Favorite Quotations ~† Bruce Springsteen, 2 The Rising (Special Packaging)

"Tonight Iím stepping lightly and feeling no pain." ~ Bruce Springsteen, LUCKY TOWN

Bruce Springsteen

That desire to be heard, to have a voice that can be heard, that seems to be at the core of a lot of the music that I wrote. More of those issues are dealt with in hip-hop today than in rock music.

I think life goes through a cycle of losing and refinding yourself all the time. Everyone has disappointments all the time, some of them pretty small, some of them pretty big.

When I was 9, I couldnít imagine anyone not wanting to be Elvis Presley.

The only trick to writing a new song is you have to have a new idea. And to have a new idea, you've got to be a bit of a new person, so that's where the challenge is.

If you don't have a strong enough sense of who you are and what you're doing, they'll kick you in the ass and knock you down and have a good time doing it.

Talk about a dream Ė try to make it real. ~ BADLANDS

After 30 or 35, you understand finiteness.

The life of a Rock and Roll band will last as long as you can look down into the audience and see yourself.

Itís a sad funny ending to find yourself pretending,/ A rich man in a poor manís shirt.

The kids were the birth of my second life. You completely re-experience the world through them.

When it comes to luck, you make your own. ~ LUCKY TOWN

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