"I don't like to produce albums. I hate producing albums, as a matter of fact, because I'm an obsessed mixer and I can't leave it alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."David Friedman on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."David Friedman on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."David Friedman on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."David Friedman on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."David Friedman on Marilyn Monroe
"I may not be the most famous songwriter in the world, but you know a David Friedman song when you hear it. It took me a long time to appreciate that."
"My first career was as a coach and a teacher."
"As time goes by, I realize that I do trust the wind. And I often write my songs for myself."
"The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations."
"I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King Island Christmas, and there are 20 different productions of it this year."