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Michelle Shocked Quotes and Sayings

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I'm one of the few that comes from this vantage point:
I never tried to get a record deal.
- Michelle Shocked

I'm a perfectionist, which I think is a mistake.
- Michelle Shocked

I think the word soul has gotta come into it.
Music that's created just for consuming lacks that soul,
that swing, that feeling.
- Michelle Shocked

I'm too shy, really to be able to hang out with my heroes for too long.
- Michelle Shocked

 

I walked along that slippery slope where if you fail through lack of faith,
you sell your soul to the devil.
- Michelle Shocked

They sign a bunch of women, and they call it a movement.
I don't like the way women in music have been identified
as women first and musicians second.
- Michelle Shocked

Music is not a commodity, it's a resource.
- Michelle Shocked

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I accepted a change in my life.
I didn't choose that change and those are the best changes to make.
- Michelle Shocked

Music is too important to be left to professionals.
- Michelle Shocked

As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity,
I was a traveler.
I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist,
and a musician.
All my life I've been traveling.
- Michelle Shocked

I think people have to choose between living with contradictions
or painting themselves into a corner.
I have a lot of contradictions.
- Michelle Shocked

I've been through some dark times but I've experienced joy too.
Now that joy can't be suppressed.
- Michelle Shocked

I try to look at this music career thing as the means to an end.
And really, at the end of it, I see myself on a sailboat,
sailing off the edge of the world.
- Michelle Shocked

Make your own music.
It can be done.
- Michelle Shocked

Writing and singing does give me some kind of release
from the demons of my past,
it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest,
my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance
of myself than performance has ever done.
- Michelle Shocked

The thing I fail to do is fully comprehend what's given
back to me by the audience.
You would think you would be a performer partly so
you could feel all the appreciation or adulation,
but I haven't quite managed that yet.
- Michelle Shocked

Ideals are not something I can control.
It's not logic that convinces me of something,
it's what my heart says.
My heart has a way of involving me in things,
which can only be good for the music.
- Michelle Shocked

People might say I'm difficult, but did you ever hear
anyone describe a label as 'difficult'? By nature,
artists should challenge.
When they call you difficult, it is a reflection of the imbalance of power.
- Michelle Shocked

My grandmother had a Miss Margaret's School of Dance
to teach tap and ballet to kids,
but I never studied it.
I was raised a Mormon and they're dancing fools.
It's the only vice they have - dancing.
- Michelle Shocked

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin PHOTO

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro PHOTO

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Never be fooled into believing that
there is one speck out of order.
- Byron Katie

All the darkness of the world cannot
extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon


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