"I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead."
"I don't feel famous and I didn't want my autobiography to be like a Paris Hilton story."
"A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote."
"I got out of autobiography because my story is, I was famous, it was hard for me, I got into therapy. I had trouble with food, I got a nutritionist. There's no story there."
"You pick up loads of baggage with your first record with reaction to it from fans and critics. So I went to Ireland by myself for a couple of weeks with my guitar. I read lots of poetry, I read Patti Smith's autobiography and started words and phrases and then songs started to take shape."