The future hasn't happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and no, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I'm in.
More Quotes from Annie Lennox:Music is an extraordinary vehicle for expressing emotion - very powerful emotions. That's what draws millions of people towards it. And, um, I found myself always going for these darker places and - people identify with that.
I mean, I'm 48 years old and I've been through a lot in my life - you know, loss, whether it be death, illness, separation. I mean, the failed expectations... We all have dreams.
It takes a tremendous amount of faith every time I go into the studio. Music comes easy to me -- melody, chord progression, no problem. That's something very simple, and I like to sit down and do that. But to actually literally write something important ...
When you're that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can't really tell whether you have created the momentum or it's creating you.
I want to branch out. I want to write. I write poetry. I want to see my children grow up well.
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