Myra Ellen Amos, who is popularly known as Tori Amos, is an American music composer, singer, songwriter and pianist. She is a noted musician who has delivered a number of well-known chart topping singles in a career that has spanned over three decades. Amos was a child prodigy and her talent as a pianist saw her gain entry into John Hopkins University’s famous Peabody institute on a scholarship at the age of 5. Amos was a member of the group Y Kant Tori Read but she found success when she became a solo artist and rose to prominence in the 1990s. Amos’ songs are not only sought-after for the melody but also because of the political, feminist and religious messages that they often carry. Some of her most noted songs include ‘1000 Oceans’, ‘God’, ‘Crucify’, ‘Spark’, ‘Cornflake Girl’, ‘Professional Widow’ and ‘A Sorta Fairytale’. A Sorta Fairutale remains Amos’ most distinguished song by virtue of its commercial returns. Amos is without doubt one of the more influential musical stars of her era and over the years she has delivered several quotable quotes through her music and life. We bring to you a collection of quotations and thoughts by Tori Amos which have been extracted from the vast sea of her work, songs, writings, interviews and thoughts.
The Apocalypse is not something out there that will eradicate everything on planet Earth. That would be far too simple. The Apocalypse is in each and every one of us. It takes courage to fight the beast.