Once over there [Balkans], I felt extremely patriotic. Here are these people, from 18-year-olds to military veterans, enduring real duress for the cause of peace. I don't ever want to play for a regular audience again, only military folks who are starving for music.— Sheryl Crow
The most grateful Sheryl Crow quotes to discover and learn by heart
I know that nuclear is better than fossil fuels when it comes to carbon dioxide, but nuclear energy is by no means clean. We don't know what to do with the waste we already have and it seems like a bad idea to me to make more when we have so many cleaner options such as wind and solar.
I try to conduct my life with a little levity.
L.A. to me feels like music industry, and Nashville to me feels like music community.
People go through challenging moments of losing people and of having their life threatened from illness and real grief. But they get through it. And that's the testament to the human spirit and it's -we are fragile, but we also are divine.
One of the great exercises you can do is to stop and acknowledge the colors around you... If you're constantly distracting yourself, then you're never really experiencing anything fully. It can cause you to feel like you have no center, like nothing is grounding you.
I was turned down by every record label in L.
A. Perseverance is three quarters of the game. Talent's only a quarter. Being able to withstand the word 'no' over and over can build you a pretty tough skin. I knew if I just kept at it, at the very least I'd get better at my craft.
I'm standing in the desert, waiting for my ship to come in.
Let's face it, life is a constant challenge.
It's full of unexpected detours that no one but you can navigate.
I propose a limitation be put on how many squares of toilet paper can be used in any one sitting.
Happiness is not having what you want, it is wanting what you have.
The only person who can save you is you: That going to be the thing that informed the rest of my life.
The video forum for me has been a source of great consternation because once you start projecting a look to a song, it robs the listener of their ability to adopt that song and make the lyric their own.
The cheapest energy is the energy you don't use in the first place.
When you tune your guitar in a different way, it lends itself to a new way of looking at your songwriting.
I used to jog every day and call it my 'gratitude run.
' I'd make my gratitude list as I ran. I never ran out of things to be grateful for. My knees aren't what they used to be, but I still do my gratitude list every day.
I am sweet, I am ugly, I am mean if you love me.
I'll try hard just to please you, when I say I don't need you.
If it makes you happy It can't be that bad If it makes you happy Then why the hell are you so sad
Deeper than temperature and the extinction of the polar bear is the idea that we all share this beautiful, ailing planet, Democrats and Republicans alike.
One of the things that I wound up loving about being involved with a bike racer was learning how to bike and how that really creates solitary time for you to reflect on things and nobody can get a hold of you.
I've been really, really blessed. I got to perform on stage with Bob Dylan. I've gotten to sing with Mick Jagger.
I am joining the more than 200,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year... I am inspired by the brave women who have faced this battle before me and grateful for the support of family and friends.
Don't the wounded bird still sing?
We are a testament to the importance of early detection and new treatments.
I encourage all women everywhere to advocate for themselves and for their future. See your doctor and be proactive about your health.
Where I fit in is confusing to me.
More than 10 million Americans are living with cancer, and they demonstrate the ever-increasing possibility of living beyond cancer.
I'm not much of a partier anymore. I enjoy clarity much more.
As you get older, you have your tribe of women that you grow and age gracefully with and you share wisdom with. That's your clan. That's your family. That's your strength.
~Wyatt [my adopted son] is definitely all mine.
Little souls find their way to you whether they're from your womb or someone else's.~
Life's so full that you just take it one day at a time.
I don't really cringe over any of my albums.
In a nutshell, this United Nations non-profit organization [World Food Programme] feeds millions of starving children at schools in third world countries as an incentive for them to attend school, which in turn might better their futures. They do so much more but I was so struck by this story.
I draw from my family and my friends and I feel like that small-town person.
The achievements, the materialistic possessions have really become to mean less. They mean nothing.
The bands that wrote the big, heroic rock songs - I really wanted to make a record like that.
Most writers like to maintain some sort of anonymity. For me, making videos was an assault.
I like a good beer buzz early in the morning.
If you'd like to reach me, leave me alone.
All my friends say I have to get right back on the bike. And I keep saying maybe not a bike.
As both a musician and a former teacher, I feel that music is as important to kids as reading and writing.
Love is the most important thing in life.
If you don't have (a relationship), you're always looking for one.
We talk about defining moments, but I think nothing can define you.
They're all refining moments. You're constantly refining yourself and refining your life.
I propose a limitation be put on how many sqares of toilet paper can be used in any one sitting. Now, I don't want to rob any law-abiding American of his or her God-given rights, but I think we are an industrious enough people that we can make it work with only one square per restroom visit, except, of course, on those pesky occasions where 2 to 3 could be required.
If compassion was the motivating factor behind all of our decisions, would our world not be a completely different place?
There ain't nothing like regret to remind you're alive.
Then not everything is gonna be the way you think it oughta be.
It seems like everytime I try to make it right, it all comes down on me. Please say honestly you won't give up on me, and I shall believe.
Chasing dragons with plastic swords, Jack Off Jimmy everybody wants more.
Bring you comics in bed, scrape the mold off the bread, and serve you French toast again. Okay, I still get stoned.
People don't realize that I'm really funny and I'm an excellent bridge player.
I become more seasoned, it's less interesting to try and compete in the pop market.
Then when I cut my hair short, my career tanked for about four years!