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#1. My therapist taught me why I behave in certain ways and not to feel so pressured. - Author: Shakira
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#2. I do feel that I have to use my voice for those that don't have one. I have to do the best I can in my own work to represent my culture, represent the women of my country, of Latin America. What we stand for. What we're made of. - Author: Shakira
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#3. I'm lucky to have family around me. Otherwise, I'll be taking the risk of falling in love with myself. - Author: Shakira
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#4. I wanna stay an eternal girlfriend. I want to have my boyfriend's children, but I don't think we need a piece of paper to regulate the game, and we don't have to go through the whole stress of a wedding and suffering to throw a good party. - Author: Shakira
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#5. I have such a respect and fascination for dance. I can be light as air or stay grounded. Dance is really another universe. - Author: Shakira
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#6. What I do is I remove my makeup every night, use a little bit of Vitamin C serum, and that's it, pretty much. Of course, I use my 3D White products! - Author: Shakira
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#7. People get jaded in every profession, but for some reason, I feel as passionate as when I was 13 years old and just released my first album. I feel the same amount of adrenaline in my blood, and the same amount of curiosity as well. Curiosity about why I'm different. - Author: Shakira
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#8. If I can contribute to people having fun, I would feel very fulfilled as an artist. - Author: Shakira
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#9. I've written many love songs for Gerard. But it's never enough. I feel that he deserves a million love songs written for him. - Author: Shakira
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#10. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#11. I have two kids, a career, and a man that takes a lot of my attention and time. - Author: Shakira
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#12. I know what I'm doing even when I'm wearing a pencil skirt. - Author: Shakira
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#13. Becoming a mom forced me to re-prioritize and make room for the things that are most important, while recognizing that there are things I can let go of, and the world won't crumble around me. - Author: Shakira
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#14. My brain, I believe, is the most beautiful part of my body. - Author: Shakira
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#15. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#16. A good fragrance should have a certain personality that makes people identify the scent with you. - Author: Shakira
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#17. Always I was dreaming of a record contract. From 10 to 13, it was all I could think of. I worked hard for this dream. Nobody could say I didn't try. - Author: Shakira
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#18. I enjoy taking part in footballing events that are for social causes because, in my view, inspiring children through sport is a way of keeping their bodies and minds healthy as well as helping nurture their intelligence and ability to relate with others. - Author: Shakira
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#19. We've built six schools in Colombia and do work in South Africa and Haiti. We teach 5,000 students. - Author: Shakira
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#20. The truth is that I'm more afraid of marriage than of death. - Author: Shakira
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#21. A kid cannot learn with an empty stomach. - Author: Shakira
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#22. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#23. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#24. You can't achieve anything in life without a small amount of sacrifice. - Author: Shakira
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#25. It's incredibly liberating to spend an hour talking to someone and not caring about what you sound like. It's about understanding myself. Sometimes I'll speak to my therapist for an hour a day. It's become part of my routine. - Author: Shakira
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#26. I never made it to the school choir because the music teacher didn't like my voice. I was pretty sad. But he was probably right; I did have a voice a bit like a goat, but my dad told me to never give up and to keep going, and it's paid off. - Author: Shakira
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#27. I admire Madonna because she always did whatever she felt like doing. She went through some controversial periods when people rejected her, but she kept on reinventing herself. - Author: Shakira
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#28. My hips don't lie and I don't lie either! - Author: Shakira
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#29. You want to be skinny and have a good body? You have to work out every day and say no to certain foods. - Author: Shakira
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#30. They just want to continue playing their little game of power. And I feel that us people have the responsibility and also the obligation to demand to our leaders to give us the pacifist solutions. To give us a world in peace. - Author: Shakira
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#31. I think my dad is the only Arabic descendent who is an unsuccessful businessman. - Author: Shakira
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#32. I don't go out without make up. I'm a woman, you know. - Author: Shakira
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#33. Sometimes, I ask myself how any other singer could substitute the inspiration of god in their songs - Author: Shakira
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#34. When we were in the Dark Ages, it was a question of humanity somehow managing to forget about itself. We put God in the centre of society, and people forgot about their own nature and desires. There was a huge deal of repression. - Author: Shakira
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#35. You're a song written by the hands of God. - Author: Shakira
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#36. I'm more afraid of marriage than death. - Author: Shakira
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#37. I pefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when I will give my heart. - Author: Shakira
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#38. I'm Colombian and nothing will change that. - Author: Shakira
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#39. Breastfeeding has been one of the best experiences of my life. I love it! I can't stop! I think I'm going to breastfeed him until he goes to college! I'm hooked! - Author: Shakira
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#40. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#41. Gerard and I pretty much share all parenting responsibilities, although I'm definitely the disciplinarian. - Author: Shakira
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#42. Life is a soccer field, don't you think? - Author: Shakira
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#43. Gerard doesn't tell me what to do. We discuss everything as a couple, as I imagine most partners do. We have a beautiful relationship and one of mutual trust. - Author: Shakira
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#44. If I could, I'd live in the nude, like Eve in paradise. - Author: Shakira
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#45. With pregnancy and nursing, the hormones mean your skin tends to be more sensitive to the light, so it's very important to use sun block every day. - Author: Shakira
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#46. My man, Gerard, prefers meat over bone. That takes the pressure off. I already have a lot to worry about. - Author: Shakira
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#47. I'm a multi-faceted woman and person, like all women are - there's no black and white. We have shades of grey in the middle. And even many more colours that other people don't see! - Author: Shakira
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#48. I just think that it's very helpful to have a map of your psyche, because when you have a map, you know where to go. - Author: Shakira
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#49. I have gone through a lot of things, everything that you can imagine in life, but the best has been Gerard and Milan. - Author: Shakira
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#50. My songs are the reflection of how I think and how I feel in that moment. But I'm conscious of the fact that artists have a responsibility before the masses and they have to take care with their words. - Author: Shakira
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#51. I never went to the gym before in my life. But, at 32, I notice that my body responds negatively to bad food, so I must make double the effort. - Author: Shakira
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#52. I think love is something that you have to work on, and it develops over experience and time. Love is a practice. - Author: Shakira
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#53. I just want to grow old with a man who takes care of me, and I want to eventually have kids and want them to be good children to me. Just want to be treated nice and have respect. - Author: Shakira
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#54. Education is the only way forward in Latin America and developing countries in general. - Author: Shakira
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#55. The music teacher thought I sang like a goat. It was kind of devastating. A few months after that, I participated in a music contest and won. I took my little trophy to school and rubbed it in his nose. I said to him, "What do you say now?" - Author: Shakira
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#56. The thing is, my dad's always been more of a bookworm; he was interested in more intellectual pursuits, but nobody can escape the passion that football stirs. - Author: Shakira
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#57. I love food, and I'm a chronic over-orderer at restaurants. - Author: Shakira
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#58. Sexy is good as long as it's not the main recipe. It's an ingredient. I would not appear in a leotard in a video if I [did] not have other dimensions. - Author: Shakira
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#59. Gerard is just like me, but two meters tall. We're very alike; it's not for nothing that we were born on the same day, it's just that he was born 10 years later ... he's a happy guy, healthy here, in the head. - Author: Shakira
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#60. I like to see people's eyes when I'm singing to them. - Author: Shakira
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#61. I feel like there is a part of me that represents a minority in the U.S., a minority around the world. People who struggle, people who want to succeed with drive and ambition. - Author: Shakira
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#62. I know what it's like to feel that fear and the need of affirmation and appreciation. To build confidence in yourself is the toughest thing. - Author: Shakira
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#63. I started the Pies Descalzos foundation in Colombia when I was 18, and since then I have been very involved in the crusade for education. - Author: Shakira
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#64. Walking gets too boring when you learn how to fly. - Author: Shakira
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#65. I live for freedom, and freedom is a lie. - Author: Shakira
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#66. From a psychoanalytical point of view, we start discovering the world through our mouths in the very first stage of our lives, when we're just born. - Author: Shakira
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#67. Songwriting is such an intricate part of me as an artist and as a person; I couldn't just let someone else do it. - Author: Shakira
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#68. I'm a closet nerd. I love to study history and visit museums. - Author: Shakira
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#69. My videos represent the artist in me very well, but not the kind of woman I am. - Author: Shakira
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#70. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#71. I'm a firm believer that education is the most efficient tool we have to make people aware and make our children aware, and to protect them from the scourge of the century, which is AIDS - Author: Shakira
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#72. When you have a baby, when you feel his love, you feel so at peace with the world. You just want to share the good news and share how happy you feel. - Author: Shakira
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#73. I have no idea where I want to go musically, but I'm fine that way. I don't need to be faithful to any concept, you know. - Author: Shakira
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#74. Fame isolates people from reality. That happens to many artists, and I don't want it to happen to me. - Author: Shakira
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#75. I love reading about history. Sometimes, I feel I was born in the wrong era. There was more creativity in the air when people were still discovering new worlds. - Author: Shakira
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#76. People think I like to expose my body. But I don't. It's just because the dance moves require it. - Author: Shakira
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#77. I'm not a trained dancer, but I grew up in a culture that revolves around dance. - Author: Shakira
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#78. You feel that there is an avalanche coming when you meet the right person. - Author: Shakira
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#79. 'Elixir' means magical potion, so I wanted to depict the kind of bottle that was used in ancient times, but that looked modern and chic as well. I also wanted it to have a golden tint to evoke the memories of sands and sunsets. - Author: Shakira
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#80. I think, if you can prove the existence of God, it can only be proven through love. - Author: Shakira
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#81. Colombia is not how people think it is. We used to eat fish every Sunday at the beach. In the town where I grew up, people did not tell lies. - Author: Shakira
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#82. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#83. I can't wait for the time when curves and a little belly fat will be sexy again! - Author: Shakira
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#84. I apply the same amount of dedication to being a mom as I do to my music. - Author: Shakira
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#85. I was a real mummy's girl - still am. And as for my father, well, I have an Oedipus complex I'm still working out. I love that man! - Author: Shakira
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#86. At the age of eight, I discovered that I could write songs. My dad used to take them to the notary and register them so that nobody could steal them from me. - Author: Shakira
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#87. I just don't find marriage a necessary step in a couple's life. - Author: Shakira
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#88. Every day now, I discover something new. Go through phases in which I feel much more in touch with my feminine side in ways I never thought possible. I'm letting the woman inside of me speak, the desires of this woman, speak as loud as they can. - Author: Shakira
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#89. I'm just a consequence of the great musical momentum and the great changes we are going through in the world. - Author: Shakira
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#90. Half of the world lives on [about] $2 a day. If there is a hungry kid in the world, we shouldn't consider ourselves more evolved than homo habilis. - Author: Shakira
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#91. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#92. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#93. I'm convinced that promoting sport is an intelligent way of educating our children. - Author: Shakira
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#94. The relationship I have with my Hispanic fans is very deep and intricate. - Author: Shakira
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#95. 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. - Author: Shakira
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#96. I can take the spotlight that shines on me and shift it towards those issues that are infinitely more important than my own issues. - Author: Shakira
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#97. I want some day to be able to love with the same intensity and unselfishness that parents love their children with. - Author: Shakira
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#98. Everyone can know what is in my heart because I find it hard to conceal myself. - Author: Shakira
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#99. Scars remind me of just how far that I've come. - Author: Shakira
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#100. Success happened little by little for me. I tasted the flavor of fame in small doses: I started at 10 years old when I won a music contest; I was performing at birthday parties, company meetings. - Author: Shakira
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