Wisdom has wandered down from generation to generation and has validity today. But unfortunately there are too many people who ignore everything one can learn by listening to others. I hope I am still on stage at age 80, conveying my life experiences in song to the audience. There is nothing better a man do for his fellow man than sharing his experience of life.
From Leonard Cohens store comeback by Leffe (LeffesLab: Jan 12, 2015) Translated from German to English by Google Translate and other online translation processes. Interview originally published in February 1985 in several newspapers, including Bergens Tidende and Ny Tid)