"Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Christina Aguilera on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Christina Aguilera on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Christina Aguilera on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Christina Aguilera on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Christina Aguilera on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"It's an amazing thing to say, 'I'm beautiful,' without feeling like you're cocky."
"I turned to music originally because of my past and needing a release or an outlet to get out anger or frustration or hurt."
"I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums."
"I don't think there is such a thing as being too raunchy when it comes to the art form of burlesque."
"Whatever I do, it's my business. It's not my job to parent America."