Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American rhythm and blues singer and actress. Profoundly inspirational Aaliyah quotes and song lyrics will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.
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Famous Aaliyah Quotes
Sensual is being in tune with your sensual self.
I don’t think about my previous success. I’m happy that the work I’ve done has been very successful.
Because I came out as a singer, I took the time to get an acting coach.
I go through the same problems all young people go through. Being in this business, I accept that there are positives and negatives but having a strong family base and a belief in God enables me to weather the storms.
You have to love what you do to want to do it everyday.
I’m involved in some action scenes, so they’ll train me for that. I’ll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.
I know that people think I’m sexy and I am looked at as that. It is cool with me. It’s wonderful to have sexy appeal. If you embrace it, it can be a very beautiful thing.
I’ve been singing all my life. I’ve always wanted this. I sang in church, in school plays, and my parents gave me vocal lessons. My parents always said this was destined for me.
You know we’re in a business where things are just unpredictable. You don’t know what’s going to happen…we were lucky Blessed, I think is a better way to put it.
Of course, the advantage is that, being in this business, you get to learn a lot, experience a lot of new things, and you can become real successful.
I think it’s important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don’t want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.
Inspirational Aaliyah Quotes
There are times I can’t even figure myself out.
It’s fun to be creative and innovative and come up with something crazy. So I need people to work with who are not going to be afraid to take it to the left a bit.
There are certain things I want to keep to me. I don’t discuss my private life.
That’s why I work every day. Ev-er-y day. I want to knock people out.
There is always a bit of pressure to do a good album – to do good work, period.
When a fan comes up to you and says I love your music, there’s nothing better than that.
All I can do is leave it in God’s hands and hope that my fans feel where I’m coming from.
People are gonna look up to me because I’m young, black, and female.
You have to enjoy your job; you should wake up every day and love what you do… I honestly do… From the bottom of my heart to the depths of my soul. I’m truly happy.
There is a bit of acting involved when you get in front of a camera for a video. Even when you perform onstage, you’re putting on a show.
I’m a total performer.
I want people to remember me as a full on entertainer and a good person.
When you get into this business you have to grow up quickly.
It’s been so long and I’m lost without you, what am I gonna do? I been needin’ you, wantin’ you, wonderin’ if you’re the same and who’s been with you. Is your heart still mine? I wanna cry sometimes … I miss you.
Age ain’t nothing but a number; throwing down ain’t nothing but a thang. This loving I have for you it’ll never change.
If at first you don’t succeed/You can dust it off and try again/Dust yourself off and try again.
If you want to go to the mall, you have to take security. But it’s always cool. The kids are amazing.
In film, you are a totally different person than in the video.
If I don’t think about it, it won’t drive me crazy.
Amazing Aaliyah Quotes
There are times in my life when I just want to be by myself.
I don’t want to abandon one work for the other, and I don’t think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.
Everything is worth it. The hard work, the times when you’re tired, the times where you’re a bit sad… In the end, it’s all worth it because it really makes me happy. There’s nothing better than loving what you do.
I wanted to be different and original but still have it be something my fans could get into. There also are some big, beautiful ballads. I told my producers that I wanted tracks that are going to blow up in the clubs, but I also wanted songs that were very melodic and with a lot of instrumentation.
At your best, you are love. You’re a positive motivating force within my life. Should you ever feel the need to wonder why, let me know…
It’s Friday and I’m ready to swing. Pick up my girls and hit the party scene.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some people stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never the same.
I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget.
I stay true to myself and my style, and I am always pushing myself to be aware of that and be original.
I don’t feel I made any sacrifices at all. I’m doing my best to juggle.
It was always part of the plan to move into acting.
She is tough, she is independent, she is edgy, she gets involved in the action.
I’m a survivor and I can handle anything. I’m very confident about that.
Whatever will be, will be.
I really put a lot of pressure on myself, more so than other people.
It’s in how you carry yourself. I’ve always been a very mature person, and I’ve always known what I wanted. And I go after it no matter what.
It’s hard to say what I want my legacy to be when I’m long gone.
I’m the interpreter. I’m the one who takes your words and brings them to life. I was trained to sing and dance and laugh, and that’s what I want to do.
Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want.
My parents just tell me, ‘If you know what you want, you should stay determined and go for it. You can do anything.’