BONNIE RAITT QUOTES

“I can’t make you love me if you don’t.”

“Love is not a paycheck, it’s not an IOU.”

“I feel like I’ve earned the right to screw up.”

“I could have got more done if I’d spent more time worrying about the music and less time worrying about whether I’m gonna get my face on camera.”

“Stay young and foolish as long as you can.”

“If you’re in a rut, get out of it.”

“Music brings people together. So my function in anything I do is to help bring people closer in.”

“The blues has always sought the truth, and so have I.”

“There’s a lot of law to this music. You really have to know what you’re doing.”

“I think vulnerability is sexy, but I also think there’s a stool hardening element to it when it’s used selfishly.”

“I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life.”

“Music has a tremendous power to heal and to nurture.”

“Music is my healing therapy. It gives me the strength to carry on.”

“I’d rather be successful and have a good time than be miserable and be twice as successful.”

“It took me a long time to find my own voice and it took a lot of years of struggling.”

“Nobody can ever know enough. I’m still learning.”

“There’s not much to say about music except to create it and play it.”

“You just have to listen to your instincts and find your own voice.”

“I’ll always be a musician first and foremost. That’s what I love.”

“There’s a song for every mood and a mood for every song.”

“Music has a way of lifting spirits, bringing joy, and giving people the strength to carry on.”

“Great music is timeless. It can touch people’s hearts for generations.”

“I believe in the power of music to change hearts and minds.”

“Sometimes the greatest songs come from the darkest places.”

“I’ve learned that success means different things to different people. For me, it’s about creating music that I love and connecting with my audience.”

“Music is a universal language that crosses all boundaries.”

“It’s never too late to pursue your passion. Age is just a number.”

“The best songs come from a place of authenticity and vulnerability.”

“The greatest musicians are the ones who pour their heart and soul into their music.”

“Music has the power to heal, to inspire, and to bring people together. I am grateful to be a part of it.”