Top 10 Quotes by John Hiatt

John Hiatt

I don't even think about that stuff,

John Hiatt
Whatever your hands find to do, you must do with all your heart.
John Hiatt

I see you over there, just clinging to the wall. Because they told you like ivy you were bound to crawl. But you kept looking up, girl, and I know why. You knew someday you were gonna touch the sky.

John Hiatt
This is just one of many, many incidences where people have treated federal land as part of their operations, just sort of done whatever they have felt like doing, to make it work for them.
John Hiatt

She came onto him like a slow movin' cold front -- His beer was warmer than the look in her eyes.

John Hiatt
My attitude these days is, if you write a bad song, what are they gonna do, throw you in songwriter jail?
John Hiatt

[For the first several songs, Hiatt performed with rock 'n' roll energy, sawing away on his guitar and blowing his harmonica with near abandon. After completing a furious version of] Your Dad Did, ... I love folk music.

John Hiatt
He was the kind of kid you did not want to sit by. He kept his boogers in his desk, he wore a neck tie.
John Hiatt

Sometimes love can be so wrong/Like a fat man in a thong,

John Hiatt
I'd always wanted to make a record with Jim Dickinson, and I'd known about his boys for years, ... He reminded me that when they were 13 or 14 years old they had a punk rock band and I'd called him and wanted to make a record with them then.