"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Saul Williams on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Saul Williams on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Saul Williams on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Saul Williams on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Saul Williams on Robert Frost
"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."
"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."
"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."