Joni Mitchell Quotes

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Joni Mitchell quotes: I am as constant as a northern star I am as constant as a northern star
Joni Mitchell quotes: Innocence is drowned in anarchy. The best lack conviction given time to think, and the worst are full of passion without mercy. Innocence is drowned in anarchy. The best lack conviction given time to think, and the worst are full of passion without mercy.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I couldn't see passion as a bad thing. I couldn't see passion as a bad thing.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I try not to steal from myself, but the modalities create similarities. I try not to steal from myself, but the modalities create similarities.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Moons and Junes and Ferris wheels The dizzy dancing way you feel As every fairy tale comes real I've looked at love that way. Moons and Junes and Ferris wheels The dizzy dancing way you feel As every fairy tale comes real I've looked at love that way.
Joni Mitchell quotes: The thing that gave me the most pain in life, psychologically, and it gave me tremendous pain psychologically, is man's disrespect for nature. The thing that gave me the most pain in life, psychologically, and it gave me tremendous pain psychologically, is man's disrespect for nature.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Chase away the demons, and they will take the angels with them. Chase away the demons, and they will take the angels with them.
Joni Mitchell quotes: The Hollywood sirens are shrieking, while down some search lit alley runs some lost belief. The Hollywood sirens are shrieking, while down some search lit alley runs some lost belief.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I was anti-intellectual to the nth. Basically I liked to dance and paint, and that was about it. I was anti-intellectual to the nth. Basically I liked to dance and paint, and that was about it.
Joni Mitchell quotes: But I have a tremendous will to live and a tremendous 'joie de vivre,' alternating with irritability. But I have a tremendous will to live and a tremendous 'joie de vivre,' alternating with irritability.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I paint my joy and I sing my sorrow. I paint my joy and I sing my sorrow.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I do have this reputation for being a serious person. I do have this reputation for being a serious person.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I didn't like the sound of people gasping at the mere mention of my name. It horrified me. I didn't like the sound of people gasping at the mere mention of my name. It horrified me.
Joni Mitchell quotes: My heart is broken in the face of the stupidity of my species. My heart is broken in the face of the stupidity of my species.
Joni Mitchell quotes: They won't give peace a chance, that's just a dream some of us had They won't give peace a chance, that's just a dream some of us had
Joni Mitchell quotes: Heart and humor and humility, he said will lighten up your heavy load. Heart and humor and humility, he said will lighten up your heavy load.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Lazy reviewers look up other people's reviews and they write the same thing, so you get people writing crap based on crap. Lazy reviewers look up other people's reviews and they write the same thing, so you get people writing crap based on crap.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Van Gogh was impulsive. Van Gogh was impulsive.
Joni Mitchell quotes: My parents told me I'd point to a bed of flowers and say 'Pink. Pretty,' before I knew any other words. My parents told me I'd point to a bed of flowers and say 'Pink. Pretty,' before I knew any other words.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Everybody's saying hell's the hippest way to go. Well, I don't think so, but I'm gonna take a look around it though. Everybody's saying hell's the hippest way to go. Well, I don't think so, but I'm gonna take a look around it though.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Daydreamin' drugs the pain of living. Daydreamin' drugs the pain of living.
Joni Mitchell quotes: It's in my stars to invent; I was born on Madame Curie's birthday. I have this need for originals, for innovation. That's why I like Charlie Parker. It's in my stars to invent; I was born on Madame Curie's birthday. I have this need for originals, for innovation. That's why I like Charlie Parker.
Joni Mitchell quotes: She'll prophesy your death. She won't say when. She'll prophesy your death. She won't say when.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Paul Simon started piling up a lot of words, more than the bar could handle, and I stopped! Paul Simon started piling up a lot of words, more than the bar could handle, and I stopped!
Joni Mitchell quotes: The bands and the roadies, love 'em and leave 'em. It's pleasure to try 'em, but trouble to keep 'em. The bands and the roadies, love 'em and leave 'em. It's pleasure to try 'em, but trouble to keep 'em.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I still believe in the power of the word, that words inspire. I still believe in the power of the word, that words inspire.
Joni Mitchell quotes: So many things I would have done, but clouds got in my way. So many things I would have done, but clouds got in my way.
Joni Mitchell quotes: For the first time in my career, I'm working in a fine-arts arena, so I'm finally getting some intelligent reviews. For the first time in my career, I'm working in a fine-arts arena, so I'm finally getting some intelligent reviews.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I believe that I am male and I am female. I believe that I am male and I am female.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I always thought the women of song don't get along, and I don't know why that is. I always thought the women of song don't get along, and I don't know why that is.
Joni Mitchell quotes: They took all the trees and put them in a tree museum. They took all the trees and put them in a tree museum.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I never loved a man as far as I could pitch my shoe. I never loved a man as far as I could pitch my shoe.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Elusive dreams and vague desires fanned to fiery needs by deadly deeds of falling empires. Elusive dreams and vague desires fanned to fiery needs by deadly deeds of falling empires.
Joni Mitchell quotes: They paved paradise and put up a parking lot. They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.
Joni Mitchell quotes: We love our lovin' ... but not like we love our freedom. We love our lovin' ... but not like we love our freedom.
Joni Mitchell quotes: What I do is unusual: chordal movements that have never been used before, changing keys and modalities mid-song. What I do is unusual: chordal movements that have never been used before, changing keys and modalities mid-song.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I have always thought of myself as a painter derailed by circumstance. I have always thought of myself as a painter derailed by circumstance.
Joni Mitchell quotes: When I came to California, it was the mecca of the world. Every young person on the planet wanted to be here. When I came to California, it was the mecca of the world. Every young person on the planet wanted to be here.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I like to move around. I travel. I've driven across country by myself. I like to move around. I travel. I've driven across country by myself.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Buddy Holly and the early rock 'n' roll was no lighter than the way I play. It's very minimal. Buddy Holly and the early rock 'n' roll was no lighter than the way I play. It's very minimal.
Joni Mitchell quotes: People used to say nobody can sing my songs but me - they're too personal. People used to say nobody can sing my songs but me - they're too personal.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Acid, booze, and ass, needles, guns, and grass, lots of laughs. Acid, booze, and ass, needles, guns, and grass, lots of laughs.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Edith Piaf knocked my socks off when I was 8, but I didn't know what she was singing about. Edith Piaf knocked my socks off when I was 8, but I didn't know what she was singing about.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Love is touching souls. Love is touching souls.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Well something's lost but something's gained in living every day. Well something's lost but something's gained in living every day.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I come from pioneer stock, developers of the West, people who went out into the wilderness and set up home with nothing but a pair of oxen. I come from pioneer stock, developers of the West, people who went out into the wilderness and set up home with nothing but a pair of oxen.
Joni Mitchell quotes: The songwriting was almost like something I did while I was waiting for my daughter to come back. The songwriting was almost like something I did while I was waiting for my daughter to come back.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I never really wanted to be a star. I didn't like entering a room with all eyes on me. I still don't really like the attention of a birthday party. I never really wanted to be a star. I didn't like entering a room with all eyes on me. I still don't really like the attention of a birthday party.
Joni Mitchell quotes: I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don't see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven't recorded it. I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don't see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven't recorded it.
Joni Mitchell quotes: They'll crucify you for staying the same, and they'll crucify you for change. I'd rather be crucified for changing. They'll crucify you for staying the same, and they'll crucify you for change. I'd rather be crucified for changing.
Joni Mitchell quotes: My life came down to being a granny and watching a lot of television. My life came down to being a granny and watching a lot of television.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Fold your fleet wings I have brought some dreams to shareA dream that you love someoneA dream that the wars are done Fold your fleet wings I have brought some dreams to share
A dream that you love someone
A dream that the wars are done
Joni Mitchell quotes: Americans have decided to be stupid and shallow since 1980. Americans have decided to be stupid and shallow since 1980.
Joni Mitchell quotes: Depression can be the sand that makes the pearl. Most of my best work came out of it. Depression can be the sand that makes the pearl. Most of my best
work came out of it.
Joni Mitchell quotes: you dont know what you got till its gone you dont know what you got till its gone
Joni Mitchell quotes: Some get the gravy, some get the gristle. Some get the gravy, some get the gristle.
Joni Mitchell quotes: All my battles were with male egos. I'm just looking for equality, not to dominate. But I want to be able to control my vision. All my battles were with male egos. I'm just looking for equality, not to dominate. But I want to be able to control my vision.
Joni Mitchell quotes: A few drinks later you're not so choosy when the closing lights strip off the shadows on this strange new flesh you've found. A few drinks later you're not so choosy when the closing lights strip off the shadows on this strange new flesh you've found.