"I think I was born strong-willed. That's not the kind of thing you can learn. The advantage is, you stick to what you believe in and rarely get pushed out of what you want to do."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Joan Jett on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Joan Jett on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Joan Jett on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Joan Jett on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Joan Jett on Ernest Hemingway
"I figured out it was a social thing, what women were allowed to do. At a very young age, I decided I was not going to follow women's rules."
"We were really grown up for our age and it was an incredible special band."
"Cutting meat out of your diet is the best thing you can do for animals and your own health."
"The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family, their friends, people who should be supportive going, 'What are you talking about?' Even just seemingly regular career paths, but if it's not what people expect for you they kind of react funny."
"Factory farming is one of the biggest contributors to the most serious environmental problems. The meat industry causes more greenhouse gas emissions than all the cars, trucks, planes and ships in the world."