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Making a movie requires 20 to 500 people to make and
by Alanis Morissette

Making a movie requires 20 to 500 people to make and
a lot of money and the stakes are a lot higher.
- Alanis Morissette

We'll love you just the way you are if you're perfect.
- Alanis Morissette

And if I had a preference, it would be to be able to
not be in the studio until 4 in the morning.
- Alanis Morissette

I guess what people forget sometimes is that when I write songs,
I write them sometimes in about 20 minutes.
- Alanis Morissette

 

Down the road, I'll probably have a kid or two or three.
And there will probably be political events or spiritual things to comment on,
and humor.
- Alanis Morissette

Anything I do has to be directly related to my music.
If it isn't, I don't really see a point to it.
- Alanis Morissette

I happen to be lucky in that I knew what I wanted to
do as far as a career since I was nine years old.
- Alanis Morissette

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I love songs that are very autobiographical.
- Alanis Morissette

The thing I always default to is that I'll always be here to write songs.
- Alanis Morissette

I remember thinking during those times that I wanted
to write in a way where there are no rules.
- Alanis Morissette

When I start writing songs and it turns into an overly
belabored intellectual process,
I just throw it out.
- Alanis Morissette

I'll keep evolving and put that into my songs.
- Alanis Morissette

I want to walk through life instead of being dragged through it.
- Alanis Morissette

I think some fans want everything to stay they same
because they want to stay the same.
- Alanis Morissette

At one point, I was just perceived as only being angry,
but now I'm being perceived as angry,
peaceful, and spiritual.
- Alanis Morissette

I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all
this external success that everyone would love you
and everything would be peaceful and wonderful.
- Alanis Morissette

I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament.
- Alanis Morissette

I could write six songs in one day with everything that's going on.
- Alanis Morissette

I'm doing it because I choose it.
And if it's not working, I can make a change.
- Alanis Morissette

In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song,
without turning it into a novelty song,
is really charming.
- Alanis Morissette

As long as I can say what it is that I need to say,
then I'll fit whatever I'm trying to say around a melody.
- Alanis Morissette

And I always laugh at that, because I think I've always
been doing what I want to do since Day 1.
- Alanis Morissette

The person who knows HOW will always have a job.
The person who knows WHY will always be his boss.
- Alanis Morissette

I felt like I was making a record under the radar,
and that is my favorite way to do anything.
- Alanis Morissette

They're different kinds of challenges depending upon
what phase of life I'm in.
- Alanis Morissette

I was born in '74, so I missed out on all the great
early '60s and early '70s.
- Alanis Morissette

I try to keep a low profile in general.
Not with my art, but just as a person.
- Alanis Morissette

I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope.
- Alanis Morissette

What I try to keep in mind is that there are going
to be a lot of articles that are going to be misrepresentative
of what I'm about as a person and as a writer.
- Alanis Morissette

Well, as a kid I did not get Shakespeare.
I just never understood it.
- Alanis Morissette

It's when someone has an agenda of their own for the
record that it doesn't work for me.
- Alanis Morissette

But once I acclimated and really used fame for what
it was offering me as a tool to serve my life purpose
of inspiring and contributing,
then it started to get fun again.
- Alanis Morissette

A good man often appears gauche simply because he does
not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances
of making himself look stylish.
Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work
upon the facade of his appearance.
- Alanis Morissette

And ultimately the people who produce my records,
they know that they're here to serve the purpose of
me expressing who I am at this period of time and augmenting
that or pulling it forward and I love that process.
- Alanis Morissette

When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to -
in a very patriarchal entertainment industry,
let alone planet - very much hell-bent on trying to prove to myself,
if nothing else, that I could do it as a woman.
- Alanis Morissette

At some point, I would like to write a book and other things,
but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind,
but not when fifty people or fifty million people are
breathing down the back of my neck.
- Alanis Morissette

I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them
away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces,
as opposed to what I see it being now,
which is a way for me to actually communicate,
and a way for me to tap into my subconscious.
- Alanis Morissette

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is not a matter of counting the years,
but making the years count.
- Michele St. Amand

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

Inspiration is God making contact with itself.
- Ram Dass

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light,
but by making the darkness conscious.
- Carl Jung

I love you not only for what you are,
but for what I am when I am with you.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself,
but for what you are making of me.
I love you for that part of me you bring out.
- Roy Croft

The making of friends, who are real friends,
is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
- Edward Everett Hale

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
- Mark Twain

When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.
- Roy E. Disney

I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem.
- Howard Nemerov

I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money.
- Mary Roberts Rinehart

Technology is making gestures precise and brutal,
and with them men.
- Theodor Adorno

The greatest pleasure when I started making money was
not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to
have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.
- Gore Vidal

People think computers will keep them from making mistakes.
They're wrong.
With computers you make mistakes faster.
- Adam Osborne

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein
of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green.
- Thomas Carlyle

If I'm making a movie and get hungry,
I call time-out and eat some crackers.
- Carol Alt


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