The idea that your creative impetus is over by 30, that you immolate yourself on this pyre of energy and sexuality and can then go back to cleaning up and doing the dishes…it just ain’t so. The fire continues to burn fiercely as you get older. It’s passionate.
Growing Old Passionately by Alan Jackson (Observer, November 22, 1992).
DrHGuy Note: At the time of the interview, Leonard Cohen was 58.
Note: Originally posted November 9, 2011 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric