"The openness of rural Nebraska certainly influenced me. That openness, in a way, fosters the imagination. But growing up, Lincoln wasn't a small town. It was a college town. It had record stores and was a liberal place."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Matthew Sweet on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Matthew Sweet on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Matthew Sweet on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Matthew Sweet on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Matthew Sweet on Sun Tzu
"I went to a rare live Van Dyke show and met him there. And then he came to a show of mine and we spoke back stage. The third time was at Brian Wilson's birthday party."
"The summer of 2002 at the Wilson birthday party I met Van Dyke again and I made plans to have dinner with him."
"Girlfriend and 100 Percent Fun were my two peeks, around '92 and '96. The reality is that the times I had the most media success, sold lots of records and played bigger shows, I had the least control of my own life."