"If someone is making a judgment when they don't have firsthand experience, it's intolerant. How can you make a judgment on something you don't know about?"
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Beck on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Beck on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Beck on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Beck on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Beck on Mark Twain
"Art is the child of Nature yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the features of the mother's face, her aspect and her attitude."
"Every time you go in, it's like starting over. You don't know how you did the other records. You're learning all over. It's some weird musician amnesia, or maybe the road wipes it out."