"Playing drums feels like coming home for me. Even during the White Stripes I thought: 'I'll do this for now, but I'm really a drummer.' That's what I'll put on my passport application."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Jack White on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Jack White on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Jack White on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Jack White on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Jack White on Robert Frost
"I want to be part of the resurgence of things that are tangible, beautiful and soulful, rather than just give in to the digital age. But when I talk to people about this they just say, 'Yeah, I know what you mean,' and stare at their mobiles."
"I think you can't really escape any kind of spiritual education as a child, whether it's New Age or Judaism or Buddhism or whatever it is. You can't escape it, even if you completely disagree with it, you still have it as a foundation that you base things off of."
"My mother was 45 when she had me, so when I was in high school my parents were the same age as my friends' grandparents."
"It is a myth that art has to be sold. It is not like stocking a grocery store where people fill a pushcart. Art is a product that has no apparent need. The salesperson builds the need in the mind of the buyer."
"I keep guitars that are, you know, the neck's a little bit bent and it's a little bit out of tune. I want to work and battle it and conquer it and make it express whatever attitude I have at that moment. I want it to be a struggle."
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