We're constantly being told what other people think we are, and that's why it is so important to know yourself.
I think a lot of contemplation happens in bathtubs. It does for me. Nothing like a hot bath to ease the tension and think about what's going to happen next.
The more we take the less we become, the fortune of one man means less for some.
I've learned to trust myself, to listen to truth, to not be afraid of it and to not try and hide it.
I'm not one to sit and wallow - I would rather figure out a way around so I can move past it and be at peace with things. I don't like bad feelings gnawing away at me.
Music gave me a sense that I was worthwhile and that I had something of value to offer the world even though everybody was telling me that I didnt.
If you only try to please others, you're going to resent those people you're trying to please; the ones who are often closest to you. If you choose a path that you yourself want to take, then you're going to be much kinder to the people in your life.
Time is a beautiful thing. It's like when you meet an old lover on the street six years later and they don't look so ugly anymore.
I've been so busy I haven't had a chance to go crazy. I don't party like I used to
Once there was a darkness, a deep and endless night, you gave me everything you had and oh, you gave me light
You've been gone so long from all that you know. It's been shuffled aside as you bask in the glow. All the beauitful strangers who whisper your name, do they fill up the emptiness? Larger that life is your fiction, in a universe made upon one.
Music is very nebulous, and you can conjure up a lot of moods with music. But lyrics - they're a lot more tangible. They're much more specific. And you want to say something meaningful and creative and artistic and that tells a story and that takes people someplace else.
When I say music saved me, I don't say that lightly.
I don't tend to question things that much. If it feels right, I go for it.
We try to create this interesting appearance to make ourselves feel better about ourselves.
I was a pretty insecure kid, didn't have a lot of friends, and was picked on a lot, and music gave me confidence.
I think often sadness is a great place to get songs from.
Trying to force creativity is never good.
Theres beauty everywhere. There are amazing things happening everywhere, you just have to be able to open your eyes and witness it. Some days, thats harder than others.
Change and growth is so painful. But it's so necessary for us to evolve.
I think one of the most important things, that this album is for me, and this period in my life, is about gratitude. About recognizing all of the things, daily, that I'm grateful for, and there are many in my life. I'm just so blessed, and I try to carry that with me every day.
All the fear has left me now, I'm not frightened anymore. It's my heart that pounds beneath my flesh, it's my mouth that pushes out this breath.
I spent a lot of years on the road, and what happens is you find out who your real friends are and you find out where your strengths and weaknesses lie in communication. I've had the same friends for 20 years now and I can count them on one hand.
Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates.
Don't let your life pass you by, weep not for the memories.
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