"To get nostalgic about other people's music, or even about your own, makes a terrible statement about the condition of your life and your prospects for the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Neil Peart on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Neil Peart on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Neil Peart on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Neil Peart on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Neil Peart on William Shakespeare
"It was actually drumming that gave me the stamina to get into sports later."
"I had spindly little ankles, and growing up in Canada, I couldn't skate. I was no good at any sports so was very much a pariah through those adolescent years."