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I wasn't raised with money, so I had to get used to having it.
by Christine McVie

I wasn't raised with money, so I had to get used to having it.
I think I've adjusted to it pretty well.
- Christine McVie

I'm looking more like my dogs every day -
it must be the shaggy fringe and the ears.
- Christine McVie

The old Fleetwood Mac was much better;
they did some beautiful and,
to my mind, very authentic blues.
Chicken Shack did pretty well in Europe,
but after I left, it was over.
- Christine McVie

Some of the best songs I've written,
I've written in 10 minutes.
- Christine McVie

 

We all enjoyed the success of Rumours obviously.
- Christine McVie

I wouldn't think a blues album would be that commercially successful,
but I don't really care.
I'd do it for the love of blues, not for the money.
I've got plenty of money.
- Christine McVie

For Stevie, the words are of prime importance;
the song moves around the words,
rather than the words moving around the song.
- Christine McVie

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I find it hard to get excited by just a sound.
I have to have a song there, then I'll find what used
I can make of that sound within the song.
- Christine McVie

Learn your instrument.
Be honest.
Don't do anything phony.
There is so much crap floating around.
There is plenty of room for a bit of honest writing.
- Christine McVie

My songs are self-explanatory...
somebody pointed out to me that...
my songs pretty much speak for themselves.
- Christine McVie

I do like my wine.
- Christine McVie

You can only mend the vase so many times before you have to chuck it away.
- Christine McVie

I haven't turned into some rich monster.
I've kept my perspective.
But I am a bit spoiled.
It's hard not to be a little spoiled by having a lot of money.
- Christine McVie

I enjoy my money, and I'm not ashamed to admit it.
I'd certainly rather be rich than poor.
- Christine McVie

I'm rather old-fashioned about this video business.
It's all relatively new.
We really don't do videos, Fleetwood Mac.
We've only done two.
- Christine McVie

I still like to play the blues more than anything else.
- Christine McVie

There's a whole bunch of unfinished stuff.
Then I've got books of lyrics.
I find it frustrating to finish a song and not be able to record it...
so I don't write a million songs.
- Christine McVie

There were a lot of bad feelings when Lindsey first left the band.
But there's been a lot of healing going on,
growing up, maturing.
The bond is a great deal stronger than what we first thought.
- Christine McVie

It really comes down to Mick.
He's the one who was constantly trying to get these
five people in one room together.
This is his love, his baby.
It's his band, and there's nothing more he loves to
do than get up on stage and play with us.
- Christine McVie

I was in Tower Records in San Francisco a few weeks ago,
buying some cassettes, and a couple of people recognized
me and ran up with albums,
and I just wanted to cover my face and have a seizure or something.
I want people to just go away.
- Christine McVie

I couldn't go anywhere unless there was a security guard with me.
That spoiled my life.
It was like being in captivity.
Those days are gone, and I don't ever want to see that happen to me again.
Now I can wander around the streets of Los Angeles on my own.
I like it that way.
- Christine McVie

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children,
except in self-defense.
- Fred Allen

I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one
step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
- Al Roker

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
- Milo Ventimiglia

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas,
purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
- Marcelene Cox

The Sabbath is a weekly cathedral raised up in my dining room,
in my family, in my heart.
- Anita Diament

Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking.
A child is more likely to smoke when they have been
raised in the environment of a smoker.
- Christy Turlington

I long for the raised voice, the howl of rage or love.
- Leslie Fiedler

Civil libertarians have raised concerns that some of
the Patriot Act's provisions infringe on Constitutional rights.
Those concerns are not supported by the facts.
- Roger Wicker

Maybe, one other match better; but if you look at the tournament as a whole,
I played very high quality tennis for seven matches
and raised my game when I needed to.
- Richard Krajicek

I was raised Baptist, and I like the fact that I got
my conscience installed early.
- Octavia Butler

New Orleans.
Born and raised.
I lived there until I was 19.
- Patricia Clarkson

A Catholic is raised with the idea that he will die
any minute now and if he doesn't live his life in a certain way,
this death is an introduction to an eternity of pain.
- Don DeLillo

God is another name for human intelligence raised above
all error and imperfection,
and extended to all possible truth.
- William Ellery Channing

As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio,
about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the
Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
- Neil Armstrong

Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty,
brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain,
to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?
- Joseph Howe

I would have to say I might do some stuff,
but it's the film that's appealing.
I was raised on film.
My musical experience is all via film,
it's not from classical music.
- Danny Elfman

When you're around someone good, your own standards are raised.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I was raised to pretend.
- Anne Heche

I have never had a vote, and I have raised hell all over this country.
You don't need a vote to raise hell!
You need convictions and a voice!
- Mother Jones

It's traditional for an heiress to be raised in a sheltered way.
No one thinks that's true of me, but it actually was.
- Paris Hilton

I was born in St.
Andrew's and raised in Kingston then I attended the Alpha Boy's school.
- Desmond Dekker

Louis Braille created the code of raised dots for reading
and writing that bears his name and brings literacy,
independence, and productivity to the blind.
- Bob Ney

I think in church you're raised like God is God and you are here.
- Charles King

I wasn't really raised to be the type of person to have doubts.
- John Malkovich

This tragic brow, these closed eyes,
eyebrows raised and knotted.
- Frederick Leboyer

All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression;
all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning.
Everything is either symbol or parable.
- Paul Claudel

I was raised with those principals and values and ethics
that came out of the men and women that served.
But this generation doesn't quite know;
they haven't been tested.
- Jack Scalia

I was raised to speak out about politics and the world around me.
I would do it whether I was in the public or not.
It is the way I was taught.
The American way.
- Judy Collins

A big part of who I am is just the way I was raised.
Nobody is better than anyone else, and if you really work hard,
you might get lucky and get what you want.
- Martina McBride

Our father died when we were very young,
so our mother raised six kids.
We saw the world filtered through her eyes,
being a minority woman raising six kids.
- Gilbert Hernandez

Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an
unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer -
my father and his brother both became professors.
- Philip Warren Anderson

You live for those really great scenes where you almost
feel that the film has gone beyond what was printed
on the script pages and been raised to another level.
- Tobey Maguire

Well, because lots of questions had been raised about
the toxicity of the drug,
which is very serious.
- Thabo Mbeki

I was raised in Chicago, so always used Latina.
It's what my Father and brothers called ourselves,
when we meant the entire Spanish-speaking community of Chicago.
- Sandra Cisneros

I think the extent to which I have any balance at all,
any mental balance, is because of being a farm kid
and being raised in those isolated rural areas.
- James Earl Jones

I was raised as a Christian but the transaction has to be made by yourself -
you and God -
at some point.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

I like boys.
I am not foreign; I was born and raised in Hickory County,
Mo.
- Sally Rand

If I didn't start painting, I would have raised chickens.
- William Lyon Phelps

Well, I was born and raised in the Midwest,
in Indiana specifically, and my childhood was full of weekend movies,
you know, the Saturday and Sunday popcorn movies.
- Sydney Pollack

Is it right to probe so deeply into Nature's secrets?
The question must here be raised whether it will benefit mankind,
or whether the knowledge will be harmful.
- Pierre Curie

Barack Obama has raised tons of money.
That is what he means by being green.
- Evan Sayet

Domestic goddesses have infiltrated everybody's lives
and raised the bar way too high.
- Daisy Donovan

I think I had an advantage in the sense that I wasn't raised religiously.
- Amber Tamblyn

I'm really happy that I was raised Catholic because
it's given me years of material.
- Kate Clinton

Children that are raised in a home with a married mother
and father consistently do better in every measure
of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent,
single-parent, cohabiting homes.
- Todd Tiahrt

Pop art is the inedible raised to the unspeakable.
- Leonard Baskin

You need a whole community to raise a child.
I have raised two children, alone.
- Toni Morrison


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