"When I'm getting to know someone, I look for someone who has passions that I respect, like his career. Someone who loves what he does is really attractive."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Taylor Swift on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Taylor Swift on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Taylor Swift on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Taylor Swift on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Taylor Swift on Abraham Lincoln
"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."