More From David Friedman
- "I know a lot of people who have tremendous commercial success and they go directly for it. There’s something that has always been difficult about that for me."
- "I may not be the most famous songwriter in the world, but you know a David Friedman song when you hear it. It took me a long time to appreciate that."
- "In the music industry, we value large success. I realized that while I would like that, that it’s not what my writing is about. And if I start making it about that, it becomes impure."
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- "In the case of my book, I don’t think it’s really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he’s enjoyed a sexual experience, etc."― Edmund White
- "Are some women and children going to die? Yeah. But it’s doing the right thing. You got money, you sit around talking about peace. People who don’t have money need some help."― Kid Rock
- "All I wanted was to be a university teacher."― Jalal Talabani