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"What bugs me is that you believe what you're saying. What bothers me is that you don't know how you feel. What scares me is that while you're telling me stories, you actually believe that they are real." - Ani DiFranco 'As Is'

"If you want to challenge the system, don't go to bed with it." - Ani DiFranco

"I know this shouldn't be important, compared to you and I, but I can still hear my questions and I can still hear you, I can still hear you lie." - Ani DiFranco, 'letting the telephone ring'

"You were so in love, that it was all you could talk about and I think I felt a little left out. You were on cloud nine all the time, while I was leveling. I was wringing my hands and you were reveling. But then, why shouldn't you? It was such a beautiful thing to do." - Ani DiFranco 'Reveling'

"look at you little white lying, for the purpose of justifying what you're trying to do." - Ani DiFranco, 'gratitude'

"it was good, good to see you again; good to meet your girlfriend. I'll try not to wonder where you are when you go outside to kiss her in the front seat of your car." - Ani DiFranco, 'good, bad, ugly'

"the mainstream is so polluted with lies -- once you get wet, it's so hard to get dry." - Ani DiFranco, 'roll with it'

"I think you two are forever; and i hate to say it but, you're perfect together." - Ani DiFranco, 'untouchable face'

"I am letting the telephone ring cause I don't want to know why. I don't want to hear you explain, I don't want to hear you cry." - Ani DiFranco, 'letting the telephone ring'

"And you'll never know, dear, just how much I loved you. You'll probably think this was just my big excuse, but I stand committed to a love that came before you and the fact that I adore you is, but one of my truths." - Ani DiFranco 'School Night'

"me and you ... and your girlfriend makes three. in the interest of even numbers ... I will make myself scarce." - Ani DiFranco, 'how have you been?'

"life is a sleazy stranger, who looks vaguely familiar; flirting with a bimbo named disaster at the end of the bar." - Ani DiFranco, '1,000,000'

"there's a river of people that run past my eyes; and it's beautiful enough just to watch it go by. but the trouble with water is -- she'll always leave you for gravity. I never even told you, I had a crush on you or anything." - Ani DiFranco,'hell yeah'

"life is a b movie; it's stupid and it's strange. a directionless story, and the dialogue is lame. but in the he said she said -- sometimes there's some poetry." - Ani DiFranco, 'hell yeah'

"I don't want to come in between, I just want to know how have you been?" - Ani DiFranco, 'how have you been'

"Of course, when we signed up for forever we had no idea it was in here. I guess, it's always all this and then some. I guess, at least that much is clear and whenever I look at you, you know, I always just see through and I always just see new things to admire about you." - Ani DiFranco 'In Here'

"i could make you happy you know; if you weren't already." - Ani DiFranco, 'untouchable face'

"You try not to let your emotions show, but it ain't a balloon you can just let go." - Ani DiFranco 'Heartbreak Even'

"And I think of your letters as love letters, which is how I think of songs. In that it is the writing of them that tend to carry us along, and I dance to one of your old tunes with my true love on our wedding day and your voice sang the way my heart would sing, if it finally knew just what to say." - Ani DiFranco 'Soft Shoulder'

"As long as you play their game girl, you're never going to win." - Ani DiFranco, 'face up and sing'