Saturday, May 18, 2013

Christina Aguilera Quotes

1. Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion.



2. Right now I'm pretty single…My career is my boyfriend.


3. There is no truth to the rumors that we hate each other. I have no ill feeling for (Britney Spears) and vice versa. I am proud of all the achievements she has made in her career, she is a very hard-working person. I have nothing but love for her.

4. I love color - I'm not a beige kind of girl.


5. I don't think I could ever really be with a woman because that's a lot of…Yeah, there's a lot of estrogen and I'm a lot to deal with when it's that time of the month, so I can't imagine it times two.


6. Be a strong female - don't be afraid of the flack that goes along with that.


7. Hold your head high and sway your hips when you walk!



8. Confidence is the hugest thing - once you exude that, guys catch on.

9. It's human nature to have a sexual side.


10. The road is a lot of work.

11. Now everyone is a critic.

12. I'm not just another bimbo.

13. I'm one that likes to collaborate.

14. I'm a businesswoman.


15. I'm a smart girl.


16. I'm at peace.

17. I don't want to believe my own hype.

18. I feel so fortunate.

19. I feel things deeply.


20. I embraced being a pop artist, but I like doing it on my own terms, at my own pace.



21. Red lips and fragrance always top off an outfit for me.

22. It's funny how society places such strict standards upon young blonde females. We're supposed to play the clean-cut view the public wants of us. But I am not your little cookie-cutter virgin.


23. I got along better with the guys than with the girls. Only two girls came up to talk to me. Later I found out they were telling their boyfriends: "If you talk to her, I'll kill you." It's always rough with that high school thing.

24. Pop is actually my least favorite kind of music, because it lacks real depth.


25. I hate working out - I have to mentally push myself through it. I can get very whiny, saying things like: "I can't do it!"


26. Toward the end of my pregnancy, I felt really big - I gained about 40 pounds, which is a lot for my size.


27. I think that whatever size or shape body you have, it's important to embrace it and get down! The female body is something that's so beautiful. I wish women would be proud of their bodies and not dis other women for being proud of theirs!

28. Sometimes you just know what you're placed on this earth to do.


29. I'm very protective of how much I let people see.

30. (about Eminem's lyrics in "The Real Slim Shady" which contained sexual references about her) It's disgusting and offensive and above all it's not true.

31. I've always been really good with my heels. Even pregnant, I could perform in heels.


32. In order to effect great change, we need to look at how we can help those in our own communities as well as globally.


33. (on why she wrote the song "I'm OK", which is her take on her father Fausto Aguilera's abusive behavior before her parents separated) It is such a hush-hush topic because it happens in the home. I definitely wrote that song not to badmouth him at all, but one, for a healing process for myself, and two, to give people hope or a voice to relate to. To know that you can get through it and that it will be OK.


34. We take food for granted, but it isn't a luxury for many people.




35. Thankfully, I have my mom and a small group of close friends who are there for me 24/7 and whom I can trust and depend on.


36. (about singing the remake of "Lady Marmalade" with Pink, Mya and "Kimberly "Lil" Kim" Jones".) It's the closest I ever got to being in a girl group.




37. It can be hard in this business, especially when you're very young, to figure out who you can and can't trust.

38. It's always nerve-wracking when you're hosting "Saturday Night Live." You either sink or swim.


39. When I first came out there was no such thing as Twitter or Facebook. And the blogs! Like, what is that?



40. I'm a hard worker and I really give to my fans through my shows.



41. I have more than one side of me that likes to get out on a stage and sing.

42. I'm content with life, and I'm finally at that place where I feel relaxed and can really enjoy what's going on around me.


43. I have six-year-old fans that weren't even around for "Genie in a Bottle" or even "Fighter."

44. When I learned how millions of children go to bed hungry, my only response was: "What can I do to help?"

45. I'm embracing many different things, but it's all feel-good.


46. I have those days where I'm PMSing and bloated.





47. It's an amazing thing to say: "I'm beautiful," without feeling like you're cocky.

48. I'm not a 9-to-5 woman who has the same kind of lifestyle for years on end. I couldn't do it.


49. When you're part of a pop phenomenon, you have so many opinions shoved down your throat.







50. It's impossible to redefine yourself and your life overnight.

51. Obviously, all the positives are very flattering and being compared to (Mariah Carey), and I get a lot of (Britney Spears) comparisons as well, and she's extremely talented, but we are two different artists and even when I'm doing radio interviews and stuff they want to ask me very personal questions about her and you have to be a little protective of yourself and what you say because there are so many people wanting to get you to say things and pulling you in so many directions.


52. It's been a joy to be a part of other people's journey, to be able to inspire and be a part of new singers coming up in this business.





53. The most successful people I've worked with, like the Rolling Stones - people of a different, kind of legendary caliber - have such great, warm energy.


54. Mormons aren't gonna buy my album but, you know, what are you gonna do?

55. My body can't put anyone in jeopardy of not making money anymore - my body is just not on the table that way anymore.

56. When I'm traveling on tour, one of my favorite things to do is to throw a baseball cap on and go to a Target. The company has always been good to me. They've got such a great creative team.


57. There was no way in hell I was going to jeopardize my baby for my show.

58. My mom brought me up to believe that my talent is a gift and a blessing.

59. My future daughter is not going to go through what I did.

60. People expect me to cry, but I always laugh when things go wrong.

61. People don't always want to have females as leaders.


62. I am a woman who has my extreme vulnerable side and my baggage - and at times I feel extremely weak.





63. (after winning an MTV Award for the video "Lady Marmalade, shared with singers Mya, Pink and "Kimberly "Lil" Kim" Jones") The big hair paid off!


64. When you're young, it's so easy to get bull-dozed.




65. For me the visual is just as important as the music.

66. I'm not a judgmental person, so I can't comment on someone else's background.


67. I'm not being like: "Hey, everybody, I'm pregnant!" I'm not that girl.



68. I am Ecuadorian but people felt so safe passing me off as a skinny, blue-eyed white girl.

69. Basically, what I'm saying is there is nothing fake about what I do. I'm up-front, I'm real, I'm honest and I'm open with my feelings.


70. I didn't want to do something that was easy for me.



71. I do reinvent old hits of mine and sort of give them a new life.

72. I don't have anything to hide but what happens is the media tend to beat up what I say.


73. I don't see anything wrong with being comfortable with my own skin.



74. I don't think there is such a thing as being too raunchy when it comes to the art form of burlesque.

75. I definitely love women. They are more attractive to the naked eye.


76. I don't even watch my own show: I tape it, I'm out.



77. So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?



78. I don't want to talk about genies in bottles anymore.

79. (on not having her father to walk her down the aisle at her wedding) I'm a performer. I can totally walk myself down the aisle. I just realized it would be really nice to have that male protector in your life, to have felt that your entire life, and to have that one person give you away to the next man that's going to take care of you.


80. It's been quite a roller coaster ride, but I've grown and learned a lot about myself. The greatest thing is being able to interact with fans and touch people's lives…for that I give thanks.



81. I felt caged by my childhood.

82. It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are.


83. I find fragrance to be such a mood enhancer and definitely a seduction tool.




84. I always wanted to have my own album released before I graduated from high school.

85. I have a lot of aggression in me that needs to come out in a not-very-precise or articulate way.


86. My inspiration, I've had many, again, starting with Julie Andrews at a young age. But, growing up, I sang Whitney Houston songs in talent shows. But, when I discovered Mariah Carey and "Vision Of Love", that was a breath of fresh air and I adored her from that moment on and idolized her. It's really amazing that in articles I've been compared to her. It's truly unbelievable because, whenever I was younger, I would ask my mom: "Do you think I'll ever be as big and sing as well as Mariah Carey?" And now that it has happened, my mom says: "I knew it would happen".

87. It's important to take time for your spouse and nurture the relationship.

88. I have a lot of things to say and a lot of things to let out of me.

89. My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise.


90. I like to be as free as possible at all times.




91. What is it in us that makes us feel the need to keep pretending... we gotta let ourselves be.

92. I have certain physical features that I favor over others. We all have our areas.


93. I'm an ocean, because I'm really deep. If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures.

94. I just get really bored with sticking to the norm and having the proper conservative image. That's just so not me.

95. Oh my God, you guys, I seriously do not have a speech prepared whatsoever. I'm shaking right now.


96. I love my body.


97. I love theatrics and have a huge imagination: Why would I want to sit onstage and sing a bunch of ballads back-to-back?

98. I never mind contorting myself for a good cause.


99. I really don't spend any time on the Internet, so I guess I live a little under a rock in that respect.



100. I really feel free and not as serious as I have been in the past.

101. I really love traveling to Japan.


102. I think they say that when you're breast feeding, you know, your weight kind of slims down. It's a little easier. It's like a workout within itself. It's very tiring actually and you find yourself snacking more often.

103. I still got the nasty in me.


104. I knew there would be a negative reaction in the press to my divorce, but I am not going to live my life because of something someone might say.




105. I remember watching the Grammys and looking at the performances and crying to my mom, saying how much I wanted to be there.


106. I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.

107. I'm not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God.


108. I'm a bit of a night owl because that's when I feel the most creative and alive.





109. I stray away from formulaic, the formatted.

110. I'm a risk taker and I've always been like that, especially when it comes to fashion.


111. My fans do deserve to see me back out on the road.





112. I'm experimental by nature…always exploring my creativity.

113. My son is healthy and happy, so that's all that matters to me.


114. The roughest road often leads to the top.




115. My first love was singing and I had no time for boys.

116. Everybody needs that one person that takes you to the right place to see all the positives in your life.


117. I've been offered a lot but I want to stay away from romance, comedies and fluffy work. I met Stephen Spielberg at a breast cancer benefit and he explained that he'd seen me on "Saturday Night Live" and thought I was ready for a movie. He said: "You go to the ledge and are unafraid to jump off." That was the biggest compliment to me because he was saying I was free.

118. I wasn't expecting it (Grammy)…I'm such a newcomer among all these people.



119. The blind audition process can be nerve-wracking.

120. Someone who's like Angelina Jolie because she isn't scared of not being pretty. She's my favorite actress. I'd love a role like the one she played in "Girl, Interrupted". I've never met her…I'd be so nervous! And star-struck!


121. Growing up with the childhood that I had, I learned to never let a man make me feel helpless, and it also embedded a deep need in me to always stick up for women.

122. The artists I look up to are the ones who push their own limits.


123. I have fun being sexy and tough at the same time.


124. Whatever I do, it's my business. It's not my job to parent America.

125. I went through my first big breakup, with a boyfriend who I had been with for more than two years. He had been one of my dancers, and it was my first love and his.

126. When I first met my husband, I needed that helping hand to take the reins and look after me.


127. I hope for the best, it's great to be nominated even once in your life.

128. I think everybody should have a Wonderbra. There's so many ways to enhance them, everybody does it.

129. To be given the opportunity to help shape new artists' careers and mentor them to see their dreams come to fruition is a task I welcome with open arms.


130. I think all of us as women have this super-human quality. We create life, we give life, we are the sources of life for our children - we're all pretty bionic.




131. I feel so fortunate to be 22 right now and having three (grammy awards) under my belt, which is amazing.


132. All I want to do is be normal. But really, it's other people who won't let me be that way.


133. When success comes, people can try to trick you or take advantage of you.

134. I think it's a given that people know what I can do vocally.


135. I think you can really gauge my state of mind by listening to my albums.





136. I try to stay focused on my creativity.

137. I turned to music originally because of my past and needing a release or an outlet to get out anger or frustration or hurt.


138. I want to be a poet and have a chance to explore that and let people know what's really on my mind.



139. Being a mother, singer and actress is a definite juggling act, but I don't think I would be comfortable any other way.


140. I want to be an all round entertainer, I want to act, make films, make albums, do whatever I can.


141. I want to look good when people see me.

142. I was brought up in a household of chaos and I never felt stable at home.


143. I was known as the little girl with the big voice.





144. I was never into the boy crazy thing because I was very focused on my career.

145. I was very pushed to look a certain way and act a certain way, and it wasn't me, but I played by their rules to get my foot in the door.


146. I will not have my son grow up in a tension-filled home.

147. I think it's really great when you stand up for something that you really believe, even if you get heat for it.

148. Being too thin. Being bigger. I've been criticized for being on both sides of the scale.


149. After I had my son, Max, I knew I wanted to get involved in causes that help children.




150. Certain people want to see me solely as a pop act, but there are many different sides to Christina Aguilera besides the pop girl.


151. You used to have to sing and convey emotion, and now, well, technically you can do anything with technology. It sucks for music today, but that's why that old music feels so good to me.

152. Getting older, you just don't want to sing fluffy.


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