"I don't have clear-cut positions. I get baffled by things. I have viewpoints. Sometimes they change."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Annie Lennox on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Annie Lennox on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Annie Lennox on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Annie Lennox on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Annie Lennox on Mahatma Gandhi
"A lot of music you might listen to is pretty vapid, it doesn't always deal with our deeper issues. These are the things I'm interested in now, particularly at my age."
"Life expectancy in many parts of Africa can be something around the age of thirty five to thirty eight. I mean you're very fortunate if you live to that age. In fact when I went to Uganda for the first time one of the things that occurred to me was that I saw very few elderly people."
"For me, pointing and clicking my phone is absolutely fine. People say that isn't the art of photography but I don't agree."
"Most women are dissatisfied with their appearance - it's the stuff that fuels the beauty and fashion industries."
"When I look at the majority of my own songs they really came from my own sense of personal confusion or need to express some pain or beauty - they were coming from a universal and personal place."