I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope.
More quotes by Alanis Morissette
When I start writing songs and it turns into an overly belabored intellectual process, I just throw it out.
Breakups are a horrible thing for almost everybody I know. For someone who is a love addict, it’s debilitating.
Anything I do has to be directly related to my music. If it isn’t, I don’t really see a point to it.
I grew up in a very masculine environment. So I was around a lot of men, my brothers and their friends. There was just a lot of guys around.
I guess what people forget sometimes is that when I write songs, I write them sometimes in about 20 minutes.
More quotes about Wisdom
Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon.
Nowadays the host does not admit you to his hearth, but has got the mason to build one for yourself somewhere in his alley, and hospitality is the art of keeping you at the greatest distance.
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of passing life with an amiable woman.
Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again.
Wit and Humor – if any difference, it is in duration – lightning and electric light. Same material, apparently; but one is vivid, and can do damage – the other fools along and enjoys elaboration.
There is no character, howsoever good and fine, but it can be destroyed by ridicule, howsoever poor and witless. Observe the ass, for instance: his character is about perfect, he is the choicest spirit among all the humbler animals, yet see what ridicule has brought him to. Instead of feeling complimented when we are called an ass, we are left in doubt.