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Bonnie Raitt Quotes

And then you meet one person and your life changes forever - Love Quotes
I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, just to be sure - Funny Quotes
A year from now you'll wish you started today - Work Quotes
The darkest nights produce the brightest stars - Motivational Quotes
If cats could talk, they wouldn't - Cat Quotes
Men go shopping to buy what they need. Women go shopping to find out what they want - Funny Quotes
Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is - Funny Quotes
You had me at hello - Love Quotes
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You don’t have to look a certain way to have a hit record  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) I just want to be as good a person as I can be  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) Maybe the idea of me is more powerful than I perceive myself being  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) You don’t have to look a certain way to have a hit record  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) I would like to inspire a lot of people to be active and give back  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) It’s so thrilling. And not just the music. The Internet is changing the future of fund-raising. I’m thrilled by the potential  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) 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  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) Jazz and blues fests are everywhere now, and Americana is going strong on college radio. What I’m hearing is an appreciation of real music  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) Nobody went out to pasture, and a lot of people are doing their best work. Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, and Sting are at the top of their game. I mean, Tony Bennett is the coolest guy I ever met! We have to figure out how to break out of this age ghetto  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) There’s something about the Strat’s shape that is at once masculine and feminine  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) I’m the same on stage as I am off stage. A lot of people who I admire - Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne - are not that different either. You hope that if you met them that they’d be as nice and well-rounded as they appear  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) The anti-nuke movement has important and far-reaching implications for grassroots organizing. It can unite kids and musicians, everybody, whether they’re leftist or rightist, or radical, or Republican, because energy is energy. But in fact, it is a real political struggle - it shows people that it’s big business against the people  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) I’m sure I would have been considered a more significant artist if I was a singer-songwriter. It’s just not the way I roll. I love being a curator and a musicologist. People write me letters and thank me for turning them on to Fred McDowell and Sippie Wallace, and that’s partly my job this time around  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) Quakers are known for wanting to give back. Ban the bomb and the civil rights movement and the native American struggle for justice - those things were very, very front-burner in my childhood, as were the ideas of working for peace and if you have more than you need, then you share it with people who don’t  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) One of the biggest obstacles I’ve overcome in my life was thinking I didn’t deserve to be successful. Artistically I’m not as much of a heavyweight as someone like Paul Simon or Joni Mitchell, because I’m not a creator of original music, and I worried about that for years  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) There were so many great music and political scenes going on in the late 60s in Cambridge. The ratio of guys to girls at Harvard was four to one, so all of those things were playing in my mind  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) Playing guitar was one of my childhood hobbies, and I had played a little at school and at camp. My parents would drag me out to perform for my family, like all parents do, but it was a hobby - nothing more  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’ is the greatest meshing of vocal, guitar, and content I’ve ever heard. That’s what I aspire to  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) People come up to me all the time who saw Dad in ‘Oklahoma!’ or ‘Pajama Game,’ and they say they’ll never forget it  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) Since I was 20 years old, I’ve been a kind of corporation. I’d wake up in the morning and my job was to be ‘Bonnie Raitt’ in capital letters  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) I was offered to take over for Reba in ‘Annie Get Your Gun,’ but it wasn’t where I wanted to be. I think my fans would be upset if I confined my shows to one city for a long period of time  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) I’m honored when young people say they’ve gone to school on slide guitar with my records. But people get their influence from my live shows and records and YouTube, not me personally. I walk around with a hat on. People don’t know it’s me  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) In 1967 I entered Harvard as a freshman, confident - in the way that only 17-year-olds are - that I could change the world. My major was African Studies, and my plan was to travel to Tanzania, where President Julius Nyerere was creating a government based on democracy and socialism  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) You create the happiness and the balance that you have, and your own power. This is one thing that I know to be true.  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) I thought I had to live that partying lifestyle in order to be authentic, but in fact if you keep it up too long, all you’re going to be is sloppy or dead.  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) Between the redwoods, growing up and enjoying nature, camping on almost every vacation, and getting to go to summer camp in the Adirondacks, it was really very apparent to me that we had to preserve what we had on the earth.  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) I’ve been lucky enough that I can gather all sorts of experiences and find inspiration by traveling around and by spending time with people I admire.  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) How unthinkable that, in a country of such bursting plenty, so many people are facing ongoing hunger and poverty. If we are truly each other’s keepers, let’s support school lunches, food stamps, neighborhood garden projects, and so many other wonderful programs working to put an end to this cruel and needless blight once and for all.  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) Really important issues are getting lost, so I can say I’m glad to be a citizen of the planet and do my part.  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes) There are so many people out there working with great grassroots and global and national organizations that are unsung heroes to me.  (Bonnie Raitt Quotes)
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