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“I started to think about being the only person who sees something. Maybe that's kind of the feeling you have when you're in love with somebody. That you're the only one who notices all these beautiful things about them. You know, and you kind of tell your friends "Isn't she great? Isn't she great?" And they're like "Yeah, she's okay." You know, but they don't see her the way you see her. You know, that sort of feeling. ”—Jack White
- Terry Gross: Did you learn anything working with Bernstein and watching him work?
- Stephen Sondheim: Oh, sure. A great deal. Yes. Mainly I learned something about courage. I learned – Lenny was never afraid to make big mistakes. He was never afraid to fall off the top rung of the ladder and I learned by implication that the worst thing you can do is fall off a low rung. If you're going to make a mistake, make a huge one.