Happiness and confidence are the prettiest things you can wear

-Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

It's pretty intense writing about my own life, my own struggles. Taylor Swif

Taylor Swift
Maybe you're not meant to fit in. maybe you're supposed to stand out.
Taylor Swift

I think about food literally all day every day. It's a thing.

Taylor Swift
I'm so lucky that my songs are basically my diary put to music.
Taylor Swift

When I was a little girl I used to read fairy tales. In fairy tales you meet Prince Charming and he's everything you ever wanted. In fairy tales the bad guy is very easy to spot. The bad guy is always wearing a black cape so you always know who he is. Then you grow up and you realize that Prince Charming is not as easy to find as you thought. You realize the bad guy is not wearing a black cape and he's not easy to spot; he's really funny, and he makes you laugh, and he has perfect hair.

Taylor Swift
The only thing I can't control is the spin in the press. And so if I know I can't control that, I have to let it go.
Taylor Swift

Guarding your heart and protecting your dignity are a little bit more important than clarifying the emotions of someone who's only texting you back three words. I've learned that from trying to figure out people who don't deserve to be figured out. When someone seems mysterious, we like to romanticize that he's 'deep' or 'complicated.' But a lot of the time, things are exactly as they seem.

Taylor Swift
I think, a lot of times when you meet someone, you feel like you need to appear like you're not interested in them so that they'll be more interested in you. But what happens when you start showing him that you actually like him? What's he gonna do then? Play the tape forward; how do you keep a guy like that? I don't want to sign up for that.
Taylor Swift

A lot of people ask me, 'How did you have the courage to walk up to record labels when you were 12 or 13 and jump right into the music industry?' It's because I knew I could never feel the kind of rejection that I felt in middle school. Because in the music industry, if they're gonna say no to you, at least they're gonna be polite about it.

Taylor Swift
I'm very aware and very conscious of the path I chose in life, and very aware of the path I didn't choose.