"I doubt I'll be singing forever, because at some point people aren't going to want to hear my music, and I hope that I'll still get the opportunity to write songs."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Adele on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Adele on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Adele on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Adele on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Adele on Dalai Lama
"Mum loves me being famous! She is so excited and proud, as she had me so young and couldn't support me, so I am living her dream, it's sweeter for both of us. It's her 40th birthday soon and I'm going to buy her 40 presents."
"People are starting to go on about my weight but I'm not going to change my size because they don't like the way I look."
"There is nothing that would upset me more than my dad being bribed by the press. It's like, 'Just let them run it, then. Don't you give them ammunition.'"
"It's never been an issue for me - I don't want to go on a diet, I don't want to eat a Caesar salad with no dressing, why would I do that? I ain't got time for this, just be happy and don't be stupid. If I've got a boyfriend and he loves my body then I'm not worried."
"In five years' time I'd like to be a mum. I want to settle down and have a family, definitely sooner rather than later. I'd like to have finished my second album too, maybe even my third. I'd like a sound that sticks around that other people are inspired by and that people know is me."