56 Jennifer Lopez Quotes to Chase Your Dreams

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Jennifer Lopez is a talented actress, singer, and dancer who has captivated audiences for decades. She is known for her powerful performances, fierce determination, and positive attitude. Through her words and actions, she has inspired many to pursue their dreams and never give up. Here are the most inspiring quotes from Jennifer Lopez that have motivated people around the world to chase their dreams and never give up.

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Jennifer Lopez Quotes

1. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” – Jennifer Lopez

2. “You’ve got to love yourself first. You’ve got to be okay on your own before you can be okay with somebody else.” – Jennifer Lopez

3. “I just think that the whole diva thing is a misrepresentation of who I am.” – Jennifer Lopez

4. “I was always a singer and a dancer, and I always wanted to be an actress. For me, it’s all just one thing.” – Jennifer Lopez

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5. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

6. “When you have children, you realise you can’t plan anything. There’s no Plan A, no Plan B. Life will happen and you will go with it.” – Jennifer Lopez

7. “If you don’t love yourself, you can’t love anybody else. And I think as women we really forget that.” – Jennifer Lopez

8. “I am positive – determined to move forward with my life, bring up my babies, and do the best job I can as a mother, entertainer, and person.” – Jennifer Lopez

9. “A romantic comedy has to be funny and make you think about life; but the obstacle that has to be overcome is key.” – Jennifer Lopez

10. “Being an artist doesn’t start because you’re 21, and it doesn’t end because you’re 51. You are who you are until the day you die.” – Jennifer Lopez

11. “I love to eat everything and you pretty much can – a little piece of something fattening is not going to kill you. It’s when you eat the whole box that it’s going to kill you.” – Jennifer Lopez

12. “I know that being seen as a role model means taking responsibility for all my actions. I am human, and of course, sometimes I make mistakes. But I promise that when I fall, I get back up.” – Jennifer Lopez

13. “Early on, my family really made me love who I was and what I looked like.” – Jennifer Lopez

14. “When I first started on television, people, and even my own manager at the time, would tell me I had to make all of these changes. But you have to stand up and say, ‘There’s nothing wrong with me or my shape or who I am; you’re the one with the problem!’ And when you can really believe that, all of a sudden other people start believing, too.” – Jennifer Lopez

15. “I think a lot about teaching my kids to work hard.” – Jennifer Lopez

16. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

17. “Beauty is only skin deep. I think what’s really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit.” – Jennifer Lopez

18. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

19. “You get what you give. What you put into things is what you get out of them.” – Jennifer Lopez

20. “You mirror what the world mirrors to you.” – Jennifer Lopez

21. “When I am wrong, I will learn the lesson and move on to face other challenges. For me, that’s what creating your own life is. Doing your best work while being your best self.” – Jennifer Lopez

22. “I don’t regret what I’ve been through. I’ve had ups and downs, super highs and some really low lows. I’ve been so blessed that I could never say, ‘I wish this didn’t happen.’ It’s part of who I am. There’s nothing in my life that’s so ugh.” – Jennifer Lopez

23. “I seriously feel like the best days are ahead, and I like the idea of getting to do everything I did before but with more knowledge, experience, and street smarts. There’s a certain love, appreciation, and gratitude that you have at 40 that you don’t have when you’re younger, and it makes every accomplishment feel so much better.” – Jennifer Lopez

24. “I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship.” – Jennifer Lopez

25. “Women should never go without earrings. Passing on them is an opportunity missed.” – Jennifer Lopez

26. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

27. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

28. “And I love the idea of spending the whole day in bed with my lover.” – Jennifer Lopez

29. “I think if you’re in a committed relationship, unless you have some sort of an understanding, monogamy is something that should exist.” – Jennifer Lopez

30. “I only do what my gut tells me to. I think it’s smart to listen to other people’s advice, but at the end of the day, you’re the only one who can tell you what’s right for you.” – Jennifer Lopez

31. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

32. “There are certain people that are marked for death. I have my little list of those that treated me unfairly.” – Jennifer Lopez

33. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

34. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

35. “It’s a real roller-coaster ride if you’re lucky to have longevity in this business – you have to be able to ride those waves.” – Jennifer Lopez

36. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

37. “I have to work, for my soul.” – Jennifer Lopez

38. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

39. “I’ve learned something about kids – they don’t do what you say; they do what you do.” – Jennifer Lopez

40. “You can’t take life for granted.” – Jennifer Lopez

41. “I love a long bath. I love anything creative. I love decorating. I even love just flipping through magazines and vegging out for a while. But I’m also one of those people who loves to work, so I’ll sing, dance, work on my next performance, or write whomever it may be about a new idea.” – Jennifer Lopez

42. “The bear is what we all wrestle with. Everybody has their bear in life. It’s about conquering that bear and letting him go.” – Jennifer Lopez

43. “It’s a shame to call somebody a ‘diva’ simply because they work harder than everybody else.” – Jennifer Lopez

44. “I like to maintain a certain sense of fantasy. At home, do I have the full hair and makeup? No. But I might have the nice dress on.” – Jennifer Lopez

45. “I’m a hopeless romantic and passionate person when it comes to love.” – Jennifer Lopez

46. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

47. “I loved the last album, and it was one hundred percent me. But this is like me two years later, who understands a little bit more about music and understands a little bit more about making an album. I wrote a lot more.” – Jennifer Lopez

48. “There’s no way in the world that just because women turn the number 40, they’re anything less than amazing. That’s crazy. If anything, you’re even more amazing!” – Jennifer Lopez

49. “I always joke about letting the haters motivate you. Everybody has that in their life, people who doubt them or make them feel less than they are. It just takes faith and belief in yourself, and you’ve got to dig deep into that. That has to come from you – nobody’s going to give you that.” – Jennifer Lopez

50. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

51. “You have to come in and be that character when you walk into the room. That’s what one of my first acting teachers taught me. You know, don’t go in there being Jennifer and then expect to flip and change, because they’re not going to have that imagination.” – Jennifer Lopez

52. “I judge people on how they smell, not how they look.” – Jennifer Lopez

53. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

54. “The biggest insecurity I had was my singing. Even though I had sold 70 million records, there was this feeling like, I’m not good at this.” – Jennifer Lopez

55. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

56. “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.” – Jennifer Lopez

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