"You can't have a United States if you are telling some folks that they can't get on the train. There is a cracking point where a society collapses."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Bruce Springsteen on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Bruce Springsteen on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Bruce Springsteen on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Bruce Springsteen on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Bruce Springsteen on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."