Rock and roll music - the music of freedom frightens people and unleashes all manner of conservative defense mechanisms.
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Doubt, it seems to me, is the central condition of a human being in the twentieth century.
Vertigo is the conflict between the fear of falling and the desire to fall.
One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
We must conclude that it is not only a particular political ideology that has failed, but the idea that men and women could ever define themselves in terms that exclude their spiritual needs.
The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.
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I get embarrassed listening to my last CDs. I've got a lot of work to do, let's put it that way.
We would like to ease the life of the Palestinians. I prepared a new plan that we call a positive agenda.
But Contra la Puerta was done mostly in the opposite way, starting with sounds and melodies.