"Labels don't mean anything to me. I'm trying to play as passionately as I'm able to. If they want to call that cool, that's fine. Just spell the name right, is the formula."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Lee Konitz on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Lee Konitz on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Lee Konitz on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Lee Konitz on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Lee Konitz on Bill Gates
"I just completed a tour in Europe. I played every night. This requires traveling some days for six hours in a van or a train or a car. After six weeks of that, I checked into the hotel and just fell apart."