"Glasgow's not a media center. When you're there, when you're hanging about, you feel quite detached from musical movements or fashions or anything like that. You do feel quite alone, in a good way."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Alex Kapranos on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Alex Kapranos on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Alex Kapranos on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Alex Kapranos on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Alex Kapranos on Marilyn Monroe
"It's easy to be lazy when there's food lying around backstage or there's a fast-food joint a couple blocks away. But if you walk a little further, ask around a bit, of course there are exciting things to discover."
"I'm not a food critic, and I'm not really an authority to write anything on food."
"A lot of food criticism has a similar flavor to it, and I'm probably going to write about it in a different way."