In this post, you will find great Mary Gauthier Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I think I’ll always draw from being a person that doesn’t know how to have a normal life, whatever a normal life is.
I came to music and knowing a little bit about life, and I came to music knowing a lot about business – and that’s a real advantage. By the time I came to music, I had purchased real estate, opened restaurants, and been in the business world, so the music business didn’t blindside me.
I don’t know who my dad is.
I think having near-death experiences, they sure made me free.
I love SongwritingWith:Soldiers.
I think it’s a stereotype that soldiers don’t talk, because my experience is that they will talk if they are met with empathy and no judgment.
A lot of songwriters have written about soldiers and war, but very few have written with them.
I don’t really write for catharsis; I get that kind of work done in therapy.
There’s a lot of vulnerability in songs – I’m not talking about pop songs – from people that are in the art of songwriting more than the commercial enterprise of it.
Fundamentally, our job as songwriters is to sit down and listen.
What I’m finding is there’s an awful lot about adoption and relinquishment and the complicated nature of family that we, as human beings, haven’t been able to have a real discussion about yet without a lot of censorship.
Soldiers are trained not to be vulnerable, but when they come home, they’ve got to learn it.
When you see validation for a life’s work and dedication, it’s a beautiful day.