"'Metals' has partly been about me regaining my self respect and I feel like I'm growing the muscles I want to grow again."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Feist on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Feist on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Feist on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Feist on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Feist on Abraham Lincoln
"And of course, pop music is all about memorability and simplicity and positive messages and a little dash of joy."
"Any kind of anthemic song, for the most part, they're on the positive side of things. It's not hard to identify when a melody is just one degree too complicated or one degree too simple and where that line of pop memorability lies."
"Well, there's just some universal truths in a way that I've just observed to be true. You read Voltaire. You read modern literature. Anywhere you go, there's these observations about romantic love and what it does people, and these rotten feelings that rarely are people meaning to do that to each other."