"There's a continuity between what I care about in any form: I care about it in my music, in article-writing, in how I dress, in how I live, in my relationships, in how I navigate paparazzi, how I decorate my home. There's such a continuity between everything that I don't really care what form it shows up in."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Alanis Morissette on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Alanis Morissette on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Alanis Morissette on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Alanis Morissette on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Alanis Morissette on Robert Frost
"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."