"My father was a minister and so rock music was banned in our house."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Tori Amos on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Tori Amos on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Tori Amos on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Tori Amos on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Tori Amos on Ray Charles
"You'd think that in this age, especially in the 21st century - especially with all the technology and all the discoveries that we've made - that we would figure out how to tackle abuse."
"I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely."
"If I was writing songs just for me I'd only play them in my living room, alone."
"I've got tonnes of aboriginal and Native American art, but I'd like even more."
"After a while of getting jerked around, you realize what the business is really made up of."