Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
I think happiness comes from self-acceptance. We all try different things, and we find some comfortable sense of who we are. We look at our parents and learn and grow and move on. We change.
People lose people, we lose things in our life as we’re constantly growing and changing. That’s what life is is change, and a lot of that is loss. It’s what you gain from that loss that makes life.
People naturally change a lot during their 20s, so my songs reflect that progression.
My mom was always saying: ‘Be whatever you want to be, but stick with it. Don’t waver. Don’t change who you are for anybody.’
We are all revolutionaries now, addicts of change.
I don’t think I’m really open to having Washington change me.
This nation has always struggled with how it was going to deal with poor people and people of color. Every few years you will see some great change in the way that they approach this. We’ve had the war on poverty that never really got into waging a real war on poverty.
I don’t allow anybody to change me. I still walk outta my house in rollers and I take walks. I do not care what people think.
In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.