"Making a Christmas album is looked upon by some people as the thing you do when you are heading towards retirement."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."Annie Lennox on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Annie Lennox on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Annie Lennox on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Annie Lennox on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Annie Lennox on Benjamin Franklin
"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."