You'll Be Shouting 'All I Want' Are Some Joni Mitchell Quotes Today

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Sit Back and Relax, These Joni Mitchell Quotes Will Soothe Your Soul

Hello Joni Mitchell fans! If you love her music you'll certainly love her amazing quotes!

Take a look at some of Joni Mitchell's most famous quotes as well as some of her best lyrics. If you grew up listening to her or recently developed a love for the folk singer, you'll definitely see her personality come to life through her infamous quotes. From life to music, there's something for everyone. Whether you need to feel uplifted or you're simply looking for a great Instagram caption, let Joni Mitchell's words do that talking.

Joni Mitchell Quotes

  • "I've looked at life from both sides now from win and lose and still somehow It's life's illusions I recall I really don't know life at all."

  • "There are things to confess that enrich the world, and things that need not be said."

  • "All I really really want our love to do is to bring out the best in me and you too."

  • "And if you care, don't let them know. Don't give yourself away."

  • "Oh won't you stay, we'll put on the day, and we'll talk in present tenses."

  • "When you’re trying to pass on the best of the stuff you’re culling to what should be a hungry culture but you have it diminished… that’s kind of disappointing."

  • "In New York, the street adventures are incredible. There are a thousand stories in a single block. You see the stories in the people’s faces. You hear the songs immediately. Here in Los Angeles, there are less characters because they’re all inside automobiles."

  • "My heart is broken in the face of the stupidity of my species."

Quotes by Joni Mitchell

  • "My goal as a writer is more to comfort than to disturb."

  • "I sing my sorrow, and I paint my joy. Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell."

  • "My name had gone stale, and no matter how progressive I got, it was my time to die."

  • "We are stardust, we are golden, we are billion year old carbon, and we got to get ourselves back to the garden."

  • "I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don't see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven't recorded it."

  • "They paved paradise And put up a parking lot."

  • "No one likes to have less than they had before. That's the nature of the human animal."

  • "You wake up one day and suddenly realize that your youth is behind you, even though you’re still young at heart."

Great Joni Mitchell Quotes

  • "We love our lovin'....but not like we love our freedom."

  • "So many things I would have done, but clouds got in my way."

  • "Chase away the demons, and they will take the angels with them."

  • "I never loved a man as far as I could pitch my shoe."

  • "All romantics meet the same fate some day. Drunk and cynical and boring someone in some dark cafe."

  • "Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell."

  • "I see music as fluid architecture."

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