"There are many things that people do happily that I can't imagine why they would do it... But I have to say that even though I am critical or judgmental of society at large, I'm not critical of people individually. We are who we are."
"I did not direct my life. I didn't design it. I never made decisions. Things always came up and made them for me. That's what life is."
"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."
"One of the scary things is that, when you're a kid, you look at your dad as the man who has no fear. When you're an adult, you realize your father had fear, and that you have it, too."
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."
"Acting is a life experience. I'm always learning things when I'm making a movie. So the fame part of it is fine when you consider what you get out of this job."
"I didn't really hear any other music other than what my dad was working on until I was 12. My recollection of hearing other music was that I liked some things that I heard but I always thought, 'Where's the rest of it?' It didn't have the same amount of detail or instrumentation or imagination in the arrangements."
"I hope what I do has an art to it, and as an artist you have to try new things and keep yourself entertained."
"What's interesting about books that take place in the future, even twenty years in the future, is that many of them are black or white: It's either a utopia or it's misery. The real truth is that there's going to be both things in any future, just like there is now."
"Andrew Wood's death changed things for a few weeks. I probably got even heavier into drugs after that."