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Fiona Apple Quotes and Sayings

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I'm here because of what I write.
Obviously, I must know something.
- Fiona Apple

The age thing really bugs me.
Do people have more of a right to not like what I say because I'm 19?
- Fiona Apple

I resent limitations.
I'm going to be this way for a while.
- Fiona Apple

I never thought I'd be in a position where people would
be talking about my sexuality and saying how good I look in underwear.
- Fiona Apple

 

I never went to concerts when I was a kid,
so I never knew if what I was doing onstage was right.
- Fiona Apple

I really don't think anything I do is a mistake.
It could be if I didn't learn from it.
- Fiona Apple

I have a very steadfast tendency to parent myself,
to monitor my development into the person I want to be.
I've tried to keep the corruption minimal.
- Fiona Apple

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I wanted to write a happy song.
I didn't know how.
- Fiona Apple

I got drunk when I was five.
Everybody gets drunk before they're 21.
- Fiona Apple

I was so self-critical.
I still am, but it's not as bad anymore.
- Fiona Apple

I dare anybody to look at me and say I'm anorexic.
I'm so totally not.
- Fiona Apple

The way I feel about music is that there is no right and wrong.
Only true and false.
- Fiona Apple

I'm not a control freak.
- Fiona Apple

For a while after the rape, I was afraid of my own sexuality,
because I got raped right about the time when I started developing physically.
- Fiona Apple

I would really like to go back to school.
I would love it now.
- Fiona Apple

If I respect myself and believe in what I'm doing,
no one can touch me.
- Fiona Apple

I want to be like the patron saint of reality.
- Fiona Apple

My whole life, people have been saying,
Why are you so angry?
- Fiona Apple

I don't know if anybody wants to mix their politics
with their entertainment.
- Fiona Apple

There aren't many poster children for cool angst.
Everybody thinks it's cool if you're the bad girl.
- Fiona Apple

Five years from now I'm probably going to look back
on the things I'm doing and cringe.
- Fiona Apple

Nothing that you do will ever feel good if you let
people convince you that you have no choice.
- Fiona Apple

What's really good is African drum music.
- Fiona Apple

I don't care what people do.
I don't care how people remember my albums.
I do them for my own reasons.
- Fiona Apple

I've never been to the websites.
It's a lot healthier for me to keep out of the conversations about me.
- Fiona Apple

Everybody sees me as this sullen and insecure little thing.
Those are just the sides of me that I feel it's necessary
to show because no one else seems to be showing them.
- Fiona Apple

I'm not used to not having enough time to live with the songs.
Usually, if I write something, I live with it for a little while.
- Fiona Apple

I don't have a big thing about leaving my mark or being historic.
- Fiona Apple

I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like,
I'm sorry, you have to take driver's ed.
I just kind of went, Oh, forget it.
- Fiona Apple

I know what my job is: I write the songs,
I sing them, I play them on the piano.
- Fiona Apple

I caved in to what people wanted me to do.
I thought that they weren't going to like me if I didn't.
- Fiona Apple

I'm incredibly impressed by people who organize to achieve a goal,
and believe that they can make a difference and then
go ahead and do just that.
I think it's incredible.
- Fiona Apple

Now I feel like whatever I do, no one can hurt me.
I cannot be violated, I cannot be humiliated,
I cannot be disregarded, I cannot be disrespected.
- Fiona Apple

For me, the best times are always going to be the most intense,
the ones with the highest highs and the lowest lows.
- Fiona Apple

I got into therapy in the fifth grade because I said
in a sarcastic way that I was going to kill myself,
and they didn't get it then.
Nothing's changed.
- Fiona Apple

The quick success was a bit strange to get used to.
- Fiona Apple

I read on the Internet that I was dead.
- Fiona Apple

I still don't know what Episcopalian means.
- Fiona Apple

Rape is the most humiliating thing that can be done to you;
it's the most vulnerable that you can be.
But once I realized that, I became a stronger person and faced all my fears.
- Fiona Apple

I've gone through stages where I hate my body so much
that I won't even wear shorts and a bra in my house
because if I pass a mirror,
that's the end of my day.
- Fiona Apple

When you're surrounded by all these people,
it can be even lonelier than when you're by yourself.
You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like
you can trust anybody or talk to anybody,
you feel like you're really alone.
- Fiona Apple

I don't want to give any advice to a 19-year-old,
because I want a 19-year-old to make mistakes and learn from them.
Make mistakes, make mistakes, make mistakes.
Just make sure they're your mistakes.
- Fiona Apple

Sometimes interviews are fun and good conversations,
but stuff like photo shoots and appearances at places
where you have to meet a lot of people -
I was never really made for this kind of stuff.
- Fiona Apple

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

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

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

Be here now.
- Ram Dass

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

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

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver


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