40 Brill Quotes By - Annie Lennox

40 Brill Quotes By - Annie Lennox
40 Brill Quotes By - Annie Lennoxe

I was perceiving myself as good as a man or equal to a man and as powerful and I wanted to look ambiguous because I thought that was a very interesting statement to make through the media. And it certainly did cause quite a few ripples and interest and shock waves.

Annie Lennox

A lot of music you might listen to is pretty vapid, it doesn't always deal with our deeper issues. These are the things I'm interested in now, particularly at my age.

Annie Lennox

I want to branch out. I want to write. I write poetry. I want to see my children grow up well.

I want to branch out. I want to write. I write poetry. I want to see my children grow up well.

Annie Lennox

It's a very telling thing when you have children. You have to be there for them, you've got to set an example, when you're not sure what your example is, and anyway the world is changing so fast you don't know what is appropriate anymore.

It's a very telling thing when you have children. You have to be there for them, you've got to set an example, when you're not sure what your example is, and anyway the world is changing so fast you don't know what is appropriate anymore.

Annie Lennox

Over the years, I was never really driven to become a solo artist, but I was curious to find out who I was as an individual creative person. It's taken some time, but now I feel I've truly paid my dues. I guess I'm at a point now where I'm more comfortable in my own skin.

Over the years, I was never really driven to become a solo artist, but I was curious to find out who I was as an individual creative person. It's taken some time, but now I feel I've truly paid my dues. I guess I'm at a point now where I'm more comfortable in my own skin.

Annie Lennox

Those in the developing world have so few rights - we take a lot for granted in the developed world.

Those in the developing world have so few rights - we take a lot for granted in the developed world.

Annie Lennox

I think Scotland could take a stand in a wonderful way, ecologically and morally and ethically.

I think Scotland could take a stand in a wonderful way, ecologically and morally and ethically.

Annie Lennox

I have always felt a little homeless. It's a strange thing.

I have always felt a little homeless. It's a strange thing.

Annie Lennox

Although I have lived in London, I have never really considered London my home because it was always going to be a stopping-off point for me, and it has been too.

Although I have lived in London, I have never really considered London my home because it was always going to be a stopping-off point for me, and it has been too.

Annie Lennox

I see myself as a traveller.

I see myself as a traveller.

Annie Lennox

When you go to Africa, and you see children, they're usually barefoot, dirty and in rags, and they'd love to go to school.

When you go to Africa, and you see children, they're usually barefoot, dirty and in rags, and they'd love to go to school.

Annie Lennox

I was never much of a one to win prizes... and certainly never placed too much value on their acquisition.

I was never much of a one to win prizes... and certainly never placed too much value on their acquisition.

Annie Lennox

I'm just an ordinary person.

I'm just an ordinary person.

Annie Lennox

I don't have clear-cut positions. I get baffled by things. I have viewpoints. Sometimes they change.

I don't have clear-cut positions. I get baffled by things. I have viewpoints. Sometimes they change.

Annie Lennox

I didn't want to be perceived as a girly girl on stage.

I didn't want to be perceived as a girly girl on stage.

Annie Lennox

I can't understand why the front pages of newspapers can cover bird flu and swine flu and everybody is up in arms about that and we still haven't really woken up to the fact that so many women in sub-Saharan Africa - 60 percent of people in - infected with HIV are women.

I can't understand why the front pages of newspapers can cover bird flu and swine flu and everybody is up in arms about that and we still haven't really woken up to the fact that so many women in sub-Saharan Africa - 60 percent of people in - infected with HIV are women.

Annie Lennox

I want people to start thinking about what it means to be HIV-positive and to ask questions about that.

I want people to start thinking about what it means to be HIV-positive and to ask questions about that.

Annie Lennox

People ask me so many questions.

People ask me so many questions.

Annie Lennox

I've had my share of dark days of the soul. I try not to focus on it too much so it doesn't get to me.

I've had my share of dark days of the soul. I try not to focus on it too much so it doesn't get to me.

Annie Lennox

Most women are dissatisfied with their appearance - it's the stuff that fuels the beauty and fashion industries.

Most women are dissatisfied with their appearance - it's the stuff that fuels the beauty and fashion industries.

Annie Lennox

I would love to meet a dodo.

I would love to meet a dodo.

Annie Lennox

I'm not particularly attention-seeking.

I'm not particularly attention-seeking.

Annie Lennox

One wouldn't want to have the same dilemmas at 50 as one had at 15. And indeed I don't. I have a very different take on life.

One wouldn't want to have the same dilemmas at 50 as one had at 15. And indeed I don't. I have a very different take on life.

Annie Lennox

I only want to make music because I have a passion for it.

I only want to make music because I have a passion for it.

Annie Lennox

Money is a good thing and it's obviously useful, but to work only for money or fame would never interest me.

Money is a good thing and it's obviously useful, but to work only for money or fame would never interest me.

Annie Lennox

Women's issues have always been a part of my life.

Women's issues have always been a part of my life.

Annie Lennox

I think people in Great Britain are a bit jaded sometimes.

I think people in Great Britain are a bit jaded sometimes.

Annie Lennox

When I look at the majority of my own songs they really came from my own sense of personal confusion or need to express some pain or beauty - they were coming from a universal and personal place.

When I look at the majority of my own songs they really came from my own sense of personal confusion or need to express some pain or beauty - they were coming from a universal and personal place.

Annie Lennox

I've never experienced chronic poverty, but I know what it's like to live on £3 a week.

I've never experienced chronic poverty, but I know what it's like to live on £3 a week.

Annie Lennox

I'm from a working-class background, and I've experienced that worry of not having a job next week because the unions are going on strike.

I'm from a working-class background, and I've experienced that worry of not having a job next week because the unions are going on strike.

Annie Lennox

I've never been a social person.

I've never been a social person.

Annie Lennox

I want people to understand me as a person with views, not just performing songs.

I want people to understand me as a person with views, not just performing songs.

Annie Lennox

I'm a female but I have a masculine side and I'm not going to negate that part of myself.

I'm a female but I have a masculine side and I'm not going to negate that part of myself.

Annie Lennox

I would like to see the gay population get on board with feminism. It's a beautiful organisation and they've done so much. It seems to me a no-brainer.

I would like to see the gay population get on board with feminism. It's a beautiful organisation and they've done so much. It seems to me a no-brainer.

Annie Lennox

Charity is a fine thing if it's meeting a gap where needs must be met and there are no other resources. But in the long term we need to support people into helping themselves.

Charity is a fine thing if it's meeting a gap where needs must be met and there are no other resources. But in the long term we need to support people into helping themselves.

Annie Lennox

I've always tried to keep my integrity and keep my autonomy.

I've always tried to keep my integrity and keep my autonomy.

Annie Lennox

I don't have any interest to go to Israel. I don't think I'd ever have a cause to go.

I don't have any interest to go to Israel. I don't think I'd ever have a cause to go.

Annie Lennox

Life expectancy in many parts of Africa can be something around the age of thirty five to thirty eight. I mean you're very fortunate if you live to that age. In fact when I went to Uganda for the first time one of the things that occurred to me was that I saw very few elderly people.

Life expectancy in many parts of Africa can be something around the age of thirty five to thirty eight. I mean you're very fortunate if you live to that age. In fact when I went to Uganda for the first time one of the things that occurred to me was that I saw very few elderly people.

Annie Lennox

I will go out of my way to avoid the shopping crowds and the extreme consumerism - I hate all that.

I will go out of my way to avoid the shopping crowds and the extreme consumerism - I hate all that.

Annie Lennox

I understand what it is for a woman to want to protect their children and give them the best they can.

I understand what it is for a woman to want to protect their children and give them the best they can.

Annie Lennox

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