Richey James Edwards Quote
Coda to Little Baby Nothing.
everything: A Book About Manic Street Preachers, Simon Price 1999, p.114
“In terms of the 'S' word, that does not enter my mind. And it never has done. In terms of An Attempt. Because I am stronger than that. I might be a weak person, but I can take pain.”
―Richey James Edwards
Manic's Depressive, NME, 1 October 1994
“A human being is a being who is constantly 'under construction,' but also, in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction.”
Interview published in March 2006 by Political Affairs
Earliest reference found in: "Young Children, Volume 53" (1964), p. 375. Probably apocryphal.
Picture Source: WikipediaRichey James Edwards
Born: December 22, 1967 (age 47)
Occupation: Musician, songwriter
Bio: Richard James Edwards was a Welsh musician who was rhythm guitarist and lyricist of the alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers. He was known for his politicized and intellectual songwriting which, combined with an enigmatic and eloquent character, has assured him cult status. Edwards vanished on 1 February 1995. He was declared presumed deceased in November 2008.
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