"You should put time into learning your craft. It seems like people want success so quickly, way before they're ready."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Lucinda Williams on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Lucinda Williams on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Lucinda Williams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Lucinda Williams on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Lucinda Williams on Earl Nightingale
"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."
"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."