"Women artists need to break barriers in order for women's experience to be valuable."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Liz Phair on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Liz Phair on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Liz Phair on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Liz Phair on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Liz Phair on Mark Twain
"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."