You know that saying, bad things don't happen to good people? That's a lie.
I've been known to throw watermelons, backstage, at people who are giving me news I don't want to hear. But I never aim for the head.
I don't know if the average person really has faith in Washington anymore.
Tori's my legal name. My niece and nephews, they all call me Aunt Ellen, because I went by my middle name years ago, before I turned 18.
People assume that all artists make for terrible business people, but I'm in complete charge of my own career.
When you're in your 20s, there's maybe a little room for you to not be at the top of your artistic game, if you look good on a magazine cover. When you're not on the cover of the magazines anymore, then you realize that the work has to be great.
There are two ways to wake up. You can wake up thinking about what you know, or you wake up thinking and saying 'What can I learn?.' That's a very different approach.
You have to be clear what your message is and what you're doing. I mean, Miley Cyrus is an amazing talent, and sometimes you kind of just want to say, 'We know you're not Hannah Montana anymore. We know that, my dear. My darling. Now, go be great.'
Some of the biggest advocates for feminism seem to believe that in order to feel powerful you have to make another woman subservient, and that is not what feminism is about at all.
I don't choose to analyze what I have done and I think that is the right choice, because then I won't be spending my time creating.
Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin.
There is a phenomenal amount of pressure on women in this industry: they are considered vintage by the time they hit their mid-30s.
Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change. Because, if it does change, then it won't have anything to complain about.
I've got tonnes of aboriginal and Native American art, but I'd like even more.
I am the worst influence. If you can't handle your vices, then I am the Devil.
I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.
I'm a classic emerald green Sixties Jaguar that nobody can own, but my husband is allowed to drive.
Musically, I always allow myself to jump off of cliffs. At least that's what it feels like to me. Whether that's what it actually sounds like might depend on what the listener brings to the songs.
I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.
Give me life, give me pain, give me myself again.
In our minds, love and lust are really separated. It's hard to find someone that can be kind and you can trust enough to leave your kids with, and isn't afraid to throw her man up against the wall and lick him from head to toe.
You'd think that in this age, especially in the 21st century - especially with all the technology and all the discoveries that we've made - that we would figure out how to tackle abuse.
I think you need to have people around you whose standard is high and who don't accept anything less.
Being stylish is about enjoying your life and expressing yourself and your inner light.