"America is still mostly xenophobic and racist. That's the nature of America, I think."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Jerry Garcia on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Jerry Garcia on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Jerry Garcia on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Jerry Garcia on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Jerry Garcia on Abraham Lincoln
"I don't know why, it's the same reason why you like some music and you don't like others. There's something about it that you like. Ultimately I don't find it's in my best interests to try and analyze it, since it's fundamentally emotional."
"We're not uncomfortable with it, and we've already been through enough of the music business where I'm not really worried that commercial success is going to in some way - we're already past saving, you know what I mean? It's too late for us."
"I mean, whatever kills you kills you, and your death is authentic no matter how you die."
"Death comes at you no matter what you do in this life, and to equate drugs with death is a facile comparison."
"I mean, just because you're a musician doesn't mean all your ideas are about music. So every once in a while I get an idea about plumbing, I get an idea about city government, and they come the way they come."