"Some of their best songs don't have bridges and choruses. So that made me think I should trust my instincts. My songs were okay, I figured. I didn't need to change anything."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Lucinda Williams on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Lucinda Williams on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Lucinda Williams on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Lucinda Williams on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Lucinda Williams on Golda Meir
"Back in the 1960s, I saw Peter, Paul and Mary. I was at that age, about 14, and I was mesmerized."
"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."