"Making a movie requires 20 to 500 people to make and a lot of money and the stakes are a lot higher."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Alanis Morissette on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Alanis Morissette on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Alanis Morissette on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Alanis Morissette on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Alanis Morissette on Mark Twain
"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."