American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist, and musician, William Melvin Hicks, and his thoughts on:
Children are smarter than any of us. Know how I know that? I don’t know one child with a full time job and children.
Music is a great energizer. It’s a language everybody knows.
If you’re so pro-life, do me a favour: don’t lock arms and block medical clinics. If you’re so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.
I get a kick out of being an outsider constantly. It allows me to be creative.
Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.
If you don’t think drugs have done good things for us, then take all of your records, tapes and CD’s and burn them.
The next big thing
Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas.
Women priests. Great, great. Now there’s priests of both sexes I don’t listen to.
We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.
It’s always funny until someone gets hurt. Then it’s just hilarious.
I’m not really a heavy smoker any more. I only get through two lighters a day now.
People in the United Kingdom and outside the United States share my bemusement with the United States that America doesn’t share with itself.
I left in love, in laughter, and in truth, and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit.
As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people.