"I think politics come out of psychology."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Bruce Springsteen on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Bruce Springsteen on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Bruce Springsteen on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Bruce Springsteen on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Bruce Springsteen on Joseph Stalin
"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."