Your graciousness is what carries you. It isn't how old you are, how young you are, how beautiful you are, or how short your skirt is. What it is, is what comes out of your heart. If you are gracious, you have won the game.

— Stevie Nicks

The most bashful Stevie Nicks quotes that will activate your inner potential

But never have I been a blue calm sea I have always been a storm.

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When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world tells you they are inferior: illogical, weak, vain, empty.

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I'm going to be singing Dreams and Rhiannon when I'm 75 - and that's just fine with me. I just hope my chiffon doesn't get tangled in my rocking chair.

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If you have stage fright, it never goes away.

But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear?

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My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don't need the money, but there's an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There's a love there; we're a band of brothers.

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You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow.

I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.

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Timeless is the creature who is wise. And timeless is the prisoner in disguise.

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Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don't want to go to PTA meetings.

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When you're rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I've talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I've ever wanted to do.

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I did try to come back and listen You never it.

.I didn't wish it But I did hear every answer ever question It's all about protection stil through the sunlight days I wait Track a ghost through the fog The sun is burning me And you come running out in the wind with me The ocean is your blanket.

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When you're hurt or angry, let go by tapping into your humbleness.

You want people to remember you for your grace.

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It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do - write songs and sing them to people.

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About Stevie Nicks

Quotes 126 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

Lindsey [Buckingham] and I went up to Aspen and we went to somebody's incredible house and they had a piano and I had my guitar with me and I went in their living room, looking out over the incredible Aspen sky and I wrote 'Landslide.'

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I was not going to be a stupid girl singer. I was going to be way more than that.

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I'm going to spend my life writing poems, turning them into music that will affect people and touch their hearts. I'm going to write the songs that people can't write for themselves.

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I'm really glad that I'm not Anna because I don't want to be there again.

I've been there. But when something does happen to me, whether it's that movie or whether it's actually happened to me, I feel that it's my duty to actually share that with all of you guys. I want to immediately go to my desk and start writing about it.

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It's the first time I can ever remember being scared that the United States might mess up and something terrible will happen to us.

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I do not walk away in the face of adversity and never have.

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I have no fear, I have only love

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In comparison to the eight years I spent on Klonopin, the cocaine and brandy wins hands down. If you are ever in a drugstore and they put you on Klonopin, run out of there screaming.

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There are days when I swear I could fly like an eagle And dark desperate hours that nobody sees My arms stretched triumphant on top of the mountain My head in my hands down on my knees

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Rock and menopause do not mix. It is not good, it sucks and every day I fight it to the death, or, at the very least, not let it take me over.

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Time cast a spell on you but you won't forget me, I know I could have loved you, but you would not let me. I'll follow you down 'til the sound of my voice will haunt you, you'll never get away from the sound of the woman that loves you

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I love leather and I love lace, but not necessarily together.

I'm probably happiest in a long black velvet dress, black suede boots, and some kind of really beautiful wrap than I am in anything else. I don't even own a pair of jeans.

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I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don't handle fear very well;

I'm not a good terrified person.

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I'm the original hunter-down-of-fabulous-things.

Twenty years ago I sat down and decided that I would create a really wonderful image, an unforgettable image. And now I'm kind of stuck with it. It's like when I don't wear my fringy, gypsy stuff, people kind of look at me like, 'What's wrong?

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I'm doing lots of interviews and stuff.

I'm longing for the days of getting up, not having to put on makeup and do my hair and just going to the studio.

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The people that can't sing anymore that had great voices are the people that went away for five years and then just decided to come back. And you just can't make a comeback. Comebacks are no good. You have to just keep singing. Or keep dancing.

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If the sun warms up the rain, and the rain puts out the sun.

Why does the greatest love become the greatest pain?

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Drowning in the sea of love Where everyone would love to drown.

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I hated Chris, my brother. I would pull his hair and kick him, until one day my father gave him permission to fight back. I'll be apologizing to him for the rest of my life.

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If you can find a passion at a young age, somewhere between fifteen and thirty, if you can find that passion, I can pretty much guarantee you that you can be sixty-five and still love that passion and still have a reason to dance out of bed and down the hall every morning.

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It was my 16th birthday-my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do-write songs and sing them to people. [...] Everything on this record is what I really wanted to say, and I'm back to being the poet I always thought I was.

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That is the saddest thing: He [Prince] always thought I would die of a drug overdose, and here it happens he dies of an accidental overdose.

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I live in the realm of romantic possibility.

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I preferred not to be laden down with a big instrument.

If you're behind a guitar, you get used to being behind a guitar, and you don't really perform because you can't. I wanted to be able to just hold on to the mike and sing.

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....the sea changes color, but the sea does not change.

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If you see somebody running down the street naked every single day, you stop looking up.

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When you're in a band with three writers, three great writers, you only get one third of the writer thing. So that's the whole reason that I did a solo career. And that's, you know, when I told Fleetwood Mac I was going to do that, they were of course terrified that I would do that record and then that I would quit.

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I have my own life. And I am stronger than you know.

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And the moon never beams Without bringing me dreams And the sun never shines But I see the bright eyes I lie down by the side Of my darling My life, my life.

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I was very impressed with Hanson's performance.

I thought that little drummer was a kick-ass drummer, and uh, that they sang great, I mean I didn't know either, y'know, that these little boys, y'know, I was very impressed. I think they'll probably be around in 20 years writing good songs, and being a great band.

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Singing is the love of my life, but I was ready to give it all up because I couldn't handle people talking about how fat I was.

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Even the best intentions turn around one day... Nobody's right all the time.

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Even in my really bad, drugged-out days, I didn't go away.

I still toured, still did interviews. I never gave up the fight. That's why I'm who I am today, because I didn't leave. And I think I made the right choice.

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I've seen every one, from Motley Crue to John Denver, with tears running down my face. I had no idea everyone had such a hard time.

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When we started becoming friends [with Prince], I was really doing a lot of cocaine, and he hated that. Prince was so against drugs.

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We don't need to have somebody that's gonna make sure they pay for our market bills. It's like we have only one reason to love and that is for the real idea of love.

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Can the child within my heart rise above Can I sail through the changing ocean tides Can I handle the seasons of my life Well, I've been afraid of changing 'Cause I've built my life around you But time makes you get bolder Even children get older And I'm getting older too

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