"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Annie Lennox on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Annie Lennox on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Annie Lennox on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Annie Lennox on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Annie Lennox on Robert Frost
"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."
"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."
"The future hasn't happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and now, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I'm in."