TOP 10 BEST SHAKIRA QUOTES

Top 10 Best Shakira Quotes on Music, Songs, Fame, Childhood and Columbia.

It doesn’t matter if you are a musician, a business leader, a president or a student. We all have a responsibility to give back.

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In this life, to earn your place you have to fight for it.

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Education affects every major challenge we face in society. It creates economic growth, paves the way for peace and stability and helps erase the legacy of marginalization.

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I prefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when I will give my heart.

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You can’t achieve anything in life without a small amount of sacrifice.

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Scars remind me of just how far that I’ve come.

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Music has given a voice to many generations, and I think we, as artists, can be a part of creating a better world.

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There’s no better makeup than self-confidence.

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I believe education is the key. As an activist and a child of the developing world, I witnessed education’s power to transform lives.

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I’ve always thought of myself as a woman who works hard, believes in herself, and wants to accomplish as much as possible.

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Our leaders are lacking love, and love is lacking leaders.

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Live your life to the fullest.

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I think it’s my energy and love of life that has been the real key to my fame and success.

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I am trying to make my accent so it won’t bother anyone, but I am not going to drive myself crazy trying to pretend I am an American girl when I am from Colombia.

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I always had the intuition, even as a little child, that I was called for a big project.

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I feel a real sense of duty to use the voice and the platform I’ve been afforded by my fame to speak out for those whose voices don’t get a chance to be heard.

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The schools play an important role when it comes down to protecting children against violence.Violence is one of the principal reasons why children don’t go to school. It’s also one of the causes of the alarming school dropout rates.

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The music teacher thought I sang like a goat. It was kind of devastating. A few months after that, I participated in a music contest and won. I took my little trophy to school and rubbed it in his nose. I said to him, “What do you say now?”

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I started the Pies Descalzos foundation in Colombia when I was 18, and since then I have been very involved in the crusade for education.

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You collect impressions from people, from life, from your own daydreams.

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I’m more afraid of marriage than death.

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It’s not easy to work with me, I recognize that. It’s not easy if those people aren’t as perfectionistic as I am.

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Writing in English was a major challenge. I didn’t want other songwriters to write for me. I wanted to preserve the spirit of my songs in Spanish. I am the same Shakira in English as I am in Spanish.

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Breastfeeding has been one of the best experiences of my life. I love it! I can’t stop! I think I’m going to breastfeed him until he goes to college! I’m hooked!

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I love reading about history. Sometimes, I feel I was born in the wrong era. There was more creativity in the air when people were still discovering new worlds.

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I want some day to be able to love with the same intensity and unselfishness that parents love their children with.

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I’m a firm believer that education is the most efficient tool we have to make people aware and make our children aware, and to protect them from the scourge of the century, which is AIDS

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We have to promote human solidarity, avoid indifference, and play a part with society in the solution of the problem of violence…

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Europe is a very different place from my native country of Colombia and my children are growing up in a very urban setting which is nothing like when I was growing up and would be able to play barefoot in the street. But we have a very good life.

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Obviously, our business leaders yield enormous influence on our political leaders, and they have a duty to use that influence for the greater good. But beyond that, the private sector depends on having healthy, educated and productive workers.

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My brain, I believe, is the most beautiful part of my body.

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I love to shake my hips, my hair, and my boobs. It’s all about having fun and sharing your spirit with other people.

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I grew up in Barranquila, Colombia, and I spent most of my childhood dreaming about becoming a singer.

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In the full light of day, I don’t want to think about the sunset.

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The goal of my philanthropic work has always been to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her potential. That means our work won’t be done until every child has access to quality education from early childhood to adulthood.

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The music, of course, is important, but it’s the energy that I bring to it that I think the public appreciate the most.

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At the current pace of change, we won’t have universal access to education in 100 years, let alone five, and that is unacceptable.

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We know that many boys and girls leave school because of poverty, because they have to work. However, there are an important number of children who abandon their studies because of the abuses they’re subject to by teachers and their own parents.

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You have to be very strong and tough-minded if you want to survive.

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I consider myself a laborer, building my career brick over brick under the sun.

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My songs are the reflection of how I think and how I feel in that moment. But I’m conscious of the fact that artists have a responsibility before the masses and they have to take care with their words.

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Sometimes, I ask myself how any other singer could substitute the inspiration of god in their songs

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I consider myself a survivor more than anything else.

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Walking gets too boring, when you learn how to fly.

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I was unaware of the dispute in Brooklyn. I would never knowingly wear any clothes or support any company who produced clothing with alleged wage and labor violations.

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If I could, I’d live in the nude, like Eve in paradise.

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A good fragrance should have a certain personality that makes people identify the scent with you.

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I can be like a lioness when defending my people.

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Of course for a Colombian girl it was always impossible to even imagine becoming an international popstar, but my dream became reality.

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I admire Madonna because she always did whatever she felt like doing. She went through some controversial periods when people rejected her, but she kept on reinventing herself.

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