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    Your life becomes what you believe.
    — Jewel
    tags: believe 
     
    We can't underestimate the value of silence. We need to create ourselves, need to spend time alone. If you don't, you risk not knowing yourself and not realizing your dreams.
    — Jewel
    tags: time  silence  alone  value  knowing  risk  dreams 
     
    Don't be made useless or idle with despair. Gather yourself around your strength for light does the darkness most fear.
    — Jewel
    Telling the truth to yourself and someone you can trust are great ways to help elevate your whole emotional quality.
    — Jewel
    tags: truth  trust  help  emotional  quality 
     
    You have to realize: OK, I don't know how to solve a political problem, I don't know how to solve the pollution problem... all I know is in my own life, I need to figure out some sense of purpose, I need to figure out how to be happy... and I'm willing.
    — Jewel
    tags: problem  political 
     
    I try to give myself permission to be a work-in-progress and not have everything figured out at once. It's more manageable and takes some of the pressure off of feeling like I have to have everything right all the time.
    — Jewel
    tags: time  right 
     
    Sharing lets us feel less isolated and puts us on a path of being connected. At the end of the day, that's what we all want.
    — Jewel
    tags: sharing  path 
     
    Writing with privacy is paramount. You must feel free to admit to yourself your deepest, darkest secrets and true feelings.
    — Jewel
    tags: secret  true  writing 
     
    Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend.
    — Jewel
    tags: forgiveness 
     
    I have a life that I enjoy; I try and value the things that I think are worth valuing and everything else is icing. You know, it is a kick to go down the red carpet in that dress and then you go back home.
    — Jewel
    tags: value  worth 
     
    I make a living with a song, and I feel honored to do something I love and believe in.
    — Jewel
    tags: living  believe  song 
     
    All things change. Cultivate flexibility rather than perfection.
    — Jewel
    tags: perfection 
     
    Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous; there's really nothing to lose.
    — Jewel
    tags: live 
     
    I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people's truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave.
    — Jewel
    I am most alive when I let myself be touched by the fingers of life.
    — Jewel
    I want love to be simple. I want to trust without thinking. I want to be generous with my affection and patience and love unconditionally. It is easier to love a person with their flaws than to weed through them. I want to love the whole person, not parts; and this is how I want to be loved.
    — Jewel
    I'm becoming more and more myself with time. I guess that's what grace is. The refinement of your soul through time.
    — Jewel
    tags: time  grace  soul 
     
    Being part of the natural world reminds me that innocence isn't ever lost completely; we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
    — Jewel
    Self love is a great recurring theme, the headwaters that feed my ability to be the best version of myself in every other aspect of my life. Self worth sets the standard that life meets.
    — Jewel
    tags: self  standard  worth 
     
    everything is temporary if you give it enough time...
    — Jewel
    tags: time 
     
    Live your life with love and bravery and you shall lead a life uncommon.
    — Jewel
    tags: live  bravery 
     
    I will gather myself around my faith, for light does the darkness most fear.
    — Jewel
    tags: fear  darkness  faith 
     
    Alpha Phi Alpha, the oldest of Negro Fraternities, with all of its members presumably far above the average American and having a good practical understanding of the salient factors involved in the Negro's problem, and which a membership upwards of eight thousand men, should be able to take into their hands the leadership in the Negro's struggle for status.
    — Jewel
    I was homeless and I was in San Diego and I started singing in a local coffee shop and people started coming to hear me sing.
    — Jewel
    tags: people 
     
    I'm a Gemini and I have a lot of different moods. Sometimes I'm very serious and introspective and pensive, but other times I'm completely goofy and girlie. So, I like my songs to cover all my moods.
    — Jewel
    tags: time  song  mood 
     
    My whole goal is to keep my spirit intact. If that doesn't happen, none of this is worth it.
    — Jewel
    tags: spirit  goal  worth 
     
    I say to myself, sometimes the tide is just out. But it always comes back in again.
    — Jewel
    I'm the classic absent-minded professor: I'm very focused on something, and meanwhile, I've left the refrigerator door open for hours.
    — Jewel
    I didn't mean to be a songwriter; I just was writing for fun, you have all day to do it. I was homeless so that's all I had to do.
    — Jewel
    tags: fun  writing 
     
    I have a two-year-old boy. Being his mom feels like I have a present I get to spend the rest of my life opening.
    — Jewel
    tags: present  boys 
     
    Dreams last so long, even after you're gone
    — Jewel
    tags: gone  dreams 
     
    I wrote the song 'Angels Standing By'... to try and soothe myself - rock myself to sleep, basically - because I was so scared and stressed.
    — Jewel
    tags: sleep  song  angel 
     
    I've always been a workhorse, and I've been supporting myself since I was 15.
    — Jewel
    My intention for my life is to stay centered, and from that intention come my priorities: my son, my family, my job, my self. That then informs what kind of work I can take on. It's a balancing act, but a fun one.
    — Jewel
    tags: work  self  fun  job  son 
     
    I've always had a love for poetry and when I got signed to a record label I thought, 'How odd that I'm doing a record before a book of poetry,'
    — Jewel
    tags: thoughts  poetry  book 
     
    Reality is what you believe it to be. It's what you put your thought and energy into, because your hands physically manifest thought. So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
    — Jewel
    Solutions and technologies exist to provide clean, affordable drinking water anywhere in the world. These solutions will save lives, reduce financial burdens, foster peace, and relieve millions of people from worrying about their next drink of water.
    — Jewel
    To shut down the ability to feel pain means you shut down all emotions, joy included. It makes our hearts feel small, it robs us of our joy, and really keeps us no safer.
    — Jewel
    tags: pain  heart  joy  emotion 
     
    I developed a loyal following. No one knew I was homeless.
    — Jewel
    It's been too many nights of being with to now be suddenly without.
    — Jewel
    tags: night 
     
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