Debbie Harry quotes

Born
July 1, 1945, Miami, Florida, US.

Occupation
Singer, songwriter.

Debbie Harry is an American singer and songwriter known as the lead singer of the band Blondie.

I don’t mind if my skull ends up on a shelf as long as it’s got my name on it.
– Debbie Harry
I have a lot of regrets, but I’m not going to think of them as regrets.
– Debbie Harry
Capote wrote every day. He said that’s the only way, you have to sit down every day and do it.
– Debbie Harry
You always fall for the rascal or the guy who’s got a little bit of the devil in him. You can’t help it.
– Debbie Harry
I’ve had some lovely extraordinary experiences on New Year’s Eve.
– Debbie Harry
Something’s that written out is okay, but it’s not always a clear indication of what a person means.
– Debbie Harry
I love the ACLU and I’m concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority – I don’t know who they are.
– Debbie Harry
Being hot never hurts!
– Debbie Harry
I turned on VH1 this morning just to get a little warm-up before I came over here, and I think it’s just terrific. There’s so much great stuff: diverse and wonderful music, good performances, great looking girls, great videos, the whole thing.
– Debbie Harry
I mean I think that Blondie’s influence is a little bit in a way more eclectic than those bands.
– Debbie Harry
I feel like I have to have a voice.
– Debbie Harry
The only person I really believe in is me.
– Debbie Harry
If I were to do a foundation, it would be to promote solar energy. And I’m worried about drilling for oil. I think it is harming the earth, ‘cos it drains the layer of oil under the surface, and that could be causing earthquakes. It’s like we’re giving the earth arthritis. I don’t know if that sounds crazy.
– Debbie Harry
We probably, as primitive people, made music before we actually had a language, and that’s where language comes from.
– Debbie Harry
I could be a housewife… I guess I’ve vacuumed a couple of times.
– Debbie Harry
We wanted to enjoy what we were doing and we had business things we had to straighten out and personnel problems and it sort of took a little time to do it.
– Debbie Harry
But computers have changed the world for everyone, so there will be some way of working it out.
– Debbie Harry
That was the impetus for me to do music or art, because I knew if I didn’t try when I was young, then I would get to be in my 40’s and I’d be really unhappy that I hadn’t.
– Debbie Harry
New York has always been a city of change and a city about change, and it is a back-leading development. Nobody’s going to want to come to New York if it looks like another strip mall.
– Debbie Harry
But, you know, the issues of humanity and what is fair treatment and good treatment of a fellow human being should not really be based on a personal sense of right and wrong or judgment.
– Debbie Harry
I really, really like writing songs.
– Debbie Harry
Lately I’ve been believing that music predates speech.
– Debbie Harry
Music has its own emotional embodiment. It carries an emotion with it. When you associate a lyric with the music, it’s much easier; but when you’re standing there completely dry in front of the camera with no musical background, just a fine-tuned, get-this-emotional-story across, it’s a very, very intense kind of focus.
– Debbie Harry
I do know the effect that music still has on me – I’m completely vulnerable to it. I’m seduced by it.
– Debbie Harry
It’s amazing to me to see how bands evolve and how they take all their influences and come up with their own sound.
– Debbie Harry
I get myself a gig somewhere, whether it’s in a club, whether it’s in a bar, it doesn’t matter, and I just work on New Year’s Eve because I always feel it’s very symbolic for me for the next year, for the new year.
– Debbie Harry
And living in a metropolitan area which is ethnically diverse, our lives are very complicated, so our emotional experiences are going to be varied like that.
– Debbie Harry