“This world is a little dark, and I am LIGHTS.”

“Honestly, if you don’t fit in, then you’re probably doing the right thing.”

“One girl, actually, in the UK — it was a really small show in Wales — a girl came up to me and said that because of one of my songs she was still alive. She’d decided not to commit suicide. It was a really emotional moment.” -Lights

Capt. LIGHTS Issue 4 of Audio Quest: “I praised those who find within themselves their own song to create hope.” -Lights

“To err is human, to forgive is interplanetary.” -Lights (MySpace Quote)

“You don’t have to feel safe to feel unafraid.” -Lights (Lions)

“I don’t know what’s gonna happen in 30 years, and that’s…awesome.” –Lights

“You grow into everything you hate about yourself, over time.” -Lights

“It’s funny how life can change so much but still nothing changes at all. Or maybe it’s that life changes, but you as a person don’t or maybe we adjust, but don’t actually change.” -Lights

“Seems like the more you grow, the more time you spend alone, before you know it you end up perfectly on your own.”

“It’s not about trying to change the world, it’s about trying to not be changed by it” -Lights

“Sometimes I remind myself of all the things that make me feel so blessed. And then I remind myself to remind myself more often.” -Lights

“If you do enough things, you’re going to eventually narrow it down to the things that really make you happy.” -Lights

“You have to be uncomfortable in order to be successful, in some ways. Because if you stay in your comfort zone, you would never do the things that you need to do.” -Lights

“When I write songs I think about how it makes people feel, and I hope that when it goes into your ears you feel happy too. Not sexy happy but apple pie happy.” -Lights (MySpace Bio)

“I feel like I’ve got a foot in a couple of different places, so I’m not fully anything, but I’m a bit of everything.”  -Lights

“Speak out your mind and your heart, you won’t be bored.” -Lights

We are built with a passion in our heart for the things that we’re meant to do.” (Ustream Chat; at 53:10)

“Don’t let the romance die, remember one thing that’s going right in the sea of things that aren’t.” -Lights

“Sometimes hate hurts more than love feels good. Just have to realize it’s because we’re more used to love. Let the haters stumble by.” –Lights

“No matter who you are, big or small, female or man, brave or not brave, you can still be empowered and feel strong.” –Lights

“So acoustic, I don’t even need a pick.” – Lights

“Love each other, even strangers. Nothing in the world matters more.” – Lights

“You just keep going. Nothing that isn’t beautiful is worth slowing down for.” –Lights

“The best part about getting knocked down is standing back up knowing what you didn’t before.” –Lights

Don’t dumb yourself down so people get you. They either will or they won’t, and if they don’t, explode their minds.” –Lights

3 thoughts on “Quotes

  1. We could be anything we wanted, our imaginations were limitless. And let me tell you, numbers, and all of those things that you think mean a lot right now, are the archenemy of creativity. So don’t be afraid to be a kid all the time.
    Lights Valerie Anne Poxlietner Bokan, 11/15/14, The Showbox in Seattle, Little Machines Tour

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