"Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Julian Casablancas on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Julian Casablancas on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Julian Casablancas on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Julian Casablancas on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Julian Casablancas on Michael Jordan
"If the choice is between doing something supercool and having no one hear it and doing something equally cool and tricking people into putting it on the radio, I don't think the second option is some big sellout."
"Desire is individual. Happiness is common."
"Religion is never the problem it's the people who use it to gain power."