„They looked at me like I was some kind of threat. [Mick] Jagger really tried to put me down, but there was no way some crude, lippy guy was going to do a number on me. I was always able to squelch him. I found out that, if you stand up to Mick, he crumbles.“
— Anita Pallenberg German actress, model and Rolling Stones groupie 1942 - 2017
On becoming acquainted with the Rolling Stones. As quoted in Up and Down With The Rolling Stones, by Tony Sanchez.
„This morning on Dartford station a guy I knew at primary school came up to me. He's got every record Chuck Berry made. He is called Mick Jagger.“
— Keith Richards British rock musician, member of The Rolling Stones 1943
From letter to Keith's aunt Keef comes clean, The Times p4, 15 Oct 2010.
— Sandra Bullock American actress and producer 1964
Context: I never did anything according to what anyone else wanted. That's why I think I am happy. I do everything 100% — even my stupidest missteps. I know when I'm getting ready to mess up, I'm going to do it full-on.
„Ron Rosenbaum: Why are you doing what you're doing?
Bob Dylan: [Pause] Because I don't know anything else to do. I'm good at it.
Ron Rosenbaum: How would you describe "it"?
Bob Dylan: I'm an artist. I try to create art.“
— Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941
Playboy Interview http://www.interferenza.com/bcs/interw/play78.htm (1978)
„How can you face the world if all you can say about yourself is that you're hungry. If you can't think of anything else.“
— Herta Müller German-Romanian novelist, poet and essayist 1953