Since I was old enough to understand what a songwriter/producer is, I've had a curiosity about how Max Martin creates what he creates. I wanted to see that happen. I wanted to be there. I wanted to learn from him.
Having room to run and having just the space to use your imagination and create stories out of everyday life, I think that had a lot to do with me wanting write. And write songs
Rebellion is what you make of it. When you've been on a tour bus for two months straight, and then you get in your car and drive wherever you want, that can feel rebellious.
Keeping your emotions all locked up is something thatâ€™s unfair to you. When you clearly know how you feel. You should say it.
I started making choices based on what I wanted, and didnâ€™t feel like I needed to justify them. If I wanted to cut my hair, I did it. If I wanted to move to New York, I did it. If I wanted to take a spontaneous road trip, I did it. At 24 I decided that my life is enough for me, and I stopped looki
I think I have a big fear of things spiraling out of control. Out of control and dangerous and reckless and thoughtless scares me, because people get hurt.
Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism.
At a certain point, if you chase two rabbits, you lose them both.
When you hear people making hateful comments, stand up to them. Point out what a waste it is to hate, and you could open their eyes.
It was a time of great loneliness. He had a group of friends, and suddenly I had no one and did not understand why. I felt excluded. Some days, the majority was in high school and did not know who to talk to. And that is something really terrible when you're twelve years old.
I spend a lot of time balancing between faith and disbelief.
I'm not really that girl who dreams about her wedding day.
your hands are tough but there mine belong in
I keep going back to love when I write songs because I can't figure it out.
You can draw inspiration from anything. If you're a good storyteller, you can take a dirty look somebody gives you, or if a guy you used to have flirtations with starts dating a new girl, or somebody you're casually talking to says something that makes you so mad - you can create an entire scenario
FEARLESS is getting back up and fighting for what you want over and over again....even though every time you've tried before you've lost.
I put out one album one week, and I'm already worried about the next one. I feel a lot of emotion throughout the course of a day. But not to the point where you need to be worried about me.
I became a people-watcher when I lost all my friends when I was 12.
Yes! I did [grow up on a Christmas Tree farm], so this is a good season for me. I was too young to help with the hauling of the trees up the hills and putting them onto cars. So, it was my job to pull off the preying mantis pods off of the Christmas trees. The problem with that is if you leave them
I think that when you're making your way up in the music industry, you have all these heroes and the reasons why they are your heroes. As soon as you get into the industry, your guidelines change a little bit. For me, my heroes now are great people first and great artists second.
Always consider giving someone the benefit of the doubt. Until he establishes that this is a game... And if it's a game, then you need to win.
When you're 25 or 30, you know, you can't wear lime-green eye shadow anymore. Taylor S
It's a love story, baby, just say, Yes.
But when I hear a great song, I can't help but be inspired by it, regardless of whatever genre that song falls under.
Heartbreak is the national anthem. We sing it proudly.
People haven't always been there for me, but music always has.
My thoughts will echo your name until I see you again.
Factoring in millions of people when I'm writing a song is not a good idea. I don't ever do it.
I think that what people always want is what they don't have a lot of.
If we continue to show young girls that they are being compared to other girls, weâ€™re doing ourselves a huge disservice as a society. I surround myself with smart, beautiful, passionate, driven, ambitious women. Other women who are killing it should motivate you, thrill you, challenge you and insp