quote by Ville Valo

Music's always been really cathartic. It's the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song.

— Ville Valo

Unexpected Cathartic quotations

We don't have a particular plan. We just do what we do. This is the only way we know how to do it. We make the music that moves us. We use it as therapy. The songs are cathartic. They're ways of dealing with life experiences and the world around you. It's meant to be as a release for us as it is for other people.

We did a two month tour with Taj Mahal that was really healing and cathartic and a good distraction after my brother passed away. Then I knew I wanted to take a year off, and it was really nice to have that chance to fall apart.

Valentine's Day is devoted to love. Why don't we have a day devoted to hatred? The raw, visceral hatred that is felt every hour of the day by ordinary people, but is repressed for reasons of social order. I think it would be very cathartic, and it would certainly make for an exciting six o'clock news.

I dont know where the idea originated that memoir writing is cathartic.

For me, its always felt like playing my own neurosurgeon, sans anesthesia. As a memoirist, you have to crack your head open and examine every uncomfortable thing in there.

I feel I should try to reveal. When you hit it right, you produce an emotional response in the listener that can be cathartic. When you're wrong, you're soppy, sentimental.

Live interaction with a crowd is a cathartic, spiritual kind of exchange, and its intensified at a festival.

There is something cathartic about having absolute loss articulated.

Abused as we abuse it at present, dramatic art is in no sense cathartic;

it is merely a form of emotional masturbation.

A good rant is cathartic. Ranting is what keeps me sane. They always come from a different place. Take the prime minister, for example. Sometimes when I rant about him, I am angry; other times, I am just severely annoyed-it's an important distinction.

There's something about doing stand-up that's cathartic.

I suppose is very cathartic to do a show to the masses and you get to make magic in a manner that you can't do in regular life, but I suppose that self esteem effect is one of the most powerful.

Violence has been a part of storytelling forever and there's obviously a reason for it. Fairy tales are really violent, the original ones. I think there's something cathartic about having kids live through their fears through a book or any kind of story.

I have an interest in giving people a cathartic experience, and making them look at homeless people differently, and making them question how they judge people, in general.

Killing characters on television has become an easy short cut to cathartic emotion.

There's something cathartic about swearing 150 times after spending ten hours in the editing room.

I was very empty after my father passed away.

It was an emotional time, as it would be for anyone, but to be in the studio every day was kind of cathartic and healing and it just seemed very natural to continue.

Don't hold grudges; it's pointless. Jealousy too is a non-cathartic, negative emotion. .

It's incredibly fun to play someone that you don't like.

It exorcises your own demons in a way. It's cathartic. We all have things that we don't like about ourselves, little things. And I get to amplify those things and put them out there. It's fun and it has a cleansing effect.

Being so honest in my writing is cathartic.

Mostly singing was cathartic, writing was cathartic, therapeutic.

I don't think I had a goal, particularly, to sing or put it out there for anybody.

I do like to write nasty songs. It's a useful weapon to have, and it's cathartic as well, because I create art out of anger, something positive out of something negative.

I do find acting cathartic.

Comedy can be a cathartic way to deal with personal trauma.

Everybody should write a book whether you get it published or not because the experience of sort of taking it all and throwing it down on paper is unbelievably cathartic.

I cannot imagine a more satisfying calling than my own: beauty, humanity, and history every day, combined with the cathartic joy of singing.

My wife Cecily Adams was dying of cancer, my daughter Madeline was struggling to overcome an autism diagnosis, and my father was dying, all at the same time. Writing the journal was a cathartic experience, and an extremely positive one.

Acting can be an amazingly cathartic thing - especially for young girls.

I've been doing some writing, which I find very cathartic and fun.

Great art is cathartic; it is always moral.

I'd written Smashed not because I was ambitious and not because writing down my feelings was cathartic (it felt more like playing one's own neurosurgeon sans anesthesia). No. I'd made a habit--and eventually a profession--of memoir because I hail from one of those families where shows of emotions are discouraged.

For me as an actor, I find it's most creative when I'm bringing myself into the role rather than putting the role on. I feel like it's more of a cathartic experience.

Music for me is very therapeutic, it's very cathartic.

My head translates emotions into song. Songwriting is cathartic for me.

I remember seeing Richard Pryor's first movie;

it was a midnight movie when I was in high school. I must have been about fifteen. It was one of the most cathartic experiences of my life. I'd never laughed that much.