Who you are vs. who you wish you were: Who wins?
Desire is individual. Happiness is common.
There are so many little places I want to play, sometimes weird places I think would be fun to play... a bar that's half full.
I think it's sort of a scary thing you don't really want to face. I definitely feel like we had to do something special (with the new record) or people potentially really wouldn't care about us.
With a hundred ways to do a dozen things, why not try it all?
Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.
Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer.
No one leaves an old friend unless they are ashamed.
A tour is the most intense, stimulating way to hear music; it's the best form to receive it. There's genuine excitement from people. I feel like we've stepped up a level.
The best solutions are often simple, yet unexpected.
Can our mind evolve to be something other than an extension of our animal needs?
I don't care what people think or what they expected. It's what (critics) said, not us.
If it doesn't start with you, it dies with you.
It was 100,000 years before we figured out what to do with fire. Humans learned how to use fire to cook 100, 000 years after they discovered how to make it. Imagine cavemen, sitting in front of a fire, eating raw meat for 100 thousand years.
I thought we were playing a bar. But this is nice.
The sizes seem right. It's pretty much as big as you get without feeling detached or too far away from the people at the back of the audience. It's as big as you get while still involving the last row - isn't that what you look for in a venue Hopefully they just have a great time. Hopefully it's just a great show. Whatever that does to different people, whether it's blowing your mind or just making you have a good time that night.
Thanks for passing the torch...I think I burned my hand, though.
Religion is never the problem; it's the people who use it to gain power.
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