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97 Grace Slick Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Grace Slick Sayings: Old people should be heard but not seen. Young people should be seen, not heard. Old people should be heard but not seen. Young people should be seen, not heard.
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Grace Slick Sayings: All rock-and-rollers over the age of 50 look stupid and should retire All rock-and-rollers over the age of 50 look stupid and should retire
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Grace Slick Sayings: If I were gay, life would be a lot simpler. I'm kind of annoyed that If I were gay, life would be a lot simpler. I'm kind of annoyed that I'm not.
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Grace Slick Sayings: No matter how big or soft or warm your bed is, you still have to No matter how big or soft or warm your bed is, you still have to get out of it.
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Grace Slick Sayings: You are the crown of creation, and you've got no place to go. You are the crown of creation, and you've got no place to go.
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Grace Slick Sayings: With all due respect to Mick Jagger, who is one of my idols, I think With all due respect to Mick Jagger, who is one of my idols, I think it's a mistake to leap around and sing at 53. When I started, there weren't any women I looked up to. It was Mick. I never saw anybody go on a stage and have that tongue-in-cheek attitude. It was all straight, including the Beatles. I love his attitude, hands on hips and lips out.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Woodstock is well known because this country is so hyped on amount. It was big. Woodstock is well known because this country is so hyped on amount. It was big. Half a million people doesn't necessarily mean something is good. It just means it's big.
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Grace Slick Sayings: My parents were very open about what kind of talent I had. They never pushed My parents were very open about what kind of talent I had. They never pushed me to become an accountant because they knew that would be just absolutely ridiculous. So they were encouraging in what I am able to do with some success.
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Grace Slick Sayings: I don't want to see old people doing rap or rock and roll. It makes I don't want to see old people doing rap or rock and roll. It makes me cringe.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Jerry Garcia used to take his paints on the road. I don't do that. Either Jerry Garcia used to take his paints on the road. I don't do that. Either I'm a singer or a painter. I'm not good at multi-tasking.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Through your life, most people peel away the junk that's not useful, that's superfluous. You Through your life, most people peel away the junk that's not useful, that's superfluous. You are determined to peel that away. I do one thing at a time. One man at a time. One car. One house. One child. One job.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Starship was a whole different thing. It was pop rock. It made more money and Starship was a whole different thing. It was pop rock. It made more money and had more hit songs than Airplane. There was no cultural or social ethic behind it. For me, it was like selling out. I was the only one selling out. The rest enjoyed doing what they were doing.
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Grace Slick Sayings: The main point for me is moral; animals are sentient beings. I know for some The main point for me is moral; animals are sentient beings. I know for some this is a hard argument to accept, but we're not built to eat a lot of meat.
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Grace Slick Sayings: My solo albums were each like a half-finished puzzle; they represented only the beginning of My solo albums were each like a half-finished puzzle; they represented only the beginning of a full picture. Simply put, they were inadequate and incomplete.
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Grace Slick Sayings: When you learn that a truth is a lie, anger follows. When you learn that a truth is a lie, anger follows.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Feed your head. Feed your head. Feed your head Feed your head. Feed your head. Feed your head
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Grace Slick Sayings: I collect stuffed animals, and toy stores make me happy. I collect stuffed animals, and toy stores make me happy.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Anyone who's 71 years old would look ridiculous singing rock. Anyone who's 71 years old would look ridiculous singing rock.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Applause is interesting, but I'm a monster with or without it. Something is either well Applause is interesting, but I'm a monster with or without it. Something is either well written or it isn't. 'White Rabbit' is not well written, and no amount of applause or royalties can convince me it is. I could have done a better job with those lyrics. They didn't say what I wanted.
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Grace Slick Sayings: There is an attitude that we should be able to have everything. No, you shouldn't There is an attitude that we should be able to have everything. No, you shouldn't be able to have anything. I'd like a helicopter, but I can't afford a helicopter, so I don't buy one. People are buying stuff they can't afford on credit. I bought my Ford hybrid with cash.
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Grace Slick Sayings: When you get older, it's not about what you did that you regret, it's what When you get older, it's not about what you did that you regret, it's what you didn't do.
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Grace Slick Sayings: I don't miss anything about the 1960s, not really. I did it. It's like asking, I don't miss anything about the 1960s, not really. I did it. It's like asking, 'Do you miss the fourth grade?' I loved the fourth grade when I was in it, but I don't want to do it again.
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Grace Slick Sayings: People say Altamont was the 'end of the '60s.' It was unfortunate, but at the People say Altamont was the 'end of the '60s.' It was unfortunate, but at the time we didn't think of it as signaling anything. The fact that nobody got killed at Woodstock is amazing because that was half a million people. We only had 300,000 at Altamont.
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Grace Slick Sayings: I'm not very good at multi-tasking. Most people aren't, but they think they are. The I'm not very good at multi-tasking. Most people aren't, but they think they are. The mind is really better when you're really focused on one thing.
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Grace Slick Sayings: She's more even -[daughter China] - I think it jumps generations. You get a screwball She's more even -[daughter China] - I think it jumps generations. You get a screwball in one, and then the next one is straight, then you get a screwball. My grandmother was goofy, my mother was straight.
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Grace Slick Sayings: When I was between the ages of five and nine, the soldiers of the Second When I was between the ages of five and nine, the soldiers of the Second World War wanted to have Betty Grable, but I wanted to be Betty Grable. She was the epitome of an alluring woman; she had it all as far as I was concerned.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Rock & roll is not obscure, it's really easy to understand. So is my painting. Rock & roll is not obscure, it's really easy to understand. So is my painting.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Man is the only animal that knows he's going to die, so we invent a Man is the only animal that knows he's going to die, so we invent a heaven to keep from going crazy. Most people are hypnotized by organized religion from Childhood.
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Grace Slick Sayings: It takes a little work to be a vegan, but now it's really possible to It takes a little work to be a vegan, but now it's really possible to have tasty stuff and it's better for you. I say the best test is go as far as you can and see how you feel. Personally, I feel great.
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Grace Slick Sayings: In school, I learned about artists and how they were free to express themselves. I In school, I learned about artists and how they were free to express themselves. I was allergic to conformity, and the lifestyle attracted me. I wanted to express myself in a way that slammed people up against the wall.
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Grace Slick Sayings: You start out performing because it's fun, then you learn more things and you want You start out performing because it's fun, then you learn more things and you want to do more than go "Na-na-na-na" on a stage. The production end is interesting, writing is interesting, and you learn to coordinate all these things.
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Grace Slick Sayings: I was appalled that the San Francisco ethic didn't mushroom and envelope the whole world I was appalled that the San Francisco ethic didn't mushroom and envelope the whole world into this loving community of acid freaks. I was very naive.
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Grace Slick Sayings: I'm a commercial artist, both in music and art. I'm a commercial artist, both in music and art.
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Grace Slick Sayings: I think of myself as a positive agnostic. I don't know, therefore I'm open. I I think of myself as a positive agnostic. I don't know, therefore I'm open. I don't know, therefore I'm interested.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Loss either teaches you to persist in the face of suffering, or hardens you into Loss either teaches you to persist in the face of suffering, or hardens you into a bitter cynic. Sometimes, it does a little of both.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Without alcohol I'd be richer by two million dollars that went to pay lawyer's fees. Without alcohol I'd be richer by two million dollars that went to pay lawyer's fees.
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Grace Slick Sayings: If you were to say to me that I couldn't paint, I would write. If If you were to say to me that I couldn't paint, I would write. If I couldn't write, I would be a set designer. As long as I'm creating something, I'm happy.
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Grace Slick Sayings: Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, Stephen Colbert. Those are the guys I look at who are Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, Stephen Colbert. Those are the guys I look at who are telling me pretty much the truth. And they throw humor into it which makes it much more interesting to listen to.
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Grace Slick Sayings: I don t wanna see old people on a rock & roll stage. I don t wanna see old people on a rock & roll stage.
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Grace Slick Sayings: It's none of the governments business who comes to, in, on, or from my body. It's none of the governments business who comes to, in, on, or from my body.
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Grace Slick Sayings: I fall down all the time because I'm such a klutz, but I have never I fall down all the time because I'm such a klutz, but I have never broken a bone, and I don't eat milk or cheese ever. I like tofu cheese and soymilk in my coffee and cereal.
Grace Slick Sayings: The problem with hanging on to the '60s is that everyone thought they would go The problem with hanging on to the '60s is that everyone thought they would go on forever.
Grace Slick Sayings: You can do any number of things in the music business aside from trying to You can do any number of things in the music business aside from trying to look like you're 25. To me it's embarrassing.
Grace Slick Sayings: It might be a good idea to have government totally by the people - that It might be a good idea to have government totally by the people - that each person takes four or five hours of the week doing some kind of government job - in other words, along with what you do you also help maintain the government so no one person has total control - I might go down to an office for four hours and do whatever I'm capable of doing - writing out receipts for food distribution in a certain area - but it's all actually a monstrous secretarial job and that's all I think it should be.
Grace Slick Sayings: The same person is coming through in a different medium ... My art is simple, The same person is coming through in a different medium ... My art is simple, direct and definite.
Grace Slick Sayings: Too many people try to please their parents. My parents were Republicans, which is too Too many people try to please their parents. My parents were Republicans, which is too bad, but they allowed me to be who I wanted to be.
Grace Slick Sayings: My deal is that I pay more attention to whatever job I have than the My deal is that I pay more attention to whatever job I have than the relationships I have. Now, if I had considered my job to be a wife and mother, then I would have been pretty good at it. But I didn't consider it a job. I thought it was like brushing your teeth - it's not fun, it's just something you do to keep your teeth from falling out.
Grace Slick Sayings: I stopped dropping acid for a while after my daughter was born. It's hard to I stopped dropping acid for a while after my daughter was born. It's hard to keep an eye on the kid while you're hallucinating.
Grace Slick Sayings: Insignificant events can take on monumental proportions when your head is full of practically nothing. Insignificant events can take on monumental proportions when your head is full of practically nothing.
Grace Slick Sayings: In Germany I ingested the entire contents of the hotel mini-bar before a show and In Germany I ingested the entire contents of the hotel mini-bar before a show and stuck my fingers in this guy's nostrils because I thought they would fit.
Grace Slick Sayings: Things change so fast, you can't use 1971 ethics on someone born in 1971. Things change so fast, you can't use 1971 ethics on someone born in 1971.
Grace Slick Sayings: Some of us don't want to be a housewife. When you live alone, you can Some of us don't want to be a housewife. When you live alone, you can do anything you want to do anytime you want. I really like it.
Grace Slick Sayings: I didn't want to write a book. They made me do it. I didn't want to write a book. They made me do it.
Grace Slick Sayings: I don't like old people on a rock and roll stage. Me included. I don't like old people on a rock and roll stage. Me included.
Grace Slick Sayings: I find it amusing on one level, poignant on another, when people try to get I find it amusing on one level, poignant on another, when people try to get recognition from an outside source. It's sad.
Grace Slick Sayings: I don't like to be told what to do at all. That's unfortunate because a I don't like to be told what to do at all. That's unfortunate because a lot of people come up with good ideas and can direct you.
Grace Slick Sayings: I've enjoyed the accommodations offered by police departments from Florida to Hawaii. Any time I I've enjoyed the accommodations offered by police departments from Florida to Hawaii. Any time I saw a badge, something in me would snap.
Grace Slick Sayings: It's a bit difficult to get hippies organized into anything, but I think if they It's a bit difficult to get hippies organized into anything, but I think if they get annoyed enough with the stuff that's going down, they're capable of showing up. So anything they consider important, they'll be there.
Grace Slick Sayings: I'm a John Denver freak, and I don't give a sh*t that he looks like I'm a John Denver freak, and I don't give a sh*t that he looks like a f***ing turkey.
Grace Slick Sayings: One good thing about television is that you have a lot of people with money One good thing about television is that you have a lot of people with money who have real good cameras going around to all these countries. You haven't been there? Great. Turn on The History Channel or The Discovery Channel. So, we're lucky in that way.
Grace Slick Sayings: God is all over the place. And even if He isn't, if it makes me God is all over the place. And even if He isn't, if it makes me feel good, why not?
Grace Slick Sayings: Mainly I make music, and you can do that until you drop dead. Mainly I make music, and you can do that until you drop dead.
Grace Slick Sayings: I don't imagine my parents are too excited about my kind of life. The surrounding I don't imagine my parents are too excited about my kind of life. The surrounding weirdness bothers them. Still, I think they're pretty good. Their lives are based on what their friends think, just like ours are.
Grace Slick Sayings: The word 'success' - who's defining it? It's about whether or not it makes me The word 'success' - who's defining it? It's about whether or not it makes me feel good. Four billion people don't have to see or hear it. If I've enjoyed the process of creation and I'm at peace, then what happens next is just entertainment. If mass appeal were actually something, Marilyn Monroe wouldn't be dead.
Grace Slick Sayings: Woodstock - I didn't see anybody play, except when I was standing backstage waiting to Woodstock - I didn't see anybody play, except when I was standing backstage waiting to go on, because it was so muddy. And the weather was so horrible, you literally couldn't get there except by helicopter.
Grace Slick Sayings: Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead did as much for mankind as any president. Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead did as much for mankind as any president.
Grace Slick Sayings: Remember what the Dormouse said, Feed Your Head! Remember what the Dormouse said, Feed Your Head!
Grace Slick Sayings: Being in a rock n' roll band was like being in a Sherman tank. Nothing Being in a rock n' roll band was like being in a Sherman tank. Nothing got to you. You were surrounded and protected by men.
Grace Slick Sayings: When will my country die for me? When will my country die for me?
Grace Slick Sayings: 'Vegetarian' is a slippery word. I don't eat cheese, I don't eat duck - the 'Vegetarian' is a slippery word. I don't eat cheese, I don't eat duck - the point is I'm vegan.
Grace Slick Sayings: Some of the most interesting and happiest kids I've seen have lived with a lot Some of the most interesting and happiest kids I've seen have lived with a lot of different adults, because a kid can go up to one guy and wear him out. And as soon as the adult gets tired, there are five other guys, or five other chicks to go and wear out, and the kid gets to be very bright - and tolerant, you know, with that many kinds of people around.
Grace Slick Sayings: I like being in a recording studio. I like watching a song go from the I like being in a recording studio. I like watching a song go from the simplicity of the original music.
Grace Slick Sayings: You can't make people change, but the organizers of WorldFest hope that people consider being You can't make people change, but the organizers of WorldFest hope that people consider being vegetarian for both moral and health reasons.
Grace Slick Sayings: I'm very fond of drugs. I'm very fond of drugs.
Grace Slick Sayings: I am not strict vegan, because I'm a hedonist pig. If I see a big I am not strict vegan, because I'm a hedonist pig. If I see a big chocolate cake that is made with eggs, I'll have it.
Grace Slick Sayings: When the truth is found to be lies, and all the joy within you dies. When the truth is found to be lies, and all the joy within you dies.
Grace Slick Sayings: 'Feminist comedy,' practically an oxymoron, had a couple of good years after WWII. Chalk it 'Feminist comedy,' practically an oxymoron, had a couple of good years after WWII. Chalk it up to the forced female autonomy that occurred during wartime, when Rosie the Riveter went to work in the factories, constructing the Allies' war machines while taking charge of the finances, the home, and the children.
Grace Slick Sayings: You either evolve or you don't. I don't like old people on a rock n' You either evolve or you don't. I don't like old people on a rock n' roll stage. I think they look pathetic, me included. And the fact that I represent an era means I can't just go out there and do all new stuff. They would all say, 'Sing 'White Rabbit,' and I'd say no? That's rude.
Grace Slick Sayings: Feed your head" means read a book. Feed your head" means read a book.
Grace Slick Sayings: Prancing around on stage is not the entire purpose of my life. Prancing around on stage is not the entire purpose of my life.
Grace Slick Sayings: People ask me why I don't paint oils. It takes too long. Cleaning brushes in People ask me why I don't paint oils. It takes too long. Cleaning brushes in linseed oil, and it takes six months to really dry, and all this. I don't have that kind of time. I work with acrylic. It's water based. You can clean it under water. If you spill it on yourself, you just throw it in the washing machine.
Grace Slick Sayings: Ideal government would be a very boring job - it would be a matter of Ideal government would be a very boring job - it would be a matter of organizing a lot of utilities and keeping the wires together and the power plant and all that kind of stuff. It's not a matter of telling people how to live, it's a matter of making it pleasant for them to live. Government should be in the position of distributing food, stuff like that.
Grace Slick Sayings: I like Daughtry, I like Nickelback, I like Dave Matthews. I like Beyonce - she's I like Daughtry, I like Nickelback, I like Dave Matthews. I like Beyonce - she's a really good entertainer.
Grace Slick Sayings: Death is like taking an intermission when you can't come back. I like living and Death is like taking an intermission when you can't come back. I like living and being around.
Grace Slick Sayings: I do what I love to do, what I choose to do. I do what I love to do, what I choose to do.
Grace Slick Sayings: I think old people are scary. They remind you of your own death. People don't I think old people are scary. They remind you of your own death. People don't like to tell you that.
Grace Slick Sayings: I'm busy communicating ideas ... I want you to know what I'm thinking. If you I'm busy communicating ideas ... I want you to know what I'm thinking. If you feel a connection, good. If you don't, fine.
Grace Slick Sayings: It's really a drag to sit around when you're old, and think, 'Ah, gee, I It's really a drag to sit around when you're old, and think, 'Ah, gee, I never went to France.' Go to France. Life is very short; you've got to pack it all in there.
Grace Slick Sayings: I left rock and roll professionally at about 49. That's too long as far as I left rock and roll professionally at about 49. That's too long as far as I'm concerned. Some people can do it; it depends on what you were.
Grace Slick Sayings: If you don't own the stage, you shouldn't be in rock n' roll. If you don't own the stage, you shouldn't be in rock n' roll.
Grace Slick Sayings: I said I'd be honest, I never said I'd be consistant. I said I'd be honest, I never said I'd be consistant.
Grace Slick Sayings: 'White Rabbit' was mostly done in about two days, the music in about half an 'White Rabbit' was mostly done in about two days, the music in about half an hour. The music is a 'Bolero' rip-off and the lyrics a rearrangement of 'Alice in Wonderland.' You take two spectacular hits and throw them together, and it's hard to miss.
Grace Slick Sayings: The way I paint is similar to rock in that you don't stand around and The way I paint is similar to rock in that you don't stand around and say, 'Gee, what are they talking about?' Rock is simple, blunt, colorful. Same with my paintings. You don't stand back and wonder what it is. That's Jim Morrison, that's a panda, that's a scene on the West Coast. It's not abstract.
Grace Slick Sayings: I was a floor model at I. Magnin. I'm 5 feet 7, but my legs I was a floor model at I. Magnin. I'm 5 feet 7, but my legs weren't long enough to be a big-time model. From the knees up, everything is long, but from ankle to knee, if I was in proportion, I'd be 5 feet 9.
Grace Slick Sayings: You don't have to wear fur. They make such great fakes. There's no reason to You don't have to wear fur. They make such great fakes. There's no reason to kill an animal.
Grace Slick Sayings: Jim Morrison was a well-built boy, larger than average, and young enough to maintain the Jim Morrison was a well-built boy, larger than average, and young enough to maintain the engorged silent connection right through the residue of chemicals.