"Coming to terms with the fact that my marriage was a failure was devastating and very difficult."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Sarah McLachlan on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Sarah McLachlan on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Sarah McLachlan on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Sarah McLachlan on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Sarah McLachlan on Steve Jobs
"I'm really lucky that my record companies have been patient with me and leave me alone and give me the time to make it right in my mind."
"I think sometimes all you need is to hear someone else say the same thing that you're going through to realize that you're not alone. I try to put some sense of hope into the songs, into whatever the situation is so that it's not just dirt, drudgery and a life of misery."
"It's an amazing luxury to say I'm 31 years old and I'm gonna take a year off. That's pretty amazing."
"I have a full life: I have two amazing kids, I have great friends, great family. And right now, that's plenty for me to manage. A new relationship just seems like way too much work."
"Trying to force creativity is never good."