"I love getting dressed up. Being a pop star is the most brilliant job for that. A lot of girls love shopping, but they might see the most amazing outfit and think, 'When am I going to wear that?', so it's my duty to exploit the fact I do have events I can wear these things to."
"Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Angelina Jolie
"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on George S. Patton
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Harry S. Truman
"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Les Brown
"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Conan O'Brien
"Come rain or shine I walk short distances rather than taking my car."
"I can definitely tell when mum has got money because then she likes to go shopping to spend it, whereas dad is steadier and avoids splurges. I like to think I've inherited both sides."
"My parents separated when I was four. It wasn't the smoothest of divorces, but then as my mother always says, 'You can't have a passionate marriage without a passionate divorce.'"
"Yeah, I'm not really a morning person."
"I try not to wear anything I have to fidget with - there's nothing worse than wearing something and pulling down the hem and re-adjusting the top. My pet hate is when girls wear those strapless dresses and spend the whole night yanking them up."