Suzanne Vega Famous Quotes & Sayings

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49 Suzanne Vega Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Suzanne Vega Sayings: My mother wanted me to understand that as a woman I could do pretty much My mother wanted me to understand that as a woman I could do pretty much whatever I wanted to, that I didn't have to use sex or sexuality to define myself.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: I always thought that if I was popular I must be doing something wrong. I always thought that if I was popular I must be doing something wrong.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: But I never want to get to the point where I write a safe song But I never want to get to the point where I write a safe song or one that represents my sense of a subject in order to appear civilized.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: I had some fears as a kid, but I was also relatively fearless. Maybe that's I had some fears as a kid, but I was also relatively fearless. Maybe that's a result of living half the time in reality and the other half in fantasy.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: Of course, sometimes when you write personally, you are also writing about society, obliquely reflecting Of course, sometimes when you write personally, you are also writing about society, obliquely reflecting topical issues, but not in a way that people would expect you to or in the way that someone trying to make a point would.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: And I really wanted a driver's license. I was 43, had my learner's permit and And I really wanted a driver's license. I was 43, had my learner's permit and had failed the test once already - but that was in Riverhead, on Long Island.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: It takes as much discipline to be a mother and a wife as it does It takes as much discipline to be a mother and a wife as it does to do anything else.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: I didn't go out looking for fights as a kid, but if it was necessary, I didn't go out looking for fights as a kid, but if it was necessary, I'd fight. Fighting was a daily thing where we lived.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: So you eat, you sleep, and then this wonderful child comes out, but you don't So you eat, you sleep, and then this wonderful child comes out, but you don't feel like you have any control over that process, over her, over her character and who she is.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: I wouldn't characterize my work, however, as directly political. I wouldn't characterize my work, however, as directly political.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: Solitude stands by the windowShe turns her head as I walk in the roomI can Solitude stands by the window
She turns her head as I walk in the room
I can see by her eyes she's been waiting
Standing in the slant of the late afternoon
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: Today I ama small blue thing Like a marbleor an eye Today I am
a small blue thing
Like a marble
or an eye
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: In the end, my pursuit of the elusive New York State driver's license became about In the end, my pursuit of the elusive New York State driver's license became about much more than a divorced woman's learning to drive for the first time.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: There are no rules in fights with girls. Just hurting. There are no rules in fights with girls. Just hurting.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: Mother my friends are no longer my friends And the games we once played have Mother my friends are no longer my friends
And the games we once played have no meaning
I've gone serious and shy and they can't figure why
So they've left me to my own daydreaming.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: I wasn't afraid of going places or doing new things. I would do just about I wasn't afraid of going places or doing new things. I would do just about anything or go anywhere. I'd get a notion in my mind and just follow it.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: How weird it was to drive streets I knew so well. What a different perspective. How weird it was to drive streets I knew so well. What a different perspective.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: I was the oldest child, and both my parents worked, so I had a great I was the oldest child, and both my parents worked, so I had a great deal of responsibility from a very young age.
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Suzanne Vega Sayings: Last year's troubles, They shine up so prettily, They gleam with a lustre they don't Last year's troubles, They shine up so prettily, They gleam with a lustre they don't have today.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: I fingerpick a lot because I can get more of a range of feeling from I fingerpick a lot because I can get more of a range of feeling from the guitar than I can when I bash away with a pick.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: I still feel conflicted because I don't always get to spend as much time with I still feel conflicted because I don't always get to spend as much time with my daughter as I'd like, given my work.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: When I was pregnant, I felt filled with life, and I felt really happy. I When I was pregnant, I felt filled with life, and I felt really happy. I ate well, and I slept well. I felt much more useful than I'd ever felt before.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: It's striking how commercially viable that impulse for instant intimacy is right now, especially in It's striking how commercially viable that impulse for instant intimacy is right now, especially in songs and writing.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: Sometimes I listen to songs by very smart writers who assume that the world is Sometimes I listen to songs by very smart writers who assume that the world is a civil place with certain formalities that people follow, but I don't see things that way. My own experience tells me that life is not like that.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: My intellect has always been more responsible than my emotions for how I respond to My intellect has always been more responsible than my emotions for how I respond to the world.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: Don't make a threat and then not do it. Don't make a threat and then not do it.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: The beams and bridges cut the light on the ground into little triangles and the The beams and bridges cut the light on the ground into little triangles and the rails run round
Suzanne Vega Sayings: Writing is always personal in some way but not always in a direct way. Writing is always personal in some way but not always in a direct way.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: I think people are sexy when they have a sense of humor, when they are I think people are sexy when they have a sense of humor, when they are smart, when they have some sense of style, when they are kind, when they express their own opinions, when they are creative, when they have character.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: If you have to fight a crowd of boys, it's best to go for the If you have to fight a crowd of boys, it's best to go for the biggest one. That way you won't have to fight them all. The others will see that you mean business and you will win their respect.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: I think that if you have a strong narrative, if the idea of the song I think that if you have a strong narrative, if the idea of the song can be boiled down to the basics, it won't change that much.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: Writing in other voices is almost Japanese in the sense that there's a certain formality Writing in other voices is almost Japanese in the sense that there's a certain formality there which allows me to sidestep the embarrassment of directly expressing to complete strangers the most intimate details of my life.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: I loved the atmosphere of the dance studios - the wooden floors, the big mirrors, I loved the atmosphere of the dance studios - the wooden floors, the big mirrors, everyone dressed in pink or black tights, the musicians accompanying us - and the feeling of ritual the classes had.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: I was always inventing characters and making up stories. I was always inventing characters and making up stories.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: Some girls are taught to be sexy. Some girls are taught to be sexy.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: That said, I've never thought the fact that I'm a woman was important to my That said, I've never thought the fact that I'm a woman was important to my work.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: Don't uncork what you can't contain Don't uncork what you can't contain
Suzanne Vega Sayings: The thing that is most interesting about people is the way they are when no The thing that is most interesting about people is the way they are when no one is looking at them or the way they are when they are in private.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a humanist or an advocate To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a humanist or an advocate for human rights. I don't see why someone who's a feminist should be thought of differently.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: I like to write about things that are extreme in some form. I like to I like to write about things that are extreme in some form. I like to write about something I feel I have to write about.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: Kindness to me is only powerful if it has the cruel streak behind it. If Kindness to me is only powerful if it has the cruel streak behind it. If someone is kind all the time under all circumstances, they're just simple-minded. Kindness is only worth something if you have the cruel streak to back it up.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: I'd like to meet youIn a timeless placeless placeSomewhere out of contextAnd beyond all consequences. I'd like to meet you
In a timeless placeless place
Somewhere out of context
And beyond all consequences.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: You have to defend your honor. And your family. You have to defend your honor. And your family.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: My name is Luka I live on the second floor. I live upstairs from you, My name is Luka I live on the second floor. I live upstairs from you, yes, I think you've seen me before.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: I don't think gender is aesthetically defining for me. I don't think gender is aesthetically defining for me.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: If language were liquid, it would be rushing in. Instead here we are in a If language were liquid, it would be rushing in. Instead here we are in a silence more eloquent than any word could ever be.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: Yes I think I'm okay, walked into the door again. Yes I think I'm okay, walked into the door again.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: A lot of my writing is not terribly civilized. A lot of my writing is not terribly civilized.
Suzanne Vega Sayings: Girls are crazy and mean. They don't fight fair. Girls are crazy and mean. They don't fight fair.