Father John Misty imagines that he is a rebel. He is, but he does not realize what he is rebelling against.
It is human nature to instinctively rebel at obscurity or ordinariness.
I feel like in my music I can be a rebel. I can say things I wouldn't say in real life.
I didn't want to be the rebel who was bottom of the class, so I worked hard. They wanted me to stay on for A-Levels, but football came calling - that was my real love.
I don't know what I would have done to rebel. I don't know what I was rebelling against.
How do you rebel in a family of rebels?
If the rules of a language are followed, words usually make sense. But these very rules can stir the impulse to rebel. We're obliged to keep trying to convey meaning through correct sentences. After a while, the good-soldier rigidity of polished prose can begin to seem dull, and it gets harder to resist the temptation of nonsense.
It's no new narrative to say that when people get out of child stardom, they oftentimes rebel in very serious ways.
When Qadhafi was in Libya, he was the major supporter of rebel groups in Sudan. So when the revolution came to Libya, we supported it.
I thought the best way to topple Assad was not through airstrikes, but through equipping the moderate rebel elements.