The cool thing about reading is that when you read a short story or you read something that takes your mind and expands where your thoughts can go, that's powerful.
I only sing in my church choir. Except the other night, I stole the show at karaoke night.
I don't know if I could do this with the same energy, and in the same way - all the costume changes and glitter and hair and makeup - all the time. When I'm in my 50s, I kind of think I'll want to be in a garden.
Music is my shining light, my favorite thing in the world. T get me to stop doing it for one second would be difficult!
When you see something bad happening out in the world, you should try to help in whatever way you can.
When I was growing up in Pennsylvania, auditioning for Broadway was my dream. Taylor S
I am alone a lot, which is good. I need that time to just be alone after a long day, just decompress. So, I go to either my house or the hotel, or my apartment, or whatever - wherever I am, I go home and I watch TV and I sit there, with my cat, and I just watch TV or go online, check my emails.
I go to Wal-Mart all the time. The one in my hometown of Hendersonville, Tenn., is open 24 hours, so I go there a lot to buy DVDs and stuff like that.
There are times when you get frustrated, but the one thing you always focus on is treating people well. You just cannot storm off and freak out.
I remember straightening my hair because I wanted to be like everybody else, and now the fact that anybody would emulate what I do? It's just funny.
Unique and different is the new generation of beautifulâ€¦ You dont have to be like everybody else. In fact I donâ€™t think you should.
Never forget the essence of your spark!
'Mean' is a song I wrote about somebody who wrote things that were so mean so many times that it would ruin my day. Then it would ruin the next day. And it would level me so many times, I just felt like I was being hit in the face every time this person would take to their computer.
I'm so lucky that my songs are basically my diary put to music.
If I'm gonna write songs about my exes, they can write songs about me. That's how it works.
Romeo save me, I've been feeling so alone. I keep waiting for you, but you never come. Is this in my head? I don't know what to think.
Different phases of your life have different levels of deep, traumatizing heartbreak, and in this period of my life, my heart was not irreparably broken. So itâ€™s not as boy-centric of an album, because my life hasnâ€™t been boy-centric.
I discover poetry when I was in elementary school and I was so fascinated by it. Because I realised if you get the right amount of syllables and the right amount of words, in the right rhyme scheme and you put it all together. You make words just bounce of a page.
Through it all nobody gets me like you do.
I would love to sign on to do a movie if it was the right role and if it was the right script, because I would be taking time away from music to tell a big grand story, and spend all of my time and pouring all of my emotions into being someone else. So for me to do that, it would have to be a story
But no matter what love throws at you, you have to believe in it. You have ot believe in love stories and prince charmings and happily ever after. That's why I write these songs. Because I think love is FEARLESS.
I'm Taylor, I'm 11 and I want a record deal.
It's true that I've never had a burning desire to rebel against my parents.
I've got my Grammys on top of my piano and I look at them when I play. Taylor Swif
So don't you worry your pretty little mind because people throw rocks at things that shine. [Ours]
But when I hear a great song, I can't help but be inspired by it, regardless of whatever genre that song falls under.
My attitude has always been if you get better and you see success, that should motivate you to even work harder, so that's kinda how I approach everything.
I feel the emotion that life conjures up and the songs I write get me closer to my feelings and realising who I am. It's a natural process.
I've written all my songs on every single one of my records, and that's what's been fun about looking back.
Just because you make a good plan, doesn't mean that's what's gonna happen.