"I always wanted my music to influence the life you were living emotionally - with your family, your lover, your wife, and, at a certain point, with your children."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Bruce Springsteen on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Bruce Springsteen on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Bruce Springsteen on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Bruce Springsteen on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Bruce Springsteen on Margaret Mead
"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."