"The mystical poetry of William Blake's artwork also forms the basis for the album cover."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Bruce Dickinson on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Bruce Dickinson on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Bruce Dickinson on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Bruce Dickinson on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Bruce Dickinson on Robert Frost
"I enjoy making solo albums because over the years it's evolved into more of a genuine personal expression of story-telling and day dreams, and I work in a way that has more control."
"I don't like being recognised, I have no interest in being famous at all, I just do what I do. If I could be like Captain Kirk and beam myself up and then beam myself down, I would!"