Best Collection of Banks Quotes

Banks, American Musician ( June 15, 1988 - )

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Being brave enough to just be unapologetic for who you are, that's a goddess.~Banks

Brave You Goddess

I always say my music is like dark blue or black, like a punch to your gut that feels really good.~Banks

Music Good Dark

I'm very moody, so I dress for whatever mood I'm in. Sometimes I want to be a little more boyish and flowy and comfortable. Sometimes I want to feel a little sexier and more composed.~Banks

Dress Want Mood

It's a big theme throughout my music to just embrace everything about your own mind and to always feel powerful. It's not just a feminine thing, but for men, too, whether they feel weak, or strong or crazy or reclusive. I want everyone to feel powerful no matter what little beasts they have in their head.~Banks

Music Strong Men

Every artist is an artist, and every heartbeat is a heartbeat.~Banks

Artist Heartbeat Every

When you broaden the little box that you've been living in for so long, it can be very uncomfortable at first.~Banks

Living Long You

I have freckles; I don't like covering up too much. I like things dewy and natural, and I think that having moisture in your skin is really beautiful and youthful - sometimes that's more important than coverage.~Banks

Beautiful Important Think

Nothing I do is thought out or planned or premeditated. It's just that I'm breathing and living! You just have to breathe and live.~Banks

Living Live Nothing

I like rap. I like anything with soul. I like anything you can feel, anything that makes you think that the artist had to make that song, or they were going to go crazy.~Banks

Soul Crazy Artist

Once I discovered how important writing music was to me and just what a huge weight it lifted off of me, I knew that it was going to be the biggest part of my life, the biggest love of my life, the biggest thing in my life.~Banks

Life Love Music

If you meet me, you might not get to know me. If you hear my music? You'll get to know me.~Banks

Music Me You

I grew up in L.A. I actually grew up in the Valley, which was a pretty amazing place to grow up because everybody has nice, big backyards, and I was kind of a little nature being.~Banks

Nature Amazing Grow Up

My voice has always been kind of distinct - even when I was four years old, my mom told me that people would be like, 'Why does your daughter always sound like a chain smoker?' I've always had this deep, raspy voice.~Banks

Mom Daughter Deep

It's so inspiring to be around other people who have ideas you haven't thought of, and all of a sudden you're like, 'Wow! That's so amazing!' I definitely want everything I do to just get better and better.~Banks

People Amazing Better

I got into writing music when I was, like, 14 or 15. It was a very private thing for me because I used it as an outlet and emotional release. I kept it very close to myself and didn't tell too many people about it.~Banks

Music Myself Writing

I'm very passionate, very emotional, very sensitive. I've always been like that.~Banks

Emotional Passionate

I love Lauryn Hill, Tracy Chapman, Fiona Apple. People like that. People you can really connect to on the most basic human level.~Banks

Love People You

I used to swallow people's energies, and then I learned, as I got older, that I'm too sensitive, and I had to stop doing that. Now I don't take as much in.~Banks

People Doing Now

I know every line to 'The Little Rascals.'~Banks

Know Line Little

I have a very feminine voice when I write, a very womanly point of view. My last name feels strong and powerful. To me, it's almost a bit masculine. I like the dichotomy of the two. Two sides perfectly represented within my name.~Banks

Strong Powerful Me

I love fashion. I like dressing how I feel, and my music shows how I feel - they go hand in hand. My performance style is pretty much the same as my everyday style.~Banks

Love Music Style

I tend to wear all black. I like feeling sexy, feminine, effortless, and real.~Banks

Sexy Black Feeling

I love grey. My mom told me that when I was younger, I would get mildly depressed when it was grey all the time. I'd be darker when it was dark out. But as an adult, I really love it.~Banks

Mom Love Time

I've never really been into social media - I don't have a Facebook; I don't do Twitter or Instagram or anything.~Banks

Social Media Media Never

When I'm writing, it's the weirdest thing: it's not even a conscious process. I'm not even thinking when I write, and then all of a sudden, I'll have a song that makes me feel so much better than I did before.~Banks

Thinking Writing Me

Music is almost like a therapy for me. It helps keep me centered and think straight. Before I discovered it, I was walking around, and it felt like there were 25 extra pounds of gravity on my shoulders. It's like you're mute or something.~Banks

Music Walking Me