I think of myself still as a student. I’m still learning. We’re all just beginners.

I really like that Lol Creme and Kevin Godley album L. The L stands for learner’s permit in England. And that album is so far above what everybody else is doing, yet they’re still learning. I really admire them.

For every set of goals achieved, new ones come along to replace them. [Coming up], after I would achieve one goal it would mean nothing. I think it’s human nature not to be satisfied with what you were originally dreaming of. You’ve got to have something to replace it.

Neil Peart
Modern Drummer, April–May, 1980