Joni Mitchell Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Joni Mitchell quotes, Joni Mitchell sayings, and Joni Mitchell proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When I think of your kisses my mind see-saws. Joni Mitchell
My goal as a writer is more to comfort than to disturb. Joni Mitchell
They won't give peace a chance, that's just a dream some of us had. Joni Mitchell
Moons and Junes and Ferris wheels the dizzy dancing way you feel / As every fairy tale comes real I've looked at love that way. Joni Mitchell
You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life. Joni Mitchell
Fame is a series of misunderstandings surrounding a name. Joni Mitchell
The times you impress me the most are the times when you don't try. Joni Mitchell
Innocence is drowned in anarchy. The best lack conviction given time to think, and the worst are full of passion without mercy. Joni Mitchell
We are stardust, we are golden and we've got to get ourselves back to the garden. Joni Mitchell
I never really wanted to be a star. I didn't like entering a room with all eyes on me. I still don't really like the attention of a birthday party. Joni Mitchell
And the seasons they go round and round and painted ponies go up and down. We're captive on the carousel of time, we can't return we can only look behind. Joni Mitchell
Tonight we pray for water / Cool water / And way up there / If you care / Please show us where / There's good water / Cool clear water. Joni Mitchell
Yesterday a child came out to wonder, caught a dragonfly inside a jar. Fearful when the sky was full of thunder and tearful at the falling of a star. Joni Mitchell
And the seasons they go round and round, / And the painted ponies go up and down, / We're captive on the carousel of time / We can't return, we can only look behind / From where we came / And go round and round and round / In the circle game. Joni Mitchell
Moons and Junes and Ferris wheels The dizzy dancing way you feel As every fairy tale comes real I've looked at love that way. Joni Mitchell
It's comin' on Christmas / They're cutting down trees / They're putting up reindeer and singing songs of joy and peace / Oh, I wish I had a river I could skate away on. Joni Mitchell
The pirate he will sink you with a kiss, he'll steal your heart and sail away. Joni Mitchell
Eyes that send me chasing after feelings that I lost one day / Why befriend me when the brandy tells me what they want to say? / Playing big protector is a grand disguise / 'Til you contradict yourself with brandy eyes / No beginning / Still no end to let me shrug and walk away / Silly grinning, teasing talk that promises a kiss some day / I would put you out of mind if I were wise / But wisdom has no power over brandy eyes. Joni Mitchell
Even an eagle has to fall sometimes / Climbing against the wind / Even a strong heart has to break / And learn to love and heal again Joni Mitchell
I can't decide / I'm so confused / Which way to go? Ooh / I'm being useful here / I'm being used / Which way to go? / Some line gets drawn Joni Mitchell
They took all the trees / Put 'em in a tree museum / And they charged the people / A dollar and a half just to see 'em Joni Mitchell
They took all the trees / Put 'em in a tree museum / And they charged the people / A dollar and a half just to see 'em Joni Mitchell
Don't it always seem to go / That you don't know what you've got / Till it's gone / They paved paradise / And put up a parking lot Joni Mitchell
Hey farmer, farmer / Put away that DDT now / Give me spots on my apples / But leave me the birds and the bees / Please! Joni Mitchell