Hilary Duff quotes:

  • I love that Euro-pop dance music, but with girl power. I also listen to Janis Joplin and Bob Dylan. I have a Beatles song tattooed on my foot. I'm all over the place.

  • I stopped going to school in the middle of fourth grade. Everyone grows up with the peer pressure, and kids being mean to each other in school. I think that's such a horrible thing, but I never really dealt with it in a high school way.

  • I've had a very unique path that's different from everybody else's. I was never a dater. I never went out that much. I've always had long-distance relationships. And, everything has come very fast in my life. I haven't waited for much.

  • When I'm on tour, I'm in a new city every single night, and the energy and the crowds and the kids and the screaming and them knowing every single word of my music and being onstage is such an energetic feeling with a big payoff.

  • I have always been interested in the paranormal and afterlife, everything from ghosts to angels. I think that everyone has that curiosity of the great unknown.

  • A part of me isn't like those women who love being pregnant. I love my baby, and I miss that feeling of being attached to him when he's kicking, but I was so ready to not be pregnant.

  • I have been writing songs and poems since I was a little girl. I started writing short scripts, which evolved into the idea for a book.

  • At first, when I got bad press and people would talk bad about my family or something like that, I would get really upset, but now it's just not worth my energy.

  • My life is very crazy and busy, but I love it that way.

  • I have an older sister named Haley and she wanted to be an actress. So I wanted to be an actress. It's really funny the way that some people don't give kids enough credit for like really being driven, and really wanting to do things so badly.

  • Mom always tells me to celebrate everyone's uniqueness. I like the way that sounds.

  • I just think that there's so much judgment in the world, whether it's coming from women in general or from men onto women - it's a lot. And when it comes to being a mom, I wish everyone could band together and realize that everyone has different beliefs, different styles, and different things that work for them and their family.

  • I'm pretty good at thinking about everything - all of my consequences - before I make a decision, and I think about everything that's going to happen because of that decision. I'm a Libra, and I'm very strategic.

  • It's not attractive when girls get superskinny. Guys don't like it. Girls don't like you as much. You lose some happiness when that's all you think about.

  • Everybody always talks about it, about how you don't know love until you meet your baby, and you really feel that. There are no words. It was a really wonderful surprise. And there is no way to prepare yourself for the sleep deprivation and what comes with it.

  • I love clothes. I can't control myself. I have a huge fetish for shoes and clothes and make-up. I'm the kind of person who doesn't like to wear things over and over again.

  • Like going to my favorite restaurant, it can sometimes get hard. I just can't go to the mall.

  • Girls bat their eyelashes and act like they don't know anything in front of guys they like, or give a little bit of eye contact, but not too much, or a bit of touching. Or being coy. Sure, I do a bit of that.

  • I love doing emotional scenes. As I've had a perfect life, I don't really have much to pull from. But it's really fun and not that challenging. It's almost pretty easy. The hardest thing is to try and make people laugh. That's a really hard thing.

  • I don't believe in having one partner for your whole life, but I hope I get married. I want to have a husband and two kids and a nice little life baking pies. I'm quite romantic. It's definitely important to have someone make you feel special.

  • Guys make me feel secure and comfortable when I'm scared or need attention. They bring stability. And affection. And fun. And drama. You learn so much from a boyfriend. It's hard to put into words, I guess.

  • When I turned about 18 or 19, I was really ready to, like, stop being - stop being seen in this, like, perfect light.

  • My relationship with my mom is so amazing. We never got to have that stage that people go through, like when you're 13 and you think you're too cool for your parents. When you're embarrassed by them and stuff. We never went through that because I was constantly working and she constantly had to be there.

  • Now my music is kind of pop-rock, right? If I'm 25 and singing still, I don't want to be singing music like that.

  • The love you have for your child is so much greater than any challenge you'll face as a parent, and that's what helps you through.

  • People talk worse about people than they talk good about people, because a lot of people like drama.

  • I love my mom. I totally look up to her, and she just doesn't let anybody take advantage of me. People might call that a stage mom.

  • I'm drawing the gossip surrounding the celebrity, or the image the celebrity tries to push on us.

  • I think ambition can be having something that you're good at and love to do.

  • People are going to say what they want to say and think what they want to think, and I can't change their minds.

  • My first crush was on John Travolta in 'Grease.'

  • I pop gum. My parents get so annoyed with me. I know my dad wishes he never taught me how to do that.

  • If you're not popular, then everyone is not wanting anything to do with you, or not answering the phone.

  • I ate a bug once. It was flying around me. I was trying to get it away. It went right in my mouth. It was so gross!

  • Weird, but sometimes I feel more like my cartoon character than I do Lizzie because she's a little more edgy and snappy.

  • Waiting for you is like waiting for rain in this drought. Useless and disappointing." ~ Sam (Hilary Duff), A Cinderella Story

  • I don`t think the Disney Channel gives us enough credit for the age range Lizzie McGuire actually has. College students come up to me, grandparents, famous people. It`s really funny.

  • I also love Dido and Nelly Furtado and people who are really into their music like that. And I love Renee Zellweger.

  • I just think that there's so much judgment in the world, whether it's coming from women in general or from men onto women - it's a lot. And when it comes to being a mom, I wish everyone could band together and realize that everyone has different beliefs, different styles, and different things that work them and their family.

  • I know I can handle dramatic roles, but I don't think I should have to play a young mother on crack to prove it.

  • What is meant to be, will always find its way. And when your down and feeling alone, just wanna run away, trust yourself and don't give up. You know you better than anyone else.

  • It was moving, but so absurd that I nearly laughed out loud. I imagined a new line of Hallmark cards: "Thank you for not killing my boyfriend, even if it risks killing you.

  • Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

  • I think people assume I'm perfect. I'm not. I make mistakes. I do things I regret. I'm stubborn.

  • Well, I'm not going to be singing about lollipops because I no longer relate to lollipops.

  • Soulmate" is an overused term, but a true soul connection is very rare, and very real.

  • There definitely was a time when I was pretty obsessed with my weight, but I'm better off not stressing about my body all the time.

  • He always believed that people live up or down to the amount of trust you put in them.

  • It's hard to stay true to yourself and what you want in life when there are so many distractions and so much craziness going on around you.

  • When the darkness rolls in, I'll be there through thick and thin.

  • I'm outgoing when I have to be, but usually, I'm kinda shy. I always think people don't want to talk to me. Some people might take that as being stuck-up, but I'm just shy.

  • Humans are very complex; I definitely have a new respect for authors that are able to write books nonstop. It's an incredible talent.

  • My mom always says, 'If you don't believe in something, you'll lose yourself completely.'

  • No, I'm not! I'm not a tomboy! I love my makeup! That's not true! I'm not a tomboy!

  • Sometimes I got scared of being too honest, because being in the public eye, I have always tried to hide my personal life. But I realized that isn't healthy.

  • You don't need to push your beliefs onto other people!

  • And it only matters how true you are. Be true to yourself and follow your heart.

  • Be bold before you get stuck not being bold.

  • Clea and I were touring one of the cathedrals in Italy, and in front of the whole tour I go 'That's so cute! Look, they have birdbaths in the church!

  • Every week I read about myself in a magazine, about something that I haven't done or some place that I've never been or don't even know. It's just gossip, rumors, egos, and politics.

  • Forget about the reasons why you can't in life and start to try

  • I actually didn't want to have control of the writing on my first album. To write, you have to have time to connect with yourself. I don't have that time right now, because I'm so busy.

  • I always feel like I'm in the five- to 10-pound struggle, but my life is so busy. I'm just not that concerned, really. I'm normal and I'm perfectly happy being that way. Some weeks I'm like, 'Man, my clothes are fitting so good,' and then some weeks, I'm, like, 'I need to cut back on a few things,' but that's it. I don't fall into the trap of having to be 110 pounds.

  • I can't really act the way I want to act, or say what I want to say all the time. And a lot of times, I cover that up with a smile.

  • I can't go more than 72 hours without shopping, but I don't think I'm excessive.

  • I feel like women's minds never stop.

  • I got married and had a baby. Created a human.

  • I knew I wanted to act, and I was really driven, so I kept going for it. We moved to L.A. full-time when I was 8 or 9.

  • I love men who have a lot going on in their lives, like I do.

  • I never feel like I conquered the day and did everything I possibly should have, could have, would have.

  • I started taking singing classes just two years ago. It was great. I never knew I could sing but I kind of found my voice.

  • I think every actor is looking for a challenge, and to play something different, and to be a part of a project with other great actors.

  • I think I'm happy with who I am. I don't know if I learned that from other girls or just people in general.

  • I try not to look at my schedule for the week because I'll get so overwhelmed. Every day, there are multiple things to be done and 10 things I don't end up accomplishing.

  • I want to collaborate. I'm a big believer in collaboration.

  • I went far and now I see that the only one I needed was me.

  • I'd been right from the start - soulmates were for fairy tales. In real life, people were just people, and they couldn't be trusted.

  • Id rather be seen the way I am now instead of falling over myself walking out of a club,

  • I'd seen Sage bleed. I'd made Sage bleed. Not that it hurt him any; he healed so quickly...In smaller doses it has incredible healing powers. Ben's voice rang out in my head. I remembered he said that earlier, about...the Elixir of Life.The crackpot, completely bogus, absolutely insane Elixir of Life.Did it actually exist? Had Sage had some? Enough to keep him alive, young, and speed-healing for the last five hundred years?And if so, had he used that time to find one woman, again and again in different incarnations, to love her...or destroy her?

  • I'm a sucker for a catchy song, and dance music. That's my sweet spot.

  • I'm not scandalous. I think it's actually embarrassing to be in those, yet some people will do anything to be in those magazines. I'm happy with who I am, and I'm happy with the way people portray me. If it's too normal, than that's their opinion.

  • It sounds cheesy but I think my life's kinda like a fairy tale. I worked really hard, but I'm very, very lucky too. I'm just 16 and I've done so many amazing things. I travel the world, I have fans who support me, and I get to do what I love - make movies, sing and really be myself. I have a beautiful family, a great support system, and wonderful friends - and I go shopping every week! I'm so lucky, but it's not necessarily like a CINDERELLA STORY.

  • It's not attractive when girls get super skinny. Guys don't like it. Gils don't like you as much. You lose some happiness when that's all you think about.

  • Let's go back, back to the Beginning...

  • My mom taught me not to talk about money.

  • Obviously I want my music on the radio and I want my record to do well, but I also have a totally different career, so a lot of people who are in music are just in music and can dedicate all their time to that and I can't do that, so I really want to have both things and I'm just trying to figure out how.

  • Pleased to meet you." Sage said, offering his hand. "The pleasure is all mine," Rayna Purred. "Unless ofcourse, it's all Clea's which is even better." Sage smiled and might have even blushed a bit, which was highly entertaining.

  • Sage made me complete. He made me happy. He was as much a part of me as my own body. How could anyone lose that and still exist?" - Clea Raymond

  • so the story goes but theres something you should know before i walk away and i blow the ending i never want to be without you oh no here i go now you know what i feel about you theres no running must have been wrong to doubt you oh there i go no control and i'm fallen so now you know

  • So what are you suggesting?" Grandfather asked. "We find a more acceptable group of people, then bring the Sacrifice to them? How do you propose we find them, a Facebook post? 'Click here to apply for eternal life'?

  • Someday you'll find the place It's the place where love takes over hate Then you'll see all the things you do Affect everyone around you Then you'll see there's no fear at all You held my hand, we took down that wall As I looked at you with nothing to say Now I understand why you pushed me away I looked far and now I see That the only one I needed was me

  • Sometimes I just wish I had a day off. I really need to clean my room.

  • That is what I think about women: We can do so much and take care of so much that we put a lot of pressure on ourselves to fully get it all handled.

  • That's so cute! They have birdbaths in the church!

  • The devil comes to bring a fate you couldn't imagine in your wildest dream.

  • The eyes are the windows to the soul

  • Then you don't know. You can't know what it feels like to meet a person and suddenly know without a doubt that the whole purpose of your life so far-every choice you made, every twist of fate along the way-was just a journey to get you to that person. My life started when I met Clea. Every minute without her is just killing time until we can be together again.

  • There's something that just happens to you when you have a baby, and you look at their little eyes for the first time when you're holding them. They've been safe inside your belly for almost 10 months, and now they're in your arms. Intuition kicks in, where you will do anything for them and you have all the tools inside of you to take care of them.

  • This was real. And it was me. I had lived that life, and I had died that death. I was staring at the very end of me.

  • When a newspaper comes out that says 'Duff' Puff - she must have gained 15 pounds' or something like that, how would any normal person react?

  • Who are you?" I asked. "You know who I am," he replied. "I'm yours." ~Clea / Sage, pg. 105

  • You can be edgy without showing off your boobs.

  • You have this way of making me feel like I can fly.

  • You're so convinced you'll disappoint people if you show them that you're not perfect. You don't realize you are perfect. Your imperfections are what make you perfect. They make you you. That's what people love. It's what I love too.

  • lets go back, back to the begining back to when the earth the sun the stars they all aligned, cause perfect didn't feel so perfect tryin to fit a square into a circle was no life i defy