"I never saw music in terms of men and women or black and white. There was just cool and uncool."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Bonnie Raitt on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Bonnie Raitt on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Bonnie Raitt on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Bonnie Raitt on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Bonnie Raitt on Bill Gates
"I've watched my peers get better with age and hoped that would happen with me."
"Playing guitar was one of my childhood hobbies, and I had played a little at school and at camp. My parents would drag me out to perform for my family, like all parents do, but it was a hobby - nothing more."
"Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there."
"I just play the music that I love with musicians that I respect, and fortunately, I'm in a position where people are willing to play with me, and perhaps I can do something to help them."
"It is still a surprise when people tell me that I've had an influence on them, particularly when it's someone I really respect."