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#1. I don't want to be your other half. I believe that one and one make two. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#2. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#3. Writing a song doesn't heal things. Even if the song comes up with a solution, it's still only a theory. Going out and living my lyrics is a whole other deal. That takes courage. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#4. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#5. A brave action is often followed by grief. Do not let my resistance to grief stop the brave action. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#6. Long hair is a security blanket for me. I cut it short a few years ago and I really never want to do that again. When I do cut it, I cut it myself. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#7. Stay and respond and expand and include and allow and forgive and enjoy and evolve and discern and inquire and accept and admit and divulge and open and reach out and speak up, this is utopia. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#8. I love the universality of music and how it can viscerally connect people from culture to culture, regardless of anything. It kind of levels everything out and connects us. That universal sound thing is a big deal to me. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#9. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#10. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#11. I'm quite obsessed with the idea of nailing the girl friendship. It's such an art, so delicate. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#12. It's when someone has an agenda of their own for the record that it doesn't work for me. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#13. For the ocean is big and my boat is small. Find the courage. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#14. I've been surrounded by a lot of people who felt that external success would result in them feeling good about themselves. But it just seems extremely unfulfilling to me. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#15. I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#16. I never regret anything I do. It's part of who I am now, and I like who I am now. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#17. I thought the more famous I became, the more friendships I would have, but the opposite was true. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#18. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#19. Breakups are a horrible thing for almost everybody I know. For someone who is a love addict, it's debilitating. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#20. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#21. Once I know who I'm not, then I'll know who I am. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#22. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#23. Do I appreciate the idea of jealousy, revenge and all these so-called dark qualities? Yes. Do I write these songs in order to engage in some public war with someone? No. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#24. Anything I do has to be directly related to my music. If it isn't, I don't really see a point to it. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#25. I want to walk through life instead of being dragged through it. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#26. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#27. Is she perverted like me? Would she go down on you in a theatre? - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#28. I rejected the God that was portrayed as masculine and judgmental and cruel at times. The concept of us bring not worthy to receive him is something I used to say every Sunday in church, and eventually I just couldn't say it with any conviction. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#29. I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces, as opposed to what I see it being now, which is a way for me to actually communicate, and a way for me to tap into my subconscious. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#30. They're different kinds of challenges depending upon what phase of life I'm in. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#31. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#32. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#33. I'm excited about there being more of a sisterhood these days. Back in the '90s there was a lot of hate - the women I looked up to as artists were dissing me! It's not so patriarchal these days - there's more love and a lot less hate! - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#34. Anger has been a really big deal for women: how can we express it without feeling that, as the physically weaker sex, we won't get killed. The alpha-woman was burned at the stake and had her head chopped off in days of old. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#35. Europe seems a little softer, but in America it's harsh. In L.A., where I live, it's all about perfectionism. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#36. We're all ants. I'm a glittery little ant. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#37. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#38. We live, in North America in general, if I'm given the indulgence of selling us down the river, in a culture of fear of this connective sense of spirit. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#39. I think some people think I'm a smarty-pants. Some people think I'm intense, some people think I'm super-esoteric and nuts. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#40. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#41. It's a joke to think that anyone is one thing. We're all such complex creatures. But if I'm going to be a poster child for anything, anger's a gorgeous emotion. It gets a bad rap, but it can make great changes happen. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#42. In the past, I had workaholic issues. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#43. I'll be writing records until I'm dead, whether people like it or not! - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#44. Getting married and starting a family has been a lifelong goal and one that I have persevered through different paths up to it! - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#45. There is consequence of our forgetting who we are. Forgetting that we're able to create our environment, from our health to economy to war. Something can be done about everything we perceive as bad, if we so choose. If we are aware of the concept of compassion. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#46. At one point, I was just perceived as only being angry, but now I'm being perceived as angry, peaceful, and spiritual. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#47. Over the last couple of years, I've really worked toward balancing my life out more, having a little bit more time with friends, family and my boyfriend. There was a period of time when they were way down the list. It was all about music and touring and if everything fell by the wayside, so be it. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#48. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#49. The people that were invested in me staying the same way after a decade will most likely by default have to be disappointed. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#50. My three addictions of choice are food, love and work. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#51. As long as I can say what it is that I need to say, then I'll fit whatever I'm trying to say around a melody. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#52. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#53. For me, a life without expectation results in a life with inspiration. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#54. I listen to my records and I think, 'Wow,
these are really great appetizers. I haven't
even considered what I'm going to order
for the full entree meal yet.' - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#55. I think a beautiful quality that's a biological, hormonal imperative for women, whether they have children or not, is that we're built to be empathic. For me, it was finally being maternal in an appropriate way instead of trying to mommy ex-boyfriends. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#56. When someone says that I'm angry it's actually a compliment. I have not always been direct with my anger in my relationships, which is part of why I'd write about it in my songs because I had such fear around expressing anger as a woman. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#57. America's a very traumatized society. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#58. It's not just the 'Grammys' that I've pulled out of. I also pulled out of the English awards as well. The reason that I wanted to pull out was because I believe very much that the music industry as a whole is mainly concerned with material success. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#59. I get angry at myself for staying in relationships way too long. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#60. 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. - Author: Greg Graffin
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#61. I think a common misperception about attuning and tending to a child's needs so constantly is that they don't grow in their independence, but I think that the opposite is true. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#62. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#63. Your choice of armor was your intellect. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#64. I love songs that are very autobiographical. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#65. When we think of digitally disconnecting and inviting presence into our lives, we are creating the conditions of integration within and between. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#66. Who I am inside determines how I feel about my body instead of the other way around - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#67. When I'm in pain and grief and despair, my throat is clenched and my heart hurts. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#68. 212. "And all I need now is intellectual intercourse, a soul to dig the hole much deeper"~ - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#69. The joke that you laid in the bed that was me. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#70. I was 9 when I wrote 'Fate Stay with Me.' It was this fictional song about romance gone wrong. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#71. You live, you learn. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#72. I am what I am Are you what you are or What? - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#73. Don't be surprised if I love you for all that you are. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#74. What I try to keep in mind is that there are going to be a lot of articles that are going to be misrepresentative of what I'm about as a person and as a writer. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#75. I know that I'm deeply, spiritually, profoundly philosophical and I also know that I'm about the flakiest person you're gonna meet. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#76. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#77. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#78. That I would be loved even when I numb myself. That I would be good even when I am overwhelmed. That I would be loved even when I was fuming. That I would be good even if I was clingy. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#79. I've just always felt it's an incredibly empowering thing, particularly for young women, to capitalize on their coordination and their strength. It's a very empowering thing to feel strong in your body. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#80. It's not hard to feel afraid and insecure. I still fight an inner-critic voice, definitely. I hear it a lot. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#81. I try to keep a low profile in general. Not with my art, but just as a person. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#82. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#83. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#84. As a kid, I was listening to Aretha Franklin, Etta James and hip-hop as well as music my parents were listening to, like Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#85. Partnership is the way. Dictatorial win-lose is so old-school. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#86. I have not an ounce of regret. Every link is so valuable in forming the chain that is my life. Who I am today is because of those links, and I wouldn't change any of them. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#87. Variety is important when it comes to exercise. I don't do anything that bores me to tears. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#88. I'm doing it because I choose it. And if it's not working, I can make a change. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#89. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#90. 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') - Author: Ed Byrne
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#91. All I can promise myself and everyone else is that this record is a snapshot of thisperiod in my life. It will be that by default. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#92. The more vulnerable and the more confused the song is, the equal and opposite effect is how I feel after having written it. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#93. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#94. So many boys, so little time ... - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#95. How about not equating death with stopping? - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#96. 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. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#97. I happen to be lucky in that I knew what I wanted to do as far as a career since I was nine years old. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#98. I'll write records until I'm dead. And then maybe even after that! - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#99. Well life has a funny way of sneaking up on you When you think everything's okay and everything's going right And life has a funny way of helping you out when You think everything's gone wrong and everything blows up In your face - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#100. What's that line from TS Eliot? To arrive at the place where you started, but to know it for the first time. I'm able to write about a breakup from a different place. Same brokenness. Same rock-bottom. But a little more informed, now I'm older. Thank God for growing up. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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