Thoughts are things; they have tremendous power. Thoughts of doubt and fear are pathways to failure. When you conquer negative attitudes of doubt and fear you conquer failure. Thoughts crystallize into habit and habit solidifies into circumstances.
It cuts like a knife but it feels so right.
I got in trouble with the police, and that was a rude awakening. That was it. I'd seen the bottom of the pit, and it was time to scrape myself out of it.
I didn't have a manager, I didn't have a band, I was just a songwriter. But I needed to get my foot in the door, so I took the dollar.
From what I recollect, the audiences in India are very discerning and know how to appreciate real music.
The whole idea of coming to Pakistan is very exciting on many levels. It's exciting because I know we are the first Western artists to come and play a big concert here.
We're going to raise a lot of money to hopefully help rebuild some schools in the areas that have been devastated.
He wants it to be great. He phoned me every day just to check in, to see if there's anything I need. It's great to have someone with that kind of enthusiasm. It makes you work harder.
Our surveillance team set up and watched this particular group install a card reader and a camera on the ATM machine
I've been probably one of the most boot-legged artists ever. It's just another way of getting music that is wanted by the people to the people and now you can just download from the internet, so it might be different times now for musicians.
I like the idea of helping people help people.
I like to be able to present myself in two or three different ways because I've never really wanted to rest on my laurels and be something that people expected.
I think a lot of people want to be remembered the way they were, as opposed to the way they are now.
Social media is a giant distraction to the ultimate aim, which is honing your craft as a songwriter. There are people who are exceptional at it, however, and if you can do both things, then that's fantastic, but if you are a writer, the time is better spent on a clever lyric than a clever tweet.
Trying to manage diabetes is hard because if you don't, there are consequences you'll have to deal with later in life.