"Trust the tale, not the teller."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."David Knopfler on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."David Knopfler on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."David Knopfler on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."David Knopfler on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."David Knopfler on Golda Meir
"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 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."