If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.
I don't think that Americans are ungrateful, not at all. But I do think that we are a young country, and we have a lot to learn.
I felt I was never going to beat Igor Ter-Ovanesyan or Ralph Boston because they were the joint world record holders.
People see me as a theoretician, but my music is also seductive, even spiritual.
I went to school in the afternoon and worked in the morning. Sometimes I went out into the fields with my granddad.
I'm a little bit wary of people. It freaked me out when a fan connected with me on social media, then had plastic surgery to look like me, dyed his hair the same colour, and got a pug dog like mine. He was also a hacker, so I had to change all my passwords.