"No one likes to have less than they had before. That's the nature of the human animal."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Joni Mitchell on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Joni Mitchell on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Joni Mitchell on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Joni Mitchell on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Joni Mitchell on Abraham Lincoln
"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."