- “…the music business…where success is often measured by [the illusion] of affluence”
- “The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There’s also a negative side.” – attributed to Hunter S Thompson
- “The best selling CD in the USA is a blank recordable one” – Kusek, D., Leonhard, G., Lindsay, S. G. (2005) The future of music.
- “My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute.” – Ayn Rand
- “I don’t like country music but I don’t need to denigrate those who do and for those who do like country music denigrate means ‘put down’.” – Bob Newhart