"Back in the 1960s, I saw Peter, Paul and Mary. I was at that age, about 14, and I was mesmerized."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Lucinda Williams on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Lucinda Williams on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Lucinda Williams on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Lucinda Williams on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Lucinda Williams on Robert Frost
"I just broke up with my boyfriend, and I've been spending more time alone than I'd like."
"Of course, I'm older now. I'm in a different place in my life than when I wrote the songs for 'Car Wheels' or 'Essence' or whatever. Different things were going on."
"People let their own hang-ups become the obstacles between them and personal happiness."
"You should put time into learning your craft. It seems like people want success so quickly, way before they're ready."
"Just because I'm talking about something that might have been a sad or painful situation doesn't mean that I'm sad or tortured 24 hours a day any more than anybody else is."