52 Total Quotes

Laurie Anderson Quotes

Laurie Anderson
When love is gone, there's always justice. And when justice is gone, there's always force. And when force is gone, there's always Mom. Hi, Mom!
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#American Musician #Force

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I see that it has huge benefits for us understanding how and why diversity changes over time and how that might be applied to evaluate potential effects of future environment and climate changes,
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#Diversity

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Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
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#American Musician #Architecture

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The world is a strange and wonderful place.
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#American Musician

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Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better.
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#American Musician #Paradise

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My son already knows how to program my phone. I think technology is good. ... They are learning the skills they need at a much younger age. They have their own computers. They have it all. They're spoiled.
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#Learning

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The promoter called and said, 'What should we do?' People were calling to say they were sure it was canceled, but I thought that to have a public event that night would be a good idea.
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#People

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People are really suffering these days. There's a lot of corporate triumph and a lot of personal despair as they wonder what are they working for.
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#American Musician

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A lot of artists who have a certain style are expected to more or less keep doing their style. It's so easy to get into that rut of production.
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#American Musician

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A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology. I'm using 15,000 watts of power and 18 different pieces of electronic equipment to say that.
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#American Musician

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A lot of words in English confuse the idea of life and electricity, like the word livewire.
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#American Musician

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As a New Yorker, I'm someone who lives on an island and looks across to America.
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#American Musician

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As an artist I'd choose the thing that's beautiful more than the one that's true.
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#American Musician

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At the School of Visual Arts in New York, you can get your degree in Net art, which is really a fantastic way of thinking of theater in new ways.
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#American Musician

Laurie Anderson
Besides all those whaling details, Moby Dick is about someone who's looking for something so huge, something they've wanted all their life, yet they know when they find it, it will kill them.
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#American Musician

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I don't take compliments so well. I always hang my head and shuffle and kind of try to immediately forget.
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#American Musician

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I have written a few children's books. The first book that I wrote was for children. It was called "The Package", and it was a mystery story in pictures. It had no words.
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#American Musician

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I have written a lot about snakes. There's something pretty primordial about it.
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#American Musician

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I just sort of wish people would dance differently. It reminds me of teenage sex.
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#American Musician

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I really like books that you can kind of hear as much as think about, that are so graphic and visual.
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#American Musician

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I see and write things first as an artist, second as a woman, and third as a New Yorker. All three have built-in perspectives that aren't neutral.
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#American Musician

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I so much appreciate it when anybody tries to make something and tries to be an artist - I'm happy to see the work.
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#American Musician

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I think a lot of people in Washington are extremely suspicious of NASA.
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#American Musician

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I think artists who are attracted to working on the Net will adjust their work to the capabilities of a very small screen.
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#American Musician

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I think women are excellent social critics.
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#American Musician

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I'm a real workaholic.
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#American Musician