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Fiona Apple McAfee Maggart is an American singer-songwriter.
(1977 - )

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Everybody sees me as this sullen and insecure little thing. Those are just the sides of me that I feel it's necessary to show because no one else seems to be showing them.
 

Five years from now I'm probably going to look back on the things I'm doing and cringe.
 

For a while after the rape, I was afraid of my own sexuality, because I got raped right about the time when I started developing physically.
 

For me, the best times are always going to be the most intense, the ones with the highest highs and the lowest lows.
 

I caved in to what people wanted me to do. I thought that they weren't going to like me if I didn't.
 

I dare anybody to look at me and say I'm anorexic. I'm so totally not.
 

I don't care what people do. I don't care how people remember my albums. I do them for my own reasons.
 

I don't have a big thing about leaving my mark or being historic.
 

I don't know if anybody wants to mix their politics with their entertainment.
 

I don't want to give any advice to a 19-year-old, because I want a 19-year-old to make mistakes and learn from them. Make mistakes, make mistakes, make mistakes. Just make sure they're your mistakes.
 

I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like, I'm sorry, you have to take driver's ed. I just kind of went, Oh, forget it.
 

I got drunk when I was five. Everybody gets drunk before they're 21.
 

I got into therapy in the fifth grade because I said in a sarcastic way that I was going to kill myself, and they didn't get it then. Nothing's changed.
 

I have a very steadfast tendency to parent myself, to monitor my development into the person I want to be. I've tried to keep the corruption minimal.
 

I know what my job is: I write the songs, I sing them, I play them on the piano.
 

I never thought I'd be in a position where people would be talking about my sexuality and saying how good I look in underwear.
 

I never went to concerts when I was a kid, so I never knew if what I was doing onstage was right.
 

I read on the Internet that I was dead.
 

I really don't think anything I do is a mistake. It could be if I didn't learn from it.
 

I resent limitations. I'm going to be this way for a while.
 


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