I think one of the things has wiped so many people out who do other kinds of work, like factory work, is that they’re not involved in the perfection, they don’t have a standard of excellence and I think if a man doesn’t have a standard of excellence his work becomes meaningless.
From The Sounds Interview 1971 by Billy Walker. Sounds: October 23, 1971. Accessed at LeonardCohenFiles.
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted June 12, 2013 at DrHGuy.com.