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
“Civilisation needs more than the law to hold it together. You see, all mankind are not equally willing to accept as divine justice what is called human law.”
Ch. 3 Tells of a Midsummer Night - The Power-House (1916)
“Myth. Rape is a manifestation of male political and economic power. Fact. Any given black man is three times as likely to be reported a rapist as a white man. Do blacks suddenly have more political and economic power? Maybe rape does not derive from power, but rather from powerlessness.”
The Myth of Male Power (Warren Farrell, Simon and Schuster, 1st Ed., 1993; 2nd Ed., Berkely, 2000)
The Rest is Silence - Music at Night and Other Essays (1931)
As quoted in: Ebony, March 1985, p. 140
Picture Source: WikipediaRichey James Edwards
Born: December 22, 1967 (age 46)
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.