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But I really love music, and having a creative outlet
by Edie Brickell

But I really love music, and having a creative outlet
is really the best thing you can do for yourself.
- Edie Brickell

I can make dressing - or stuffing.
Y'all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there.
It's really good dressing.
That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that.
- Edie Brickell

I think the New Bohemians' inability to say no was
a big part of our problem.
- Edie Brickell

My son writes songs and plays.
He sings like an angel.
- Edie Brickell

 

You're just playing, playing, playing,
and then an image or something will come into your mind,
and basically you're just narrating it with music,
letting it move along.
- Edie Brickell

I like Rufus Wainwright a whole lot.
He makes me wanna be even more musical.
- Edie Brickell

Becoming a mom made me more contentious about expressing my true taste.
- Edie Brickell

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No matter how famous and established they were or however
blessed they were with great songs or long careers,
if they lived alone, they lived alone.
That's not the way I wanted to live prior to the tour or after.
- Edie Brickell

I need to go outside.
I wouldn't say I'm an outdoors person,
but I like to go outside.
- Edie Brickell

A lot of the songs start with an image.
I was sitting there playing the guitar and I pictured this old,
dirty green car, with the window rolled down,
in the hot, hot, hot Texas heat, and this beautiful
woman I knew when I was a kid sitting behind the wheel,
looking out at me.
- Edie Brickell

We were too young to know better, and none of us were very aggressive people.
It would have helped a lot if just one of us had been
aggressive enough to say no.
- Edie Brickell

We didn't rehearse or play the songs to death before we recorded them,
and that let us catch a freshness and energy level
we've never really felt while making records.
- Edie Brickell

But who cares? I can honestly look back and realize
that everything happened for a reason.
Everything that fell apart has fallen back into place
beautifully and magically.
- Edie Brickell

I hope I'm better today than I was yesterday.
I don't believe in glory days or anything like that,
so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!
- Edie Brickell

When I look at my kids, and the ease with which they pick up music,
I wish I had that.
- Edie Brickell

But when it came to jamming and writing songs like we used to,
we realized Brandon was a huge spirit in the band.
Who knew? It was just something we had to learn.
- Edie Brickell

Geffen was never supportive of the band.
- Edie Brickell

My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world.
She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would
look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food.
Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat!
- Edie Brickell

If it turns out to be a hit, well, good luck dealing with fame.
And if it's not a hit and you can still survive and
make music you believe in,
well, then you're truly blessed.
I think that's where we are now.
- Edie Brickell

You feel like a prisoner if you don't create.
You're jailed up inside of yourself.
- Edie Brickell

And I was very comfortable with this band even when we disagreed.
It takes a long time to feel comfortable enough to disagree with somebody.
When everything happened, it just was really confusing.
It's like our weaknesses were nurtured and brought out front by outsiders.
- Edie Brickell

You can look back at anything and wish you'd done something differently.
- Edie Brickell

I have taken the marshmallows off the sweet potatoes,
however.
They would make a big pan of sweet potatoes and cover it with marshmallows.
My kids would love it if I would do that for them!
- Edie Brickell

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

We never see Life as it really is.
All we can ever see is the reflection of Life -
distorted by our unique perceptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz

NO ONE is really different;
each of us is actually a member of the human race.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

A man who doesn't trust himself
can never really trust anyone else.
- Cardinal De Retz

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous,
there's really nothing to lose.
- Jewel

I think that somehow, we learn who we really are
and then live with that decision.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

We can never get enough of what we don't really need.
- Matthew Kelly

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It is what a man thinks of himself
that really determines his fate.
- Henry David Thoreau

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

What you seem to be, be really.
- Benjamin Franklin

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Forgiveness is really a gift to yourself -
have the compassion to forgive others,
and the courage to forgive yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

You can never really live anyone else's life,
not even your child's.
The influence you exert is through your own life,
and what you've become yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the secrets of life is that
all that is really worth the doing
is what we do for others.
- Lewis Carroll

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw

Maybe life isn't really as complicated
as we make it out to be.
Perhaps a simple child-like attitude would create
a less stressful and happier life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous;
there's really nothing to lose.
There's no wrong you can't make right again,
so be kinder to yourself;
have fun, take chances. There are no bounds.
- Jewel

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

I'm saving that rocker for the day
when I feel as old as I really am.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it
as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it
is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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