"I don't listen to a lot of new stuff. I just like the old stuff. It's all quite dramatic and atmospheric. You'd have an entire story in song. I never listen to, like, white music - I couldn't sing you a Zeppelin or Floyd song."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Amy Winehouse on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Amy Winehouse on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Amy Winehouse on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Amy Winehouse on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Amy Winehouse on Ray Charles
"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."