"No, I've never wanted kids. But I do read about parenting a lot."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Fiona Apple on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Fiona Apple on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Fiona Apple on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Fiona Apple on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Fiona Apple on Ron Taffel
"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."