"If I respect myself and believe in what I'm doing, no one can touch me."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Fiona Apple on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Fiona Apple on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Fiona Apple on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Fiona Apple on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Fiona Apple on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"For me, the best times are always going to be the most intense, the ones with the highest highs and the lowest lows."