"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."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."David Knopfler on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."David Knopfler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."David Knopfler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."David Knopfler on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."David Knopfler on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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 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."