"I'm a sucker for sad disco pop."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Khalil Gibran
"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."
"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."