"Every woman I've had a relationship with has found this maddening the fact that I will talk about anything on the stage, and reveal all this stuff, and yet when I'm at home, I clam up and won't discuss anything intimate or personal."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Jarvis Cocker on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Jarvis Cocker on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Jarvis Cocker on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Jarvis Cocker on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Jarvis Cocker on Robert Frost
"You get to a certain age and you just want to prove that you can still rock - that you've still got it."
"I always thought that I might retire from any form of sexuality by the age of 40 and just become a dignified older person."
"Well, once you've resigned yourself to the fact that you are the more mature pop performer and you're past the age you ever thought you would do it, you might as well do it as long as you can. As long as I can still lift a microphone, then I'll do it, you know."
"I speak onstage to try to establish some method of communication. The songs are supposed to be a way of communicating. But speech and drinks and sometimes chocolates are also a way of communicating."
"Unless you're living on the street and surviving on a diet of discarded turkey drumsticks, there's no point in being gloomy. We've spent too long trying to cheer ourselves up by spending money on brightly coloured things we don't really need. We've stopped using our imaginations."