"For four to six months at a time, I would barely eat. I lived on a diet of Melba toast, carrots, and black coffee."
"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."Alanis Morissette on Mae West
"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie."Alanis Morissette on Jim Davis
"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people."Alanis Morissette on Orson Welles
"No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means."Alanis Morissette on Maimonides
"Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise."Alanis Morissette on Linford Christie
"Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet."
"I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet."
"When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to - in a very patriarchal entertainment industry, let alone planet - very much hell-bent on trying to prove to myself, if nothing else, that I could do it as a woman."
"I was always such a people-watcher. I would sit on street corners alone and watch people and make up stories about them in my head. Then, all of a sudden, I was the one being watched."
"We're taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they're of equal value to happiness, excitement and inspiration."