"You have to watch all sides of your advancement, you have to make sure people's bodies and minds are healthy and their morale is cool before you can really go out and play great music."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Shirley Manson on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Shirley Manson on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Shirley Manson on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Shirley Manson on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Shirley Manson on Bill Gates
"People don't associate red hair, pale skin, and freckles with beauty."
"And then there's all these other creeps that surround your band and suck off you like leeches and try to manipulate you and your business. You have to watch like a hawk. I'm always ready to fight. I see it very much as a battle."
"I am a contradictory mess but I see it as my prerogative to change my mood like the weather."
"I was always embarrassed because my dad wore a suit and my mother wore flat pumps and a cozy jumper while my friends' parents were punks or hippies."
"I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters - I'm from an all female family. My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!"
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