"We'll love you just the way you are if you're perfect."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Alanis Morissette on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Alanis Morissette on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Alanis Morissette on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Alanis Morissette on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Alanis Morissette on Elbert Hubbard
"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."