Ani Difranco Quotes

Ani Difranco Quotes: Playing show after show is like my bread and butter.
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Ani Difranco Quote: I basically get stereotyped a lot in terms of being a girl and writing 'chick' music for teenage girls or something. I think, if anything, the press kind of, because of my gender and my age, tends to kind of relegate my work to this sort of special-interest group. It's part of the cultural dynamic, I guess.
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Quotes about Ani Difranco: ...words are some of the most powerful and important things I know....Language is the tool of love and the weapon of hatred. It's the bright red warning flag of danger--and the stone foundation of diplomacy and peace.
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Quote about Ani Difranco: and half of learning to play is learning what not to play and she's learning the spaces she leaves have their own things to say and she's trying to sing just enough so that the air around her moves and make music like mercy that gives what it is and has nothing to prove she crawls out on a limb and begins to build her home and it's enough just to look around and to know that she's not alone up up up up up up up points the spire of the steeple but god's work isn't done by god it's done by people
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Ani Difranco Sayings: Why do our kids have to show us what gun control is all about?
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Ani Difranco Saying: I like to be an inspiration and an example of the idea that you can be independent, and it's no problem, and you can pay your rent, and it's empowering, and it's great. And that's true, but it also takes a really long time, and you have to have a lot of patience and a lot of conviction in why you want to remain independent.
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Sayings about Ani Difranco: spring is super in the supermarkets and the strawberries prance and glow never mind that they're all kinda tart and tasteless as strawberries go meanwhile wild things are not for sale anymore than they are for show so i'll be outside, in love with the kind of beauty it takes more than eyes to know
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Saying about Ani Difranco: Someone's got to be interested in how I feel, just because I'm here and I'm real.
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Ani Difranco Quotes: These days, I find I'm applying a little more patience to my process. If I look back on my work, I can see those songs I bailed on could have been better, that had those great two verses and then I kind of coasted from there. These days, if a song is giving me trouble, I put it aside and pick it up later, and keep doing that, for a year if I have to, until it takes shape.
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Ani Difranco Quote: When all you can think of is your own personal problems, you have nothing to give to your society. If you're trying to figure out where your next meal is coming from, you can't go march on Washington.
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Quotes about Ani Difranco: There's a crowd of people harbored in each person There are so many roles that we play.
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Quote about Ani Difranco: Having more exposure is kind of a bittersweet thing for me, honestly, because it's nice to have a little more job security in life now.
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Ani Difranco Sayings: I did a lot of work with myself over the course of being pregnant and the first few months of being pregnant. It's nice, the pace of being pregnant; it gives you a long time to not just germinate a baby but germinate the mother that you're gonna be.
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Ani Difranco Saying: I believe the act of giving birth to be the single most miraculous thing a human being can do and it is surely the moment when a lot of women finally understand the depth of their power. You think it can't possibly be done, you think you can't possibly take the pain, and then you do-
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Sayings about Ani Difranco: I don't hate being compared with female musicians. I don't mind that at all. I have no problem with seeing connections between women's work.
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Saying about Ani Difranco: But in the garden of simple, where all of us are nameless, you were never anything but beautiful to me.
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Ani Difranco Quotes: What I like way better than LGBT in terms of labeling sexuality actually is a scheme that comes to me from my friend Animal Prufrock wherein one is identified not by what they supposedly
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Ani Difranco Quote: It's the ground that we walk on, it's where we sit, it's the language that we use. It's a difficult undertaking, but I think without healing that and creating more of a balance between the sexes, we will never have balance globally. I feel like I am going deeper and deeper into this space where I came from that I barely understood.
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