"I took the process of doing as much myself as I could like a duck to water. I set up my own label and publishing, etc, and it was a fun learning curve two decades ago."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."David Knopfler on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."David Knopfler on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."David Knopfler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."David Knopfler on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."David Knopfler on Earl Nightingale
"Now I'm having to live with sales of around 50,000 per album - but I'm pretty content with my place in the general scheme of things, even if it's meant I don't drive a fancy car and can't afford grand vacations."
"My faith, inasmuch as I have any, is more like a kind of Joseph Campbell thing, and even that frequently finds itself tested to oblivion in siren waters."
"I always liked the magic of poetry but now I'm just starting to see behind the curtain of even the best poets, how they've used, tried and tested craft to create the illusion. Wonderful feeling of exhilaration to finally be there."
"Trust the tale, not the teller."