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It's funny, because my last record was a lot about
by Aimee Mann

It's funny, because my last record was a lot about
isolation and people living in separate worlds that
other people can't even understand,
which drug addiction is the perfect negative example of.
- Aimee Mann

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

It really doesn't matter to me what people say about me anymore.
- Aimee Mann

Listen, I'm out of this system, man,
I'm out...
I'm doing better than ever.
I couldn't be more happy.
- Aimee Mann

 

For me, there's a fine line between telling a story
that's fictional with lots of details and then removing
yourself too much from it,
so it's bloodless, a little too fictional.
- Aimee Mann

The knock-out punch is always the one you never see coming.
- Aimee Mann

I wanted to try to write songs on the piano to get a different flavor.
- Aimee Mann

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Everyone's just extracting meaning and feeling and
emotion from almost every aspect of music,
and I think that for me, it's a huge antidote to that to have a concept album.
- Aimee Mann

In the '70s, everybody thought drugs were just good times.
People didn't really know about drug addiction,
or that such a thing existed.
When I grew up in the '70s I thought you had to take drugs.
It was almost like I didn't think you had a choice.
- Aimee Mann

I certainly understand that we're all trying to make a living,
but I'm not thinking about that when I'm making it.
And if that's your sole motivation, it's going to reflect that narcissistic greed,
and you're going to hear it in the music.
- Aimee Mann

You know what, the drummer is my manager.
He's busy.
And I'm busy.
I don't need the dough, though.
But having said that, there's a limit to how much bad music I wanna play.
I did it when I was young, and some of the music was OK,
but it wasn't great.
- Aimee Mann

I have a 6-year-old, and his thing is to turn on Radio Disney in the car,
and I get such an allergic reaction to listening to
that music and the context into which it falls.
I'm really working on him about that.
- Aimee Mann

I didn't want to play these people any more songs and
have them say that they weren't good enough.
So my response was to just not be able to write anymore.
I know that's not the healthiest of responses.
- Aimee Mann

It's more important for me to have a good record with
good music and be part of a movie that's good and where
the music is used in a really great way.
That's the important thing.
The other stuff you want to say about it,
I don't care.
- Aimee Mann

Everybody kind of understands, Oh yeah you take drugs
and it does something to your brain and then you can't stop.
It's easier to describe that shame, that horrible feeling
of not being able to control your own life.
- Aimee Mann

One of the things I've really gotten past in the last
couple of years is the idea of being made uncomfortable
by the way things appear,
rather than how things are.
Clearly in this business you have to contend with a lot of that.
- Aimee Mann

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
- Milton Berle

You got to be careful if you
don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do.
- Phyllis Diller

When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Nine-tenths of the people were created
so you would want to be with the other tenth.
- Horace Walpole

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

An old friend will help you move.
A good friend will help you move a dead body.
- Jim Hayes

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

What exactly is the function of a rubber duck?
- the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

Times like these, dark times,
they do funny things to people.
They can tear them apart.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

If you are not one of us, you are one of them.
- the movie The Matrix (1999)

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man
take which course he will,
he will be sure to repent.
- Socrates

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

Old age has deformities enough of its own.
It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Normal is in the eye of the beholder.
- Whoopi Goldberg

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity,
but in being uninteresting.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts cartoon

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

I love mankind, it's people I can't stand.
- Charles M. Schulz

Whenever I feel the need to exercise,
I lie down until it goes away.
- Robert Maynard Hutchins

I am no longer young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.
- Groucho Marx

I refuse to answer that question
on the grounds that I don't know the answer
- Douglas Adams

People always ask me, 'Were you funny as a child?' Well,
no, I was an accountant.
- Ellen DeGeneres

No problem is so formidable that
you can't walk away from it.
- Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

I love deadlines.
I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
- Douglas Adams

It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.
- W. C. Fields


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