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Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been put up to a critic.

Jean Sibelius
  • attention

Society is becoming less and less transparent. People no longer know where decisions that substantially affect their lives are taken, nor by whom, nor how.

Georg Henrik von Wright
  • affect

Since I started in motor racing I've worked with people from all over the world. We are all here to go racing and prejudice will never play any part in that.

Kimi Raikkonen
  • here

Under-representation of women and other inequality among researchers is a problem that will not solve itself as women acquire competence.

Tarja Halonen
  • acquire

Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.

Linus Torvalds
  • technology


So much is man the slave of his heart that he will shut his eyes to what does not please him and believe all that he hopes.

Mika Waltari
  • believe

That music and the lyrical aspects of Razorblade Romance is so personal to me that, now with me being grown up a bit and meeting new people and doing new things, it makes me look at the same things I was writing about back in the day through a different colored lens.

Ville Valo
  • music

Music's always been really cathartic. It's the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song.

Ville Valo
  • song

Yeah I'm still writing. I've got about 14 tracks now. But we've been on tour so we haven't had time to get back to a rehearsal place.

Ville Valo
  • tracks

Women are always beautiful.

Ville Valo
  • women

Well, for us, it's always better not to have too many expectations and to just go with the flow because then it's always a big plus no matter what happens.

Ville Valo
  • plus

We're trying to have the band create something beautiful that hopefully one day, 20 years from now, can be picked up by a kid and hopefully have the same effect that Neil Young had on me, or Led Zeppelin or Black Sabbath.

Ville Valo
  • neil

We started playing music from an early age and so we wasn't really aware of that side of it, the weird thing is the more successful you get the more free booze and drugs you get, they should be given to the bands who don't have the money.

Ville Valo
  • aware

Unfortunately we just toured the East and West coasts so we didn't run into any rednecks.

Ville Valo
  • west

There's always reasons to make mistakes. Because then you do new mistakes next time. So they're beautiful mistakes.

Ville Valo
  • time

The guys in Kiss use some make up too so at first it was exiting. I've almost stopped using make-up nowadays.

Ville Valo
  • kiss

Talking about covers, whether visually or sonically, if a particular combination of notes struck a chord in your heart in a way that you want to be a part of it by covering that song, then there's nothing wrong with it.

Ville Valo
  • combination

Some genres I'm not a huge fan of but there are always exceptions that break the rules. There are always a few people doing it in a way weird enough to grab my attention.

Ville Valo
  • attention

So basically, I think music at its best can be everything. It can be totally stupid and very intellectual and emotional at the same time. I don't think all those things shut each other out.

Ville Valo
  • music

Music for me is an emotional thing and it really does make me happy. It's not a tool for me to get fame or see my face in the papers or anything like that. It's about the fact that I really do enjoy it.

Ville Valo
  • music

Los Angeles and New York are the big centers of the music industry worldwide so of course it can be hard for newcomers who don't know what to expect from the music business.

Ville Valo
  • business

It's the same with visual arts, you have some really cool, wonderful striking images that make you think and then again you have wonderful striking images that just take you away from the existing world for a second. And I like the latter a bit more.

Ville Valo
  • visual

It's like that with what sort of ideas people outside of the band have of HIM. They all see it through a different lens as well which is beautiful. Hopefully, it makes it an endless topic of conversation.

Ville Valo
  • endless

I've got asthma. When I was 17 I forgot to take my medication and was taken to a hospital for almost two weeks. After that I've taken better care of my illness.

Ville Valo
  • almost

I've always been a huge reggae fan.

Ville Valo
  • reggae

I'm living my dream right now. I get to make music, perform and travel.

Ville Valo
  • right

I'm a huge fan of James Dean, that got me started. Nowadays I smoke four packs in a day.

Ville Valo
  • huge

I'm a collecting maniac and I buy a lot of books and records. I have over thousand cds.

Ville Valo
  • collecting

I think if we keep on doing good music and people like us and they buy the magazine because we are in the magazine then they cant basically hate us hopefully.

Ville Valo
  • hate

I love Johnny Cash but I don't love country music that much.

Ville Valo
  • love

I like to listen to mellow stuff on the road like Travis, as we are constantly surrounded by rock music on tour and so its nice listening to mellow stuff. Obviously back at home I listen to a lot more rock music.

Ville Valo
  • rock

I haven't travelled that much before so this is the first time I get to see the big cities of Europe. I've never even been to US.

Ville Valo
  • time

I have never acted in one and I'm not at all interested to do so either.

Ville Valo
  • acted

Hopefully it will be possible to get all our other albums in American shops one day so if people are interested they can hear it but I'm hoping that people are going to be interested in what we are going to do, not just what we've done.

Ville Valo
  • shops

Even at school I studied ethics instead of religion.

Ville Valo
  • ethics

Art is always criticized and always an outsider gets the blame.

Ville Valo
  • blame

Mind is everything. Muscle - pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind.

Paavo Nurmi
  • mind

Do you have any ambitions outside racing? My main ambition at the moment, whether inside or outside racing, is to become Formula 1 World Champion.

Kimi Raikkonen
  • ambition

Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.

Linus Torvalds
  • avoid

If one is satisfied with things, one doesn't complain about the downsides that exist, either.

Georg Henrik von Wright
  • complain

Transnational, gigantic industrial companies no longer operate within political systems, but rather above them.

Georg Henrik von Wright
  • companies

A decision once taken brings peace to a man's mind and eases his soul.

Mika Waltari
  • brings

During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings. For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers, past and to come.

Mika Waltari
  • come

We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.

Tarja Halonen
  • equality

The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality.

Tarja Halonen
  • combined

The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full.

Tarja Halonen
  • 21st

It is people who are the objects of globalization and at the same time its subjects. What also follows logically from this is that globalization is not a law of nature, but rather a process set in train by people.

Tarja Halonen
  • follows

My name is Linus, and I am your God.

Linus Torvalds
  • god

The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it.

Linus Torvalds
  • technology

See, you not only have to be a good coder to create a system like Linux, you have to be a sneaky bastard too.

Linus Torvalds
  • create

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