50 Total Quotes

Suzanne Vega Quotes

Don't make a threat and then not do it.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician

I loved the atmosphere of the dance studios-the wooden floors, the big mirrors, everyone dressed in pink or black tights, the musicians accompanying us-and the feeling of ritual the classes had.
Suzanne Vega
#Atmosphere

I don't think gender is aesthetically defining for me.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician

Sometimes I listen to songs by very smart writers who assume that the world is a civil place with certain formalities that people follow, but I don't see things that way. My own experience tells me that life is not like that.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician

I'd like to meet you/ In a timeless placeless place/ Somewhere out of context/ And beyond all consequences.
Suzanne Vega
#Consequences

I think people are sexy when they have a sense of humor, when they are smart, when they have some sense of style, when they are kind, when they express their own opinions, when they are creative, when they have character.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician #Humorous

To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a humanist or an advocate for human rights. I don't see why someone who's a feminist should be thought of differently.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician #Human Rights

I had some fears as a kid, but I was also relatively fearless. Maybe that's a result of living half the time in reality and the other half in fantasy.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician #Living

A lot of my writing is not terribly civilized.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician

Writing is always personal in some way but not always in a direct way.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician

I wasn't afraid of going places or doing new things. I would do just about anything or go anywhere. I'd get a notion in my mind and just follow it.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician

There are no rules in fights with girls. Just hurting.
Suzanne Vega
#Girls #American Musician

Girls are crazy and mean. They don't fight fair.
Suzanne Vega
#Girls #American Musician

When I was pregnant, I felt filled with life, and I felt really happy. I ate well, and I slept well. I felt much more useful than I'd ever felt before.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician #Life

If you have to fight a crowd of boys, it's best to go for the biggest one. That way you won't have to fight them all. The others will see that you mean business and you will win their respect.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician #Boys

I was always inventing characters and making up stories.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician

But I never want to get to the point where I write a safe song or one that represents my sense of a subject in order to appear civilized.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician

My intellect has always been more responsible than my emotions for how I respond to the world.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician #Emotions

Writing in other voices is almost Japanese in the sense that there's a certain formality there which allows me to sidestep the embarrassment of directly expressing to complete strangers the most intimate details of my life.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician

I didn't go out looking for fights as a kid, but if it was necessary, I'd fight. Fighting was a daily thing where we lived.
Suzanne Vega
#Fighting

It takes as much discipline to be a mother and a wife as it does to do anything else.
Suzanne Vega
#American Musician #Discipline