Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.
Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.
Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.
To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.
My songs were always about the tone of voice rather than the words.
Music has the power to make me feel good like nothing else does. It gives me some peace for a while. Takes me back to who I really am.
In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.
Politics ruins the character.
I tour more than I need to, more than is good for you. But it’s my favorite part of music. I much prefer it to studio work.
I don’t mind being criticized. I enjoy being criticized personally, not by rumor.