"We've all been obsessed to greater or lesser degrees. You can get to a stronger place by being ugly, by letting yourself be portrayed in less-than-flattering light. That's the most naked, honest, place to be."
"To find oneself is to find freedom..."
"Oh, you know--Sarah McLachlan, the ethereal, poetic, waiflike fairy who burns incense and reads poetry all day, and lives in a fucking tree. I mean, I am sensitive and I do have wind chimes and a hot tub and I'm into homeopathic medicines and herbs, but I also like a good scotch sometimes."
"Surfacing is all about me finally growing up and facing ugly things about myself. We all have a dark side; it's bullshit to say that we don't. At some point we're going to have to face that."
"I love the ride. I'm the kind of person who has to have the experience, the rollercoaster. I would have tried heroin ten years ago, but I never got the chance."
"This all goes back to being twelve years old and so wanting people to acccept me and like me. It's like I'm still living that dream. I get to go up onstage and have all this adulation. People acept me. People like me. That feels great. It's the best drug in the world."
"People have this preconceived notion of me. You wouldn't believe the video treatments. It's all me on some white stallion with long, flowing robes in a forest. Jesus Christ, enough already."