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Christina Aguilera quotes: her best business and life lessons.

“Life is a journey, it can take you anywhere you choose to go.”

“The roughest road often leads to the top.”

“You’ve got to make a decision: are you going to go down with the situation, or are you going to focus and succeed?”

“When you have a specific vision for something, you just go in and attack it.”

“You need to find the power within to make things happen for yourself.  When you realize this, you are unstoppable.”

“One of the things that I truly have had to learn, sometimes the hard way, but that I’d like to share with you is to trust your own instincts no matter what people might say about you, no matter what criticism or what negativity might come your way for just being who you are, and just being yourself – it’s so important.”

“Nothing is ever a setback.  If anything, it just motivates you for what’s next.”

“There’s always a positive to those negative times, because you come out of it so much stronger and wiser.  Strength comes from every hardship.”

“If you take your fear and mash it into something that’s actually useful, then it doesn’t feel like it wins.”

“I have always been one to encourage perseverance.”

“Don’t let anything morph you or push you around or have you be something you’re not.”

“What is it in us that makes us feel the need to keep pretending?  We gotta let ourselves be.”

“Power is making a statement about who you are.”

“The most successful people I’ve worked with, like The Rolling Stones – people of a different, kind of legendary caliber – have such great, warm energy.”

“You are beautiful in every single way.  Words can’t bring you down.”

“I’m no stranger to criticism.  You’re never going to be good enough, or just the right thing in everybody’s eyes.”

“Everybody needs that one person that takes you to the right place to see all the positives in your life.”

“It’s important to recognize your own self-destructive behavior and be honest about it.  You’re only hurting yourself or losing out on your truth and happiness.  I’m not afraid to face my own personal stuff.  It’s so important to dig it up and figure it out and move on.”

“Time heals everything.  Sometimes you have to go through that pain and heartbreak so that you can get to the other side and come out on top.”

“Some people are afraid of change and feel that getting older is a bad thing, but I really love maturing and gaining wisdom.”

“Fashion is a lifestyle, it’s a choice, it’s a freedom of expression.  You have to live it, you have to love it.  You have to breathe it.  Life’s all about love and glamour.”

“I look back at the looks I’ve had over the years.  I’m proud of myself that I had the courage to experiment with crazy hairstyles and some fashion things.  Would I do it again?  No.  But that’s part of the learning process and getting from point A to point B.”

“It’s been a joy to be a part of other people’s journey, to be able to inspire and be a part of new singers coming up in this business.”

“The most vulnerable people have tough exteriors because they are very scared inside, and it’s very hard for people like that to open up.  But playing it safe means you stop being open to learning.  I always try to find the challenges.”

“I was brought up in a household of chaos and I never felt stable at home.  At a really young age, I decided I was never going to feel helpless, I was never going to feel weak around a man, and I was never going to rely on anyone.  Independence was a big, big thing for me.  I saw my voice as a way out – when my parents fought, I’d run up to my room, put on The Sound of Music, open the window and sing out.  My voice was my escape.”

“My parents’ divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker.  And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn’t necessarily have had otherwise.”

“You can either be, unfortunately, so damaged by it that you take a turn for the worse, or you can feel empowered by it and make choices to never go down that route.”

“I made up my mind at a really young age that I had to do for myself.  I never wanted a man to tell me what I could and couldn’t do, what I could and couldn’t spend.  I always knew I had to be the queen of my castle.”

“It [The Mickey Mouse Club] was a great way to grow up.  I loved being around kids who had the same passions I did.”

“My mom brought me up to believe that my talent is a gift and a blessing.”

“My life is cyclical.  First it’s album time, then it’s touring time.  I go through phases, so we roll with the punches.  I’m not a 9 to 5 woman who has the same kind of lifestyle for years on end.  I couldn’t do it.  I need the spontaneity, that thrill of change.  That’s part of how I get inspired.”

“I need movement, I need to go explore, be an artist, create and transform.”

“Things are headed in a softer direction for me.  I’m in a very introspective time in my life, and I want to put that on a record: where I’ve been, where I’m going.  I have a lot more to say.”

“Whether you like me, or hate me, this is me.”

“I’m an ocean, because I’m really deep.  If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures.”

“I’m a businesswoman.”

“I’m a hard worker and I really give to my fans through my shows.”

“I feel so fortunate.”

“I try to stay focused on my creativity.”

“It’s been quite a roller coaster ride, but I’ve grown and learned a lot about myself.  The greatest thing is being able to interact with fans and touch people’s lives.  For that, I give thanks.”

“I do not intend to tip-toe through life, but to arrive safely at death.”

“I’m content with life, and I’m finally at that place where I feel relaxed and can really enjoy what’s going on around me.”

“In the end you’ll see you won’t stop me.”

“The sky is the limit.  I’m just following where life takes me.  It’s been an incredible journey.”

About the author: Cory Johnson likes hip-hop, comedy, cold beer, curvy women and writing. His net worth is $11 million. Here’s how he did it.