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100 Morissette Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I'm saying what a lot of people would want to say but are too embarrassed.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I'm saying what a lot of people would want to say but are too embarrassed.
I'm clearly most well known for my music. Eventually, ultimately, I'll be writing books. I'm still writing articles now. I just consider myself a writer.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I'm clearly most well known for my music. Eventually, ultimately, I'll be writing books. I'm
I started making music because I could.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I started making music because I could.
Let's grease the wheel over tea, let's discuss things in confidence. Let's be outspoken, let's be ridiculous, let's solve the world's problems.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Let's grease the wheel over tea, let's discuss things in confidence. Let's be outspoken, let's
There was a period of time during the 'Jagged Little Pill' era where I don't think I laughed for about two years. It was a survival mode, you know. It was an intense, constant, chronic over-stimulation and invasion of energetic and physical literal space.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: There was a period of time during the 'Jagged Little Pill' era where I don't
It's not a random chance that we have Alanis Morissette. She didn't evolve out of a null and void. She came from a former template. She borrowed styles and sounds from a very limited set of other artists.Greg Graffin Morissette Sayings By Greg Graffin: It's not a random chance that we have Alanis Morissette. She didn't evolve out of
I hear you're losing weight again, Mary Jane. Do you ever wonder who you're losing it for?Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I hear you're losing weight again, Mary Jane. Do you ever wonder who you're losing
When I was younger, I was terrified to express anger because it would often kick-start a horrible reaction in the men in my life. So I bit my tongue. I was left to painstakingly deal with the aftermath of my avoidance later in life, in therapy or through the lyrics of my songs.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: When I was younger, I was terrified to express anger because it would often kick-start
I'm a bit of an alchemist sorceress. I've collected probably 1500 oils from around the planet over the last ten years. I'm kind of obsessed with the sensuality of it.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I'm a bit of an alchemist sorceress. I've collected probably 1500 oils from around the
Don't be surprised if I love you for all that you are.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Don't be surprised if I love you for all that you are.
For me, a life without expectation results in a life with inspiration.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: For me, a life without expectation results in a life with inspiration.
I was always such a people-watcher. I would sit on street corners alone and watch people and make up stories about them in my head. Then, all of a sudden, I was the one being watched.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I was always such a people-watcher. I would sit on street corners alone and watch
I need to be performing. I need to be acting. I need to be designing a condo and ripping down walls and buying new plates and looking at fashion magazines. There always has to be some movement in the artistic department for me to not get really, really low.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I need to be performing. I need to be acting. I need to be designing
If I have taken part in anything perceived as the fame machine, it's been my choice. My motivations certainly have been different from some people's that I've worked with. But it's okay to work equally passionately for two different reasons.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: If I have taken part in anything perceived as the fame machine, it's been my
When I'm off the road, my husband and I recharge our batteries. It's a day of deep rest and connection with the spiritual, and that can be anything - going for a walk in nature, being in silence, burning incense.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: When I'm off the road, my husband and I recharge our batteries. It's a day
I sabotage myself for fear of what my bigness could do.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I sabotage myself for fear of what my bigness could do.
I'm a liability to them - I'm a woman, I'm empowered, I'm an artist. I've had executives who can't come to my shows they're so scared of me. I've been a thorn in many people's sides just by existing.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I'm a liability to them - I'm a woman, I'm empowered, I'm an artist. I've
I think fame became exciting for me in the late '90s because I could actually use it as a means to an end. I could actually have it help me serve my vocationfulness.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I think fame became exciting for me in the late '90s because I could actually
If someone hates or loves something, then right on. I can't rob them of that. I'm not going to try and change their mind. Something's been triggered in them to react so emotionally.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: If someone hates or loves something, then right on. I can't rob them of that.
Then I realized that secrecy is actually to the detriment of my own peace of mind and self, and that I could still sustain my belief in privacy and be authentic and transparent at the same time. It was a pretty revelatory moment, and there's been a liberating force that's come from it.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Then I realized that secrecy is actually to the detriment of my own peace of
I didn't want to be one of those women who wake up at 63 years old and realize they've missed the window of opportunity for marriage and children.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I didn't want to be one of those women who wake up at 63 years
How about not equating death with stopping?Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: How about not equating death with stopping?
There were a lot of people who were a little afraid of the rage or blaming stance I was taking, and find what I am doing now more refreshing.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: There were a lot of people who were a little afraid of the rage or
My main objective with every album is to capture a moment in time, which usually makes the whole process very relaxing. I only discover in retrospect when looking back at the songs how my life is going!Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: My main objective with every album is to capture a moment in time, which usually
Oh these little rejections how they add up quickly, one small sideways look and I feel so ungood. Somewhere along the way I think I gave you the power to make me feel the way I thought only my father could.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Oh these little rejections how they add up quickly, one small sideways look and I
Music will always be a part of my life. I love music and I don't care how many units I sell.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Music will always be a part of my life. I love music and I don't
Kale is my best friend. I eat kale salad. I put kale in my smoothies, kale in my soup. Kale, kale, kale! I feel like Popeye. I love it. I definitely need variety or I get super bored, so I have to mix it up with different sauces and tahini or whatever.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Kale is my best friend. I eat kale salad. I put kale in my smoothies,
I have as much rage as you have, I have as much pain as you do, I've lived as much hell as you have, and I've kept mine bubbling under for you.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I have as much rage as you have, I have as much pain as you
My message to anyone who's afraid that they can't write music when they're happy is 'Just trust the passion.' The passion can write a lot of things.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: My message to anyone who's afraid that they can't write music when they're happy is
Soon I'll grow up, and I won't even flinch at your name.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Soon I'll grow up, and I won't even flinch at your name.
The only ironic thing about that song is that it's called 'Ironic' and it is written by a woman who doesn't know what irony is. That's quite ironic when you think about it.

(on Alanis Morissette's 'Ironic')
Ed Byrne Morissette Sayings By Ed Byrne: The only ironic thing about that song is that it's called 'Ironic' and it is
Courage and willingness to just go for it, whether it is a conversation or a spontaneous trip or trying new things that are scary - it is a really attractive quality.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Courage and willingness to just go for it, whether it is a conversation or a
Knowing that people make my songs their own is what keeps me going.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Knowing that people make my songs their own is what keeps me going.
When pain brings you down, don't be silly, don't close your eyes and cry, you just might be in the best position to see the sun shine.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: When pain brings you down, don't be silly, don't close your eyes and cry, you
A feeling is not bottomless. once felt all the way through,a great peace greets you thereAlanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: A feeling is not bottomless. once felt all the way through,a great peace greets you
My parents offered me the idea of ceilinglessness. There was no limit in terms of what was possible; no messages sent to me to say that I couldn't do anything.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: My parents offered me the idea of ceilinglessness. There was no limit in terms of
Freedom lies at the heart of my willingness to lose everythingAlanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Freedom lies at the heart of my willingness to lose everything
I am a firm believer that one way to become enlightened is to be so relaxed, as relaxed as you possibly can be.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I am a firm believer that one way to become enlightened is to be so
I started playing piano when I was 6. And I knew that wanted to be involved in that form of expression, whether it was through music, or acting, or dancing, or painting, or writing.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I started playing piano when I was 6. And I knew that wanted to be
Anytime there's separatism going on. It happens all the time, because the illusion before us is that we are separate. It gives us this sense of egoic identity, which is lovely in its own way.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Anytime there's separatism going on. It happens all the time, because the illusion before us
There is no better feeling than when you write something you know is a piece of you and that, at some point, is going to communicate with someone else.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: There is no better feeling than when you write something you know is a piece
In 1995, I was thrust into the role of reluctant, flag-waving feminist and emotionally-focused artist/advocate.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: In 1995, I was thrust into the role of reluctant, flag-waving feminist and emotionally-focused artist/advocate.
All of my unconscious fears were in my face about letting go of the current identity. A lot of the thoughts that came up were fear-based and false, so I had to work to let them go.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: All of my unconscious fears were in my face about letting go of the current
You are a worksmith and who cares for his brothers, whos not seduced by illusions or fair weather friends.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: You are a worksmith and who cares for his brothers, whos not seduced by illusions
I just feel compelled to continue to be transparent. It just really levels the playing field and eradicates the shame that I have, or that one might have, about being human. So I'm going to just keep going.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I just feel compelled to continue to be transparent. It just really levels the playing
The joke that you laid in the bed that was me.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: The joke that you laid in the bed that was me.
The whole idea of emotions being something we can't escape as humans, but that deep suffering that comes from resisting them, we can move out of that just by not resisting anymore. But it takes a really brave warrior soul to sit there in these emotions that admittedly don't feel good in the body.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: The whole idea of emotions being something we can't escape as humans, but that deep
The thing you can't underestimate is the true fan's intimacy. So Lady Gaga or anybody's true fan, I don't think they're going anywhere. There are people who are into commitment. If they're connecting with an artist, I think they'll be there over the long course.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: The thing you can't underestimate is the true fan's intimacy. So Lady Gaga or anybody's
I remember thinking during those times that I wanted to write in a way where there are no rules.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I remember thinking during those times that I wanted to write in a way where
When I was 11 years old and I was on a road trip with my family. I turned to my dad and said, "Do you believe in Adam and Eve?" And he said he didn't think so. I remember that felt like a slap in the face, because if my parents questioned Adam and Eve, then they potentially questioned everything within Catholicism. Eventually that idea led to my feeling liberated, but at that time it was very scary.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: When I was 11 years old and I was on a road trip with my
My three addictions of choice are food, love and work.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: My three addictions of choice are food, love and work.
I think there is no better way to invite a human being to view their body differently than by inviting them to be an athlete, by revering one's body as an instrument rather than just an ornament.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I think there is no better way to invite a human being to view their
I really do see that anywhere I am, whether it's doing interviews a hundred in a row, that every situation I'm in, I'm at choice in the matter.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I really do see that anywhere I am, whether it's doing interviews a hundred in
I was born in '74, so I missed out on all the great early '60s and early '70s.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I was born in '74, so I missed out on all the great early '60s
Running has made being depressed impossible. If I'm going through something emotional and just go outside for a run, you can rest assured I'll come back with clarity.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Running has made being depressed impossible. If I'm going through something emotional and just go
To me the biggest irony of this lifetime that I'm living is that for someone who thrives in the public eye in the creative ways that I do, I actually don't enjoy being in the public eye.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: To me the biggest irony of this lifetime that I'm living is that for someone
Your choice of armor was your intellect.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Your choice of armor was your intellect.
I still indulge in a glass of wine or chocolate - treats are mandatory. Without deviating from the day-to-day healthy diet once in a while, it wouldn't be sustainable for me, and that's what I wanted: an approach to eating to last my entire life.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I still indulge in a glass of wine or chocolate - treats are mandatory. Without
Women are so powerful they're scary, and the incentive to squash this has been going on for so long that some of us actually believe we're subordinate.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Women are so powerful they're scary, and the incentive to squash this has been going
I breastfeed and I'll be breastfeeding until my son is finished and he weans,Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I breastfeed and I'll be breastfeeding until my son is finished and he weans,
I'll be writing songs till I die. There's just no question.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I'll be writing songs till I die. There's just no question.
Who I am inside determines how I feel about my body instead of the other way aroundAlanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Who I am inside determines how I feel about my body instead of the other
There's cleanliness to how I eat now. I'm much more in tune with my body, so now that I'm so in tune based on having become a semivegan, I can tell what foods affect energy levels. I can tell when I've been eating particularly high nutrient foods or I can tell when my glycemic levels are all over the place.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: There's cleanliness to how I eat now. I'm much more in tune with my body,
Looking for approval or blaming others or feeling like a victim. Whenever I feel myself doing that I try to stop and see myself as someone who's a creator in more ways than just what the word typically means.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Looking for approval or blaming others or feeling like a victim. Whenever I feel myself
Breakups are a horrible thing for almost everybody I know. For someone who is a love addict, it's debilitating.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Breakups are a horrible thing for almost everybody I know. For someone who is a
It's not hard to feel afraid and insecure. I still fight an inner-critic voice, definitely. I hear it a lot.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: It's not hard to feel afraid and insecure. I still fight an inner-critic voice, definitely.
The more I know the less tortured I am.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: The more I know the less tortured I am.
What an amazing and sacred place [Israel] to end the tourAlanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: What an amazing and sacred place [Israel] to end the tour
I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it's at the cost of someone's natural development. It's already hard enough to develop.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society
When I pray, I'm just talking to what some people might call our higher selves: God, myself, my intuition, my heart. Whatever that is, that's where I go.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: When I pray, I'm just talking to what some people might call our higher selves:
The fear of this delicate and fierce feminine has more to do with our fear of being vulnerable again, getting hurt again, than it does by our actual distaste for the beauty of the feminine and Her qualities.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: The fear of this delicate and fierce feminine has more to do with our fear
My greatest achievement is being able to write records that are real snapshots of what's going on in my life. I won't repeat myself for the sake of commerce, or to please other people.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: My greatest achievement is being able to write records that are real snapshots of what's
You live, you learn.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: You live, you learn.
I felt like I was making a record under the radar, and that is my favorite way to do anything.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I felt like I was making a record under the radar, and that is my
I've been really enjoying writing articles and writing music and music for movies.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I've been really enjoying writing articles and writing music and music for movies.
Trauma happens in relationships, so it can only be healed in relationships. Art can't provide healing. It can be cathartic and therapeutic but a relationship is a three-part journey.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Trauma happens in relationships, so it can only be healed in relationships. Art can't provide
I'm sad, but I'm laughing.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I'm sad, but I'm laughing.
To lie to yourself, and thereby to everyone else.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: To lie to yourself, and thereby to everyone else.
Europe seems a little softer, but in America it's harsh. In L.A., where I live, it's all about perfectionism.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Europe seems a little softer, but in America it's harsh. In L.A., where I live,
I was so ready to become a mom. Actually, I was ready secondarily to become a mom. I was so ready to have the intimacy and commitment of marriage.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I was so ready to become a mom. Actually, I was ready secondarily to become
I think everyone's hungry for the truthAlanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I think everyone's hungry for the truth
I notice that when I feel the most disconnected, once I'm done blaming the moon and everything else, I can see that I am so mired in identification with form and ego and story and identity, and that if I want to, I can read some scripture or read some spiritual book or pray or meditate or sit in the sun or hang around the birds and the dogs, and get a real objective sense of what's really going on here. That usually softens things.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I notice that when I feel the most disconnected, once I'm done blaming the moon
I would never judge someone's intrigue with the spoils of fame, because I went through that.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I would never judge someone's intrigue with the spoils of fame, because I went through
At some point, I would like to write a book and other things, but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind, but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: At some point, I would like to write a book and other things, but I
But once I acclimated and really used fame for what it was offering me as a tool to serve my life purpose of inspiring and contributing, then it started to get fun again.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: But once I acclimated and really used fame for what it was offering me as
212. "And all I need now is intellectual intercourse, a soul to dig the hole much deeper"~Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: 212. "And all I need now is intellectual intercourse, a soul to dig the hole
I'm about 90 percent vegan. I think veganism is really well suited for training, at least for me anyway.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I'm about 90 percent vegan. I think veganism is really well suited for training, at
A lot of preconceived notions that I had about fame and status and money and joy and pain, and all of these things that I thought I knew, I didn't.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: A lot of preconceived notions that I had about fame and status and money and
I salute you for your courage, and I applaud your perseverance, and I embrace you for your faith in the face of adversarial forces.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I salute you for your courage, and I applaud your perseverance, and I embrace you
How long before my dignity is reclaimed?Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: How long before my dignity is reclaimed?
Partnership is the way. Dictatorial win-lose is so old-school.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Partnership is the way. Dictatorial win-lose is so old-school.
Ageism works in both directions. As a teenager in the public eye, people would talk condescendingly to me. When you get older there's this feeling that you have to start carving up your face and body. Right now I'm in the middle ground - I think women in their thirties are taken seriously.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Ageism works in both directions. As a teenager in the public eye, people would talk
And ultimately the people who produce my records, they know that they're here to serve the purpose of me expressing who I am at this period of time and augmenting that or pulling it forward and I love that process.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: And ultimately the people who produce my records, they know that they're here to serve
In the past, I had workaholic issues.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: In the past, I had workaholic issues.
The Alanis Morissette tour, everybody thinks that was all sitting around, lighting candles and talking intelligently about synergy and big words. That band was so gnarly. We were such scumbags. Alanis had no idea. We were like Van Halen.Taylor Hawkins Morissette Sayings By Taylor Hawkins: The Alanis Morissette tour, everybody thinks that was all sitting around, lighting candles and talking
I think the Bible is hugely patriarchal. There are so many sexist comments and homophobic comments and comments that are not in keeping with nurturing and loving the human spirit.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I think the Bible is hugely patriarchal. There are so many sexist comments and homophobic
I wish people could achieve what they think would bring them happiness in order for them to realize that that's not really what happiness is.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I wish people could achieve what they think would bring them happiness in order for
I did commit to myself that I would not jump back into being the workaholic that I can be before I gave myself an honest opportunity to create the marriage of my dreams and to create the beginning of the family of my dreams, and that took a hot second.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: I did commit to myself that I would not jump back into being the workaholic
Unless I really loved it and felt really passionate about it, I would just kind of abort the song and start a new one.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: Unless I really loved it and felt really passionate about it, I would just kind
When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to - in a very patriarchal entertainment industry, let alone planet - very much hell-bent on trying to prove to myself, if nothing else, that I could do it as a woman.Alanis Morissette Morissette Sayings By Alanis Morissette: When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to -