I focus on the individual and not seeing this great big monster, ‘the press.’
I’ve done everything I want to do and gone everywhere I want to go.
I shoot my big mouth off; it just pops up! I have to learn to edit myself.
I wish people didn’t just think of me in the ’60s. I’m not any era.
I am not frightened of much, but I wouldn’t like to get ill.
I’m having a great life, and I want to go on having one.
Penitentiary songs have been a love of mine for years. They are so wonderful.
The voice of God, if you must know, is Aretha Franklin’s.
The first opera I went to see was Maria Callas singing ‘Tosca’.
I come from a very left wing Socialist family, anti-war and anti-empire.
The way I choose to show my feelings is through my songs.
Well, I really didn’t enjoy some of the movies I did when I was young.
I know for a fact that Heaven and Hell are here on Earth.
The really explicit phrase is doors of perception.
I never saw myself as beautiful. I can look back and see it now, but then? Never.
I never trusted anybody at all. I don’t know why it was so hard, I just didn’t.
I think drugs were used by me as a way of suppressing my natural spirit.
Lovers can do what they like to me – my head is cool.
When you lose your reputation at 19, you lose everything.