"The thing with me. I can't stick musicians. I've thought about this. I can't stand them, and being stuck in a studio with them I think that's my strength I can hear what they can't."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Mark E. Smith on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Mark E. Smith on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Mark E. Smith on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Mark E. Smith on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Mark E. Smith on Ernest Hemingway