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Tori Amos Quotes

American singer-songwriter, Birth: 22-8-1963 Tori Amos Quotes
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Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin.
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2.
For the most part, pianos are female to me. Sometimes they're dykes, and they're always good fun.
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3.
Women must understand that simply attacking or hating men is just another form of disempowerment. A woman has to realize that when she makes a man crawl it doesn't give her power.
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4.
Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They're like bull elks in a field.
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Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.
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Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don't fit into boxes.
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We are all fairies living underneath a leaf of a lily pad.
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8.
It's emotional blackmail to say if you're a good businesswoman and a musician, you're betraying your music.
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Quote Topics by Tori Amos: Thinking People Song Want Girl Mother Believe Giving Art Trying Mean Sometimes Way Men Piano Years Needs Looks Hands Boys Father Inspirational Husband Keys Two Soul Able Play Dirty Sex
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It's about realizing, painfully, you've kept that voice inside yourself, locked away from even yourself. And you step back and see that your jailer has changed faces. You realize you've become your own jailer.
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10.
People think I'm nuts because I can sit in a room and be happy by myself.
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11.
We can all choose to become our potential, not just talk about it or dream about it. But daily, make a shift whereby we begin living and being our potential. With each day, that potential can expand because we are open to learning something every day.
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12.
The sense of loss is such a tricky one, because we always feel like our worth is tied up into stuff that we have, not that our worth can grow with things we are willing to lose.
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13.
Some people hide more than others, and it does intrigue me.
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14.
Not everybody wants to have the same career. I think what’s difficult is when you have two people that do something very, very similar and they both, say, want the limelight. That’s very tricky.
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She's been everybody else's girl, maybe one day she'll be her own.
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16.
Haze all clouding up in my mind in the daze of the why it could've never been.
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17.
Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change. Because, if it does change, then it won't have anything to complain about.
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18.
I'm not somebody that gets played a lot at parties and weddings. I mean, you know, you mention my name and you get an eye roll, until, of course, you're jumping off a bridge.
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19.
I'm a classic emerald green Sixties Jaguar that nobody can own, but my husband is allowed to drive.
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20.
Sometimes you have to do what you don't like to get to where you want to be.
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21.
I remember driving to North Carolina when I was a little girl in a snowstorm to get down to my mom's family in the Carolinas. There were chains on the car - it was the late sixties - and we were just singing in the car. Christmas carols.
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22.
Have a seat, while I take to the sky.
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23.
Give me life, give me pain, give me myself again.
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24.
I'm a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked.
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25.
So, you can make me come, that doesn't make you Jesus.
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26.
Though I can't change what happened, I can choose how to react. And I don't want to spend the rest of my life being bitter and locked up.
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27.
I'm too wacky for most weirdos. Who am I to judge?
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28.
You don't have to justify everything. Being pissed off is just absolutely okay.
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29.
You're just an empty cage girl, if you kill the bird.
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30.
Most people would rather be sheep than stand on their own with antlers on.
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31.
Being stylish is about enjoying your life and expressing yourself and your inner light.
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32.
Girls you've gotta know when it's time to turn the page.
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33.
I don't want to sit on the sidelines and not value the gift of being here. Instead of the idea of time ticking away, the grains of sand running out, I try to think of time as giving me another grain of sand, another gift. So time passing is an accumulation, rather than a diminishing.
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34.
Sometimes you are forced to defend your beliefs. Sometimes you are forced to look at relationships that aren't positive anymore. There are times when I have had to make peace with the fact that I am at war. And sometimes you have to fight those who do not want love to conquer all.
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35.
Adolescence is that time when I think, it can be- it's the cruelest place on Earth. It can really be heartless.
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36.
When you stop putting yourself on the line, and you don't touch your own heart, how do you expect to touch other people?
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37.
Women shouldn’t deny their dark side. Sometimes those demons are frightening and sometimes they’re beautiful. You’ll have to approach them. Drink a glass of wine with them, take them for a walk on the beach, examine yourself.
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38.
I know I'm an acquired taste - I'm anchovies. And not everybody wants those hairy little things.
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39.
I think you have to know who you are. Get to know the monster that lives in your soul, dive deep into your soul and explore it.
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40.
I don't own a computer. I have a nine-foot piano in my home to compose my messages. Why would I want a one-foot computer to do the same thing?
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41.
Sometimes those demons are frightening and sometimes they're beautiful.
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42.
Neil [Gaiman, creator of the comic Sandman, featuring the Amos-based character Delirium] believes that faeries have gone beyond cool. They've transcended cool. I just think alternate realities make you a good writer. If your work is any more than one dimension, you believe in faeries. I'm sure I'll start thinking now about all the people I know who don't believe, that I quite like. We can still go have a pint. Not the Chardonnay, though.
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43.
There's room for everybody on the planet to be creative and conscious if you are your own person. If you're trying to be like somebody else, then there is isn't.
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44.
I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.
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45.
Get off the cross, we need the wood.
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46.
I've never felt anything that moves me as much as my piano. I'm an emotional player. I don't really like people. I prefer my piano to people. It's totally reliable and it's alive. I can hear what it's saying.
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47.
If you sing to the mermaids, they come when you're drowning.
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48.
I use innocence in my demeanor like a Venus flytrap.
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49.
I think that people who can't believe in fairies aren't worth knowing.
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50.
I believe in rainbows and all of that. But there are darker colors Â… and it's the shade that defines the light.
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