” I heard Springsteen was an unhappy person. I don’t know, I haven’t read his biography. But a lot of people in my field should be a lot more unhappy than they are. “


” I don’t have time for language poetry anymore. I don’t want to throw people off anymore. “


” For a long time, I’ve struggled very, very much with what people call treatment-resistant depression. “


” Like they used to say about Joe Montana, he threw soft because he couldn’t throw hard. He was successful because he didn’t try to do what he couldn’t. I couldn’t rock out harder than everybody, or overpower people with mastery like Jack White of the White Stripes, so why try? That’s why I’ve always worked harder on words. “


” I was much further along as a poet than as a songwriter, but the songs were getting more attention. They were doing what art is supposed to do, mixing it up with people. “


” Intellectuals and creative people, once they start talking about God they get put into this other category: ‘I don’t go to people’s music like that to understand my life. “



All 6 David Berman Quotes about People in picture


I heard Springsteen was an unhappy person. I don
I don
For a long time, I
Like they used to say about Joe Montana, he threw soft because he couldn
I was much further along as a poet than as a songwriter, but the songs were getting more attention. They were doing what art is supposed to do, mixing it up with people.
Intellectuals and creative people, once they start talking about God they get put into this other category:

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