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Famous Quotes By Fiona Apple

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Be kind to me, or treat me mean
I'll make the most of it, I'm an extraordinary machine — Fiona Apple

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No matter how well prepared you are in life, you're gonna fall down a hole, and if you can fix the frayed ends of things, then you're better off. — Fiona Apple

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I've been a bad, bad girl - I've been careless with a delicate man. — Fiona Apple

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I'm not lazy, but I don't have that spur on my ass that most people have, like, "Oh, god. I have to get something out or else my career will be over!" I don't really care if my career is over. — Fiona Apple

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I'm not a control freak. — Fiona Apple

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I used to love to make things - you couldn't drag me away for dinner because I was always writing a story or something. — Fiona Apple

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Cause I don't appreciate
People who
Don't appreciate — Fiona Apple

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My career has been: first you have to prove yourself, then there's the sophomore record, then there's this thing and that thing, and you always want to be understood. — Fiona Apple

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I wasn't very ambitious as a child. I'm still not. — Fiona Apple

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I didn't want to be precious about things. Of course, the idea is to make great music, but if you have great musicians up there, it gives me some leeway to play around a little bit. — Fiona Apple

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It's true/ I do imbue my blue unto myself/ I make it bitter, — Fiona Apple

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I can bake. I made myself some nice French fries once. But otherwise I just eat out. Lots of salad bars. — Fiona Apple

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What will an angel say that the devil wants to know? — Fiona Apple

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You can live your whole life in your brain and not experience what's around you. You go crazy that way. That's why I have to watch myself when I get isolated for too long. — Fiona Apple

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Everybody acts like I'm nuts. I'm not nuts I just want to feel it all. — Fiona Apple

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Nobody is strong enough to not be influenced. — Fiona Apple

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I was told so many times when I was a kid, 'I can't be friends with you, you're too intense, you're too sad all the time.' I really thought that when I made the first album that everyone would understand me, all the people who weren't my friends would become my friends. — Fiona Apple

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I wanted to write a happy song. I didn't know how. — Fiona Apple

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I also just accept that I might never want to write a song again. — Fiona Apple

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I think I'm better at live shows than I used to be because I'm way more comfortable with the uncomfortable pauses between songs. Now, rather than trying to talk or do a costume change, I'll use those moments for myself. I listen to what other people are playing, or just rest, or dance, even though I don't know how to. — Fiona Apple

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I resent limitations. I'm going to be this way for a while. — Fiona Apple

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How can you go wrong with two people in love? If a good boy loves a good girl, good. If a good boy loves another good boy, good. And if a good girl loves the goodness in good boys and good girls, then all you have is more goodness, and goodness has nothing to do with sexual orientation. — Fiona Apple

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I'm a really good parent to myself sometimes, and I do things that make me learn and grow. — Fiona Apple

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I never thought I'd be in a position where people would be talking about my sexuality and saying how good I look in underwear. — Fiona Apple

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When you feel things deeply and you think about things a lot and you think about how you feel, you learn a lot about yourself. — Fiona Apple

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Let me know the way, before there's hell to pay. — Fiona Apple

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I don't have a big thing about leaving my mark or being historic. — Fiona Apple

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I got into therapy in the fifth grade because I said in a sarcastic way that I was going to kill myself, and they didn't get it then. Nothing's changed. — Fiona Apple

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The only reason that it takes me seven years to do stuff is because I just don't really have a plan. — Fiona Apple

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But I honestly don't read critics. My dad reads absolutely everything ever written about me. He calls me up to read ecstatic reviews, but I always insist that I can't hear them. If you give value to the good reviews, you have to give value to the criticism. — Fiona Apple

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Everybody sees me as this sullen and insecure little thing. Those are just the sides of me that I feel necessary to show because no one else seems to be showing them. — Fiona Apple

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Everything that happens with me gets made out to be a fiasco, but I have every right to do everything I've ever done. I stand by everything I've ever said, apologies included. — Fiona Apple

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If I respect myself and believe in what I'm doing, no one can touch me. — Fiona Apple

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I got a lot of problems, but I'm really good at intuiting what I need to do to be happy with whatever I create. I know when to stop myself, I know when to start, I know when to leave something alone. I guess I just kind of indulge that completely, and so I just take my time. — Fiona Apple

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I let the beast in too soon I don't know how to live without his hand on my throat. I fight him always and still. Oh, darling it's so sweet. You think you know how crazy, how crazy I am. — Fiona Apple

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I'm a tulip in a cup. I stand no chance of growing up — Fiona Apple

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Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love. — Fiona Apple

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Love is a hell you cannot bear. — Fiona Apple

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If I have one success in my relationship history, it's with the people who listen to my music. I think that they'll be there with me forever, and I'll be there with them forever. And I'm totally satisfied with that. — Fiona Apple

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Home is where my habits have a habitat — Fiona Apple

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You fondle my trigger, then you blame my gun — Fiona Apple

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Dreams can be deceiving, like faces are to hearts. — Fiona Apple

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I was screaming into the canyon at the moment of my death; the echo I created outlasted my last breath, — Fiona Apple

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I got drunk when I was five. Everybody gets drunk before they're 21. — Fiona Apple

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I think that, y'know, they seem to really love music, which means they'll stick with it. I think that Hanson could be really good in a few years, actually! — Fiona Apple

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I was so self-critical. I still am; but it's not as bad anymore. — Fiona Apple

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I know what my job is: I write the songs, I sing them, I play them on the piano. — Fiona Apple

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I'm amorous but out of reach / A still life drawing of a peach. — Fiona Apple

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Go with yourself. — Fiona Apple

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There aren't many poster children for cool angst. Everybody thinks it's cool if you're the bad girl. — Fiona Apple

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I still don't know what Episcopalian means. — Fiona Apple

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I dare anybody to look at me and say I'm anorexic. I'm so totally not. — Fiona Apple

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I just tend to do things to myself that I don't realize I'm doing. Sometimes I bite my lip so that it splits and hurts, and yet I can't stop. And sometimes I'd play shows on the last run, I'd scratch my neck while I was singing, and I'd horrified to see these red streaks of blood after. — Fiona Apple

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Don't waste your crazy! — Fiona Apple

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I want to be like the patron saint of reality. — Fiona Apple

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I had really bad obsessive-compulsive disorder. At its worst, I was compelled to leave my house at three o'clock in the morning and go out in the alley because I just knew that the paper-towel roll I threw in the recycling bin was uncomfortable, like it was lying the wrong way, and I would be down in the garbage. — Fiona Apple

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I never went to concerts when I was a kid, so I never knew if what I was doing onstage was right. — Fiona Apple

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You think you're looking at things all the time, but you're not looking at things, you're looking at what your brain is interpreting through light and color. And who knows what everybody else sees? — Fiona Apple

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Because for whatever reason, even though I want to stay home all the time and be left alone, I want to tell the world who I am now. — Fiona Apple

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I don't want to give advice to a 19-year-old, because I want a 19-year-old to make mistakes and learn from them. Make mistakes, make mistakes, make mistakes. Just make sure they're your mistakes. — Fiona Apple

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And I could liken you to a lot of things
But I always come around
'Cause in the end I'm a sensible girl
I know the fiction of the fix — Fiona Apple

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If you want to see me cry, just come to a photo shoot. — Fiona Apple

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Categories are gibberish to me. I understand - it helps people organize their thoughts. But you can't go too far with it. — Fiona Apple

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Life is all about the friendship and the love and the music. It sounds silly, but it is. I want to have that experience as much as I can as an adult, not as a kid doing something that people are telling her she has to do. If anyone gets in my way, I'm going to get them out of my way. — Fiona Apple

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I really don't think anything I do is a mistake. It could be if I didn't learn from it. — Fiona Apple

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I keep living this day like the next will never come. — Fiona Apple

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It's a sad, sad world when a girl will break a boy, just because she can. — Fiona Apple

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I'm here because of what I write. Obviously, I must know something. — Fiona Apple

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I lie in an early bed thinking late thoughts, waiting for the black to replace my blue. I do not struggle in your web because it was my aim to get caught. But daddy long legs I feel that I'm finally growing weary of waiting to be consumed by you. — Fiona Apple

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I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like, I'm sorry, you have to take driver's ed. I just kind of went, Oh, forget it. — Fiona Apple

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As a person who performs on stage, it's good to be emotionally open. If you mess with someone when they are in that state, it's like you're messing with an animal when it's eating. — Fiona Apple

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Hearing my songs in public freaks me out a bit. There was one restaurant I really liked in L.A., but I had to stop going there when they started playing my music. It felt kinda awkward. — Fiona Apple

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Our ancestors always thought of the worst thing that could happen, and that's why we're alive. — Fiona Apple

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Five years from now I'm probably going to look back on the things I'm doing and cringe. — Fiona Apple

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No, I don't believe in the wasting of time,
But I don't believe that I'm wasting mine — Fiona Apple

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I'm not turned on, so put away that meat you're selling. — Fiona Apple

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The worst pain in the world is shame. — Fiona Apple

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I don't think what I look like is relevant. — Fiona Apple

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I can't remember writing any of the songs that I've written. — Fiona Apple

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Put a little love here in my void. — Fiona Apple

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I took off my glasses while you were yelling at me once more than once so as not to see you see me react. Should've put 'em, should've put 'em on again
so I could see you see me sincerely yelling back. — Fiona Apple

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Sometimes interviews are fun and good conversations, but stuff like photo shoots and appearances at places where you have to meet a lot of people - I was never really made for this kind of stuff. — Fiona Apple

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And if I'm being honest, I don't think I have an ex-boyfriend who would have something mean to say about me. — Fiona Apple

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I have never been So insulted in all my life I could swallow the seas To wash down all this pride First you run like a fool Just to be at my side And now you run like a fool But you just run to hide. — Fiona Apple

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I don't want to make this sound negative at all, but in the best way possible I freaking give up. I give up. You can't try and make your life perfect. I'm just trying to have a good time, and I'm just trying to appreciate the things that I have around me. I give up on the 'dream' dream. I think that it's all a dream. I think it's all wonderful and terrible. And I give up in the nicest way. — Fiona Apple

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I was never somebody who grew up going, 'I really want to be a singer in a band,' and I never had any ambition toward anything, really. — Fiona Apple

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I tell you how I feel
But you don't care
I say tell me the truth
But you don't dare
You say love is a hell
You cannot bear
And I say gimme mine
Back and then go there
For all I care. — Fiona Apple

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I've done things that can be made fun of. It's not such a bad thing. If I'm going to end up a role model, then I'd rather not end up being the kind of role model that pretends to be perfect, and pretends that she always has the right thing to say. I'm a product of role models that didn't make me feel like I was as good as them. — Fiona Apple

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You know, I've always thought that it would be really funny if somebody made a romantic comedy where absolutely everything went well from beginning to end. — Fiona Apple

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No, I've never wanted kids. But I do read about parenting a lot. — Fiona Apple

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When the Pawn Hits the Conflicts He Thinks Like a King What He Knows Throws the Blows When He Goes to the Fight and He'll Win the Whole Thing 'Fore He Enters the Ring There's No Body to Batter When Your Mind Is Your Might So When You Go Solo, You Hold Your Own Hand and Remember That Depth Is the Greatest of Heights and If You Know Where You Stand, Then You Know Where to Land and If You Fall It Won't Matter, Cuz You'll Know That You're Right — Fiona Apple

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The quick success was a bit strange to get used to. — Fiona Apple

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I have never bought myself a computer or a phone, but guys in my life have bought them for me, for whatever reason. So now I have them. — Fiona Apple

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I don't mind making a fool of myself. I felt like people would be accepting of that because, to me, that seems like an interesting way to do a show. I've always thought that it's interesting to watch people work things out on stage. — Fiona Apple

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I would really like to go back to school. I would love it now. — Fiona Apple

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I have a very steadfast tendency to parent myself, to monitor my development into the person I want to be. I try to keep the corruption minimal. And though I advocate learning from my mistakes as much as making mistakes, I also try and make sure my mistakes do not cost other people. — Fiona Apple

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This world is bullshit. And you shouldn't model your life - wait a second - you shouldn't model your life about what you think that we think is cool and what we're wearing and what we're saying and everything. Go with yourself. Go with yourself. — Fiona Apple

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I'm not used to not having enough time to live with the songs. Usually, if I write something, I live with it for a little while. — Fiona Apple

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Men are my bread and butter. It's what I live for! I have no shame about that. — Fiona Apple

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Nothing that you do will ever feel good if you let people convince you that you have no choice. — Fiona Apple