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Success is having to worry about every damned thing in the world, except money. I still don't understand it. If you don't have any time for yourself, any time to hunt or fish, that's success?
I generally get an idea for a song every time I'm fishin' or out in the woods. That's generally when songs come to me. I write 'em down after I come home.
I speak partly from my own experience. I have been behind bars a few times — sometimes of my own volition, sometimes involuntarily. Each time, I felt the same feeling of kinship with my fellow prisoners. I know how lonely they feel, how lonely they are.
Many a good man I saw fall
And even now, every time I dream
I hear the men and the monkeys in the jungle scream.
Drive on, it don't mean nothin'
My children love me, but they don't understand
And I got a woman who knows her man.
I think everybody should serve their time for their country. I did. It's not up to every man to decide when it's time to go defend our country. We elect men to decide that for us.
I keep my eyes wide open all the time,
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds,
Because you're mine,
I walk the line.
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The poet knows himself only on the condition that things resound in him, and that in him, at a single awakening, they and he come forth together out of sleep.
February 26, 1932
September 12, 2003
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