65 Alicia Keys Quotes On Success In Life

Alicia Augello Cook known professionally as Alicia Keys is an American singer-songwriter. A classically-trained pianist, Keys began composing songs by age 12 and was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records. After disputes with the label, she signed with Arista Records and later released her debut album, Songs in A Minor, with J Records in 2001. These Alicia Keys quotes will motivate you.

Best Alicia Keys Quotes

  1. “Be driven, be focused, but enjoy every moment, because it only happens once.” ~ Alicia Keys
  2. “Everything you want to be, you already are. You’re simply on the path to discovering it.” ~ Alicia Keys
  3. “Risk the fall to know how it feels to fly.” ~ Alicia Keys
  4. “All of us are different. That’s what makes us interesting and special. I don’t want to be anything like another person. I want to be totally myself and go against the grain, forge my own path. I’ve learned that being different is what makes you stand out. It makes everything so much more intriguing.” ~ Alicia Keys
  5. “Things can be really empty in this world, and I don’t just mean the music world. It can become a very meaningless place if you don’t really understand: Who am I? Why am I here? What am I doing? To feel fulfillment and have a deeper level of understanding, personally, that is the most important thing.” ~ Alicia Keys
  6. “I’m in constant pursuit of growing and evolving.” ~ Alicia Keys

  7. “There’s something so powerful about being my own gorgeous, beautiful, individual, unique self.” ~ Alicia Keys
  8. “Our mission goes beyond commerce, it goes beyond technology. Our intent is to preserve music’s importance in our lives, music is the language of love, of laughter, of heartbreak, of mystery. It’s the world’s true, true, without question, universal language.” ~ Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys quotes on music
  9. “Create the world you want, and fill it with the opportunities that matter to you.” ~ Alicia Keys
  10. “The most important thing is to be proud of the work that you put into something, and put the ego aside.” ~ Alicia Keys
  11. “The most important thing to remember is that you can wear all the greatest clothes and all the greatest shoes, but you’ve got to have a good spirit on the inside. That’s what’s really going to make you look like you’re ready to rock the world.” ~ Alicia Keys
  12. “I believe in the limitlessness of humans. We’re capable of incredible things. At times, that realization is frightening.” ~ Alicia Keys
  13. “There’s too much darkness in the world. Everywhere you turn, someone is tryin’ to tear someone down in some way; everywhere you go, there’s a feeling of inadequacy or a feeling that you’re not good enough. I want to bring a certain light to the world.” ~ Alicia Keys
  14. “I believe if you can find something to give back to, your soul will feel fulfilled in a very powerful way.” ~ Alicia Keys

  15. “The more you know the stronger you become, the closer you feel to yourself and the farther you can go.” ~ Alicia Keys
  16. “I’ve seen so many lives turn around from the impossible. I have come to embrace the idea that even the simplest act of understanding, love and attention can produce the biggest results.” ~ Alicia Keys
  17. “My mixed-race background made me a broad person, able to relate to different cultures. But any woman of colour, even a mixed colour, is seen as black in America. So that’s how I regard myself.” ~ Alicia Keys
  18. “Love is accepting people for who they are and what they are, regardless.” ~ Alicia Keys
  19. “If we took the time to learn more about different places and people, perhaps we would have more empathy for each other.” ~ Alicia Keys
  20. “Everybody goes through their life in different ways. I definitely am having my journey. It evolves and changes. At some moments, I feel totally off center and trying to find my way back.” ~ Alicia Keys
  21. “I always want to stay focused on who I am, even as I’m discovering who I am.” ~ Alicia Keys
  22. “Sometimes you need to start again, in order to fly” ~ Alicia Keys

  23. “You can’t really compare people. That’s one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned because comparing yourself to someone else really stops you from being who you are.” ~ Alicia Keys
  24. “It’s when we become afraid of everything and worried about everything that you are never going to reach your highest potential.” ~ Alicia Keys
  25. “Life is going to be a constant peeling back of layers, a constant unlearning of what we’ve been taught or believe to be true. I think that I’ve come to terms with the fact that that’s just going to happen for the whole duration of my life. I feel really good about being able to look myself in the face and say, “Oh, who are you now?” And that might change.” ~ Alicia Keys
  26. “You’re stronger, and you’re better, and you’re ready for whatever.” ~ Alicia Keys
  27. “Simplicity makes me happy.” ~ Alicia Keys

  28. “You can be very fulfilled as a mother, but that can’t be the only way you are fulfilled. What about being a woman? What about being yourself? Your awareness of what’s happening in the world? It lives altogether in a way that makes a whole. I guess I’d say I’m the wholest I’ve ever been.” ~ Alicia Keys
  29. “What breaks my heart is suffering of any kind. Too often, our world is divisive and cruel where it needs to be uniting and loving.” ~ Alicia Keys
  30. “Failure isn’t an option. I’ve erased the word fear from my vocabulary and I think when you erase fear you can’t fail.” ~ Alicia Keys
  31. “We’re all going to change. Otherwise, it’s boring. Who wants to stay the damn same all their life?” ~ Alicia Keys
  32. “Your life can become the background for the art you create.” ~ Alicia Keys

  33. “I pray to give thanks and to recognize all the good things that are in my life even during times of great change, confusion, or frustration.” ~ Alicia Keys
  34. “Most times, your blessings are also your curses. And for me, I have this ability to express myself so clearly with pen and paper, but when it comes to expressing myself verbally, I put up a big wall.” ~ Alicia Keys
  35. “How far you go depends on what you want for yourself, how much you’re willing to leave on the floor, and how much you wanna face the fears you have inside of you. It’s everything we’re all dealing with every day.” ~ Alicia Keys
  36. “Through the shake of an earthquake, I will never fall. That’s how strong my love is.” ~ Alicia Keys
  37. “Prayer keeps me centered.” ~ Alicia Keys , Alicia Keys quotes on prayer
  38. “Living will always be a struggle looking for someone to love you.” ~ Alicia Keys
  39. “Right now the way I define beauty is individuality and wisdom, which I think creates a certain inner confidence. And not confidence in a way that’s only on the surface, but a deep-down knowing of yourself or settling into who you are.” ~ Alicia Keys
  40. “I’d rather believe in my own choice and see it all go wrong than do something I’m not fully convinced of and later feel guilty about it.” ~ Alicia Keys
  41. “Love will come find you, just to remind you of who you are.” ~ Alicia Keys

  42. “I think you are who you are, and your kids will see who you are. So you’d better be a good person, because they are going to see it, and that’s going to shape them. They are going to become you.” ~ Alicia Keys
  43. “I don’t think even when you find a person, you can be completely honest, ever. There’s still pieces of you that you don’t give away. I do believe you always need that place where it’s just you, your thoughts, no one else’s judgment or anything.” ~ Alicia Keys
  44. “We’re all going to change. Otherwise, it’s boring.” ~ Alicia Keys
  45. “I’d rather not have anything than be a liar.” ~ Alicia Keys
  46. “I think there was something about being in a tough environment that gave me a certain drive.” ~ Alicia Keys
  47. “Writing in my journal keeps me focused on my spirit and what I need or feel.” ~ Alicia Keys

  48. “The artists who have inspired me the most in my life are the ones who have really had something to say and stand up for. That, to me, is part of being an artist-having the voice to express things that need to be verbalized and brought to light. Unfortunately, I don’t think that’s a priority for people, because the few artists who do have the nerve to take a stand for what they believe get shut down in a way.” ~ Alicia Keys
  49. “Moments are so fleeting; I want to hold on to the good ones.” ~ Alicia Keys
  50. “I’ve always expressed myself best through writing. I’ve gotten out all of my deepest feelings that way for as long as I can remember.” ~ Alicia Keys
  51. “I don’t have a ton of friends, but the friends I have are great ones. I don’t have huge family, but the family I have is a great one.” ~ Alicia Keys
  52. “How you look is your statement, because it’s a claiming of yourself.” ~ Alicia Keys
  53. “Love me like you’ll never see me again.” ~ Alicia Keys

  54. “My life is rich because I have those kinds of people in my life.” ~ Alicia Keys
  55. “Empower us women and we will change this whole entire world.” ~ Alicia Keys
  56. “We have the potential to help people out of poverty, out of disease, out of slavery and out of conflict. Too often we turn the other way because we think there’s nothing we can do.” ~ Alicia Keys
  57. “No one will take care of you if you don’t take care of yourself.” ~ Alicia Keys
  58. “You have to identify what you care about and why you care about it. It has to be personal. It has to be something that fires you up or means something to you, or it’s not going to drive you.” ~ Alicia Keys
  59. “I don’t worry cause, everything’s gonna be alright.” ~ Alicia Keys
  60. “All women are NATURALLY, badass!” ~ Alicia Keys

  61. “You’re at your most purest, most innocent, pure state when you’re doing something you’ve never done before. You’re scared a little, you’re a little vulnerable, you’re kind of trying, and then you’re also better because you’re trying harder than you maybe would try.” ~ Alicia Keys
  62. “Wait, I’m deciding to be my own individual self. And it looks nothing like what anyone else is doing.” ~ Alicia Keys
  63. “It’s the unknown that makes me feel the most vulnerable.” ~ Alicia Keys
  64. “When I was a kid I’d practice Chopin on piano – and I love Chopin! He’s my dawg! Then I’d go out on the stoop and blast the radio. I’m from New York, the concrete jungle. Hip-hop influenced me from day one.” ~ Alicia Keys
  65. “I’m not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I’m thick. I like my body.” ~ Alicia Keys

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