It's better to burn out than to fade away.
Commitments are one of the worst things to have in the music business. They're very annoying.
I go in and sing the song and arrange it and mix it and that's it. It's no different than playing in clubs.
I was just 20 years old when I wrote Broken Arrow.
The cutthroat avenues of rock 'n' roll, I am fed up with. I don't want anything to do with it.
Studios are passe for me. I'd rather play in a garage, in a truck, or a rehearsal hall, a club, or a basement.
The '60s was one of the first times the power of music was used by a generation to bind them together.
I'll never be Bob Dylan. He's the master.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
When you're young, you don't have any experience - you're charged up, but you're out of control. And if you're old and you're not charged up, then all you have is memories. But if you're charged and stimulated by what's going on around you, and you also have experience, you know what to appreciate and what to pass by.
I don't look at a knife the way I used to. I'm more aware of what it is. I think twice. This is a key finger. It's in every chord.
I feel like I could be likened to an old hound circling on a rug for the last five years.
Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today there's a lot of images that go with the music. A lot of music is crap and it's all commercial and the images are all trying to sell the record.
I think I'm going to be making country records for as long as I can see into the future. It's much more down-home and real.
It's better to burn out, than to fade away.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
This thing called Patriot Act, through which we abdicated a lot of our civil rights to defend the country against terrorism, it's a four-year story.
I don't like the American media - particularly Fox.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
With Crazy Horse, it's all one big, growing, smoldering sound, and I'm part of it. It's like gliding, or some sort of natural surfing.