"Success is survival."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Leonard Cohen on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Leonard Cohen on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Leonard Cohen on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Leonard Cohen on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Leonard Cohen on Winston Churchill
"In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress."
"To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself."
"Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true."
"Music is the emotional life of most people."
"We used to play music for fun. Much more than now. Now nobody picks up a guitar unless they're paid for it."