Shakira Quotes

I think that that’s why I am probably a romantic and a passionate person. But I also have a very disciplined side, very disciplined and very demanding. Sometimes my sense of responsibility is my worst torturer. — Shakira

I wish there was a chance for you and me, I wish you couldn’t find a place to be, away from here. — Shakira

I had a big collection of fried eggs that I painted. — Shakira

I’m lucky to have family around me. Otherwise, I’ll be taking the risk of falling in love with myself. But there are always people close to me who I trust, who will scold me and pull my ears if I need it. Fame isolates people from reality. That happens to many artists, and I don’t want it to happen to me. — Shakira

Lucky that my breasts are small and humble, so you don’t confuse them with mountains. — Shakira (lyrics)

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

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. — Shakira

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

For several years I worried a lot about protecting an image, but today I have understood that the image cannot be preconceived. — Shakira

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