"This is the time for every artist in every genre to do what he or she does loudly and consistently. It doesn't matter to me what your position is. "
"You've got to keep asserting the complexity and the originality of life and the multiplicity of it, and the facets of it. This is 'bout being a complex human being in the world, not about finding a villain. This is no time for anything else than the best that you've got."