Tori Amos Quotes

Tori Amos Quotes: 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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Tori Amos Quote: There is an energy that you carry when you're nurturing another life where you're protecting first - and once you know that cub is out of the way of the hunter's gun, you can be a little more daring.
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Quotes about Tori Amos: There's a richness to the old works if you look before the 1950s. The chord progressions and the language was more complicated, especially in the jazz and classical world.
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Quote about Tori Amos: I call that god the Little G. Because the god that we've been worshipping is not to me the Supreme Creator. Anybody who needs to control and make people feel ashamed. . .It's like, 'I send my only begotten son. . .' Well you know, that concept of sending a son where we as women could, like, breastfeed him and give him milk, but he's not gonna soil his dinky with us? What's that all about?
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Tori Amos Sayings: The fact that religion plays such a part in how people vote troubles me, troubles me as a minister's daughter. Because I always felt that the separation of church and state was what our forefathers and foremothers really fought for.
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Tori Amos Saying: My father was a minister and so rock music was banned in our house.
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Sayings about Tori Amos: I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.
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Saying about Tori Amos: This was a time frame when dance music and clubs were having a real impact on culture, and it had an impact on me.
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Tori Amos Quotes: 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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Tori Amos Quote: 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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Quotes about Tori Amos: My ears are huge. If there's ever a problem with a plane I'm on, they could just put me on the wing and I'll land the sucker.
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Quote about Tori Amos: I don't want to give too much ink to foolish men.
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Tori Amos Sayings: I don't mind a dirty girl. But what I find tragic is when we, as women, become not the subject of our own story but someone else's object.
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Tori Amos Saying: When you're in your 20s, there's maybe a little room for you to not be at the top of your artistic game, if you look good on a magazine cover. When you're not on the cover of the magazines anymore, then you realize that the work has to be great.
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Sayings about Tori Amos: The romantic myth of the artist says that you are the Source. I have no illusion about that. Native Americans don't believe they are the Source. They have access to the Source. Endless access. But don't get confused.
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Saying about Tori Amos: When I was little, my mom tells me, I used to say things like, 'Mom do you hear the string section? Do you hear the string section?' And she would look at me and say, 'No honey, I don't know what you're talking about.'
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Tori Amos Quotes: The way I see it, the men that I'm with, whoever they are, it's like look, you have to accept the fact that I like ice cream, and I know it shows up on my hips but if you can't accept that, then leave. Go away, toodles. It is non-negotiable.
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Tori Amos Quote: I've been known to throw watermelons, backstage, at people who are giving me news I don't want to hear. But I never aim for the head.
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