"Our brains kind of compliment each other, I’m the one sitting behind the instrument playing the notes, he’s the one interpreting and arranging them in a way that leads to places I would never achieve on my own."
"Do not raise your children the way your parents raised you; they were born for a different time.
"Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear."
"After Kitchen Confidential came out, I was 44. I was uninsured, I was broke and I was dunking fries into a fast food fryer. I understood that I got a pretty lucky break here and that it was statistically unlikely to happen again. I’ve been pretty careful about not f@cking up the opportunities that have comes since."