"God forbid you be an ugly girl, 'course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbors a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Ani DiFranco on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Ani DiFranco on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Ani DiFranco on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Ani DiFranco on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Ani DiFranco on Lawrence Welk
"I basically get stereotyped a lot in terms of being a girl and writing 'chick' music for teenage girls or something. I think, if anything, the press kind of, because of my gender and my age, tends to kind of relegate my work to this sort of special-interest group. It's part of the cultural dynamic, I guess."
"Men make angry music and it's called rock-and-roll women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they're angry and militant."
"I've been trying to learn how to not be so conflicted about things like my own anger. I've always had a place in my music for my anger as a way of compensating for not having a mechanism to express it in my everyday life. So I've been trying to be more true to myself, and that helps me to chill out a little bit. But politically, uh-uh. No."
"Art is why I get up in the morning but my definition ends there. You know I don't think its fair that I'm living for something I can't even define."
"Art may imitate life, but life imitates TV."