Suzanne Vega

39Suzanne Vega Quotes

American Musician born on July 11, 1959,

Suzanne Nadine Vega is an American singer-songwriter known for her eclectic folk-inspired music... (source)

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. view quote

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. view quote

You have to defend your honor. And your family. view quote

My mother wanted me to understand that as a woman I could do pretty much whatever I wanted to, that I didn't have to use sex or sexuality to define myself. view quote

Some girls are taught to be sexy. view quote

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. view quote

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. view quote

How weird it was to drive streets I knew so well. What a different perspective. view quote

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. view quote

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. view quote

Girls are crazy and mean. They don't fight fair. view quote

I don't think gender is aesthetically defining for me. view quote

In the end, my pursuit of the elusive New York State driver's license became about much more than a divorced woman's learning to drive for the first time. view quote

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