Joan Jett Quotes

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Born: September 22, 1958, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music artist

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And you have a record company behind it, this is a key too, you need people to fight for your records, at least a little bit. So if you have a great song, it's catchy, and you've got a little bit of help, I think that's all you need. But there hasn't been that in music.
- Joan Jett

2.
Before I settled on music, I wanted to be an archaeologist, an astronaut, all sorts of really diverse things.
- Joan Jett

3.
Blackheart Records being 25 years old represents staying power and the fact that we weren't able to get a record out through conventional means, so we had to create this record company to put out our records if we wanted to be a band that had records to give out to their fans.
- Joan Jett

4.
Cutting meat out of your diet is the best thing you can do for animals and your own health.
- Joan Jett

5.
Def Leppard is obviously a different band that we are, but the music work well tighter. And the audiences seem work well together too. We are opening, but we're having a good time.
- Joan Jett

6.
Factory farming is one of the biggest contributors to the most serious environmental problems. The meat industry causes more greenhouse gas emissions than all the cars, trucks, planes and ships in the world.
- Joan Jett

7.
I do not knowingly kill any living thing - including insects or rodents - and I thank my food for sustaining me.
- Joan Jett

8.
I figured out it was a social thing, what women were allowed to do. At a very young age, I decided I was not going to follow women's rules.
- Joan Jett

9.
I had a blast doing the Warped Tour, but it's good to be home, for sure.
- Joan Jett

10.
I know music is subjective.
- Joan Jett

11.
I like to hang out with my friends. I love music. I like to go to the movies. I like to eat. I like to cook.
- Joan Jett

12.
I love sports. I love animals. I love kids. I want to save the world. So how do I combine all those things? I don't know.
- Joan Jett

13.
I plan to stay in music. I plan to keep making records.
- Joan Jett

14.
I sure saw a lot of kids that I'm sure didn't know a lot about us, or we were definitely new to them. The kids who came up to me afterward, we'd talk about music, sign a lot of autographs. So I'm sure we made a lot of new fans.
- Joan Jett

15.
I think I was born strong-willed. That's not the kind of thing you can learn. The advantage is, you stick to what you believe in and rarely get pushed out of what you want to do.
- Joan Jett

16.
I think there's nothing better than seeing a three-chord straight up rock 'n' roll band in your face with sweaty music and three minute good songs.
- Joan Jett

17.
I think what I'm going to do is get more balance in my life to still be able to go out and play the hard rock 'n' roll and do what I like to do in music.
- Joan Jett

18.
I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.
- Joan Jett

19.
I've done some acting and a lot of different things, but mostly it's the music.
- Joan Jett

20.
It's easier to sit there and say you don't like feminists because they don't have a sense of humor.
- Joan Jett

21.
People don't want to see women doing things they don't think women should do.
- Joan Jett

22.
Pop music is not a threatening style of music.
- Joan Jett

23.
Rock 'n' roll music is what gets me off.
- Joan Jett

24.
So it was out of necessity that Blackheart was born. I think it's great that now, 25 years later, we're not only putting out our own music, but are able to put out music by other bands. That's really exciting for us.
- Joan Jett

25.
The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family, their friends, people who should be supportive going, 'What are you talking about?' Even just seemingly regular career paths, but if it's not what people expect for you they kind of react funny.
- Joan Jett

26.
The media says that equality for women has arrived, but if you look around, you still don't see girls playing guitars and having success with it.
- Joan Jett

27.
We were really grown up for our age and it was an incredible special band.
- Joan Jett

28.
Well, I'll tell you, I don't know how aware teenagers are of me. I think it really depends on the teenager and how well-versed in music they are and what kind of music they like.
- Joan Jett

29.
Women are still second-class citizens.
- Joan Jett

30.
You follow any family around, you're going to see elation, you're going to see disharmony.
- Joan Jett

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