"I think you can't really escape any kind of spiritual education as a child, whether it's New Age or Judaism or Buddhism or whatever it is. You can't escape it, even if you completely disagree with it, you still have it as a foundation that you base things off of."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Jack White on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Jack White on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Jack White on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Jack White on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Jack White on Robert Frost
"I want to be part of the resurgence of things that are tangible, beautiful and soulful, rather than just give in to the digital age. But when I talk to people about this they just say, 'Yeah, I know what you mean,' and stare at their mobiles."
"My mother was 45 when she had me, so when I was in high school my parents were the same age as my friends' grandparents."
"It is a myth that art has to be sold. It is not like stocking a grocery store where people fill a pushcart. Art is a product that has no apparent need. The salesperson builds the need in the mind of the buyer."
"I keep guitars that are, you know, the neck's a little bit bent and it's a little bit out of tune. I want to work and battle it and conquer it and make it express whatever attitude I have at that moment. I want it to be a struggle."
"That's what happens nowadays with people working on computers. They can so easily fix things with their mouse and take out all the, 'Oh, somebody coughed in the background we need to take that out' - or somebody hit a bad note. Those are all the best moments."