Tag Archives: Bruce Springsteen

Don’t Waste It

7 Mar

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“Compassion is a wonderful virtue but don’t waste it on those undeserving. If someone has their boot on your neck, kick them in the balls, then discuss.”

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run (Book)

Image from page 347 of “The Stratford Gallery;” (1859)

 

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Like Being Free

17 Feb

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“On my best days, I can freely enjoy the slow passing of time, the tenderness that is in my life; I can feel the love I’m a part of surrounding me and flowing through me; I am near home and I am standing hand in hand with those I love, past and present, in the sun, on the outskirts of something that feels, almost…like being free.”

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run (book)

Safe Travels

7 Feb

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“The trick is, you can only brighten the forest from beneath the canopy of its trees…from within. To bring the light, you must first make your way through the bramble-filled darkness. Safe travels.”

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run (book)

Near The Bottom

1 Feb

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“Exhaustion has always been my friend and I don’t mind going there. Near the bottom of its fathomless pit I usually find results.”

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run (book)

My Depression Is Spewing

22 Jan

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“My depression is spewing like an oil spill all over the beautiful turquoise-green gulf of my carefully planned and controlled existence. Its black sludge is threatening to smother every last living part of me.”

Bruce Springsteen — Born To Run (book)

Be A Good Soldier

22 Apr

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When I am working, sometimes I listen to YouTube. I think Howard Stern has become an incredible interviewer. I especially enjoy listening to his interviews of musicians and celebrities. Steven Van Zandt was telling Howard that he was fine with not being the lead guitar player in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. When Van Zandt first started in Springsteen’s band, Van Zandt was the lead guitar player because Bruce wanted to be the lead singer. The above quote was Van Zandt’s response to how he did not mind not being the lead guitar player anymore.

Van Zandt is very gracious, and I love him in the Netflix-produced show Lilyhammer.

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