"But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things, usually when I'm working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Bruce Springsteen on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Bruce Springsteen on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Bruce Springsteen on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Bruce Springsteen on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Bruce Springsteen on Walt Disney
"I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment. That was the way I would keep faith with the audience that supported me as I went along."
"The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with."
"For me, I was somebody who was a smart young guy who didn't do very well in school. The basic system of education, I didn't fit in my intelligence was elsewhere."
"My image had always been very heterosexual, very straight. So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights."
"Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed."