Takehiko Inoue quotes

  • A loud noise will get your fight-or-flight response going. This, over the years, can cause real cardiovascular damage.

  • What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.

  • The opportunity to lecture had restored my good humor.

  • A suffering person does not need a lecture - he needs a listener.

  • The most important conversations, briefings, meeting, and lectures you will ever have will be those you hold with yourself in the privacy of your own mind.

  • Lecture is the transfer of the notes of the lecturer to the notes of the student without passing through either.

  • Processions, meetings, military parades, lectures, waxwork displays, film shows, telescreen programs all had to be organized; stands had to be erected, effigies built, slogans coined, songs written, rumours circulated, photographs faked.

  • Jerry often says that Slam Bradley was really the forerunner of Superman, because we turned it out with no restrictions, complete freedom to do what we wanted; the only problem was that we had a deadline.

  • Whether I played marbles, whether I played football or slam anything else, I wanted to excel.

  • Most true musicians don't do it for the money, they do it because they love it. When I did slam poetry, it was a great way for me to express myself, I loved it.