Where I grew up in Dallas, things might be a little more traditional. People have the same things in mind. They're supposed to grow up, go to college, get a job, get married, and have children, grandchildren. That's the world I grew up in.— Lisa Loeb
The most beautiful Lisa Loeb quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie?
I learn so much from writing with other musicians, asking questions about their playing style and gear, and hanging out, too.
I want to work on some more complicated baking... and it would be interactive!
The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
My overnight success was really 15 years in the making.
I'd been writing songs since I was 6 and playing in bands and performing since I was 14.
You tried to hide between the lines of a story never told.
If we all leap before we crawl, we might fall.
I don't think I can tell any stories about how I lived in a van in Alaska.
I grew up in the suburbs, I even had my own room. We weren't poor. Everything was very normal.
I'm making a record that's half stripped down acoustic which is the way I perform a lot and half of it is very produced. It's really hard to keep music simple but I was trying to keep it simple and focus on one or two instruments and vocals.
The only way to get vegetables at a diner late night is to order the omelette.
A feta cheese and broccoli omelette.
Also, I'm always learning better and better how to prioritize and how to leave certain things for the next day.
I make sure to sleep eight hours, and I'm much better about eating, because I'm not standing in front of my pantry. I go to the market and pick up little carrot nubs.
When all the stars were falling, they fell from above, and I thought of hate, and I thought of hate, and then I thought of love.
If you haven't noticed so far, I think sleep is really important.
One of the things that's influenced me musically was my experience at Brown University. I was surrounded by musicians that I really admired, and felt challenged to come up with music, lyrics, and recordings that stood up to the expectations of those musicians and myself.
I love albums that have guest performers that the audience will be happy to hear. It's really a bonus!
I always wanted to make a children's album because you have the freedom to explore so many wonderful topics and sounds.
My nutritionist always said to eat whatever you want.
I'm old-school. I want to be there to drop off my daughter at school and pick her up.
I walked away to get wisdom, but in the end I just walked home.
With my daughter, we do arts and crafts, we read a lot, we listen to music, and we cut the strings off balloons and bounce them around after birthday parties.
Again, I'm used to speaking to a lot of people;
I have a lot of friends and family, and I perform music and speak in front of a lot of crowds. So I share with people already a lot in my life.
Sometimes you tell the truth like you're pulling taffy.
Stop fighting. Everyone's a person too. And take care of the Earth, please.
I have so much joy in my life. I love my husband and kids so much. So much love. I'm also more focused now on spending more time at home and in town instead of going on tour. Because of that nesting, I find that I'm even more into writing and creating.
As a musician, you never understand why people connect with certain songs.
The moon shines for you.
Too much to ask for may leave me feeling lonely. Too little leaves me nothing.
You should try to get what you want in life and try not to be limited.
Summer camp was a place where I felt like myself that wasn't like school.
There were no grades, we got to try lots of new things, and I started to play guitar at camp. It was a place for acceptance and learning to be a part of a community, but also learning to be yourself. I want that for all kids, but some kids don't have the opportunity to go to camp. I want to help.
I use my cell phone as much as I can - I talk to friends all the time.
I'm like 2,000 hours a month. It's crazy.
Ive learned from dieting and not dieting that literally the thing that works best for me is that if I think of it, I better go ahead and have it.
I have many memories of waking up to eat breakfast that my mother carefully prepared for us and her saying, what do y'all want for lunch, and as we're eating lunch, what do y'all want for dinner? It's always about the next meal.
The smell of roses, my children's bright eyes and smiles, laughing with my husband, walking on the beach, using my hands to do crafts or play guitar, brainstorming, and drinking coffee, really good coffee.
There are many different ways to look at a situation, and it's important to look at things the way they are.
I love playing in Japan! It's always like being in the ancient past and the future at the same time. And the fans sing along to every word.
I grew up with family who liked to travel and sightsee, so I have this pressure inside me: If I'm in a city and I have enough free time, I'd better go to a museum. I try to see parks, go outside. Or else try to feel really normal like go to Target or a drugstore, or go see a movie.
Don't force things to happen. You can work towards things and keep yourself open to things, people, and opportunities, but you can't and shouldn't try to control everything. Also, if you haven't noticed so far, I think sleep is really important.
I think that I'm throwing but I'm thrown
Some people train for certain sports and I want to train to be able to hold a super heavy electric guitar and carry luggage around myself because I always have to have 7,000 pairs of shoes. Who cares about sports?
You get to a point in relationships where you don't want to push anything, but things need to change, move on, or develop.
They rise in the morning, and they sleep in the dark.
And even though nobody's looking, she's falling apart.
Dweezil and I are going on tour with the band probably starting in the middle of February for a month probably playing a few songs from my new record and then I'll continue on after that tour.
I don't have a very routine life; the kids' activities, our nightly routines, and morning routines are about as routine as it gets. In the middle of it all - other than my morning coffee, toast, and trying to get 7-8 hours of sleep a night - each day is different.
With all the things that you could be, you never could learn how to be me.
I eat fish and love bacon. Plus, I don't mind if soups are made with chicken or beef stock, I just don't like eating big pieces of meat.
It's really hard to balance work and being a mother.
Don't force things to happen.
I try to get enough sleep and exercise, try not to make mountains out of molehills, and vent a lot. I have a good team to support my work. I also do lots of mundane things, which will center me.