122+ Best Lana Del Rey Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, known professionally as Lana Del Rey, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Her music is noted for its stylized cinematic quality; its themes of tragic romance, glamour, and melancholia; and its references to pop culture, particularly 1950s and 1960s Americana. Profoundly inspirational Lana Del Rey quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Lana Del Rey Quotes

I believe nothing happens by mistake. You know, the universe has a divine plan. That sounds dramatic. – Lana Del Rey

Life is beautiful, but you don’t have a clue. – Lana Del Rey

It takes getting everything you ever wanted and then losing it, to know what true freedom is. – Lana Del Rey

People are really talkative in New York. Someone always comes up to me and says ‘Hi’ during the day. – Lana Del Rey

I once had a dreams of becoming a beautiful poet, but upon an unfortunate series of events some of those dreams dashed and divided like a million stars in the night sky that I wished on over and over again, sparkling and broken. But I didn’t really mind, because I knew that it takes getting everything you ever wanted, and then losing it to know what true freedom is. – Lana Del Rey

Initially the fashion world was more interested in me than the music world, which was strange when I first started singing. – Lana Del Rey

I am usually always singing about the same god damn person so I will love him forever, but you know, it’s all good. It’s all good! – Lana Del Rey

I’m like a child who belongs to nobody. – Lana Del Rey

when your happiness is someone else’s happiness, that is love. – Lana Del Rey

I like a little hardcore love. – Lana Del Rey

It’s nice to be able to try and build the life you want for yourself. – Lana Del Rey

I believe in the kindness of strangers. And when I’m at war with myself I ride, I just ride. – Lana Del Rey

My idea of a true feminist is a woman who feels free enough to do whatever she wants. – Lana Del Rey

With some of the bad things that come with love, there’s also a lot of good. For example, that connection… which I struggle to have with most people. – Lana Del Rey

Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever. – Lana Del Rey

Dope and diamonds, dope and diamonds, that’s all that I want – Lana Del Rey

Feeling like you’re respected among the people who do the same thing you do is incredible and necessary. – Lana Del Rey

I wanted to be part of a high-class scene of musicians. It was half-inspired because I didn’t have many friends, and I was hoping that I would meet people and fall in love and start a community around me, the way they used to do in the ’60s. – Lana Del Rey

You fit me better than my favorite sweater. – Lana Del Rey

Everything I do, I do it for somebody I’ve never met before, something in the great beyond. That’s my primary relationship, really, is with something divine. I feel a connection as real with that as I’ve ever had with anybody on this earth. – Lana Del Rey

Sometimes I wish I was a beautiful machine so I could resist your kiss and not cry when you’re mean. – Lana Del Rey

I never stopped writing about what was actually going on in my life. There’s nothing to hide. – Lana Del Rey

Synchronicites . It’s been said that coincidences are God’s way of remaining anonymous. Synchronicities are a sign of divinity. You breathe in deeply and say: ‘I don’t want anything. I’m going to let things happen’ – Lana Del Rey

My understanding of God has come from my own personal experiences. Because I was in trouble so many times in New York that if you were me, you would believe in God too. – Lana Del Rey

Growing up I was always prone to obsession, partly because of the way I am, but partly because after feeling so lonely for such a long time, when I found someone or something that I liked, I felt helplessly drawn to it. I suppose that accounts for some of the creepiness in my music. – Lana Del Rey

You do things so fast; you end up having so many different lifestyles all in one short time. – Lana Del Rey

Nothing I ever wrote had a message. It was just my own personal experience. – Lana Del Rey

I knew I wanted to do something creative. I didn’t think I’d have the luxury of doing something like that, because I didn’t know anyone who had pursued anything they really adored, but I had dreams for singing or writing. – Lana Del Rey

Sold my soul long ago, nothing left to choose. I will follow Satan. Dancing in the dark. – Lana Del Rey

We have nothing to lose, nothing to gain, nothing we desired anymore- except to make our lives into a work of art. – Lana Del Rey

I mainly let my imagination be my reality. Fantasy is my reality. – Lana Del Rey

The world needs poetry now more than ever. It’s the only thing that can keep music from copying itself and sounding the same. – Lana Del Rey

I found it hard to make friends in school, because I was a cerebral person. – Lana Del Rey

I used to wonder if it was God’s plan that I should be alone for so much of my life. But I found peace. I found happiness within people and the world. – Lana Del Rey

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger is so not true. You know what makes you stronger? When people treat you & your art with dignity. – Lana Del Rey

Love is strange, sometimes it makes you crazy, it can burn or break you down. – Lana Del Rey

I entered a songwriting competition, I didn’t win, and one of the judges on the panel was an A&R man at a record label that had no other acts and I signed to them. We sent my demo out to five people and David Kahne got back to me that day, and said I think you’re amazing I want to start with you tomorrow. He was like my Harvard reach school; I couldn’t believe it. I was really excited. It was the first time anyone of any importance said I was good, and I ran with that validation for a long time. – Lana Del Rey

I’ve been reading tabloids since I was nine. I love a good story. – Lana Del Rey

I listen to a little Marina & The Diamonds. She has a song called ‘Teen Idle’ that I really like. – Lana Del Rey

Being an entrepreneur doesn’t make you a rich tycoon and being an innovator doesn’t mean that you’re successful. It just means that you’re interesting. – Lana Del Rey

The angels decided to shine on me for a little while. – Lana Del Rey

The road is long, we carry on, try to have fun in the meantime. – Lana Del Rey

To be honest like when you work at something for a long time and then coming to a family of people who support what you do hmm… you are very lucky! – Lana Del Rey

I only know how to do me, so that’s just what I’m going to do. – Lana Del Rey

I don’t like live television, the only tip I have is just pray. – Lana Del Rey

Don’t make me sad, don’t make me cry. Sometimes love is not enough, and the road gets tough, I don’t know why. – Lana Del Rey

If my choice is to, I don’t know, be with a lot of men, or if I enjoy a really physical relationship, I don’t think that’s necessarily being anti-feminist. For me the argument of feminism never really should have come into the picture. Because I don’t know too much about the history of feminism, and so I’m not really a relevant person to bring into the conversation. Everything I was writing was so autobiographical, it could really only be a personal analysis. – Lana Del Rey

It’s about a singer who first sneered about my allegedly not authentic style but later she stole and copied it. And now she’s acting like I am the art project and she the true super artist. My God and people actually believe her, she’s successful! I shouldn’t continue ranting; it doesn’t get anywhere. – Lana Del Rey

I’ve been really blessed to have a lot of romance in my life. It’s like my last luxury. – Lana Del Rey

When I was younger, I felt lonely… In terms of my thought processes. I had the constant feeling that I thought differently to everyone around me. So, I suppose I felt lonely for a home. I didn’t know where I wanted to be, but I knew I wasn’t there yet. – Lana Del Rey

I still have my same babysitting job; I babysit twice a week. – Lana Del Rey

I’m more interested in, you know, SpaceX and Tesla, what’s going to happen with our intergalactic possibilities. – Lana Del Rey

New York’s architecture alone is enough to inspire a whole album. In fact, that’s what happened at first – my early stuff was mostly just interpretations of landscapes. – Lana Del Rey

I believe in the person I want to become. – Lana Del Rey

My parents were lovely. They’ve always been supportive. When you love your child, you don’t know what to do with someone who wants to do what no one else does successfully. If I had someone younger I loved, I’d be worried for them too if I didn’t have guidance to give them. – Lana Del Rey

What other people think of me is none of my business. Sometimes, it hurts my feelings, but I have to just keep going. – Lana Del Rey

I want to find someone who’s really magnetic but who isn’t going to do anything bad to me. It’s hard. – Lana Del Rey

People have offered me opportunities in exchange for sleeping with them. But it’s not 1952 anymore. – Lana Del Rey

I sort of do what I say and say what I do which I’m happy with because it makes my life real easy. When I was younger, people would say that I was inspired by David Lynch, so I went and watched his stuff and I was surprised. I thought it was smart, with what I was trying to do lyrically. So, I started watching some of his stuff. I’ve never seen his movies in [their] entirety, I’m more interested in him as a person and how he came to be successful taking an alternative route, sort of a subculture icon. – Lana Del Rey

I hear the birds on the summer breeze, I drive fast I am alone in the night Been trying hard not to get into trouble, but I I’ve got a war in my mind So, I just ride – Lana Del Rey

My baby lives in shades of blue, blue eyes and jazz and attitude. – Lana Del Rey

A man’s ego is just as fragile as a woman’s heart – Lana Del Rey

Money is the anthem, of success, so put on your mascara and your party dress – Lana Del Rey

I don’t really care about how good a song is, I only want them to reflect what I felt when I was writing them – Lana Del Rey

Being human is difficult. Some people make it more difficult than others. I was one of those people. – Lana Del Rey

I am nostalgic of an era I never knew. – Lana Del Rey

A lot of the time when I write about the person that I love; I feel like I’m writing about New York. – Lana Del Rey

Pick your role models wisely, find out what they did and do it. – Lana Del Rey

I believe in free love and that’s just how I feel. It’s just my experience of being with different kinds of men and being born without a preference for a certain type of person. For me, that is my story in finding love in lots of different people, and that’s been the second biggest influence in my music. – Lana Del Rey

I learned that there’s no reason why people decide they like music when they do. – Lana Del Rey

In the end, I find my influences or inspirations where I can. – Lana Del Rey

Sometimes, love feels like a life or death situation. Losing true love is pretty much as bad as it gets, other than actually dying or losing good health. Most people know that. Most people can relate. It’s like the end of the world. – Lana Del Rey

No matter how many people give me advice, I am going to do what my heart tells me to do – Lana Del Rey

I was a different sort of child, as half the children are. I was in that category of being free-spirited. – Lana Del Rey

When I found somebody who I fell in love with, it made me feel different than I felt the rest of the day. It was electrifying. – Lana Del Rey

Be Young, Be Dope, Be Proud. – Lana Del Rey

When I was very young, I was sort of floored by the fact that my mother and my father and everyone I knew was going to die one day, and myself too. I had a sort of a philosophical crisis. I couldn’t believe that we were mortal. – Lana Del Rey

When I was young, I felt really overwhelmed and confused by the desire not to end up in an office, doing something I didn’t believe in. – Lana Del Rey

Even if you’re the best singer in the world, there’s a good chance no one will ever hear you. – Lana Del Rey

A lot of the reason my look is the way it is, is because it’s really easy to put on a sundress every night if I have to perform – or just wear jeans every day and a flannel or something. – Lana Del Rey

I just look for someone who makes me feel like life is an exciting opportunity and, you know, just like to be alive. – Lana Del Rey

As soon as the first person wrote about me, the articles became just blatant, all-out lies. I consider it slander. If I cared more, I’d kill them. – Lana Del Rey

My mum and my dad they both like to sing they have really nice voices and my sister and my brother actually they are good singers too. I’ve been really blessed actually more than most to have a really good people around me. – Lana Del Rey

Bad things happen every day but you’re not going to be any happier thinking about them. So I don’t think about them. – Lana Del Rey

I’ve got a war in my mind. – Lana Del Rey

Like a groupie incognito posing as a real singer, life imitates art. – Lana Del Rey

I’ve clearer idea of how I don’t want to be seen – as someone who does what everyone wants them to. – Lana Del Rey

This is what makes us girls/ We don’t stick together ’cause we put our love first. – Lana Del Rey

When you have absolutely no idea what’s going to happen to you or what your career’s going to end up like and you’re just really open to anything, then you don’t really have anything to loose. – Lana Del Rey

A lot of what’s been written about me is not true: of my family history or my choices or my interests. Actually, I’ve never read anything written about me that was true. It’s been completely crazy. – Lana Del Rey

I suppose my approach to religion is like my approach to music – I take what I want and leave the rest. – Lana Del Rey

Einstein said ‘your imagination is more important than intelligence,’ and I have a very, very big imagination. – Lana Del Rey

I lived where I could and studied what I enjoyed studying. I took what I wanted from that education but was making my first record at the same time. – Lana Del Rey

I’m happy when things are just kind of calm. I love going to the ocean. I love driving. I love going to shows. Just being with people I really have fun with. I love the summer. I’m happy in the summer. Love hot, hot weather. I’m happy when I’m making a record, most of the time. – Lana Del Rey

I was, you know, a mess. I totally wanted to kill myself every day. – Lana Del Rey

I pretend I’m not hurt, I walk about the world like I’m having fun. – Lana Del Rey

Be like snow – cold, but beautiful. – Lana Del Rey

I used to like to set different film clips to classical music, not even my own songs, but make little movies. – Lana Del Rey

Mary prays the rosary for my broken mind. – Lana Del Rey

I lost my reputation; I forgot my truth. But I have my beauty and I have my youth. – Lana Del Rey

I was always an unusual girl. My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean. – Lana Del Rey

They judge me like a picture book, by the colors, like they forgot to read. – Lana Del Rey

I believe that there is no doubts about who I am, an artist who loves music, above everything. – Lana Del Rey

Walking through the city streets… Is it by mistake or design? – Lana Del Rey

I know now that it’s really important to feel beautiful. There is a power to that. – Lana Del Rey

Well, I mean, taking time for your art is taking time for yourself, isn’t it? – Lana Del Rey

Live fast. Die young. Be wild. Have fun. – Lana Del Rey

I was always a singer, it was nothing anyone planned on me doing for real, because it’s an unusual thing. I was just sort of saying, even having modest ambitions to have a small career at singing, it’s still really difficult to do that. Everyone wants to sing or act or whatever. – Lana Del Rey

When you’re an introvert like me and you’ve been lonely for a while, and then you find someone who understands you, you become really attached to them. It’s a real release. – Lana Del Rey

When you long you cannot achieve anything when you repeatedly have to lose all that you had hoped, you gradually become still. – Lana Del Rey

I’m not really interested in a ton of female musicians but there is something about Britney that compelled me – the way she sings and just the way she looks. – Lana Del Rey

I already have success. I had it a long time ago. It’s nothing to do with my music. Music is secondary, at this point. The good stuff is really good, but I have success because I’m at peace and I’m a good person in my everyday life and that’s important. – Lana Del Rey

High heels off; I’m feeling alive. – Lana Del Rey

If you are born an artist, you have no choice but to fight to stay an artist. – Lana Del Rey

I’ve making videos since I was seventeen, I was originally discollecting vintage hmmm… footages from different archives and setting moving pictures to classical music clips that meant a lot to me. Maybe there were places I have been where nice things have happened. I had a vision of making my life a work of art and I was looking for people who also felt that way. – Lana Del Rey

And I really have done everything that I said I did do. The rest is just a story that somebody else made up. – Lana Del Rey

I want to stay hopeful, even though I get scared about why we’re even alive at all. – Lana Del Rey

I think that plain old intellectualism [can be] a more powerful force than the idea of the femme fatale. – Lana Del Rey

Loving you forever can’t be wrong. Even though you’re not here, can’t move on – Lana Del Rey

Who belonged to no one, who belonged to everyone. Who had nothing, who wanted everything. – Lana Del Rey

Having a simple career as a musician who liked music was good enough for me. – Lana Del Rey

Find someone who has a life that you want and figure out how they got it. Read books, pick your role models wisely. Find out what they did and do it. – Lana Del Rey