Amanda Shires quotes

  • People like to say their songs are like children, but you gotta get those kids out there so they can make some money and pay the rent.
    -- Amanda Shires

    #Song #Children #Writing

  • I think I prefer for the listener to decide for themselves what stuff means, because I always hate it when I think a song is about a horse, and then it turns out to be about a damn trip to France …
    -- Amanda Shires

    #Song #Horse #Hate

  • It's funny because if you ever ask anyone in England to try and do a Beatles accent, no one knows what they really sound like. If you ask anyone in America, they would try and give it a go. English people just know their songs.

  • All my songs are where I am.

  • I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen.

  • There is not a command God gives to His children for which He does not provide the enablement for obedience.

  • Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.

  • This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.

  • Science fiction is a field of writing where, month after month, every printed word implies to hundreds of thousands of people: 'There is change. Look, today's fantastic story is tomorrow's fact.

  • The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite.

  • If the first requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite, the second is to put in your apprenticeship as a feeder when you have enough money to pay the check but not enough to produce indifference of the total.

  • The only way to write is well and how you do it is your own damn business.

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