Jennifer Lopez Quotes and Sayings

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  • Name: Jennifer Lynn Lopez
  • Nickname: J lo
  • Birth: July 24, 1969
  • Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
  • Occupation: American actress, singer, dancer, fashion designer, producer, and businesswoman
  • Star Sign: Leo
  • Height: 1.64m (5’5”)
  • Weight: 59kg
  • Net worth: $400 million

Jennifer Lopez quotes about business, success

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Once you have a lot of success, you become a target in many ways.

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I know it’s hard for women to tap into that feeling of self-worth. We need to get the message out that you are valued, you are a goddess and don’t forget that.


I swear to God, I don’t remember anything Gwyneth Paltrow was in. Some people get hot by association. I heard more about her and Brad Pitt and I ever heard about her work.

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There is a force in the world and an energy that you can put out, and when you put out love it comes back to you. I think that’s my basic philosophy.


You have to remember the value of your individuality—that you have something special and different to offer that nobody else can.


In Hollywood, she’s revered, she gets nominated for Oscars, but I’ve never heard anyone in the public or among my friends say, ‘Oh, I love Winona Ryder.’

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You can’t let the fear of what people might say or think stop you from doing what you want to do or else we would never do anything.


This is the man my mother lived for. My career means something now because I’ve worked with Robert Redford.


Being an artist doesn’t start because you’re 21, and it doesn’t end because you’re 51. You are who you are until the day you die.

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When I was young, I was just about hard work. But as I got older, I did experience anxiety, doubt, judgment, and it’s so easy to lose yourself for a second.


Being an artist doesn’t start because you’re 21, and it doesn’t end because you’re 51. You are who you are until the day you die.


It’s a real roller-coaster ride if you’re lucky to have longevity in this business – you have to be able to ride those waves.

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When I am wrong, I will learn the lesson and move on to face other challenges. For me, that’s what creating your own life is. Doing your best work while being your best self.

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With hard work, living a good life, you can do anything. You will be rewarded for that.


Always follow your heart. Sometimes it’s gonna hurt—but you’re going to be fine.


I know that being seen as a role model means taking responsibility for all my actions. I am human, and of course, sometimes I make mistakes. But I promise that when I fall, I get back up.

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Keep it simple. I’m a big believer in the basics. Less is more.


When I first started on television, people, and even my own manager at the time, would tell me I had to make all of these changes. But you have to stand up and say, ‘There’s nothing wrong with me or my shape or who I am; you’re the one with the problem!’ And when you can really believe that, all of a sudden other people start believing, too.


I only do what my gut tells me to. I think it’s smart to listen to other people’s advice, but at the end of the day, you’re the only one who can tell you what’s right for you.


I think that’s what a partnership is – you take the positives from both people and incorporate them.


Jennifer Lopez quotes about life

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People underestimate me. They always have, and maybe that’s for the best. It’s fun to prove them wrong.


I’m not here to be perfect and I’m not here to be anything but my best, whatever that means for me.

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Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.


I don’t regret what I’ve been through. I’ve had ups and downs, super highs and some really low lows. I’ve been so blessed that I could never say, ‘I wish this didn’t happen.’ It’s part of who I am. There’s nothing in my life that’s so ugh.


People assume I’m out there having this great life, but money doesn’t erase the pain. When you’re young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there.


I like to maintain a certain sense of fantasy in my life. I am kind of like that at home. Do I have the full hair and makeup? No. But I might have the nice dress on.


I’ve always had a huge fear of dying or becoming ill. The thing I’m most afraid of, though, is being alone, which I think a lot of performers fear. It’s why we seek the limelight – so we’re not alone, were adored. We’re loved, so people want to be around us. The fear of being alone drives my life.


The bear is what we all wrestle with. Everybody has their bear in life. It’s about conquering that bear and letting him go.


Affirmations are so important. I am youthful and timeless. I tell myself that every day, a few times a day. It sounds like clichéd bullshit, but it’s not: Age is all in your mind.


And I never ask what I’m doing the next day. I don’t want to know what I’m doing tomorrow. It’s much too overwhelming. So I just go day by day, without knowing.


In your 20’s you think you know everything. In your 30’s you find out you know nothing. And in your 40’s you realize you’re not perfect and that’s okay.

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And I deal with all that by being like a perfectionist. But that’s okay.


I remember when I was 33 or 34, it was devastating because I realized I wasn’t a kid anymore. The great thing about 40 was that I really felt like I had life experience and knew what I was doing now.


I am human, and of course, sometimes I make mistakes. But I promise that when I fall, I get back up. When I am wrong, I will learn the lesson and move on to face other challenges. For me, that’s what creating your own life is. Doing your best work while being your best self.


A romantic comedy has to be funny and make you think about life; but the obstacle that has to be overcome is key.


You can’t take life for granted.


In the end, the truth finds a way to surface even if you don’t want it to.


The truth is, everything that’s happened was supposed to happen. That doesn’t mean I don’t look back and think, God, I wish I hadn’t had to go through some of those things.


I judge people on how they smell, not how they look.


When you have children, you realise you can’t plan anything. There’s no Plan A, no Plan B. Life will happen and you will go with it.


I am positive – determined to move forward with my life, bring up my babies, and do the best job I can as a mother, entertainer, and person.


Jennifer Lopez quotes about love, relationship


The best partner you can have is someone who makes you want to be the best form of yourself.


I love a long bath. I love anything creative. I love decorating. I even love just flipping through magazines and vegging out for a while. But I’m also one of those people who loves to work, so I’ll sing, dance, work on my next performance, or write whomever it may be about a new idea.


I seriously feel like the best days are ahead, and I like the idea of getting to do everything


I did before but with more knowledge, experience, and street smarts. There’s a certain love, appreciation, and gratitude that you have at 40 that you don’t have when you’re younger, and it makes every accomplishment feel so much better.


You’ve got to love yourself first. You’ve got to be okay on your own before you can be okay with somebody else.


You have to be okay on your own before you can have a healthy relationship with another person.


For me, love is the never-ending question. It is confusing. It is the answer, but it is also inundated with contradictions and complications.


And I love the idea of spending the whole day in bed with my lover.


We complement each other, and there’s really pure, true love. Just wanting to support the other person and make them happy. So there’s a different selflessness in the love that’s beautiful and different. And healthy!


I believe in love.


Always remember, you will live, you will love, you will dance again.


You know, maybe I was just born in the wrong time, but I love all things romantic. Puffy understands that. For my last birthday, he covered my hotel room floor with rose petals and had flowers and candles all over the room.


I’m a hopeless romantic and passionate person when it comes to love.


If you don’t love yourself, you can’t love anybody else. And I think as women we really forget that.


I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship.


People equate sexy with promiscuous. They think that because I’m shaped this way, I must be scandalous – like running around and bringing men into my hotel room. But it’s just the opposite.


If you kiss on the first date and it’s not right, then there will be no second date. Sometimes it’s better to hold out and not kiss for a long time. I am a strong believer in kissing being very intimate, and the minute you kiss, the floodgates open for everything else.


Jennifer Lopez quotes about family


Early on, my family really made me love who I was and what I looked like.


My parents wanted me to be a lawyer. But I don’t think I would have been very happy. I’d be in front of the jury singing.


I watched my parents. My dad worked nights, and I was aware of how much he was doing for us. My mom was a Tupperware lady and also worked at the school. I always felt that I couldn’t let them down. And I had a natural discipline from early on. I was always training for something.


I think a lot about teaching my kids to work hard.


Early on, my family really made me love who I was and what I looked like.


Your friend mourns your losses with you because they experience them too. The truth is, no matter how lonely you might feel, you’re never going through anything alone, you can choose your family.


Jennifer Lopez quotes from lyrics


Don’t be fooled by the rocks that I got. I’m still, I’m still Jenny from the block. Used to have a little, now I have a lot. No matter where I go, I know where I came from – South side Bronx!
— Jennifer Lopez (Jenny from the Block lyrics, 2002)


All that matter’s is that you treat me right. Give me all the things I need that money can’t buy.
— Jennifer Lopez (My Love don’t Cost a Thing lyrics, 2001)


Now people lovin’ me and hatin’ me, treatin’ me ungratefully. But not knowin’ that they ain’t makin’ or breakin’ me. My life, I live it to the limit and I love it.
— Jennifer Lopez (I’m Real remix lyrics, 2000)


I met so many men and it’s like their all the same. My appetite for lovin’ is now my hunger pain. And when I’m feelin’ sexy, who’s gonna comfort me? My only problem is their insecurity.
— Jennifer Lopez (I’m Real remix lyrics, 2000)


I locked away my heart, but you just set it free. Emotions I felt, held me back from what my life should be. I pushed you far away and yet you stayed with me. I guess this means that you and me were meant to be.
— Jennifer Lopez (Ain’t it Funny lyrics, 2001)


I barely know you but somehow I know what you’re about. A deeper love I’ve found in you and I no longer doubt. You’ve touched my heart and it altered every plan I’ve made. And now I feel that I don’t have to be afraid.
— Jennifer Lopez (Ain’t it Funny lyrics, 2001)


Ain’t it funny how a moment could just change your life. And you don’t want to face what’s wrong or right. Ain’t it strange how fate can play a part – in the story of your heart.
— Jennifer Lopez (Ain’t it Funny lyrics, 2001)


Ain’t it funny how some feelings you just can’t deny. And you can’t move on even though you try. Ain’t it strange when you’re feeling things you shouldn’t feel. Oh, I wish this could be real.
— Jennifer Lopez (Ain’t it Funny lyrics, 2001)


This perfect romance that I’ve created in my mind. I’d live a thousand lives, each one with you right by my side.
— Jennifer Lopez (Ain’t it Funny lyrics, 2001)


It seemed to be like the perfect thing for you and me. It’s so ironic you’re what I had pictured you to be.
— Jennifer Lopez (Ain’t it Funny lyrics, 2001)


Gone are the days when the sun used to set on my empty heart all alone in my bed. Tossing and turning, emotions were strong. I knew I had to hold on.
— Jennifer Lopez (Waiting for Tonight lyrics, 1999)


And when I hear that beat, I get my body up out my seat. I grab a guy and move my feet, f-ckin’ play my song!
— Jennifer Lopez (Play lyrics, 2001)


And I love the idea of spending the whole day in bed with my lover.
— Jennifer Lopez


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