There’s something in everybody that says. well the public life doesn’t represent me. And the public statements don’t represent me, and my life is not represented on television. My life is not represented in the politician’s plans. My life is not represented in the books and the songs. That there’s something, that there’s a big gap between my private life and the public expression. And I think we’re in one of those times now, that gap opens and closes.
From How The Heart Approaches What It Yearns – Interview With Leonard Cohen Presented By John McKenna. RTE Ireland, May 9 & 12, 1988. Retrieved from LeonardCohenFiles. Photo “Leonard Cohen, 1988 01” by Gorupdebesanez – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons. Originally posted Dec 1, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric