"Trying to force creativity is never good."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Sarah McLachlan on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Sarah McLachlan on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Sarah McLachlan on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Sarah McLachlan on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Sarah McLachlan on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"I spent a lot of years on the road, and what happens is you find out who your real friends are and you find out where your strengths and weaknesses lie in communication. I've had the same friends for 20 years now and I can count them on one hand."