Holly Near's Quotes
Biography of Holly Near
When an audience comes to one of my concerts, I hope they'll see themselves, somewhere, in one of the songs.Tags: Hope, Songs, Themselves
When the students were killed at Kent State, the cast voted to do a demonstration from the stage, and I abstained.Tags: Stage, State, Students
White middle- and upper-class men have a longer journey to go than many people.Tags: Journey, Longer, Men
You can't just leave out one part; the bread won't rise if the yeast isn't there.Tags: Leave, Rise, Won
It's been important to me to be a good activist, a good thinker, a good musician, a good singer, and a good entertainer. You can't do it all, but I have walked those delicate lines as best I know how.Tags: Best, Good, Singer
Why do we kill people who are killing people to show that killing people is wrong?Tags: Show, Why, Wrong
If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.Tags: Forward, Mistakes, Wisdom
We who are interested in relative truth have to keep digging for it and not let ourselves be sucked under.Tags: Keep, Ourselves, Truth
I like this life. I like it when it's hard, and I like it better when it's not, but I know you don't get the sweet part without the bitter.Tags: Hard, Life, Sweet
I'm not allowing my perspective to be dictated by the dominant culture.Tags: Allowing, Culture, Dominant
Part of being an artist is being willing to be shocked, being willing to be surprised, being willing to be hurt.Tags: Artist, Hurt, Willing
The women's movement completely changed attitudes all over the world in ways we'll never be able to count.Tags: Able, Ways, Women
To be always in a state of wonder is a kind of sensitivity that can sometimes be an extraordinary blessing and sometimes a real pain.Tags: Pain, Real, Sometimes
When we make mistakes, say, I'm blessed that I have an opportunity to learn from this.Tags: Blessed, Learn, Mistakes
Music can be used against us as much as it can be used for us. Muzak can put a whole nation to sleep, whereas a lullaby is intended to put a child to sleep in a sweet way.Tags: Music, Put, Sleep
A lot of artists say, I'm not political. People are afraid of this word.Tags: Afraid, Political, Word
I don't believe in nirvana. If nirvana was handed to us on a silver platter, this would be the first day of our struggle to keep it.Tags: Keep, Silver, Struggle
If I didn't think and feel the way I think and feel, I couldn't sing the way I sing. And I like singing the way I sing.Tags: Sing, Singing
It is essential that men start being interested in and excited by how women think.Tags: Men, Start, Women
Language is like songs, like food, like dance-it is the expression of what we think.Tags: Expression, Food, Language
Leaping away from my mistakes has propelled me forward. It has great force behind it. It makes for great storytelling.Tags: Forward, Great, Mistakes
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My creativity and my political work are linked. I don't do this work out of guilt or out of responsibility.Tags: Creativity, Political, Work
My parents encouraged thought. You'll get through life better if you learn how to think.Tags: Life, Parents, Thought
My parents had been involved in the labor movement; if we'd grown up in the city, we would have been red-diaper babies.Tags: City, Labor, Parents
Once women are not excluded, I don't think any of us will give a damn what pronouns are used. That wasn't the point.Tags: Give, Once, Women
Part of keeping space open is not to try to choose a form - to spend more time thinking about content, and let form take care of itself.Tags: Care, Thinking, Time
To come to a concert and hear a lot of songs from a female perspective should not make men say, 'Oh well, that's for women'.Tags: Hear, Men, Women