Joan Baez Quotes

15 Joan Baez quotes:

"Action is the antidote to despair."
"I have been true to the principles of nonviolence, developing a stronger and stronger aversion to the ideologies of both the far right and the far left and a deeper sense of rage and sorrow over the suffering they continue to produce all over the wor"
Author: Baez Quotes Category: Principles Quotes
"I've never had a humble opinion in my life. If you're going to have one, why bother to be humble about it?"
"Nonviolence is a flop. The only bigger flop is violence."
"Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry."
"That's all nonviolence is - organized love."
"There is chaos. There's bloodshed. There's carnage."
Author: Baez Quotes Category: Chaos Quotes
"You may not know it, but at the far end of despair, there is a white clearing where one is almost happy."
"Hypothetical questions get hypothetical answers."
"I've never had a humble opinion. If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it?"
Author: Baez Quotes Category: Humility Quotes
"You don't get to choose how you are going to die or when. You can only decide how you're going to live."
"It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page."
"Good morning, children of the 80s. This is your Woodstock, and it's long overdue."
Author: Baez Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence."
"The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The hardest is with one."

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