"Am I coasting on some early success? Yeah. It was a good lucky break for me. But I would rather earn my way back again than simply conform to what people are expecting."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Liz Phair 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."Liz Phair 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."Liz Phair on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Liz Phair on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Liz Phair on Winston Churchill
"I wear clothes that most people in the Midwest would probably deem inappropriate at my age. And I rock a bikini all summer long. I know that it's not normal, but I just don't care. I live once."
"I've lost touch with a lot of that boutique-type music just because of my age, and raising my son and the multiple jobs I have at this point."
"The other day I was reading a blog and I linked over to Streisand's Web site, and it was amazing politically. She's so insightful and incisive. And she also says whatever she wants."
"I was trying to break out of the suburbs, and when I did break out, I don't think I took my whole self with me - I think I played a role of being too cool and hip."
"You have to do what you need to do as an artist. You have to have that courage."