Shakira Quotes About Life

Shakira Quotes About Life

Discover Shakira famous and rare quotes. Share Shakira quotations about children, childhood and country. “In this life, to earn your place you.


  1. “My team and I have reunited two elements that coexist with difficulty: respect and affection, because when they love you they don’t respect you and when they respect you they don’t love you.” Shakira
  2. “Writing in English was a major challenge. I didn’t want other songwriters to write for me. I wanted to preserve the spirit of my songs in Spanish. I am the same Shakira in English as I am in Spanish.” Shakira
  3. “People think I like to expose my body. But I don’t. It’s just because the dance moves require it.” Shakira
  4. “There is no other investment that has the kind of social multiplier effect that early education has. It is an incredible thing to nurture and watch grow and spread.” Shakira
  5. “Sensual is everything that refers to the delight of the senses. And that’s what artists do, is stimulate the senses in any possible way.” Shakira
  6. “I admire a person who, for the love of art, is able to take off their clothes in front of a camera. But I’m not capable, I’m too cowardly for that.” Shakira
  7. “You want to be skinny and have a good body? You have to work out every day and say no to certain foods.” Shakira
  8. “Everyone can know what is in my heart because I find it hard to conceal myself.” Shakira
  9. “Writing songs has a therapeutic effect, and it either kills off love or wins the heart of the lover.” Shakira
  10. “I always believed that women have rights and that there are some women that are intelligent enough to claim those rights. There are some others that are stupid enough not to.” Shakira
  11. “It doesn’t matter if you are a musician, a business leader, a president or a student. We all have a responsibility to give back.” Shakira
  12. “You can’t achieve anything in life without a small amount of sacrifice.” Shakira
  13. “I prefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when I will give my heart.” Shakira
  14. “There’s no better makeup than self-confidence.” Shakira
  15. “Scars remind me of just how far that I’ve come.” Shakira
  16. “In the full light of day, I don’t want to think about the sunset.” Shakira
  17. “I believe education is the key. As an activist and a child of the developing world, I witnessed education’s power to transform lives.” Shakira
  18. “I’ve always thought of myself as a woman who works hard, believes in herself, and wants to accomplish as much as possible.” Shakira
  19. “You have to be very strong and tough-minded if you want to survive.” Shakira
  20. “Our leaders are lacking love, and love is lacking leaders.” Shakira
  21. “Music has given a voice to many generations, and I think we, as artists, can be a part of creating a better world.” Shakira
  22. “It doesn’t bother me to talk about my private life, it doesn’t bother me to talk about anything. My life is like a glass of water, transparent.” Shakira
  23. “I feel a real sense of duty to use the voice and the platform I’ve been afforded by my fame to speak out for those whose voices don’t get a chance to be heard.” Shakira
  24. “I apply the same amount of dedication to being a mom as I do to my music.” Shakira
  25. “I think it’s my energy and love of life that has been the real key to my fame and success.” Shakira
  26. “You collect impressions from people, from life, from your own daydreams.” Shakira
  27. “I want some day to be able to love with the same intensity and unselfishness that parents love their children with.” Shakira
  28. “I can be like a lioness when defending my people.” Shakira
  29. “I live for freedom, and freedom is a lie.” Shakira
  30. “I consider myself a laborer, building my career brick over brick under the sun.” Shakira
  31. “My dad is a writer, and to see him always in front of a typewriter gave me the inspiration to write. He was my idol, my hero. I wanted to be just like him.” Shakira
  32. “In the full light of day, I don’t want to think about the sunset.” Shakira
  33. “Walking gets too boring, when you learn how to fly.” Shakira
  34. “I thank God that I’m a product of my parents, that they infected me with their intelligence and energy for life, with their thirst for knowledge and their love. I’m grateful that I know where I come from.” Shakira
  35. “The schools play an important role when it comes down to protecting children against violence. Violence is one of the principal reasons why children don’t go to school. It’s also one of the causes of the alarming school dropout rates.” Shakira
  36. “If you can prove the existence of God, it can only be proven through love.” Shakira
  37. “I’m quite proud of my rear… I don’t obsess over my flaws, because I see my body as a whole. Besides, I think men appreciate confidence more than perfection.” Shakira
  38. “Sometimes, I ask myself how any other singer could substitute the inspiration of god in their songs” Shakira
  39. “For several years I worried a lot about protecting an image, but today I have understood that the image cannot be preconceived.” Shakira
  40. “It’s not easy to work with me, I recognize that. It’s not easy if those people aren’t as perfectionistic as I am.” Shakira
  41. “I’m a perfectionist in recovery. I’m trying to deal with that monster inside of me that wants to do everything right. Or better than right.” Shakira

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