"Eventually, with success, I started to feel more and more isolated - like I didn't have a community of artists."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Joni Mitchell on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Joni Mitchell on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Joni Mitchell on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Joni Mitchell on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Joni Mitchell on Winston Churchill
"I conceived in art college at the age of 20, near the end of term."
"I see music as fluid architecture."
"Back then, I didn't have a big organization around me. I was just a kid with a guitar, traveling around. My responsibility basically was to the art, and I had extra time on my hands. There is no extra time now. There isn't enough time."
"I hate show business."
"I heard someone from the music business saying they are no longer looking for talent, they want people with a certain look and a willingness to cooperate."