"For me, the best times are always going to be the most intense, the ones with the highest highs and the lowest lows."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Fiona Apple on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Fiona Apple on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Fiona Apple on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Fiona Apple on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Fiona Apple on Dalai Lama
"The age thing really bugs me. Do people have more of a right to not like what I say because I'm 19?"
"When you're surrounded by all these people, it can be even lonelier than when you're by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like you can trust anybody or talk to anybody, you feel like you're really alone."
"I got a lot of problems, but I'm really good at intuiting what I need to do to be happy with whatever I create. I know when to stop myself, I know when to start, I know when to leave something alone. I guess I just kind of indulge that completely, and so I just take my time."
"Because for whatever reason, even though I want to stay home all the time and be left alone, I want to tell the world who I am now."
"There aren't many poster children for cool angst. Everybody thinks it's cool if you're the bad girl."