Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Alice Levine

Mum was ahead of the curve with healthy lunchboxes with grapes in sandwiches. There was always an apricot, raisins and pieces of apple.
Alice Levine
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We all make snap judgments on small amounts of information. We do it all the time with online dating, deciding whether to spend time someone on the basis of a short blurb and three pics.
Alice Levine
I always feel with a vintage shop they've picked the best bits to show you whereas with charity shops you can find a real gem. My mum is amazing at it, she has hawk eyes, so I go with her and follow her lead!
Alice Levine
I tend to do stuff that is in some way tongue in cheek or humorous or has a kind of wry side to it.
Alice Levine
I sometimes stop and wonder if I have a superhumanly high pain threshold and I just don't know it... But then I stub my toe and think probably not.
Alice Levine
I never stop getting nervous. I'm nervous before every single show.
Alice Levine
My brother Max is three and half years younger than me but more of a fussy eater.
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When I moved to London I couldn't afford to rent anywhere. So I housesat for a friend of my mum and dad's - and had to look after her sickly cat. That was the only way I could survive on a meagre intern wage.
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Do I post pictures of my overflowing laundry basket or the dirty dishes by the sink? No, I'll probably post a pic of the finished meal looking pretty. We're all skewed in what we show.
Alice Levine
Well I guess I always look at other people who have maybe more traditional jobs and I think gosh their weeks are so much more stressful and busy than mine.
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I'm not a journalist or a politician or an activist.
Alice Levine
I don't go through life thinking I'm on a conveyer belt I can't jump off, but sometimes it's helpful to think that things are out of your control.
Alice Levine
Radio is immediate and experimental. It's really lo-fi - you can have an idea, go out and record something, come back in and just put it on air.
Alice Levine
I have a house full of dead succulents but I was very attentive.
Alice Levine
Then I met people at school who were into Erykah Badu and Snoop Dogg. I like heaps of different music, but that was a real pivotal time in terms of finding my way.
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But I think if you do have a job that has quite a few elements to it, then it does mean you get to flex different muscles and different parts of your brain, which I do like.
Alice Levine
I quite enjoy getting glammed up and I enjoy picking outfits and things. You have to not really listen to what anyone else says, as long as you feel comfortable, because if you're not, when you're presenting that comes across.
Alice Levine
Even if you don't think you filter your life on social media, by its very nature you're only showing part of yourself.
Alice Levine
There's a lot of places where you can go to understand and to learn what it is that British nationalists believe and feel, and to see them in a political setting.
Alice Levine
Student TV and radio are great grounding for all presenting. Just to get used to coming up with an idea, making it and getting it out there, I think that's a really good pattern and a good habit to get into.
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I quite like the element of charity shops not being sorted out.
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The Goose Fair was the cornerstone of the city's year. The smell of fairs is amazing: deep-fried donuts, hot dogs, the frying of onions. You never wanted to eat all your baby pink candyfloss - it was so sickly sweet - but seeing it made with a stick around the barrel was like magic.
Alice Levine
Grottaglie itself is really famous for its figurative and 'splatter' paint ceramics - the figurative motifs are absolutely beautiful and the workshops in the town produce them all by hand so each design is unique.
Alice Levine
My boyfriend's a real chef, so I steer clear of him when I'm in the kitchen - I wouldn't like him to catch me chopping an onion.
Alice Levine
I won a competition in primary school for my painting of Nottingham's Goose Fair; it was a riot of colour with glitter and sequins.
Alice Levine
I'm scared of having a messy end, but not dying itself. It's inevitable.
Alice Levine
Our food style is no fuss - no jus or froth - hearty food like your mum might cook for you, and seasonal.
Alice Levine
Because I'm so pale, I am basically like a new-born fish, you can see my heart through my chest, like I'm see-through, I'm so blue.
Alice Levine
I accidentally make innuendos all the time without even realising. I'm middle-aged, in that sense.
Alice Levine
I think your musical tastes are largely shaped at a young age by your parents, as they're in charge of what's on in the car.
Alice Levine
As much as they get a bad press sometimes, platforms like Instagram can be a great place for inspiration if you're into fashion or food or interiors. Whatever your passion is, it's an amazing portal and resource.
Alice Levine