We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Sissy Quotes from Sissy Spacek, Robert Crumb, Willie Nelson, John Gourley, Gary Payton. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Everybody who loves me calls me Sissy, so I guess that’s just who I am. When I’m 80, they’ll still be calling me Sissy. Oh, well, I guess there are worse things.
Oh, yes. I knew I was weird by the time I was four. I knew I wasn’t like other boys. I knew I was more fearful. I didn’t like the rough and tumble most boys were into. I knew I was a sissy.
When you’re singing, you’re using extra muscles, and it requires a lot of exercise and breathing. You can’t do that if you’re a sissy. If I have any fitness advice for people, I’d tell them to sing more. It’s good therapy, too.
Poor Ron Paul. He means well. He really does. But there’s something about him. I don’t know what it is. From falling victim to Sacha Baron Cohen’s Bruno to that old-man shuffle, he just seems like kind of a… like kind of a sissy.
You talk about rowdy – in Oakland the players were on you. The refs were on you. The stands were on you. You had to talk back or you were a sissy; you’d get run out of the league. Afterward? Yeah, it was kind of a, uh, struggle to get out of the gym. Cops had to be everywhere. Which was lucky.
Just because I’m in favor of gay rights doesn’t mean that I’m gay or doesn’t mean I’m some kind of ‘sissy’ or something. That’s the language that you hear in locker rooms.
I think it’s fascinating that I receive attention for what people perceive to be a level of manliness or machismo, when amongst my family of farmers and paramedics and regular Americans, I’m kind of the sissy in my family.
I guess the first big name I worked with was Sissy Spacek, and that was really interesting just because she’s so incredible and I learned so much from just watching her. But she’s also so unassuming that I loved working with her. It wasn’t like working with a star, it was Sissy. Not a big deal.
For creating the Texan accent, I would listen to Sissy Spacek and watch her in ‘Badlands.’ I downloaded the audio of that whole film and listened to that.
There’s no such thing as ‘sissy bounce.’ We don’t separate it here in New Orleans at all. It’s just bounce music. Just because I’m a gay artist, they don’t have to put it in a category or label it.
I was sort of a sissy as a little kid.
Within our culture, every school has a swimming pool. We lived on the coast. People swam in the surf. It’s a very sporty nation and at that particular time anyone who had an artistic bent was very much an outsider. So if you liked reading or ideas or playing the piano then your dad viewed you as a sissy, basically.
For me, I never really wanted to be in a ‘Sissy Spacek’ vehicle. That was not my intention. I got to be the ‘Everygirl.’
I was a very shy character, always feeling uncomfortable because everybody was stronger than I, and always afraid I would look like a sissy. Everybody else played baseball; everybody else did all kinds of athletic things.
I worked at a jewelry store to pay the bills when I first moved to N.Y.C., and I always loved the phrase ‘Semi Precious.’ So I wanted to just call the band Semi Precious, but my dad told it was kinda sissy, so I added Weapons.