The Best Amy Winehouse quotes

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In the summer of 2011, the world lost a talented young singer and songwriter with an amazing voice. Amy Winehouse was just 27 years old when she died, but in that short time she accomplished a lot. This post will explore Winehouse’s life and career, and why she was such an inspiration to so many people.

Discover the deepest Life, Music, Girls, Stuff quotes from Amy Winehouse, and much more.


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About Amy Winehouse

birth of the author

14 September 1983

death of the author

23 July 2011

deathcause of the author

Cause Of Death:
Alcohol Poisoning

education of the author

Sylvia Young Theatre School

occupation of the author

Singer, Songwriter

date of the author

Years Active:

genre of the author

Soul, Blue-Eyed Soul, Neo Soul, Rhythm And Blues, Jazz And More.

institution of the author

Island, Lioness, Universal Republic, Republic

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Tony Bennett, Dionne Bromfield, The Dap-Kings, Tyler James, Nas, Mark Ronson And More.


I’ve never been a boyfriend kind of girl. — Amy Winehouse

If I died tomorrow, I would be a happy girl. — Amy Winehouse

I’m not Amy the star, I’m Amy the girl with the guitar. — Amy Winehouse

I wouldn’t say I’m a feminist, but I don’t like girls pretending to be stupid because it’s easier. — Amy Winehouse

i ve never been a boyfriend kind of girl Amy Winehouse quote

I like pin–up girls. I’m more of a boy than a girl. I’m not a lesbian, though–not before a sambuca anyway. — Amy Winehouse

I’m not a girl trying to be a star or trying to be anything other than a musician, i don’t think I’m gonna be at all famous. — Amy Winehouse

Girls talk to each other like men talk to each other. But girls have an eye for detail. — Amy Winehouse

I wouldn’t be with a man who was scared of me, but I don’t think men are scared of me–look at me, I’m tiny. I don’t think I’m capable of putting anyone off. I’m a nice girl. — Amy Winehouse

I’m my own worst critic, and if I don’t pull off what I think I wanted to do in my head, then I won’t be a happy girl. — Amy Winehouse

if i died tomorrow i would be a happy girl Amy Winehouse quote

Women don’t try to use me. — Amy Winehouse

I’m a young woman and I’m going to write about what I know. — Amy Winehouse


I don’t care what people think about me. Never did, never will. Life is too short to be worrying about that shit. — Amy Winehouse

I was expecting it to be cynical because I’m like that myself. I wouldn’t want it to be all roses because life isn’t like that. — Amy Winehouse

A song marks an occasion in my life and that’s how I live my life, by songs. — Amy Winehouse

a song marks an occasion in my life and that s how i live my life by songs Amy Winehouse quote

Life is so much more rewarding if you strive for something, rather than take what’s given to you on a plate. — Amy Winehouse

I do see myself settling down, getting married and having kids. But when I think about a family life in the future there’s rarely a man involved which is kind of weird. — Amy Winehouse

I always try to write a song to work things out with myself and I want to do it with a little punchline at the end, because I never want to remember anything bad in my life. — Amy Winehouse

I really thought I was on the way out. My husband Blake saved my life. Often I don’t know what I do, then the next day the memory returns. And then I am engulfed in shame. — Amy Winehouse

When you’re around kids you can be a little kid yourself and pretend that life is magic and you don’t have to be one of those sweaty people going to work every day. — Amy Winehouse

i don t have emotional needs only physical ones Amy Winehouse quote

Life happens. There is no point in being upset or down about things we can’t control or change. — Amy Winehouse

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In Amy Winehouse Statements


I don’t have emotional needs, only physical ones. — Amy Winehouse

I don’t think I’m such an amazing person who needs to be written about. — Amy Winehouse


I listen to music that is of our time and I just get angry. — Amy Winehouse

I really started writing music to challenge myself, to see what I could write. — Amy Winehouse

i listen to music that is of our time and i just get angry Amy Winehouse quote

Music is the only thing that will give and give and give and not take. — Amy Winehouse

I had a real stage school voice and I could do loud things, but it’s not about being loud, it’s about sensitivity and subtlety in music. You can do so much more with a quiet voice than with a belter. — Amy Winehouse

I know definitive points in my life and in relationships because of my songs. I write my music so that I’ll never be bored of it. — Amy Winehouse

Music was my ultimate ambition but I liked all of it. I wanted to discipline myself in dance and acting too and I’d done all three since I was 9–years–old. I could sing, but I didn’t become a great singer. — Amy Winehouse


I only write about stuff that’s happened to me.. stuff I can’t get past personally. Luckily, I’m quite self–destructive. — Amy Winehouse

I write songs about stuff that I can’t really get past personally–and then I write a song about it and I feel better. — Amy Winehouse

I always wrote poetry and stuff like that, so putting songs together wasn’t that spectacular. — Amy Winehouse

I’ve never been an idiot–I was a smart girl but I’d do stupid things like go around Asda and nick stuff because my friends told me to. I was a good girl as a teenager. — Amy Winehouse

Having listened to great songwriters like James Taylor and Carole King, I felt there was nothing new that was coming out that really represented me and the way I felt. So I started writing my own stuff. — Amy Winehouse

AMY WINEHOUSE Quotes Take Away

Amy Winehouse was an incredible artist with a powerful voice. Her lyrics and music spoke to the human experience in a way that was both honest and relatable. Even after her death, she continues to inspire people around the world. If you’re looking for some inspiration of your own, be sure to check out our courses. We have something for everyone, no matter what your creative interests may be.

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