63+ Best Selena Quintanilla Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, and fashion designer. Profoundly inspirational Selena Quintanilla quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Selena Quintanilla Quotes

I miss going to school and having friends; that’s normal for anyone my age. I had a very boring childhood because I never had the opportunity to associate with anybody my own age due to my career. I miss being around kids my own age. – Selena Quintanilla

Tejano music was hard for us because I was a girl. My dad had a lot of problems while trying to set up shows for us or presentations because there are a lot of men who don’t think that women can get the attention of the public. But … wrong! – Selena Quintanilla

Dancing allows me to go away and not have to think of what I’m doing next. That is the opportunity for me to really escape. I like to say I have a good sense of judgment, but I know that not everybody does. The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve learned that I have to open myself up to all opportunities. Maybe I’ll get burned and not meet the right people, but I won’t know until I do it. – Selena Quintanilla

I don’t do any crazy diets. I take vitamins and eat three times a day. – Selena Quintanilla

People are put into your life for seasons, for different reasons, and to teach you lessons. – Selena Quintanilla

I’m spoiled in the sense that now I get what I want but it’s because I work for it. – Selena Quintanilla

I’m the happiest I’ve been in a while.. So blessed and thankful for the future, for release and to finally be happy for those I loved.. – Selena Quintanilla

If you try to come off as this big-time star with an attitude, people don’t like that. – Selena Quintanilla

Tejano music is a very relaxing style and it reminds me of home. – Selena Quintanilla

That one time I had ma Latina texture going on.. Or just.. everyday. – Selena Quintanilla

With a positive attitude, you can be anything you want to be. – Selena Quintanilla

Late at night when all the world is sleeping I stay up and think of you and I wish on a star that somewhere you are thinking of me too…Cause I’m dreaming of you tonight ‘Til tomorrow I’ll be holding you tight! And there’s nowhere in the world I’d rather be than here in my room, dreaming about you and me. – Selena Quintanilla

If you have a dream, don’t let anyone take it away. – Selena Quintanilla

When I am singing, I believe that if I respect the public, then they will respect me, and I know it. It’s noticeable. – Selena Quintanilla

When love hits you, it hits you and you don’t expect it. – Selena Quintanilla

Breathing in, breathing out, ain’t that what it’s all about. Living life crazy loud, like I have the right to. – Selena Quintanilla

Now’s the time to take a chance, come on we’ve gotta make a stand. What do we have to lose the choice is in our hands. – Selena Quintanilla

Be at your best at all times. – Selena Quintanilla

All this is a dream to me. Everything, the applause, the fans asking for autographs, the trips, all that is a dream. – Selena Quintanilla

The reason I’m really appreciative of everything that’s going on around me is because of the fact that I never expected it, and I want to keep that attitude. – Selena Quintanilla

You get a lot farther in life without drugs. – Selena Quintanilla

I’m very real, very sincere and honest, and that’s how I’ll always be. – Selena Quintanilla

It’s overwhelming … to know there are hundreds of kids out there that look up to me. I know that’s a big responsibility. I am also very confident to say that it is wonderful and I’ll do my best that I can do to be the best role model I can be. – Selena Quintanilla

Being your self its all a takes if you want to be impressed someone dont be some one else just be your self – Selena Quintanilla

I can’t count how many pairs of Converse shoes I own. – Selena Quintanilla

I think I’m a very kindhearted person, I don’t like to hurt people’s feelings. If I do, it’s not intentionally and I feel a lot of people nowadays have lost that. – Selena Quintanilla

Most of my songs are about love, I am a 16 year old teenager and I sing about what is on every girls mind. Love – Selena Quintanilla

I grew up in one of the biggest high schools in the world, and that’s the Disney Channel. Everybody was falling in love with each other or not liking each other, and it was exhausting and I was the shy one in the corner. And now I’m so opinionated, and I don’t have time for the cattiness. I have good people around me, and I’m glad I’m at the place I’m in. I wish I was there back then. – Selena Quintanilla

I love Friends, so I try to bring Jennifer Aniston’s mannerisms to my show. – Selena Quintanilla

If you have a dream, don’t let anybody take it away, and always believe that the impossible is possible. – Selena Quintanilla

The life of an artist is not all glamorous. It’s a lot of work. A lot of people think that it’s very easy. – Selena Quintanilla

When you get hard work you get success, and we put a lot of years into it. – Selena Quintanilla

You have to take what you could get when you’re getting started. – Selena Quintanilla

I came to my mom and told her I wanted to do this[acting]. – Selena Quintanilla

I think love is blind. You don’t see it, you don’t hear what people are saying, or what you’re saying. You don’t see what you’re doing. All you see is the person in front of you. That’s it. – Selena Quintanilla

All I need to do is try and do the best that I can do. – Selena Quintanilla

When a child does bad things, the parents are always going to love their child even if they do something bad. – Selena Quintanilla

What I don’t like are arrogant people. We’re all equal. I don’t like it when a person assumes to be better. It angers me a little. There are a lot of people like that, but the world keeps turning. I also don’t like lies. I’m very honest. I’m always going to tell the truth. I don’t lie. I treat my friends the way I want to be treated. – Selena Quintanilla

What’s really cool about our family is that we don’t hold grudges, and I think that is what’s been the key to the success. We get into our little disagreements, and whether we’re right or wrong, we’ll go and apologize. That’s just the way we are. – Selena Quintanilla

We went through a hard time, and we had to turn to music as a means to putting food on the table. And we’ve been doing it ever since. No regrets either. – Selena Quintanilla

I’m from Texas, we fry everything. – Selena Quintanilla

I’m pretty confident in who I am. I know that for parents everywhere, it’s my job to be a role model, and I’m going to do the best I possibly can. – Selena Quintanilla

To me, beauty is confidence. I think I’m pretty confident in the decisions and the choices I make in my personal life and career, but the same time I also let my fans know that, just like them, I have insecurities. I have moments when I don’t feel good about myself. I think people can forget that, at the end of the day, I’m just a normal girl dealing with lots of the same issues as them. – Selena Quintanilla

So a part of you is broken when that’s gone. And part of you wants to have that rebellious feeling where you’re just like, forget it — I can do anything I want. I’ve tried it, and I’ve never been that girl. I’m always going to be the girl you want to take home to your parents, not for the night. – Selena Quintanilla

I also don’t exercise. I can’t imagine exercising for two hours. Not my style. – Selena Quintanilla

I have nothing bad to say about my job. I love the public, I love to talk, get to know people, everything. – Selena Quintanilla

I love acting, and that’s my passion. So I would love to do more movies and some serious things – Selena Quintanilla

He knew. I could see it in his face. Look, if someone gets infected you’ve got between ten and twenty seconds to kill them. It might be your brother or your sister or your oldest friend. It makes no difference. And just so you know where you stand – if it happens to you, I’ll do it in a heartbeat. – Selena Quintanilla

Music is not a very stable business. It comes and it goes, and so does money, but your education stays with you for the rest of your life. When you have that education, and you have nothing to fall back on, you can get a get a job anywhere. – Selena Quintanilla

Since I was small, when I was in school, I was a business girl. I would buy things to sell, gums for three cents, things like that. – Selena Quintanilla

What I do on stage, you won’t catch me doing off stage. I mean, I think deep down I’m still kind of, like, timid and modest about a lot of things. But on stage, I release all that; I let it go. – Selena Quintanilla

I feel very proud to be Mexican. I didn’t have the opportunity to learn Spanish when I was a girl, but … it’s never too late to get in touch with your roots. – Selena Quintanilla

Anywhere in the world you go, you find racism, discrimination. Not just in the United States, or in Texas. It’s very sad for me, but that’s the way it is. I can’t change the world by myself. I, being Hispanic, have also faced discrimination. But … the world keeps turning. – Selena Quintanilla

Be strong minded, and always believe that the impossible is possible. – Selena Quintanilla

When I’m singing, I’m another person. I can be really free, in the sense that I can do whatever I want. – Selena Quintanilla

Who says, who says you’re not perfect? Who says you’re not worth it? Who says you’re the only one that’s hurting? Trust me, that’s the price of beauty, who says you’re not pretty? Who says you’re not beautiful?… Who says? – Selena Quintanilla

I believe in love — yes, I’m one of those girls. Most of my friends believe in love. I went out with Katy Perry last night. She’s so fun and awesome, but it’s cool to see someone older believe in love too. She is all about it, and that’s how I will always be. I believe in stories like, ‘Oh, I met him in Starbucks.’ – Selena Quintanilla

I’m kind of lame. I prefer quiet evenings at home, hanging out with my family. – Selena Quintanilla

I eat anything, and I’m not preoccupied with my figure. The most important [thing] is that the people accept me for my music, not for physical appearances. – Selena Quintanilla

I get so mad about ex-boyfriends, but if a boy hurts me, I don’t write a song about it. They don’t deserve it! – Selena Quintanilla

I like having people with me to lean on and write with and have fun with. – Selena Quintanilla

It’s important to always say thank you to your BFF. – Selena Quintanilla

Anybody can be a role model, anybody can. – Selena Quintanilla

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