Alanis Morissette Quotes

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  • Your choice of armor was your intellect.

    Song: Surrendering, Album: Under Rug Swept, 2002
  • I've been doing a lot of different cross-training and kickboxing and Capoeira and kite surfing, and I've just really been back to what I consider my original athletic self.

  • The more I know the less tortured I am.

  • In the past, I had workaholic issues.

  • 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.

  • the truth of who we are is innate goodness, and the whole journey is really about removing any obstacle or false belief that keeps us from knowing that

  • The more vulnerable and the more confused the song is, the equal and opposite effect is how I feel after having written it.

  • 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.

    Song: Sympathetic Character, Album: Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, 1998
  • I hope that there is a very confused 14 year old girl out there who hears me speak or hears me sing and derives some sort of strength from that I heard that when I was 14 that's exactly what happened.

  • In my life, anyway, anytime that I judge something to be rigidly right or wrong, it comes from fear.

    "New Again: Alanis Morissette". Interview with Elizabeth Weitzman, www.interviewmagazine.com. October 15, 2015.
  • Music will always be a part of my life. I love music and I don't care how many units I sell.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • They're different kinds of challenges depending upon what phase of life I'm in.

    Interview With Spence D., www.ign.com. June 18, 2004.
  • Europe seems a little softer, but in America it's harsh. In L.A., where I live, it's all about perfectionism.

  • 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.

    Scary   Trying   Quality  
  • In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.

  • 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.

    Song: Utopia, Album: Under Rug Swept, 2002
  • 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 on Her New Album, Changing Diapers, and Celebrity: 'Fame for Me Was Relatively Hollow'". Interview with Marc Spitz, www.vanityfair.com. August 28, 2012.
  • Society, magazines, posters, music videos, investment bankers. A lot of times, in my past anyway, looking within wasn't overly encouraged. Pretty much everybody proclaimed that fame would give me power and fortune.

    "New Again: Alanis Morissette". Interview with Elizabeth Weitzman, www.interviewmagazine.com. October 15, 2015.
  • As a teen, I was both anorexic and bulimic.

    "Alanis Morissette's new outlook on health", www.cnn.com. November 13, 2009.
  • A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.

  • When I start writing songs and it turns into an overly belabored intellectual process, I just throw it out.

    Writing  
  • I've been really enjoying writing articles and writing music and music for movies.

    Writing  
  • I never regret anything I do. It's part of who I am now, and I like who I am now.

  • 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.

    Interview with Maranda Pleasant, www.marandapleasantmedia.com. May 25, 2013.
  • 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.

    Trying  
  • Typically I go in the studio and whatever I'm contemplating that day will wind up being a song. I don't come in with lyrics... I just go in and let it happen.

  • I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope.

  • I love songs that are very autobiographical.

  • I remember how beautiful it was to fall asleep on your couch and cry in front of you for the first time. You were the best platform from which to jump beyond myself. What was wrong with me?

    Song: Unsent, Album: Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, 1998
  • I was left to painstakingly deal with the aftermath of my avoidance later in life, in therapy or through the lyrics of my songs.

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    Alanis Morissette

    • Born: June 1, 1974
    • Occupation: Singer-songwriter