"My parent's 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."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Christina Aguilera on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Christina Aguilera on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Christina Aguilera on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Christina Aguilera on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Christina Aguilera on James Dean
"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."