"This is the most fun thing in the world to me, making music. Sitting down, I can make songs and not leave the booth, ever, and I love it."
"'Remember the Time' and 'You Rock My World' from Michael Jackson were two of my favorite songs ever. My mom used to bump them all the time."
"Madam Walker, as part of the first generation out of slavery, really was inventing the way that she operated in the world."
"For some people, success is a zero sum game. They think that if they push other people out of the way, fewer people can compete with them. That's one way of seeing the world. It's dog eat dog. It's, sadly, always going to be there."
"Personal adornment is the only cultural form that everybody in the world takes part in."
"Mr. Obama is the only popular politician left in the world. He would win an election in any one of the G-20 countries, and his fellow world leaders will do anything to take home a touch of that reflected popularity."
"People who know there is a god and people who know there isn't live in exactly the same world. Same number of hours in the day, same weather, same football results. They both love their children and die of the same diseases."
"I suppose that every one of us hopes secretly for immortality; to leave, I mean, a name behind him which will live forever in this world, whatever he may be doing, himself, in the next."
"Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad."
"Jerusalem doesn't belong only to Israelis and Palestinians, Muslims and Jews, but to the world."