"If you cannot be a poet, be the poem."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."David Carradine on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."David Carradine 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."David Carradine on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."David Carradine on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."David Carradine on Robert Frost
"Why would you be afraid of death? It would be an inconvenience. I have a lot of undone things and it's bound to get in the way. But, no, it doesn't scare me at all."
"You know, I've never actually really believed that death is inevitable. I just think it's a rumor."
"Quentin is very organic there was no way that he was going to put someone else's hand in there and anyway, my hands are kind of famous. It seemed right."
"Quentin and I were constantly finding something new that we had in common and comic books were one of them. I think we were talking about comic books much earlier in our relationship, before I had the part."