"Hip-hop is still cool at a party. But to me, hip-hop has never been strictly a party it is also there to elevate consciousness."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Saul Williams on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Saul Williams 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."Saul Williams on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Saul Williams on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Saul Williams on Bill Gates
"I am hoping for peaceful transition into a new age. Obama has already played a great role in initiating us into that vision. If he were to be harmed in any way, it would spawn the birth of a million Obamas."
"The downfall of the industry seems to actually be good for art. I think the industry will find their way once the focus shifts from its greed-based origins, downsizes, and begins to support creative visions that speak to our times and shifting ideals."
"Why shouldn't rap be esoteric, able to take in current events, history and criticism? I guess it's this old idea of containment - that rappers, because they're black, can't and shouldn't aspire to look outside the ghetto for influence."
"I think it's a mistake where rap music is these days. It doesn't seem to be able to look out of the ghetto and that's ultimately unfortunate, because it defines our limitations."
"I was always making up rhymes. But I never thought that poetry would become my life."