Thursday, October 25, 2012

Taylor Swift Quotes

1. People haven't always been there for me but music always has.





2. When I was a little girl I used to read fairy tales. In fairy tales you meet Prince Charming and he's everything you ever wanted. In fairy tales the bad guy is very easy to spot. The bad guy is always wearing a black cape so you always know who he is. Then you grow up and you realize that Prince Charming is not as easy to find as you thought. You realize the bad guy is not wearing a black cape and he's not easy to spot; he's really funny, and he makes you laugh, and he has perfect hair.


3. To me, "Fearless" is not the absence of fear. It's not being completely unafraid. To me, "Fearless" is having fears. "Fearless" is having doubts. Lots of them. To me, "Fearless" is living in spite of those things that scare you to death.

4. I suffer from girlnextdooritis where the guy is friends with you and that's it.

5. You're lucky enough to be different, never change.

6. This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.


7. I took a chance, I took a shot and you may think I’m bullet-proof, but I’m not. You took a swing, I took it hard. And down here from the ground I see who you are.






8. Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you've had a bunch of bad days and there's different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music.

9. I never want to change so much that people can't recognize me.

10. Every time you smile, I smile and every time you shine, I'll shine for you.

11. No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.


12. I’m intimidated by the fear of being average.



13. The lesson I've learned the most often in life is that you're always going to know more in the future than you know now.

14. There's more to life than dating the boy on the football team.

15. If you asked me if I loved him, I'd lie.

16. And when someone apologizes to you enough times for things they'll never stop doing, I think it's FEARLESS to stop believing them. It's FEARLESS to say "you're NOT sorry" and walk away.

17. He'll never fall in love he swears as he runs his fingers through his hair, I'm laughing 'cause I hope he's wrong.


18. You can write a book on how to ruin someone’s perfect day.



19. Just be yourself, there is no one better.



20. It's hard to fight when the fight ain't fair.

21. Words can break someone into a million pieces, but they can also put them back together. I hope you use yours for good, because the only words you'll regret more than the ones left unsaid are the ones you use to intentionally hurt someone.


22. It's never been about trying to look well-behaved. It's just how I am. I guess it's a weird thing to be 19 and not ever have been drunk, but for me, it just feels normal because I don't really know any other way. I don't know if I'd be comfortable getting wasted and not knowing what I've said. That doesn't mean when I'm older I won't have a glass of wine. I just don't think it's such a strange thing for me not to be wasted all the time.

23. I’ve learned that you can’t predict (love) or plan for it. For someone like me who is obsessed with organization and planning, I love the idea that love is the one exception to that. Love is the one wild card.

24. Sophistication isn't what you wear, or who you know, or pushing people down to get you where you wanna go.


25. I've wanted one thing for me whole life and I'm not going to be that girl who wants one thing her whole life then gets it and complains.





26. In a relationship each person should support the other; they should lift each other up.

27. Fans are my favorite thing in the world. I've never been the type of artist who has that line drawn between their friends and their fans. The line's always been really blurred for me. I'll hang out with them after the show. I'll hang out with them before the show. If I see them in the mall, I'll stand there and talk to them for 10 minutes.


28. For everything I do, I think about a 6-year-old girl and her mom that I saw at my concert last night. I think about what those two individuals would think if I were at a club last night. I never want to be arrested, and I never want to get a DUI, those are my moral values.







29. For me, when I picture the person I want to end up with, I don't think about what their career is, or what they look like. I picture the feeling I get when I'm with them.

30. When you're singing you can hear the echo of people in the audience singing every single word with you, and that was that big dream that I had for myself. It's happening.

31. I'm not the girl who always has a boyfriend. I'm the girl who rarely has a boyfriend.

32. All you need to do to be my friend is like me.

33. I am an over-achiever and I want to be known for the good things in my life.


34. I have this really high priority on happiness and finding something to be happy about.






35. I believe when it comes to love, there's something intangible about who we are attracted to and I don't think I have a pattern.

36. I know my flaws before other people point them out to me.

37. I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead of turning to drugs and alcohol.

38. I'm not afraid to write my feelings in songs.


39. My mom and I have always been really close. She's always been the friend that was always there. There were times when, in middle school and junior high, I didn't have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend. Always.

40. If you cry over a guy, then your friends can't date him. It can't even be considered.

41. You have people come into your life shockingly and surprisingly. You have losses that you never thought you'd experience. You have rejection and you have learn how to deal with that and how to get up the next day and go on with it.

42. I haven't had that one great love, which is good. I don't want that to be in the past - I want it to be in the future.


43. I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and LeAnn Rimes songs.

44. I approach love differently now that I know it's hard for it to work out.

45. It feels kinda weird being back in a high school cause I haven't been in a high school for about a year. So um, it's kinda interesting coming back, and y'know seeing the lockers, with all the signs, the handmade signs, so being in high school again is a little bit strange but in a good way.


46. I love it when people say things to me in public and want to meet me, because I want to meet them! Early on, my manager told me: "If you want to sell 500,000 records, then go out there and meet 500,000 people."




47. Love always ends differently and it always begins differently - especially with me.

48. There are no rules when it comes to love.

49. Music is my shining light, my favorite thing in the world. To get me to stop doing it for one second would be difficult!


50. I would love to continue in music, with writing... but I am not the kind of person who will hang around if I start to become irrelevant. If that happens, I will bow down gracefully, raise my kids, and have a garden. And I am going to let my hair go gray when I am older. I don't need to be blonde when I'm 60!




51. A development deal is where they're giving you recording time and money to record, but not promising that they'll put an album out.

52. A lot of the jewelry that I wear are fan gifts because they're so awesome and they give me great presents.

53. All of my favorite people - people I really trust - none of them were cool in their younger years.

54. All of my songs are autobiographical. 


55. And if you're horrible to me I'm going to write a song about you and you are not going to like it. That's how I operate.



56. And, honestly, if somebody wants to criticize me for not being a trainwreck, that's fine with me!

57. But when I hear a great song, I can't help but be inspired by it, regardless of whatever genre that song falls under.

58. But, I've always loved John Mayer and I think T-Pain is brilliant.

59. Factoring in millions of people when I'm writing a song is not a good idea. I don't ever do it.

60. Faith Hill is a big role model.

61. I always have to be writing.

62. For some reason, I'm really comfortable talking about my personal life in songs.


63. For me, great music doesn't just have to fall into one category or one genre and I love appreciating all kinds of music.



64. I didn't want to just be another girl singer. I wanted there to be something that set me apart.

65. I don't think I'd ever make an album of just covers because I love writing my own music.

66. I feel the emotion that life conjures up and the songs I write get me closer to my feelings and realizing who I am. It's a natural process.

67. I get really restless when I haven't worked for a day and a half. I have a recurring dream that people are lined up next to my bed, waiting for autographs and taking pictures of me!

68. I get so excited when a song I wrote that's very personal to me goes No. 1 and I look down and see people singing the words back to me.


69. I have this fear of falling in front of large groups of people. That's why I tend not to wear heels.

70. I often get ideas for songs on the tour bus at odd times. Like at 6am when no one is around, I'd just write.

71. I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons.

72. I think the tiniest little thing can change the course of your day, which can change the course of your year, which can change who you are.

73. I would like to do a duet with Taylor Hanson, because I have loved Hanson since I was 8.


74. I remember straightening my hair because I wanted to be like everybody else, and now the fact that anybody would emulate what I do? It's just funny.




75. I wouldn't wear tiny amounts of clothing in my real life so I don't think it's necessary to wear that stuff in photo-shoots.

76. I write songs that are like diary entries. I have to do it in order to feel sane.

77. I've been careful in love. I've been careless in love. And I've had adventures I wouldn't trade for anything.

78. I'm very aware and very conscious of the path I chose in life, and very aware of the path I didn't choose.

79. I'm like 6'2 when I wear heels, so I tend to wear cowboy boots a lot.

80. I've got my Grammys on top of my piano and I look at them when I play.


81. I've just tried to grow up in the most natural and gradual process that I possibly can and make choices I feel are right for me and my fans.




82. If you're yelling you're the one who's lost control of the conversation.

83. In this business you have to develop a thick skin, but I'm always going to feel everything. It's my nature.

84. Most of the time, songs that I write end up being finished in 30 minutes or less.

85. Seeing a live Kenny Chesney show, you know what you're going to get. You know it's going to be an all-day party.

86. There are certain people who elicit a really passionate response. It's crazy. That's my Alexander Wang theory.


87. The business aspect is one of the most important things about having a music career, because every choice you make in a management meeting affects your life a year-and-a-half from now.

88. What makes me happy is just curling up in with my mom in her bed and watching a marathon of "CSI" and "Grey's Anatomy" episodes with pints of ice cream.

89. When I was 8 years old, it mattered what my favorite singer said and wore and expressed opinions about.

90. Your feelings so are important to write down, to capture, and to remember because today you're heartbroken, but tomorrow you'll be in love again.

91. When I'm getting to know someone, I look for someone who has passions that I respect, like his career. Someone who loves what he does is really attractive.

92. When you walk out onstage in front of 65,000 people, it can bring you to tears.


93. My favorite British thing.. is Ed Sheeran.


94. Love is a ruthless game, unless you play it good and right.

95. People don’t see the truth , they see what they want to see.

96. My advice about boys has to do with how you prioritize them. They can be a part of your life, but never let a boy BE your life. They can live in your world, but never make a guy your world.

97. I’ve apparently been the victim of growing up, which apparently happens to all of us at one point or another. It’s been going on for quite some time now, without me knowing it.


98. Some people sing about pickup trucks, some people sing about bars and whiskey and I sing about love and breakup.




99. There is a time for silence. There is a time for waiting your turn. But if you know how you feel, and you so clearly know what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now.

100. Everything about this business is exciting to me.

101. You only get so many firsts. Every one is a blessing.


102. I was the girl who didn't get invited to parties. My friends turned into the girls who stood in the corner and talked about me. But as soon as I picked up a guitar...I literally played until my fingers bled. My mom had to tape them up, and you can imagine how popular that made me: "Look at her fingers. So weird". But for the first time in my life, those girls could say anything they wanted about me, because I was just going to go home after school and write a song about it.

103. The best thing about the AMAs is that they're voted on by the fans, and they're, they're really shiny!

104. I write blatantly obvious songs with blatantly obvious details, and then I'm like NO! when they find out, I dunno what's wrong with me. I have issues.


105. The weirdest place I have ever written a song is probably in an airport and I got an idea so fast that I just had to run to the bathroom at the airport, grab a paper towel and write lyrics on the paper towel. I still have it. I still have it in a box in my room.






106. I love having my fragrance Wonderstruck out. It turned out to be something I wear every day, and I'm so proud of how well it's done. I love it when people come up to me and tell me they wear it every day.

107. If you're the girl that needs a boyfriend and once she loses that boyfriend needs to replace it with a different boyfriend, it's just this constant stream of boyfriends all the time. I don't feel like I ever want to be that girl.


108. I don't think that being a strong person is about ignoring your emotions and fighting your feelings. Putting on a brave face doesn't mean you're a brave person. That's why everybody in my life knows everything that I'm going through. I can't hide anything from them. People need to realize that being open isn't the same as being weak.



109. I've learned that I respect people less when they scream and yell. So when I'm mad, I try to keep the volume level of my voice really even. It's more impressive if you can remain calm when you're mad than if you lose control. I just hate the idea of taking my emotions out on other people. You know what I mean?

110. All I do on my days off now is bake. I like to try out making different things. I have such a raging social life!


111. Someone who loves what he does is really attractive. In high school, I used to think it was like sooooo cool if a guy had an awesome car. Now none of that matters. These days I look for character and honesty and trust.

112. I don't seem to have any real strategy or pattern when it comes to love. At times I've been really guarded and careful and afraid to trust someone.

113. When you run into someone that you used to be in love with, all that you have is drama, desperation and not know what to do.

114. Boys who say "I hate Justin Bieber" are those ones who can't master his hair flip no matter how much they practice.

115. I don't drink to get drunk. Thats just not cute.

116. Romeo take me somewhere, we can be alone. I'll be waiting; all there's left to do is run.


117. That you were Romeo, you were throwing pebbles and my daddy said "stay away from Juliet"


118. You'll be the prince and I'll be the princess, It's a love story, baby, just say yes.

119. Romeo save me, they're trying to tell me how to feel. This love is difficult, but it's real.

120. Cause when you're fifteen and somebody tells you they love you. You're gonna believe them.

121. What I've learned is not to change who you are, because eventually you're going to run out of new things to become.



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