Best Ani Difranco Quotes
Ani DiFranco is an American singer, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, poet and songwriter. She has released more than 20 albums and is widely considered a feminist icon. DiFranco has received positive feedback from critics for much of her career.
Here are top 10 best Ani Difranco quotes –
#1 Patriarchy is like the elephant in the room that we don’t talk about, but how could it not affect the planet radically when it’s the superstructure of human society.
#2 Some people wear their heart up on their sleeve. I wear mine underneath my right pant leg, strapped to my boot.
#3 I have something to prove, as long as I know there’s something that needs improvement, and you know that everytime I move, I make a woman’s movement.
#4 Maybe you don’t like your job, maybe you didn’t get enough sleep, well nobody likes their job, nobody got enough sleep. Maybe you just had the worst day of your life, but you know, there’s no escape, there’s no excuse, so just suck up and be nice.
#5 Love is a piano dropped from a fourth story window, and you were in the wrong place at the wrong time.
#6 If I’m gonna go down I’m gonna do it with style. You won’t hear me surrender, you won’t hear me confess cause you’ve left me with nothing but I have worked with less.
#7 Just let me go, we have to be able to criticize what we love, to say what we have to say ’cause if you’re not trying to make something better, then as far as I can tell, you are just in the way.
#8 Art is why I get up in the morning but my definition ends there. You know I don’t think its fair that I’m living for something I can’t even define.
#9 I was blessed with a birth and a death, and I guess I just want some say in between.
#10 I’d rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous.
More Best Ani Difranco Quotes
- Art may imitate life, but life imitates TV.
- God forbid you be an ugly girl, ‘course too pretty is also your doom, ’cause everyone harbors a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room.
- I basically get stereotyped a lot in terms of being a girl and writing ‘chick’ music for teenage girls or something. I think, if anything, the press kind of, because of my gender and my age, tends to kind of relegate my work to this sort of special-interest group. It’s part of the cultural dynamic, I guess.
- I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap.
- I see a lot of connections between folk and punk music just because they’re both subcorporate music – I mean, traditionally.
- I’ve been trying to learn how to not be so conflicted about things like my own anger. I’ve always had a place in my music for my anger as a way of compensating for not having a mechanism to express it in my everyday life. So I’ve been trying to be more true to myself, and that helps me to chill out a little bit. But politically, uh-uh. No.
- Love is a piano dropped from a fourth story window, and you were in the wrong place at the wrong time.