Exene Cervenka quotes

  • I don't surround myself with anybody, really. I have friends, but I'm kind of an isolationist now. I kind of work on my own.
    -- Exene Cervenka

    #Kind #Surround

  • When people get cancer now, the first thing you do is you go to some doctors to get some advice, figure out what to do. People live a long long life after a cancer diagnosis. Not that it's not scary. The people I know have done so many stupid things. And they're still alive. Just being alive at this point is kind of icing on the cake.
    -- Exene Cervenka

    #Cancer #Stupid #Long

  • I've always loved playing live shows. I love traveling, seeing the country. I've made a lot of lifelong friends on the road at shows. It's so neat to see that so many of our fans have become friends. There are these nice little groups of "X People" everywhere.
    -- Exene Cervenka

    #Country #Nice #People

  • Artists have been getting ripped off since the beginning of time, probably. But on the other hand, it might be nice to write songs. We certainly could.
    -- Exene Cervenka

    #Song #Nice #Writing

  • I don't really like L.A. much anymore. It's a hideous city. The weather's nice sometimes. It's just too crowded for me and too claustrophobic and too aggressive and too scary, and too chaotic. Did I say chaotic already? I like the country. I like quiet.
    -- Exene Cervenka

    #Country #Nice #Scary

  • There are always fights in a band. People get together for these reunion shows after 20 years, and they play a couple shows and break up again.
    -- Exene Cervenka

    #Couple #Fighting #People

  • I don't want to change the way I write my songs, I like the way I write my songs, so I keep 'em the same. I'd like to write more country songs, but other than that, I'm pretty good where I am.
    -- Exene Cervenka

    #Country #Song #Writing

  • The very best kind of Saddam Hussein is the very dead kind.

  • Big writers become a kind of shared climate.

  • I think you kind of have to put yourself out there.

  • Is there a short-eared koobish, then?' Mmmyes ...' said J.Lo. 'But it is technically not really a koobish. Is more alike a kind of singing pumpkin.' We had conversations like these all the time, where I just eventually gave up.

  • She was the kind of person who would rather light a candle than curse the darkness.

  • I surround myself with inspirational quotations.

  • Today, I behold all the abundance that surrounds me.

  • In all that surrounds him the egotist sees only the frame of his own portrait.

  • If I have succeeded better than many who surround me, it has been chiefly - may I say almost solely - from universal assiduity.

  • [On Napoleon:] The Emperor is too grand for anybody to tell him the truth, everybody who surrounds him flatters him all day long.

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