- •I'm looking for backing for an unauthorized autobiography that I am writing. Hopefully, this will sell in such huge numbers that I will be able to sue myself for an extraordinary amount of money and finance the film version in which I will play everybody.
- •I like crazy art and, most of the time, out-there music. Rather than having a hit song these days, I like the idea that I'm in there changing the plan of what society and culture look like, sound like. I did change things; I knew I would. It feels great, and very rewarding.
- •[in 1972] Sometimes I don't feel as if I'm a person at all. I'm just a collection of other people's ideas.
- •All my big mistakes are when I try to second-guess or please an audience. My work is always stronger when I get very selfish about it.