Top 10 Quotes by Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco

There isn't much I have to say, that I wouldn't rather just shut up and do.

Ani DiFranco
I'm pretty much a workaholic, but when you're doing what you love it's hard to think of a reason to stop.
Ani DiFranco

Men make angry music and it's called rock-and-roll; women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they're angry and militant.

Ani DiFranco
Now let's get talking: reefer madness. Like some arrogant government can't, By any stretch of the imagination, outlaw a plant.
Ani DiFranco

I had a little bit of resistance to the idea of taking energy away from my work, and the baby comes along and, lo and behold, that's exactly what happens.

Ani DiFranco
I walk like I'm on a mission 'cause that's the way I groove. I got more and more to do and less and less to prove.
Ani DiFranco

I think it is very useful to know ourselves, but when we start naming and labeling, that is dangerous, that gets problematic. It negates that things are always changing. Besides, it's hard to pin a label onto something that's always moving.

Ani DiFranco
It's not important to be defined, it's only important to use your time well.
Ani DiFranco

My music doesn't really sound like punk music, it's acoustic. And it doesn't really sound like folk music 'cause I'm thrashing too hard and emoting a little too much for the sort of introspective, respectful, sort-of folk genre thing. I'm really into punk and folk as music that comes out of communities and is very genuine and very immediate and not commercial.

Ani DiFranco
I mean, playing music at home and writing and hanging out with my guitar is kind of medicinal for me, but when I bring the songs to people on stage, it's very joyous.