"When women make their image about youth and sexuality, and not about intellect, that's kind of a dead-end road. So I think it's a combination of self-entrapment and entrapment by society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."K. D. Lang on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."K. D. Lang on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."K. D. Lang on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."K. D. Lang on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."K. D. Lang on Mahatma Gandhi
"Life is so impermanent that it's not about somebody else or things around me, it's about knowing you are completely alone in this world and being content inside."
"You have to respect your audience. Without them, you're essentially standing alone, singing to yourself."
"My public image is so low-key, but I get to travel the world and still have an audience and it's really amazing. I don't take that for granted."
"I think masculinity is bravado against the mystery of the universe of women. It's just a fear of not knowing what women have that's so powerful. It's this shield they put up to try to get closer."
"Heartache is very fertile ground for song-making but so is happiness, so is absolute bliss."