"Thankfully, I have my mom and a small group of close friends who are there for me 24/7 and whom I can trust and depend on."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Christina Aguilera on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Christina Aguilera on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Christina Aguilera on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Christina Aguilera on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Christina Aguilera on Pablo Picasso
"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."