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" You must never lower yourself to being a person you don't like. "
" Questioning anything and everything, to me, is punk rock. "
" We are misery-making machines! Homo sapiens has perfected the art of causing suffering. Pain is humankind's collective GDP. "
" The more I learn about Mr. Romney, the less there is to admire. "
" It is instilled in thousands of American males from an early age that one of their requirements is to be able to both dish out and take a lot of pain. They are taught the rules of this road in gyms, rings, backyards and fields all over America. "
" I hate painting with a broad brush, but I think the birther thing, at its root, is racist. The guy was born in Hawaii. A black guy is president. It's cool. Get over it. Just deal with it. There's nothing you could show these birther people that would shut them up. "
" To my ears, jazz sounds better in warm weather and after the sun has gone down. While I will listen to some of my favorite jazz records in cooler weather, it's the warmer nights that really make them come alive. Something about those sounds and the heat of the night really makes it happen for me. "
" So, one way or another, I found myself in a few movies. I take it seriously when I'm on the set, but I don't take myself seriously as an actor. "
" America was cool with Saddam Hussein when he was killing Iranians. "
" And I laugh at myself when I screw things up, which happens all the time. "
" There's no rule that you have to like Henry Rollins the musician or the actor. "
" More guns equaling more safety is a slippery slope, and what makes it so is human blood. "
" Sleep is for squares. "
" America sold VX nerve gas and anthrax to Iraq for years, even after the Halabja gas attack, which killed thousands of Kurds. "
" A country that has been through as much as Vietnam has to have some crazy music somewhere. "
" Every politician, every president gets votes by getting people that don't like him to like him. That's why politicians are slippery: because they talk out of both sides of their mouth. "
" I want to learn more about the world. It makes me want to get up and go. "
" More than 30 years ago, in Washington, D.C., I secured a copy of a single by a Los Angeles band called The Bags. The two-song 7-inch, released on Dangerhouse, had a girl on the cover who looked right at you with huge eyes. The songs, 'Survive' and 'Babylonian Gorgon,' were great and made many of my mix tapes. "
" I don't mind The Boss. I think he's an honest guy. I have some of his records, not all of them. I've met a couple of the E-Street guys, and they seem really cool. "
" I'm mellower now, I'm over 50. But I don't think I'm too mellow. I'm still angry at a lot of things. "
" The ecstatic insanity of romantic pursuit can be so enhanced by music that entire romantic conquests, victories and ruinous, crushing defeats can be tied to songs to such a degree that it's almost unbearable to listen to them again, as they bring back the memories so vividly. "
" I remember when Martin Luther King was assassinated. I was up early watching television and watched the announcement. I didn't understand what the word 'assassinated' meant. "
" I think it is incumbent on anyone who can to lift human dignity to the highest possible levels, maintaining one's own and helping to raise that of others. "
" I have always maintained that Iggy Pop is the Heavyweight Champion of Rock & Roll. "
" When people make my country look bad, I can't stand it. "
" The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was vigorously and vociferously opposed by the Southern states. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed it into law nonetheless. "
" As a young person growing up in Washington, D.C., summers were hot, humid and relentless. My friends and I grew more restless and adventurous with every passing year. "
" Being in New York is an almost overwhelming experience. While Washington, D.C., is my favorite American city, I regard New York City as the most amazing city in the world. No other comes close. It is an incredible, inexhaustible engine. "
" Luckily for me, I genuinely like my audience. They really are a good bunch. "
" Consumerism is at once the engine of America and simultaneously one of the most revealing indicators of our collective shallowness. "
" The fact is, in the minds of many, Trayvon Martin received the appropriate punishment for a true crime: He was black, male and dared to walk outside. In life, young Trayvon was just a teenager; in death, he has been transformed into a scary, lurking, suspicious, prone-to-violence spook. "