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" I don't find any kind of tension very productive, I find it destructive, actually. "
" At the end of the day, though, the band members have to be strong. It's down to the individuals in the unit. Listen to me, I'm talking like I'm in the army and this is my squadron. "
" No, I like being a role model because I know how much comfort my musical idols brought me. "
" I want to hear an alternative viewpoint, and I don't want girls to be defanged and declawed and pretty and mute. "
" I think young artists are always inspiring because they are coming at worlds from a different point of view. "
" I am not a sexy woman, I'm not beautiful, I'm not a sex kitten, I don't flirt with people, yet I've been tagged more of sex symbol than women who truly are and I that's solely because I don't reveal too much: people are curious. "
" My solo album is dead and buried. We had the funeral. It was sad and I cried a lot but it made such a beautiful corpse that we had an open casket. "
" The truth is, I've always been wracked with self-loathing and terrible, paralysing depression. "
" You have to watch all sides of your advancement, you have to make sure people's bodies and minds are healthy and their morale is cool before you can really go out and play great music. "
" Mozart was a punk, which people seem to forget. He was a naughty, naughty boy. "
" I would say I'm pretty well at ease with my sexuality, but I'm an individual before I am a female. "
" I mean, I tend to do my own thing, and that usually crosses purposes with everyone around me. "
" I plan on doing as much in my life as I possibly can. "
" It's definitely an intrinsic part of my makeup that makes me want to see black when everyone else is seeing white. "
" I wanted to put out a solo record because I was stuck on a major label and sick of it. "
" I've got no timetable. I'm sort of sick of timetables, to be honest. "
" Until we command the exact same salary as every male counterpart, I feel a political desire to stand by other women. If we don't stand together, that equality will never be fully realized, and that bothers me. "
" I'm 45 years old. I used to be a club girl, but that's not my world anymore. That doesn't mean I can't make music that excites. I think it's inspiring to see an artist you grew up with take another crack. "
" The sensation of never feeling good enough or pretty enough will always be there. It's a constant dialogue, and you just learn to be more powerful than that other voice. When you hear it come up, you shut it down. "
" I was always embarrassed because my dad wore a suit and my mother wore flat pumps and a cozy jumper while my friends' parents were punks or hippies. "
" I've got a lot of stamina and I enjoy people, so having lots of people around doesn't freak me out. "
" If you have any opinions at all or if you're even remotely verbal then they're going to call you fiery. "
" I am laughably aggressive, and the rest of the band is very laid back, so we mix well. "
" I think women in pop have been declawed and defanged, and they're just meant to look pretty and sing pretty. You don't really hear a female perspective on the radio, because so many of the songs are being written by men. "
" I feel the same way I did when I was in school. I'm having the same insecurities. "
" And then there's all these other creeps that surround your band and suck off you like leeches and try to manipulate you and your business. You have to watch like a hawk. I'm always ready to fight. I see it very much as a battle. "
" That's a difficult question, because to consider yourself a rebel is sort of ridiculous. "
" In terms of fitting in, you know, I don't have a lot of armor up. I'm a raw nerve and it's really uncomfortable for a lot of people. "
" Starbucks is my main fix and it's usually you people working in there - sometimes they're actually shaking. It just makes me feel horrendous because I've been in that situation. "
" When somebody asks me a question, I try to be as straightforward about it as possible. I try not to overthink what I'm going to say in an interview. "
" Humans all want to beat the clock but nobody ever does. "