"A development deal is where they're giving you recording time and money to record, but not promising that they'll put an album out."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Taylor Swift on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Taylor Swift on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Taylor Swift on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Taylor Swift on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Taylor Swift on Mark Twain
"In this business you have to develop a thick skin, but I'm always going to feel everything. It's my nature."
"The business aspect is one of the most important things about having a music career, because every choice you make in a management meeting affects your life a year-and-a-half from now."
"I think the tiniest little thing can change the course of your day, which can change the course of your year, which can change who you are."
"I never want to change so much that people can't recognize me."
"All of my favorite people - people I really trust - none of them were cool in their younger years."