” People’s real hopes and dreams can be distorted and misdirected and packaged until you’re not sure what you really want or what you even really need. “


” When you feel like you’ve had a good show, you go backstage and you talk to yourself about it, and if you have a bad show you talk to yourself about it. “


” With other people, you’re always swapping music. Somebody is always listening to something you’ve never heard. It’s a great way to hear all sorts of new things. “


” You have to pay attention to the moment and make it the best it can be for you. I’ve been trying to do that. It’s really made a major difference for me. I’m a happier person. “


” I think it’s important, if you are an artist, to use your music to stand up for what you believe in. “


” Maybe it’s naive to say, but it almost seems like, in the past, people tried to sell you something you would actually need, like a hammer or a broom or a toothbrush. But now there’s this notion that they can sell you anything. And all they have to do is convince you that you need it. “



All 6 Tracy Chapman Quotes about You in picture


People
When you feel like you


With other people, you
You have to pay attention to the moment and make it the best it can be for you. I
I think it
Maybe it
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