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" My parents raised me on Spooky Tooth and The Band, Derek and the Dominoes, the Beatles, Bob Dylan, all that stuff. Rock n' roll was just in my subconscious. "
" Follow your path unapologetically. Be compassionate. "
" Being a rock and roll band is about spending time on the details so that you can hone your own identity. "
" There's something to be said for being sleepy-eyed. I love sleepy eyes - that sort of vulnerability of being slightly discombobulated because you don't know where you are. But I like that vulnerability. It's sexy to me. "
" I've been singing since I could talk. I started playing the piano when I was about 5 or 6. I picked up the guitar on my 20th birthday. "
" I hear it all the time: 'What happened to the Grace Potter who didn't used to wear makeup?' "
" When people see a talented girl, it calls to mind the very rare breed of women who have managed to succeed. If I were a dude with the exact same voice, band and songs, I doubt they'd compare me to Sheryl Crow. But hey, I'm not complaining. Big fish, small pond. "
" The misconception about the record company is that they were the ones who got me wearing short skirts, or got me to do my hair blond, or got me to dance around onstage and start doing different things with my clothes. No, that was actually all me. "
" It took a lot of years for me to get comfortable, strutting my stuff, dancing like a fool, having that sparkly dress on that says, 'Here I am.' "
" I know what it takes to gain a fan. "
" I don't have any kids of my own, but I love my band, and I love the people I'm around and taking care of them. "
" Donna Summer was such a genius. "
" There are daily stresses on the road, but when everyone gets fed, everyone gets happy. Simple. "
" For dramas, I love 'Downton Abbey.' I'm a sucker for the BBC. "
" With my childhood and growing up in a very free place where my parents were artists and always encouraging me to explore, you wouldn't think I was locked up in my own mind, but I was. "
" Trends suck you in, anywhere in the world, patterns you don't even see. It's so easy. Look at Wall Street - look at any sports team in the world - there are trends. Look at exercising. Nothing but patterns and trends, and that's what I started to see. Like a flock of birds all flying in one direction. "
" I'm not capable of wielding the guitar like Jimmy Page, one of my all-time favorite guitarists. My skill set is more based on the grinding, sort of human heartbeat - almost playing the guitar more like a drum. "
" Dr. Dog is good summer music. "
" Honestly, I don't think I ever really was a sweet country girl. I think that was a misconception about me. I was always bad. "
" I was like a closet makeup fiend as a little girl because I knew that I would be guffawed at in school if I wore too much makeup. "
" Music needs to move forward. "
" I've gotta long list of things to do, bucket list things - play 'Saturday Night Live,' make a movie. I want a lot of things, but one of my deepest wishes would be to headline - and sell out - Red Rocks. "
" I'm quite a nurturing person, and I'm more a mom than a crazy, partying rock star. "
" I always think it's a little bit of a challenge when people sort of associate female artists as their own genre. "
" I love a great pair of shoes, and as long as I feel like I can walk in them, I can dance in them. "
" I hate long pants. "
" I'm a very loud and outspoken creature. "
" So much of myself is consumed with earning my way, doing it myself, and never feeling like things are being handed to you. Growing up that way was humbling. "
" I worked extremely hard at my craft and at being a good songwriter, being a good guitar player, being a good organist, because I didn't think people would take me seriously. "
" I love 'New Girl.' I think it's so fun. "
" I see musicians like Bonnie Raitt and Emmylou Harris as more than just musical icons: they are planets, with a gravitational pull - from how they flip their hair just-so when they bow, right down to their hearty backstage banter. It takes decades to learn the innuendos of being gracious and genuine all at once. "