"I always wrote poetry and stuff like that, so putting songs together wasn't that spectacular."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Amy Winehouse on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Amy Winehouse on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Amy Winehouse on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Amy Winehouse on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Amy Winehouse on Robert Frost
"My justification is that most people my age spend a lot of time thinking about what they're going to do for the next five or ten years. The time they spend thinking about their life, I just spend drinking."
"I don't think I'm such an amazing person who needs to be written about."
"I don't think your ability to fight has anything to do with how big you are. It's to do with how much anger is in you."
"I was hit by a car once on my bike, but I still rode home."
"I know I'm talented, but I wasn't put here to sing. I was put here to be a wife and a mom and look after my family. I love what I do, but it's not where it begins and ends."