Quote by Van Morrison
I'd love to live in Ireland but I'd like to live as me, not what someone thinks I am. People don't understand - I lived there before I was famous.
This quote highlights the desire to maintain one's identity and authenticity despite fame. The person expresses their longing to live in Ireland, but also emphasizes the importance of being genuine and not being defined solely by public perception. They indicate that people may not comprehend their past experiences of living in Ireland before gaining fame, implying a sense of alienation or misunderstanding from others. By articulating the wish to be accepted for oneself rather than a projected image, the quote underscores the quest for personal authenticity while seeking a change in living environment.
I'm lonely. Why do you think I had to learn to act so independent? I also get mad too quickly, and I hog the covers, and my second toe is longer than my big one. My hair has it's own zip code. Plus, I get certifiably crazy when I've got PMS. You don't love someone because they're perfect. You love them in spite of the fact that they're not.
Roses just now predominate. There is a satisfying solidity about the bunches, a glorious abundance which, in a commodity so easily enjoyed without ownership, is scarcely credible. I feel no desire to own these huge aggregations of odorous beauty. It would be like owning a harem, one imagines.
I'd just killed some of the best riders in the world - and I was clean. I'd taken nothing - no EPO, no cortisone, no testosterone, no painkillers, no caffeine. I had justified to myself that I was a great rider without drugs - yet perversely given myself the green light to dope again. I'd proved what I could do clean - how much more could I do if I was doped?