"My fear now is of cliche, of complacency, of not being able to feel authenticity in myself and those around me."
"There is a certain kind of respect for authenticity today that there wasn't back in the days when they did 'Cleopatra,' where everything looked like a giant motel. People want to have it be authentic in the look, and authentic in the way people behave."
"This aesthetic quality, then, is what politics is all about. It's authenticity that separates winners from losers, good politics from bad, and he-man leader-types from consultant-directed puppet-boys."
"The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability."