Zitat des Tages von Anthony Kiedis:
In terms of having high hopes that the level of consciousness will get higher and higher, yeah.
I have a few friends that I think would go to bat for me no matter what. Flea is definitely one of them. Guy Oseary is one of them.
Sometimes life's so much cooler when you just don't know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet.
You know I love pot, and I love beer, but I am totally sober, just because it completely stopped working for me.
I have to laugh at myself.
I don't even know what words to use to talk about the music industry anymore. But the business has changed a lot - the methods of releasing music.
We've just learned how to balance ourselves a little better so that we're happier way more of the time than not, and, you know, being happy is a radical and desirable act if you ask me.
I think art is inherently nonviolent and it actually occupies your mind with creation rather than destruction.
We'll have these people hang out with us while we're doing our touring, and talk to them and let them speak their piece to the world.
I never really thought in terms of the concept of being a rock star - being around people like that just seemed like normal day-in-the-life stuff to me. Those were just the surroundings I grew up in.
But then when he left, I realized that it was harder to write songs and feel spiritually connected to art and music as a band. When he came back I felt it again, instantaneously.
We did that with people like Chris Rock, Woody Harrelson, and the environmentalist Julia Butterfly Hill.
What I've realized over the years is that I have some pretty good friends.
If you want to get along with somebody, let them be right, and it will last longer.
Now I can look back and say I actually like the upbringing I had and my father was very attentive and a great educator.
It seems like the chaos of this world is accelerating, but so is the beauty in the consciousness of more and more people.
As a father now, I wouldn't do what my dad did, because it left me feeling emotionally unstable as a kid. But he didn't do the things he did out of selfishness or malice.
I find it hard to meet the right woman as people assume I'm a certain type of person - which I'm not.
And I have a few friends that I think would go to bat for me no matter what. Flea is definitely one of them. Guy Oseary is one of them.
My father rebelled ferociously against his conservative upbringing where his father physically abused him.
Also, we're all actually different blood types and we have one represented by each guy in the band.
When I was younger, I used to hate Germany. I hated the country, the people, the language, the culture, everything! But over the years I've grown to really appreciate the German people.
Four years into the life of my son, I realize I'm so in love with him and he's so in love with me that if I don't find that lifelong partner out there, it's okay.
I didn't really get to Led Zeppelin until I was in my 20s.
I like the idea of defying the convention of what it is to be in your 40s, or 50s, or 60s.
I'm not a true vegan.