"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."
"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."Christina Aguilera on Tecumseh
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."Christina Aguilera on John Wooden
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."Christina Aguilera on Dalai Lama
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."Christina Aguilera on Albert Schweitzer
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."Christina Aguilera on Alan Cohen
"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."
"Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion."