Quotations by Bjork

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Born: Sunday, November 21, 1965
Profession: Musician
Nationality: Icelandic


Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Nature, God, Church, America, Depression, Divorce, Europe)

Football is a fertility festival. Eleven sperm trying to get into the egg. I feel sorry for the goalkeeper.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Football, Trying)

For a person as obsessed with music as I am, I always hear a song in the back of my head, all the time, and that usually is my own tune. I've done that all my life.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Life, Music, Time, Song)

I always wanted to be a farmer. There is a tradition of that in my family.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Family, Tradition)

I am a grateful... grapefruit.
- Bjork

I am one of the most idiosyncratic people around.
- Bjork
(Keywords: People)

I do believe sometimes discipline is very important. I'm not just lying around like a lazy cow all the time.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Time, Discipline, Lying)

I get embarrassed listening to my last CDs. I've got a lot of work to do, let's put it that way.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Work, Listening)

I get obsessed by little nerdy things in my corner that no one else is interested in.
- Bjork

I love being a very personal singer-songwriter, but I also like being a scientist or explorer.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Love, Being)

I love England. It's no coincidence it's the first place I moved to for a more cosmopolitan life, which is the only thing Iceland lacks.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Love, Life, EnglFirst)

I sometimes fall into the trap of doing what I think I should be doing rather than what I want to be doing.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Want)

I would like to teach music. It's weird the way they teach music in schools like Julliard these days.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Music, Schools)

I'd done three solo albums in a row, and that's quite narcissistic.
- Bjork

I'm a bit of a nerd, I wouldn't mind working in a shop selling records, or having a radio show where I could play obscure singles.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Selling, Mind, Play)

I'm a fountain of blood. In the shape of a girl.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Blood)

I'm not going to talk like I know about politics, because I'm a total amateur, but maybe I can be a spokesperson for people who aren't normally interested in politics.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Politics, People, Talk)

If nothing else, I have money.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Money, Nothing)

It's funny how the hippies and the punks tried to get rid of the conservatives, but they always seem to get the upper hand in the end.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Funny, End, Hippies)

It's incredible how nature sets females up to take care of people, and yet it is tricky for them to take care of themselves.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Nature, People, Care)

Maybe I'll be a feminist in my old age.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Age, Old)

Nature is our chapel.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Nature)

Now that rock is turning 50, it's become classical in itself. It's interesting to see that development.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Development, Now)

People are always asking me about eskimos, but there are no eskimos in Iceland.
- Bjork
(Keywords: People)

People that complete other people's vision are understated.
- Bjork
(Keywords: People, Vision)

The English can be a very critical, unforgiving people, but criticism can be good. And this is a country that loves comedy.
- Bjork
(Keywords: People, Comedy, Country, Criticism, English)

The reason I do interviews is because I'm protecting my songs.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Reason, Songs)

There is this stereotype of Icelanders all believing in spirits, and I've played up to that a bit in interviews.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Spirits)

There's no map to human behaviour.
- Bjork

Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged in by male energy.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Movies, Energy)

When I was a teenager in Iceland people would throw rocks and shout abuse at me because they thought I was weird. I never got that in London no matter what I wore.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Thought, People, Abuse, London)







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