Screamin' Jay Hawkins quotes

  • Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.

  • Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change. But pretty soon, everything's different.

  • The universe lies before you on the floor, in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.

  • With so many scientific achievements we know so little of where we came from and where we are going. But we know even less of the most important discovery of all – Love. Only love can accept our differences as we journey through life. And only love can allow space for our growth.

  • I define spirituality as a search for love, beauty, happiness and wisdom. Spirituality is a journey that we never finish.

  • The nearest my parents came to alcohol was at Holy Communion and they utterly overestimated its effects. However bad the weather, Dad never drove to church because Mam thought the sacrament might make him incapable on the return journey.

  • In adolescence, I hated life and was continually on the verge of suicide, from which, however, I was restrained by the desire to know more mathematics. Now, on the contrary, I enjoy life; I might almost say that with every year that passes I enjoy it more.

  • I do have a childlike enthusiasm at times. I certainly enjoy life and get pleasure sometimes in childish things.

  • One of the things you learn when you go overseas is how much a lot of the countries overseas really just like to enjoy life.

  • A woman needs to enjoy life a little bit more. Needs to think about family, needs to think about kids.

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