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Quotes By Joan Baez

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I've never had a humble opinion in my life. If you're going to have one, why bother to be humble about it?  ~ Joan Baez


The easiest kind of relationship for me is with 10,000 people. The hardest is with one.  ~ Joan Baez


You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you're going to live.  ~ Joan Baez


The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence.  ~ Joan Baez


That's all nonviolence is - organized love.  ~ Joan Baez


Peace might sell, but who's buying?  ~ Joan Baez



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.  ~ Joan Baez


Action is the antidote to despair.  ~ Joan Baez


To love means you also trust.  ~ Joan Baez


You may not know it, but at the far end of despair, there is a white clearing where one is almost happy.  ~ Joan Baez


If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how? ~ Joan Baez


All of us are survivors, but how many of us transcend survival?  ~ Joan Baez


You may not know it, but at the far end of despair, there is a white clearing where one is almost happy.  ~ Joan Baez


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 world.  ~ Joan Baez


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.  ~ Joan Baez


As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.  ~ Joan Baez


If we don’t sit down and shut up once in a while we’ll lose our minds even earlier than we had expected. Noise is an imposition on sanity, and we live in very noisy times.  ~ Joan Baez


Hypothetical questions get hypothetical answers.  ~ Joan Baez


If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?  ~ Joan Baez

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