Top 10 Quotes by Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco

I've never had a very closely connected family. My parents split up when I was young and I was living with my mom for a little while, then I was kind of just on my own really young. It wasn't some kind of global tragedy, it was just never really a very close-knit family. So there was support in the sense that they didn't stand in my way.

Ani Difranco
When I look down, I miss all the good stuff when I look up, I just trip over things
Ani DiFranco

What doesn't bend, breaks.

Ani Difranco
What doesn ™t bend breaks.
Ani DiFranco

I hope progressive ways of thinking will permeate the "mainstream" more and more in the coming years. Goddess knows we have endured a very long spell (thirty plus years) of regressive thinking and hyper conservativism dominating our culture and national discourse. It necessitates risk taking and rule breaking by people in all walks of life to swing that pendulum back though.

Ani DiFranco
What I like about being independent [in the music industry] is that anybody who does play the album on the radio and anybody who does choose to write in the media does so because they want to, because they like it or because they find something interesting there, not because they have to.
Ani Difranco

we thought we left possession behindbut truth is i was yours and you were mine

Ani DiFranco
We have a complete void of progressive politics in this country right now. The will of the people goes ignored and unrealized. I'm searching for the people that can enter the political system, a strong third party. We need to consolidate.
Ani DiFranco

Either you are a feminist or you are a sexist/misogynist. There is no box marked 'other.' Ani DiFranc

Ani DiFranco
There are so many things that we have to be very concerned about. But I always come back to feminism. People look at me sideways now and are like, "With everything going on, the destruction of the environment, these endless wars, this capitalism that has a stranglehold on our culture and our world and you're talking about feminism still?"