"Someone once asked Somerset Maugham if he wrote on a schedule or only when struck by inspiration. “I write only when inspiration strikes,” he replied. “Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp."
"Hip Hop, books, magazines, Family Guy, Ultimate Fighting, really good noodle soups, YouTube videos of people getting tazed, and so on and so forth. We can find inspiration from anywhere really. Even listening to really shitty top forty records can inspire us…to do the opposite."
"A Grammy is really nice, but having lots of fans is really nice, too. I think just getting a record out is a success on its own. I remember when we got our first record, how excited we were to just hold it in our hand. That was success."
"Kids that were in my high school jazz band were focused on being good. They weren’t focused on being creative, and none of those guys ever became musicians. And then all of my friends who are musicians, they were never focused on being the best."
This is the moment that you know That you told her that you loved her but you don’t. You touch her skin and then you think That she is beautiful but she don’t mean a thing to me. Yeah, she is beautiful but she don’t mean a thing to me.