Annie Lennox 40 Isolated Quotes

Annie Lennox 40 Isolated Quotes
Annie Lennox 40 Isolated Quotese

I love to be individual, to step beyond gender.

Annie Lennox

It's hard to tell how far women's individuality has come in the past twenty years.

Annie Lennox

There is a big difference between what I do onstage and what I do in my private life. I don't put my living room on magazine pages.

There is a big difference between what I do onstage and what I do in my private life. I don't put my living room on magazine pages.

Annie Lennox

I'm not intensely private - I talk a great deal about my life and my work - I just don't play the game to excess.

I'm not intensely private - I talk a great deal about my life and my work - I just don't play the game to excess.

Annie Lennox

Motherhood was the great equaliser for me; I started to identify with everybody.

Motherhood was the great equaliser for me; I started to identify with everybody.

Annie Lennox

As a mother, you have that impulse to wish that no child should ever be hurt, or abused, or go hungry, or not have opportunities in life.

As a mother, you have that impulse to wish that no child should ever be hurt, or abused, or go hungry, or not have opportunities in life.

Annie Lennox

The word feminism needs to be taken back. It needs to be reclaimed in a way that is inclusive of men.

The word feminism needs to be taken back. It needs to be reclaimed in a way that is inclusive of men.

Annie Lennox

Men need to understand, and women too, what feminism is really about.

Men need to understand, and women too, what feminism is really about.

Annie Lennox

I don't think feminism is about the exclusion of men but their inclusion... we must face and address those issues, especially to include younger men and boys.

I don't think feminism is about the exclusion of men but their inclusion... we must face and address those issues, especially to include younger men and boys.

Annie Lennox

I have always been a very visual person and a keen observer.

I have always been a very visual person and a keen observer.

Annie Lennox

For me, pointing and clicking my phone is absolutely fine. People say that isn't the art of photography but I don't agree.

For me, pointing and clicking my phone is absolutely fine. People say that isn't the art of photography but I don't agree.

Annie Lennox

I also started writing songs because I had this burning activity in my heart and had to express myself.

I also started writing songs because I had this burning activity in my heart and had to express myself.

Annie Lennox

I like where I live here, in London.

I like where I live here, in London.

Annie Lennox

I've thought about what is an alternative word to feminism. There isn't one. It's a perfectly good word. And it can't be changed.

I've thought about what is an alternative word to feminism. There isn't one. It's a perfectly good word. And it can't be changed.

Annie Lennox

If we value what we've inherited for free - from other women - surely it's right morally and ethically for us to wake up and say, 'I'm a feminist. '

If we value what we've inherited for free - from other women - surely it's right morally and ethically for us to wake up and say, 'I'm a feminist. '

Annie Lennox

If people like your music, you can't guarantee they're going to love you.

If people like your music, you can't guarantee they're going to love you.

Annie Lennox

Please don't ask me for the actual answer to anything, because I don't have it. Because all I do is look at stuff and ask questions. What can I say? I just think the world's barking mad. Look, I'm not an expert. I'm just an ordinary person.

Please don't ask me for the actual answer to anything, because I don't have it. Because all I do is look at stuff and ask questions. What can I say? I just think the world's barking mad. Look, I'm not an expert. I'm just an ordinary person.

Annie Lennox

Actually, I'm quite a domesticated person. I love the little things of home.

Actually, I'm quite a domesticated person. I love the little things of home.

Annie Lennox

I was born in 1954. My parents were brought up in the war years, and life was hard.

I was born in 1954. My parents were brought up in the war years, and life was hard.

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 know that because I don't come from a wealthy background.

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 know that because I don't come from a wealthy background.

Annie Lennox

The dynamic between two individuals starts off with everything warm and nice and fabulous and good. Working and living together can serve you quite well, but when it starts to go wrong - oh, boy!

The dynamic between two individuals starts off with everything warm and nice and fabulous and good. Working and living together can serve you quite well, but when it starts to go wrong - oh, boy!

Annie Lennox

I've never been a social person. When I grew up, the other girls would all be combing their hair and exchanging lipstick, and I just couldn't do that group thing.

I've never been a social person. When I grew up, the other girls would all be combing their hair and exchanging lipstick, and I just couldn't do that group thing.

Annie Lennox

Women's issues have always been a part of my life. My goal is to bring the word 'feminism' back into the zeitgeist and reframe it.

Women's issues have always been a part of my life. My goal is to bring the word 'feminism' back into the zeitgeist and reframe it.

Annie Lennox

My issue with the state of women became incredibly stimulated when I was visiting developing countries and it became obvious that women bore the brunt of so many things in society.

My issue with the state of women became incredibly stimulated when I was visiting developing countries and it became obvious that women bore the brunt of so many things in society.

Annie Lennox

The person who inspired me the most was a friend of mine, Anita Roddick. I know that Anita wasn't known to be an ardent feminist, but she truly was.

The person who inspired me the most was a friend of mine, Anita Roddick. I know that Anita wasn't known to be an ardent feminist, but she truly was.

Annie Lennox

Having children, they're not your property. They need to figure out their own views. I think my daughters have a pretty healthy self-awareness, but I can't speak on their behalf.

Having children, they're not your property. They need to figure out their own views. I think my daughters have a pretty healthy self-awareness, but I can't speak on their behalf.

Annie Lennox

Nelson Mandela is awe inspiring - a person who really sacrificed for what he believed in. I feel truly humbled by him.

Nelson Mandela is awe inspiring - a person who really sacrificed for what he believed in. I feel truly humbled by him.

Annie Lennox

Anita Roddick was amazing. Her presence in a room was full of light, and everything she worked to achieve still resonates now.

Anita Roddick was amazing. Her presence in a room was full of light, and everything she worked to achieve still resonates now.

Annie Lennox

Pop stars are so busy having a career that they don't really have a lot of time for activism.

Pop stars are so busy having a career that they don't really have a lot of time for activism.

Annie Lennox

There's a lot of women's organisations, but they're all working separately. If you get people together, as a collaborative voice, it's strong.

There's a lot of women's organisations, but they're all working separately. If you get people together, as a collaborative voice, it's strong.

Annie Lennox

I used to be obsessed about how I presented myself. I didn't want other people dressing me because I didn't want to be treated like a clothes horse.

I used to be obsessed about how I presented myself. I didn't want other people dressing me because I didn't want to be treated like a clothes horse.

Annie Lennox

I'm not a Christian, but I think the Christian message is a good one.

I'm not a Christian, but I think the Christian message is a good one.

Annie Lennox

I have a reputation for being cold and aloof, but I'm so not that woman. I'm passionate. I love my girls, being with my girlfriends, getting involved with issues that affect other women and children who are suffering.

I have a reputation for being cold and aloof, but I'm so not that woman. I'm passionate. I love my girls, being with my girlfriends, getting involved with issues that affect other women and children who are suffering.

Annie Lennox

I watch 'Mad Men,' I knit scarves, I cook and am very, very normal. Honestly.

I watch 'Mad Men,' I knit scarves, I cook and am very, very normal. Honestly.

Annie Lennox

I have a calling in my soul, if you like, to try to make my life in some way worthwhile. What is the value of my existence?

I have a calling in my soul, if you like, to try to make my life in some way worthwhile. What is the value of my existence?

Annie Lennox

I don't feel there are enough women artists out there who are saying anything of tremendous relevance.

I don't feel there are enough women artists out there who are saying anything of tremendous relevance.

Annie Lennox

Every artist has to make their own statements and they have to live with them.

Every artist has to make their own statements and they have to live with them.

Annie Lennox

I sang a lot as a little girl and entered competitions. I loved singing in choirs, but it was as I got older that I really found my voice.

I sang a lot as a little girl and entered competitions. I loved singing in choirs, but it was as I got older that I really found my voice.

Annie Lennox

If I hadn't been a singer, I might have been a photographer or an artist. But it's singing I love. I sing all the time, and I feel really good that I've expressed myself.

If I hadn't been a singer, I might have been a photographer or an artist. But it's singing I love. I sing all the time, and I feel really good that I've expressed myself.

Annie Lennox

I haven't lived my life through my daughters. Some parents devote everything to their children, which must be so hard, and it's very beautiful. But I'm a working parent, so I've always kept my own life.

I haven't lived my life through my daughters. Some parents devote everything to their children, which must be so hard, and it's very beautiful. But I'm a working parent, so I've always kept my own life.

Annie Lennox

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