21 Total Quotes

Melissa Etheridge Quotes

Instead of taking five or six of the prescriptions, I decided to go a natural route and smoke marijuana.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician

Don't let anyone tell you that you have to be a certain way. Be unique. Be what you feel.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician

I feel my heart break to see a nation ripped apart by it's own greatest strength--it's diversity.
Melissa Etheridge
#Diversity

The songs are inspired by my experiences. Sometimes they are more than my real-life and, conversely, my life is more than just my songs.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician

I'm so close to Heaven, this Hell cannot be mine.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician

I had a lot of self-loathing, ... I've been self-sustained since I was 11. I've always been the one making the money, and to be flat on my back and ... so vulnerable and then be completely loved. To have my wife be there, 110% supportive. To have my children say, 'It's OK, Mom.' To have the people that I work for say, 'It's OK.' To have my fans go, 'It's all right.' It's like, what was I afraid of? I'm going to get healthy now, and I'm not going to carry that baggage anymore.
Melissa Etheridge
#Self

To be completely stripped bare of any image power or my hair, ... To step onstage and get the response that I got blew any problems I had about self-image out the door.
Melissa Etheridge
#Power

I've sold my soul for freedom. It's lonely but it's sweet.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician

[The 44-year-old singer, who was diagnosed more than a year ago, is now cancer-free.] Instead of taking five or six of the prescriptions, I decided to go a natural route and smoke marijuana, ... Dateline NBC.
Melissa Etheridge
#Cancer

be home for dinner.
Melissa Etheridge
#Home

I've been a rock star since you were very young. But I've never encountered anything as powerful as cancer.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician #Cancer

At the end of the whole thing when it was over, I came home to a bouquet that said 'in sickness and in health,' and she means it, ... And the love and support of someone like that is worth all the money in the world.
Melissa Etheridge
#Home

There will always be someone else with a different view than you. I appreciate them and would never say that they are wrong. I hope that they would give me that courtesy also.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician

I definitely feel we're moving forward. There's a lot more understanding... there's less fear and we're working on there being less hatred.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician

I feel my heart break to see a nation ripped apart by it's own greatest strength - it's diversity.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician

I stand before you a totally healthy person.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician

To be completely stripped bare of any image power or my hair. To step onstage and get the response that I got blew any problems I had about self-image out the door.
Melissa Etheridge
#American Musician