague concept or I'll just have a title, and the song just goes on its own direction. Usually it goes in many directions within each song. They get really convoluted sometimes.
Songwriting is like editing. You write down all this stuff - all this bad, stupid stuff - and then you have to get rid of everything except the very best.
You think you know who you are, and then other people have these other ideas.
I never felt happy with the idea that part of what I do is to be an object to be looked at. I thought of my public persona as an entity separate to myself.
I don't need a mirror to see that it's true, cause I'm ugly with a capital U.
I see a long lost home in his eyes. He sees a nice hotel in mine.
A lot of so-called Christian souls are not fine. People need to look inside themselves and look at the lives they're leading and fix themselves before they try to fix other people.
How do you get up in the morning? Another wasted life it's so boring The system never failed you You failed yourself and all of your friends Now your heart is failing too A total system failure they pronounce you
For a long time, music was hope. Now it seems music isn't enough to make me happy. It used to be that's all I needed to keep going. Now I need other things to take up the other parts of my life.
Every song brings back memories, like I remember where I wrote all these songs. 'Universal Heartbeat' was my apartment in New York City. 'My Sister' was at my apartment in Boston. I remember places and I remember what I was thinking when I wrote it.
I've always been a loner, and I've spent most of my life as a single person.
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