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Alicia Keys Quotes

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My mom is definitely my rock.
- Alicia Keys

Related topics: Mom

I've always been strong-minded, but I wonder.
- Alicia Keys

Not because I'm trying to be fabulous,
but I love those big crazy Jackie O shades.
- Alicia Keys

I'd rather not have anything than be a liar.
- Alicia Keys

 

Simplicity makes me happy.
- Alicia Keys

I love the written word so much, I know it's gonna flow naturally.
- Alicia Keys

I'm very happy with my body.
- Alicia Keys

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Stevie Wonder's records introduced me to '70s soul when I was 12 or 13.
- Alicia Keys

I would hate to make music and people love me for something that isn't me.
- Alicia Keys

I really like to live my life in a low-key fashion.
- Alicia Keys

But when I first fell in love with the piano,
I knew it was me.
I was dying to play.
- Alicia Keys

Soul music is timeless.
- Alicia Keys

If I didn't love it, I would not record it.
- Alicia Keys

I love my own music.
- Alicia Keys

I'm a very caring person.
- Alicia Keys

I feel like B sides are always better,
no matter whose record it is.
- Alicia Keys

I see what happens when one gets very attached to material things.
That's just not what my life is.
- Alicia Keys

It's not until I hear songs that I've done,
that I realize how much of an inspiration music from
the '60s and '70s has been.
- Alicia Keys

Adam Levine and I remade the Rolling Stones' classic Wild Horses,
and it is right up my alley, that whole style.
It has a style of its own but still stays very true
to the classic arrangement,
and I love it.
- Alicia Keys

Sometimes I've gotten photographs back and people have
literally shaven off pieces of me,
and I tell them to put it back.
- Alicia Keys

A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in.
It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name.
It just represents the songs through my eyes.
- Alicia Keys

And I love kick boxing.
It's a lot of fun.
It gives you a lot of confidence when you can kick somebody in the head.
- Alicia Keys

If I want to be alone, some place I can write,
I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want -
I go to the bathroom.
- Alicia Keys

When I was younger, studying classical music,
I really had to put in the time.
Three hours a day is not even nice -
you have to put in six.
- Alicia Keys

I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to
listening to New Kids on the Block.
- Alicia Keys

I believe Aids is the most important issue we face,
because how we treat the poor is a reflection of who we are as a people.
- Alicia Keys

The last thing I want is to walk into my house after
a long day and see all the Grammys and awards.
It would make me feel weird.
- Alicia Keys

Once people see this 'Unplugged,' I just want them to feel the spontaneity,
to feel passionate...
I want you to see another side of me,
that's free, and feel where my head is,
where whatever happens, happens.
I want you to feel inspired.
- Alicia Keys

A lot of times I watch TV and I watch film and there's
so many things I'd love to talk about that I feel don't
get the opportunity to be shown.
Sometimes things become very stereotypical and one-sided,
and I feel like it's such a colorful world.
- Alicia Keys

My mother is an actress, and she used to drag me from
theater to theater and reading to reading.
- Alicia Keys

I'm not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I'm thick,
t like my body.
- Alicia Keys

I lived with my mom in a really small apartment.
My bedroom was like in the living room.
That's why I still love to sleep on couches now.
- Alicia Keys

I'm sure that my mom would have been happy with any path I chose.
- Joely Fisher

My mom taught us the Serenity Prayer at a young age.
- Toby Keith

I auditioned on my own.
I tried to make a mark for myself without anybody's help,
not even Mom's.
- Kate Hudson

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me.
- Martina Hingis

Throughout my life, my mom has been the person that
I've always looked up to.
- Mike Krzyzewski

I guess I was a mom so late in life,
my daughter was the greatest thing since sliced bread.
- Candice Bergen

I was a brownie for a day.
My mom made me stop.
She didn't want me to conform.
- Sandra Bullock

I'm a Mommy's Girl - the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.
- Susie Bright

I want a girl just like good old mom,
who is different in every way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

Everyone checks out my mom.
My mom's hot.
- Ashley Scott

I basically became a cheerleader because I had a very strict mom.
That was my way of being a bad girl.
- Sandra Bullock

My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
- Milo Ventimiglia

If my mom reads that I'm grammatically incorrect I'll have hell to pay.
- Larisa Oleynik

My mom always said that there would be haters.
Not everyone can love ya.
- Joel Madden

When you have a good mother and no father,
God kind of sits in.
It's not enough, but it helps.
- Dick Gregory

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.
When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.
You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange

Only mothers can think of the future -
because they give birth to it in their children.
- Maxim Gorky

The man in our society is the breadwinner;
the woman has enough to do as the homemaker,
wife and mother.
- Dorothy Fields

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.
- Chris Brown

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly
what their child is up to all the time.
- Barbara Bush

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of
a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
- Billy Graham

Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
- Ambrose Bierce

I am truly my mother's son.
- David Geffen

My mother gets all mad at me if I stay in a hotel.
I'm 31-years-old, and I don't want to sleep on a sleeping
bag down in the basement.
It's humiliating.
- Ben Affleck

Yes, Mother.
I can see you are flawed.
You have not hidden it.
That is your greatest gift to me.
- Alice Walker

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect.
Everything gets reduced to essentials.
- Meryl Streep

I've been through it all, baby, I'm mother courage.
- Elizabeth Taylor

When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning,
not the result of ignorance or accident,
its children will become the foundation of a new race.
- Margaret Sanger

Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of
sympathy have been touched.
- Paul Harris

I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt,
working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
- Arianna Huffington

My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic,
worked in a restaurant, always had a second job.
- Ed Bradley

Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
- George Eliot

My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams.
What I lacked was the courage.
- Clay Aiken

Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
- Annette Funicello

If there were no schools to take the children away
from home part of the time,
the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.
- Edward W. Howe


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