60+ Best Selena Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was a Mexican-American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, and fashion designer. Profoundly inspirational Selena quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Selena Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Be at your best at all times. – Selena

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

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

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

What I don’t like are arrogant people. We’re all equal. I don’t like it when a person assumes to be better. – Selena

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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