"I don't find music being less important than, like, politics."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Kurt Loder on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Kurt Loder on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Kurt Loder on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Kurt Loder on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Kurt Loder on Joseph Stalin
"So no one should rely on television either for their knowledge of music or for news. There's just more going on. It's an adjunct to the written word, which I think is still the most important thing."