Jennifer Lopez quotes share some of her most intimate thoughts about being loved and learning to love. She talks about her life growing up as a young girl and her music and acting careers. She and Will Smith had plan to redo a movie in 2018 but eventually didn’t. She has made many movies, most of them being romantic.
Jennifer Lopez is an American fashion designer, producer, actress, singer, dancer, and businesswoman. She is also affectionately known as J Lo and was one of the actresses of a living color that eventually saw her become a star. She performed at the 2020 Super Bowl along with friend Beyoncé and Shakira who all stole the show.
“My parents wanted me to be a lawyer. But I don't think I would have been very happy. I'd be in front of the jury singing."
“In Hollywood, she's revered, she gets nominated for Oscars, but I've never heard anyone in the public or among my friends say, 'Oh, I love Winona Ryder.'"
“I was always a singer and a dancer, and I always wanted to be an actress. For me, it's all just one thing."
“People equate sexy with promiscuous. They think that because I'm shaped this way, I must be scandalous - like running around and bringing men into my hotel room. But it's just the opposite.”
“So I sat down with him and portrayed more the side of the character he needed to see. Which is what I do when I go in for an interview for a part I like. As much as you think you're dealing with creative people, they see you for what your image is out there.”
"You know, maybe I was just born in the wrong time, but I love all things romantic. Puffy understands that. For my last birthday, he covered my hotel room floor with rose petals and had flowers and candles all over the room."
“If anyone can figure out how to balance my celebrity and my dual careers in music and film, it's me. I don't feel frightened; I feel challenged."
“I just knew that was what I wanted to do. I was going to perform as a singer; I was going to perform as a dancer, and I was, you know, going to do movies and be an actress. I was going to do it or die trying. That's what my life was."
“But from the time I was very little, it was something I would do all the time, just sing, dance and act. So it wasn't something that was fake or contrived as I got older."
“J. Lo is also an homage to my fans. That's what fans call me on the streets, and I like it. So giving the album this title is my way of telling them that this is for them, in appreciation of their support."
“And I deal with all that by being like a perfectionist. But that's okay."
“And I never ask what I'm doing the next day. I don't want to know what I'm doing tomorrow. It's much too overwhelming. So I just go day by day, without knowing."
“I feel I want to grow as an actress and be better. I want to progress as a singer and songwriter, and produce movies and everything. So there'll be no time when I feel I've done it all."
“I can only speak for myself, and hope people hear my words and see me on television speaking for myself. And, hopefully, they'll be able to make their own judgment. And at the end of the day, I just want my work to speak for itself."
“I'd be stupid not to take into consideration that there are certain things people will not consider me for because my name is Lopez. And I know I can do any kind of role. I don't want anybody to say, Oh, she can't pull this off. So those are barriers that you have to overcome."
“Beauty is only skin deep. I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit."
“They're making me out to be a serial marrying person or something. I'm laughing at that."
“You get what you give. What you put into things is what you get out of them."
“There are certain people that are marked for death. I have my little list of those that treated me unfairly."
"I don't get anything for free. I pay for all my beauty treatments."
“I judge people on how they smell, not how they look."
"I have the stardom glow."
“It's a shame to call somebody a 'diva' simply because they work harder than everybody else."
"People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there."
“You can't take life for granted."
“This is the man my mother lived for. My career means something now because I've worked with Robert Redford."
“The bear is what we all wrestle with. Everybody has their bear in life. It's about conquering that bear and letting him go."
"I've always had a huge fear of dying or becoming ill. The thing I'm most afraid of, though, is being alone, which I think a lot of performers fear. It's why we seek the limelight - so we're not alone, were adored. We're loved, so people want to be around us. The fear of being alone drives my life."
"I believe in love."
“I remember when I was 33 or 34, it was devastating because I realized I wasn't a kid anymore. The great thing about 40 was that I really felt like I had life experience and knew what I was doing now."
“You've gotta do things that make you happy. As women, we tend to give away a lot. We take care of a lot of people, and we can't forget to take care of ourselves."
“Some people are naturally thin, and some are heavier. There is a lot of focus on it, and it can be a lot of pressure for people. But honestly, I think as long as someone is healthy, that is most important."
“The bottom line is that musicians love to make music and always will."
“I'm a hopeless romantic and passionate person when it comes to love."
“I like to cook Puerto Rican food. That's what I grew up on: rice, beans, meat, some Italian-American food. I know my way around the kitchen."
“I like to maintain a certain sense of fantasy in my life. I am kind of like that at home. Do I have the full hair and makeup? No. But I might have the nice dress on."
“Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for."
“You mirror what the world mirrors to you."
“When I was young, I was just about hard work. But as I got older, I did experience anxiety, doubt, judgment, and it's so easy to lose yourself for a second."
“I am a lover. And with my kids I am even softer. I realize with my son, I have to sometimes be tough, especially now when he's pushing boundaries. With my daughter, I can get a little stern with her and she pretty much will listen."
“Once you have a lot of success, you become a target in many ways."
“I came from the Bronx and a certain background. I worked really hard. I kept my focus on the right things."
“I just think that the whole diva thing is a misrepresentation of who I am."
Jennifer Lopez quotes share a lot of memories about her life that spans many years. She joined a host of celebrities who paid tribute to Kobe Bryant after the horrific death of his daughter and himself along with 7 others. She considers herself a soft person who just loves others. I hope her quotes will inspire us to be better to each other.