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Vanessa Carlton Quotes and Sayings

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Food can become such a point of anxiety -
not because it's food,
but just because you have anxiety.
That's how eating disorders develop.
- Vanessa Carlton

Related topics: Food

I am not this big celebrity, but it gets really crazy.
You have to go through the nuts of blowing up,
in a sense, and then figuring out how to live your life with that.
- Vanessa Carlton

When it comes to music, we live in a very different
world than everyone did in the 1960s and 1970s.
- Vanessa Carlton

If Mozart were around now he would write a killer rock song.
- Vanessa Carlton


The women who don't feel that people think they're
sexy are the ones who seem to titillate in that way,
because they don't feel like they're getting that kind of approval.
- Vanessa Carlton

Toting around a full orchestra on tour is very ambitious.
I would consider doing a show now and then,
like do a show at Radio City or Carnegie Hall with a full orchestra.
- Vanessa Carlton

Every single note on this album is there for a reason.
- Vanessa Carlton

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I have gone from being a 21-year-old with wide eyes to a 24-year-old woman.
With success comes a lot of responsibility and power.
- Vanessa Carlton

I did not stop dancing; I did take two years off to get myself together.
- Vanessa Carlton

The music industry is so easy compared to the ballet world.
- Vanessa Carlton

I tour with a piano, actually.
Luckily I am able to hire people that deal with it
completely and magically a piano appears on stage and
then magically disappears when I leave.
- Vanessa Carlton

I work hard and I will always work hard.
But I feel very lucky with the way that it has all come together.
- Vanessa Carlton

But the approach to recording this album was kind of an organized,
chaotic approach where I wanted to maintain and preserve
that wild abandon to creating.
- Vanessa Carlton

My songs are a direct route into my brain and my heart.
- Vanessa Carlton

I don't put boundaries on myself when I sit at the piano.
- Vanessa Carlton

Well, I would say that music just happens with me,
I'm not in the driver's seat when I am at the piano,
the piano is.
- Vanessa Carlton

Plus, there were so many pianos in my house,
so I couldn't really avoid it.
- Vanessa Carlton

And it's sad because it's like a surprise to people -
almost an anomaly -
when artists are actually refined and trained on an instrument.
That's the last thing people think about.
- Vanessa Carlton

But when you hear the complete album,
it gets dark, really straight-up rock,
with some really intimate moments with just me and the piano.
It's not completely me because there are parts of me
that aren't on that song,
that are on the album.
- Vanessa Carlton

I don't use sex to sell records, obviously,
but I'd be lying if I said that I don't feel like I
have to make an effort to look good when I go out onstage,
to wear something pretty.
- Vanessa Carlton

A lot of people give in to those pressures and let
others influence the process on their second albums
because they want to achieve the success they had with their first again,
but they don't know how to do it.
- Vanessa Carlton

My mom would give me a piece to play,
but I wouldn't do any theory because when it came time
to do it I would sneak back upstairs and watch TV.
So, I had these kind of nonchalant lessons for years,
then it just started soaking in.
- Vanessa Carlton

I had no album title, and the album is like a journey
in that it's a complete body of work.
It's not just a couple of catchy songs and filler,
so I felt that I needed to capture the essence of the album.
- Vanessa Carlton

I learned a lot from that first record and I learned
a lot from my experiences touring,
but really the biggest education I got over the past
two years was learning the importance of arrangements.
- Vanessa Carlton

Now, performing is second nature and I love every second of it.
It is a very emotional thing when I can't play a song;
maybe I'm hitting on something that I don't want to deal with.
All of it is so personal.
It is like therapy.
- Vanessa Carlton

Writing this record let me recapture who I am.
It is summed up in the title Be Not Nobody.
You need to feel comfortable in your skin and do whatever
you need to do for yourself,
to heal or to grow.
- Vanessa Carlton

I am always drawn to men that are funny.
I do not know why.
But I am always drawn to people that are struggling
with parts of themselves...
But it's like in the end, there has to be confidence.
- Vanessa Carlton

But now - look, I have to take care of myself.
I work out every day.
I'm a dancer.
I've always been an athlete, and I'm one of those people
who start to go crazy if they don't run or do something.
- Vanessa Carlton

But my mom was a pianist, and she taught piano out of her house.
I was just so excited, being a little kid and having
all these other kids come to my house twice a week.
I thought it was a big party.
- Vanessa Carlton

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising
food as raising money to buy food.
- Frank Howard Clark

One of the glories of New York is its ethnic food,
and only McDonald's and Burger King equalize us all.
- John Corry

My idea of fast food is a mallard.
- Ted Nugent

I wouldn't hunt a person down for food.
But if he were already dead.
- Yasmine Bleeth

Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing
to the eye and even more flavorful than before.
- Marilyn vos Savant

So long as you have food in your mouth,
you have solved all questions for the time being.
- Franz Kafka

My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better
at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine,
and do it on a daily basis.
- Emeril Lagasse

Food simply isn't important to me.
- Alice Paul

I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world.
- Karrie Webb

Get people back into the kitchen and combat the trend
toward processed food and fast food.
- Andrew Weil

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier
weapon than the machine-gun.
- George Orwell

Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat
that they can be classified as cannibals.
- Finley Peter Dunne

We provide food that customers love,
day after day after day.
People just want more of it.
- Ray Kroc

Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds.
- Joan Rivers

My weaknesses have always been food and men -
in that order.
- Dolly Parton

We receive this food in gratitude to all beings
Who have helped to bring it to our table,
And vow to respond in turn to those in need
With wisdom and compassion.
- Buddhist Blessing

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.
- John Walters

I like food.
I like eating.
And I don't want to deprive myself of good food.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

Food is your body's fuel.
Without fuel, your body wants to shut down.
- Ken Hill

It's difficult to believe that people are still starving
in this country because food isn't available.
- Ronald Reagan

Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted
by the change of their food,
and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Food for the body is not enough.
There must be food for the soul.
- Dorothy Day

Every major food company now has an organic division.
There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
- Michael Pollan

If I could only have one type of food with me,
I would bring soy sauce.
The reason being that if I have soy sauce,
I can flavor a lot of things.
- Martin Yan

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

If you're going to America, bring your own food.
- Fran Lebowitz

Sharing food with another human being is an intimate
act that should not be indulged in lightly.
- M. F. K. Fisher

We can no more do without spirituality
than we can do without food, shelter, or clothing.
- Ernest Holmes

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.
- James Thurber

I love all kinds of bread.
Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.
- Tyra Banks

Food should be fun.
- Thomas Keller

You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.
- Paul Prudhomme

I will not eat oysters.
I want my food dead.
Not sick.
Not wounded.
- Woody Allen

Confit is the ultimate comfort food,
and trendy or not,
it is dazzling stuff.
- Sally Schneider

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food;
sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
- Henry Fielding

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos
taste a hell of a lot better.
- Robert Redford

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

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