I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.
At the Sex Institute in Bloomington, Indiana, they were a phenomenal help, too. We went out there for a few days, and they gave us access to materials. And the biographies, there are four or five, ranging from very poor to excellent.
I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you're trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you're giving it away.
But, the thing is, since I always had my own little shop and direct access to the public, I've been able to build up a technique without marketing people ever telling me what the public wants.
I think I have a duty as a recovering guy to help, to make my knowledge of what I went through accessible.
I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the - you know, there was a lot of water around. Niagara Falls was about four or five miles away.
I was lucky enough to see with my own eyes the recent stock-market crash, where they lost several million dollars, a rabble of dead money that went sliding off into the sea.
If you've got to my age, you've probably had your heart broken many times. So it's not that difficult to unpack a bit of grief from some little corner of your heart and cry over it.
Shirley MacLaine said, You're so funny, then gave me a hug. Everything went white. I couldn't hear, I couldn't see. I thought I was going to pass out.
I was not particularly bright, I wasn't very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid.
I like putting money back into what made my life, and tennis has been great to me.
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.
Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad?
I had a heartbreaking experience when I was 9. I always wanted to be a guard. The most wonderful girl in the world was a guard. When I got polio and then went back to school, they made me a guard. A teacher took away my guard button.
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
It can get a little costly if you try and leave it until then to write songs. But you're writing all the time. You're collecting songs. I've had songs that have been collected over a two-year period for my next record.
Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.
San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.
There are so many movies and it's a waste of time and a waste of money. Basically, movies are made with what it costs the external debt of all Africa.
Little moments can have a feeling and a texture that is very real.