Anything that encourages people to pick up an instrument and play, I'm fully behind.
I think millennials are a generation that's a little bit behind, maybe four or five years behind the previous generation, as far as when they buy a house.
If you date a musician, you're never, ever really gonna be first either. You're gonna be right behind the music and maybe right close.
Imagination is not something apart and hermetic, not a way of leaving reality behind; it is a way of engaging reality.
When I used to perform weddings, the image I always had was the image of a triangle, in which there are two partners and then there is this third force, this third being, that emerges out of the interaction of these two. The third one is the one that is the shared awareness that lies behind the two of them.
I preach there are all kinds of truth, your truth and somebody else's. But behind all of them there is only one truth and that is that there's no truth.
I've always tried to stay behind the scenes, and I intend to keep it that way.
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
Leading from behind doesn't work.
I say to my breath once again, little breath come from in front of me, go away behind me, row me quietly now, as far as you can, for I am an abyss that I am trying to cross.
W. S. Merwin