Literature is the safe and traditional vehicle through which we learn about the world and pass on values from on generation to the next. Books save lives.
Quote by Laurie Anderson
I'm a real workaholic.
I so much appreciate it when anybody tries to make something and tries to be...
A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology. I'm using...
You can do bigger and bigger things. For what?
Besides all those whaling details, Moby Dick is about someone who's looking for something so...
I think women are excellent social critics.
I have written a lot about snakes. There's something pretty primordial about it.
You can do great things with low-tech stuff.
A lot of words in English confuse the idea of life and electricity, like the...
I hate zoos.
I've been trying to avoid goal-oriented behavior.
One of the things I learned from working on the Olympics was, the world does...
When love is gone, there's always justice. And when justice is gone, there's always force....
A lot of artists who have a certain style are expected to more or less...
It's good to take a longer view and think, What would I really like to...
I have written a few children's books. The first book that I wrote was for...
Writers want to summarize: What does this mean? What did we learn from this? That's...
People only stutter at the beginning of the word. They're not afraid when they get...
I just sort of wish people would dance differently. It reminds me of teenage sex.
Something that has so much power must have life. Instruments have life.