"When you're little all the things that are quirky and weird about you and that people laugh at, you find out are the things that are going to get you through."
"Whatever your image is, it's probably not you, but it affords you the freedom to live up to it. I've never met anyone that is their image."
"You don't have to be a rock star - if you don't like the situation you're in, you don't have to settle for it. I just love being on stage and I love making music, and as far as - it's great for narcissism, because you have all those people screaming out your name."
"It's like any other job: there's a method to it and it's really important to get that down. I'm still working on it, I got a lot to learn. It's one thing to make records but it's a whole 'nother capacity to be a star - whatever that is. Becoming famous and selling a lot of records doesn't change a thing."