Bob Barker: "I'm the last of a dying breed. There's no place where you can go and learn what I do anymore."
Frank Zappa: "I never set out to be weird. It was always other people who called me weird."
Bassist Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth: "On the last tour, we were playing Carpenters stuff. I don't know, I just started appreciating this music that I thought was really schlocky. Her voice is so incredibly beautiful and haunting."
Paul Simon: "The younger generation says: 'Get out of the way. You guys are middle-aged. It's about us, it's not about you. What are you still doing here?' That's why they induct you into the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame, so you'll go away."
Wynton Marsalis, quoting late drummer Art Blakey: "Music washes the dust of everyday life from your feet."
Linda Evans: "The aim is to be childlike, not childish. The truth is we get more interesting as we get older."