118+ Best Stevie Nicks Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Stephanie Lynn Nicks is an American singer and songwriter. Profoundly inspirational Stevie Nicks quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Stevie Nicks Quotes

Singing is the love of my life, but I was ready to give it all up because I couldn’t handle people talking about how fat I was. – Stevie Nicks

Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don’t want to go to PTA meetings. – Stevie Nicks

Your graciousness is what carries you. It isn’t how old you are, how young you are, how beautiful you are, or how short your skirt is. What it is, is what comes out of your heart. If you are gracious, you have won the game. – Stevie Nicks

But never have I been a blue calm sea I have always been a storm. – Stevie Nicks

You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I’m older and wiser and I think I’d make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility. – Stevie Nicks

Drowning in the sea of love Where everyone would love to drown. – Stevie Nicks

It’s amazing, ’cause sometimes when we’re onstage, I feel like somebody’s just moving the pieces. I’m just going, ‘God, we don’t have any control over this.’ And that’s magic. – Stevie Nicks

I was very impressed with Hanson’s performance. I thought that little drummer was a kick-ass drummer, and uh, that they sang great, I mean I didn’t know either, y’know, that these little boys, y’know, I was very impressed. I think they’ll probably be around in 20 years writing good songs, and being a great band. – Stevie Nicks

Prince would have been the person I thought would live forever because of the way he took care of himself – not counting the fact he jumped off risers in 6-inch heels. He probably had fractures from his feet all the way up to his head. – Stevie Nicks

When we started becoming friends [with Prince], I was really doing a lot of cocaine, and he hated that. Prince was so against drugs. – Stevie Nicks

Lindsey [Buckingham] and I went up to Aspen and we went to somebody’s incredible house and they had a piano and I had my guitar with me and I went in their living room, looking out over the incredible Aspen sky and I wrote ‘Landslide.’ – Stevie Nicks

If you want to find somebody and you want to be married and you want to have children, don’t make it a rock star. – Stevie Nicks

I hope that my niece in 20 years is going to say to me, ‘Aunt Stevie, what was with your hair?’ – Stevie Nicks

Klonopin is a horrible, dangerous drug. – Stevie Nicks

The day before my 16th birthday I got my guitar. – Stevie Nicks

We did the opening tailgate party – I’m not a big football person – and it started to rain. I was a little sick and went back to the hotel where we were all staying. We didn’t know whether Prince was going to go on or not because the rain got so bad. He had already prerecorded it just in case he couldn’t go on. So I’m sitting there wrapped in blankets, with a hot water bottle and hot tea, and he goes on and it’s the most magical thing I have ever seen. – Stevie Nicks

Even in my really bad, drugged-out days, I didn’t go away. I still toured, still did interviews. I never gave up the fight. That’s why I’m who I am today, because I didn’t leave. And I think I made the right choice. – Stevie Nicks

All my feather stuff is in L.A. at a temperature-controlled stage-storage place. I keep all my good stuff there because if I had it all in my house, I wouldn’t have any room for my regular clothes. It has to, like, not live here. – Stevie Nicks

I don’t really like to be filmed. – Stevie Nicks

It’s really hard when you break up with somebody, or somebody breaks up with you, and you’re in this band; guess who you have to see in the next day in the hotel in the breakfast room? That person. – Stevie Nicks

I did try to come back and listen You never it..I didn’t wish it But I did hear every answer ever question It’s all about protection stil through the sunlight days I wait Track a ghost through the fog The sun is burning me And you come running out in the wind with me The ocean is your blanket. – Stevie Nicks

I’m doing lots of interviews and stuff. I’m longing for the days of getting up, not having to put on makeup and do my hair and just going to the studio. – Stevie Nicks

I had Botox and I hated it. For four long months, I looked like a different person. – Stevie Nicks

The loneliness of a one night stand is hard to take. – Stevie Nicks

I said,’Instead of going in the direction that a lot of the women singers are going in [revealing], I’ll be very, very sexy under 18 pounds of chiffon and lace and velvet…I will have mystique. – Stevie Nicks

I look around at all the girl singers, and I think they’re all my children… and they’re all going to do this… And, yes, maybe I inspired them because I did get through a lot, and I did have the same problems that they’re going to have. You do have to give up a lot for it. – Stevie Nicks

I keep all my poems in my journals and lock them away. They are the start of everything. – Stevie Nicks

Love is only one fine star away, even though the living is sometimes laced with lies. – Stevie Nicks

Most bands people have side projects and it’s not considered a death threat as it was say, with The Beatles. – Stevie Nicks

Stop dragging my heart around. – Stevie Nicks

Thunder only happens when it’s raining. – Stevie Nicks

By the time I was five, I was a little diva. – Stevie Nicks

The clothes I wear… that doesn’t change. I love long dresses. I love velvet. I love high boots. I never change. I love the same eye make-up. I’m not a fad person. I still have everything I had then. That’s one part of me… that’s where my songs come from. There’s a song on the new Fleetwood Mac album [Mirage] that says, ‘Going back to the velvet underground/back to the floor that I love,’ because I always put my bed on the floor. ‘To a room with some lace and paper flowers/ back to the gypsy that I was.’ – Stevie Nicks

For me… it’s the only life That I’ve ever known And love is only one… Fine star…away Even though the living Is sometimes laced with lies… It’s alright… The feeling remains Even after the glitter fades – Stevie Nicks

Now here I go again/I see the crystal visions. I keep my visions to myself. – Stevie Nicks

I’m very proud that a woman, has finally been chosen as a candidate for the president of the United States, because I always felt women should be treated like first-class citizens. – Stevie Nicks

I’ve laid down with love and woke up with lies. What’s it all, worth only the heart can measure. – Stevie Nicks

I’m timeless, I got that Dickensian, London street-urchin look in high school. I’ll never be in style, but I’ll always be different. – Stevie Nicks

Being able to take care of myself is something that my mom really instilled in me. – Stevie Nicks

If I had my life to live over, I would never dream – Stevie Nicks

I’m obsessed with lighting. I’m constantly shopping for different lightbulbs. I love rainbow lightbulbs. And also, one should not live without dimmers. Life is all about lighting. – Stevie Nicks

I made a conscious decision that I was not going to have children. I didn’t want others raising them, and looking after them myself would get in the way of being a musician and writer. – Stevie Nicks

I was not going to be a stupid girl singer. I was going to be way more than that. – Stevie Nicks

We don’t need to have somebody that’s gonna make sure they pay for our market bills. It’s like we have only one reason to love and that is for the real idea of love. – Stevie Nicks

We fought very hard for feminism, for women’s rights. What I’m seeing today is a very opposite thing. I don’t know why, but I see women being put back in their place. And I hate it. We’re losing all we worked so hard for. – Stevie Nicks

I sketch the faces upside down because it’s like drawing from the left side of the brain or the right side of the brain. I never took an art lesson in my life. – Stevie Nicks

I’ve seen every one, from Motley Crue to John Denver, with tears running down my face. I had no idea everyone had such a hard time. – Stevie Nicks

Little girls think it’s necessary to put all their business on MySpace and Facebook, and I think it’s a shame…I’m all about mystery. – Stevie Nicks

There is always magic to be summoned at any point. I love to live in a world of magic, but not a fake world of magic. We all really basically have a lot of magic… It’s only those of us who choose to accept it, that really understand it. It’s there for everyone. That’s the only thing that I feel I am able to give to people and that’s why I know that they respond to me because I try to give them only their own magic… not mine, but theirs – Stevie Nicks

When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world tells you they are inferior: illogical, weak, vain, empty. – Stevie Nicks

My life is a testament to believing that if you want something you can make it happen. – Stevie Nicks

I’m going to be singing Dreams and Rhiannon when I’m 75 – and that’s just fine with me. I just hope my chiffon doesn’t get tangled in my rocking chair. – Stevie Nicks

I believe that there is a certain amount of mysticism that all women should have, that you should never tell all your secrets, that you should never tell everybody all about you. – Stevie Nicks

Timeless is the creature who is wise. And timeless is the prisoner in disguise. – Stevie Nicks

I totally believe in magic. Because my life, I think, has been very magic, and magical things have come true for me time after time after time. – Stevie Nicks

You live by the light of the moon, and I live by desire. – Stevie Nicks

I’m not a witch, I just like Halloween, and I thought that blondes look skinnier in black. – Stevie Nicks

When you’re hurt or angry, let go by tapping into your humbleness. You want people to remember you for your grace. – Stevie Nicks

What has Rock and Roll ever done for us? Everything. – Stevie Nicks

I have no fear, I have only love – Stevie Nicks

A wound gets worse when it’s treated with neglect. – Stevie Nicks

I’m going to spend my life writing poems, turning them into music that will affect people and touch their hearts. I’m going to write the songs that people can’t write for themselves. – Stevie Nicks

If you can find a passion at a young age, somewhere between fifteen and thirty, if you can find that passion, I can pretty much guarantee you that you can be sixty-five and still love that passion and still have a reason to dance out of bed and down the hall every morning. – Stevie Nicks

Time makes you bolder, children get older. I’m getting older, too. – Stevie Nicks

You can’t just be a wimp and then a year and a half or two years later decide to not be a wimp anymore. Because people will always treat you like a wimp once they have decided that’s what you are. You have to be strong and tough and intelligent and smart and kind of plan out what you’re going to say and know who you are. So that people will get that right away. Because then they’re always going to be great to you. And they’re always going to treat you with respect. – Stevie Nicks

There are days when I swear I could fly like an eagle And dark desperate hours that nobody sees My arms stretched triumphant on top of the mountain My head in my hands down on my knees – Stevie Nicks

It’s the first time I can ever remember being scared that the United States might mess up and something terrible will happen to us. – Stevie Nicks

She is like a cat in the dark And then she is the darkness She rules her life like a fine skylark And when the sky is starless All your life you’ve never seen a woman Taken by the wind Would you stay if she promised you heaven? Will you ever win? – Stevie Nicks

I think they all went too far. Their jeans got too low, their tops got too see-through. Personally, I think that sexy is keeping yourself mysterious. I’m really an old-fashioned girl, and I think I’m totally sexy. – Stevie Nicks

My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don’t need the money, but there’s an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There’s a love there; we’re a band of brothers. – Stevie Nicks

My generation fought very hard for feminism, and we fought very hard to not be labeled as you had to have a husband or you had to be in a relationship, or you were somehow not a cool chick. – Stevie Nicks

If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear? – Stevie Nicks

Right now I’m not involved with anybody, but I hope by 75 I will be again. – Stevie Nicks

I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don’t handle fear very well; I’m not a good terrified person. – Stevie Nicks

Most women would not be happy being me. People say, ‘But you’re alone.’ But I don’t feel alone. I feel very un-alone. – Stevie Nicks

I preferred not to be laden down with a big instrument. If you’re behind a guitar, you get used to being behind a guitar, and you don’t really perform because you can’t. I wanted to be able to just hold on to the mike and sing. – Stevie Nicks

If you see somebody running down the street naked every single day, you stop looking up. – Stevie Nicks

If you’re an unattractive girl who’s trying to be beautiful with Botox, forget it. If you are a beautiful girl who’s trying to be beautiful with Botox, you will look like you’re angry all the time. – Stevie Nicks

I want to be age appropriate. I don’t want to be that girl you see walking away and she looks 25 and then she turns around and she looks 90. – Stevie Nicks

But for me, I knew that if I had a baby, I would have to take care of that baby, and I wouldn’t have been happy with a nanny taking care of my baby and walking into the room and having my child run across the room to another woman. – Stevie Nicks

Men are going to go out on the road and they’re going to find other women. So if you really want to save yourself a whole lot of heartache, do not fall in love with somebody in a band. Just don’t. – Stevie Nicks

I didn’t want to look like anyone else – like Janis Joplin or Grace Slick. That’s why I never went to any of the big designers. – Stevie Nicks

Everything on this record is what I really wanted to say, and I’m back to being the poet I always thought I was. – Stevie Nicks

I watched Janis one time – we opened for her – and that’s the only time I ever saw her. We opened for Jimi Hendrix. I got to stand on the side of the stage and watch him for two hours and then he died. But I got the essence before they left. – Stevie Nicks

Rock and menopause do not mix. It is not good, it sucks and every day I fight it to the death, or, at the very least, not let it take me over. – Stevie Nicks

For 70 nights, right across America, I’ve been getting out there with two ex-lovers and we’ve been playing songs which are so specific about each of us, you just wouldn’t know. We’re friends now but we can’t forget what happened between us. – Stevie Nicks

He and I were about as compatible as a rat and a boa constrictor. – Stevie Nicks

I wouldn’t like to be in movies. Movie people are strange. They live a different life than musicians do. – Stevie Nicks

I hated Chris, my brother. I would pull his hair and kick him, until one day my father gave him permission to fight back. I’ll be apologizing to him for the rest of my life. – Stevie Nicks

When you’re in a band with three writers, three great writers, you only get one third of the writer thing. So that’s the whole reason that I did a solo career. And that’s, you know, when I told Fleetwood Mac I was going to do that, they were of course terrified that I would do that record and then that I would quit. – Stevie Nicks

Prince and I were just friends. I think he would have been happy to have had a relationship. – Stevie Nicks

If we can get back to the great singer/songwriters, music will just improve overnight. – Stevie Nicks

Well, if the earthquake happens, I’ve got my steel-toed shoes and some rope, and we’ll get down a mountain. – Stevie Nicks

It’s like having a big sister around who’s been able to show me some things about myself and about life and about this crazy sort of career thing, – Stevie Nicks

The truly incredible thing is we’re realizing that you can perform a two-and-a-half-hour gig without being high and still have a fantastic time. – Stevie Nicks

I don’t love the years going by. I’d just as soon stay forty-five. But it’s OK because I feel a whole lot better than I did at thirty-five. – Stevie Nicks

Because I missed being with Prince on that [stadium ], and it’s a lesson that sometimes you have to push yourself a little harder for your friends. – Stevie Nicks

Even the best intentions turn around one day… Nobody’s right all the time. – Stevie Nicks

That is the saddest thing: He [Prince] always thought I would die of a drug overdose, and here it happens he dies of an accidental overdose. – Stevie Nicks

I’m the original hunter-down-of-fabulous-things. Twenty years ago I sat down and decided that I would create a really wonderful image, an unforgettable image. And now I’m kind of stuck with it. It’s like when I don’t wear my fringy, gypsy stuff, people kind of look at me like, ‘What’s wrong? – Stevie Nicks

The female rock-‘n’-roll-country-pop songwriter is back, and her name is Taylor Swift. And it’s women like her who are going to save the music business. – Stevie Nicks

It was my 16th birthday-my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do-write songs and sing them to people. … Everything on this record is what I really wanted to say, and I’m back to being the poet I always thought I was. … For 70 nights, right across America, I’ve been getting out there with two ex-lovers and we’ve been playing songs which are so specific about each of us, you just wouldn’t know. We’re friends now but we can’t forget what happened between us. – Stevie Nicks

We are just as a good as men are – and maybe better and smarter. – Stevie Nicks

I saw her do ‘Different Drum’ and thought, that’s what I’m gonna do. I don’t look that good in cut-offs, but that’s what I’m gonna do. – Stevie Nicks

I feel that the world is in a really dangerous place and it scares me. – Stevie Nicks

I do not walk away in the face of adversity and never have. – Stevie Nicks

I’m really glad that I’m not Anna because I don’t want to be there again. I’ve been there. But when something does happen to me, whether it’s that movie or whether it’s actually happened to me, I feel that it’s my duty to actually share that with all of you guys. I want to immediately go to my desk and start writing about it. – Stevie Nicks

I don’t like that [scaring] feeling and I watch the news every day because of it. It’s going to be hard to fix all of these problems that seem absolutely unfixable to me. – Stevie Nicks

I love leather and I love lace, but not necessarily together. I’m probably happiest in a long black velvet dress, black suede boots, and some kind of really beautiful wrap than I am in anything else. I don’t even own a pair of jeans. – Stevie Nicks

Maybe we were together in another life…in a parallel universe, maybe our paths are not supposed to cross twice, maybe your arms are not supposed to go around me. I hear about you now & then, I wonder where you are & how you feel. Sometimes I walk by & I look up to your balcony, just to make sure you were real-just to make sure that I can still feel you…it appears to me that Destiny Rules… – Stevie Nicks

Time cast a spell on you but you won’t forget me, I know I could have loved you, but you would not let me. I’ll follow you down ’til the sound of my voice will haunt you, you’ll never get away from the sound of the woman that loves you – Stevie Nicks

I blame it on my mother. She was a born entertainer. Leave the songwriting, the singing and all that behind, and I still would have found some way to be an entertainer. I would have never been an actress, though, because I realized early in my life, in like sixth grade, I was a terrible actress. – Stevie Nicks

I’ve always been a Pretenders. I’m very excited about this. – Stevie Nicks

He [Prince] would have been the person I thought would live forever because of the way he took care of himself – not counting the fact he jumped off risers in 6-inch heels. He probably had fractures from his feet all the way up to his head. – Stevie Nicks

In comparison to the eight years I spent on Klonopin, the cocaine and brandy wins hands down. If you are ever in a drugstore and they put you on Klonopin, run out of there screaming. – Stevie Nicks

When Chrissie Hynde was inducted into the Hall of Fame, I, of course, was there to see that because I have to back up the girl. When it was over, I said we needed to have a party for Chrissie in my hotel suite. I didn’t really know her, but it was great. – Stevie Nicks

I would have found something because I love to entertain people. I had the option to take the rest of the year off. But I said the songs on my last solo album, 24 Karat Gold, mean so much to me. I need to get out there and sing them. – Stevie Nicks

All I ever wanted Was to know that you were dreaming. – Stevie Nicks

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