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72 Great Quotes By Gwen Stefani That Will Make You Go Dancing In The Streets

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Gwen Stefani is an eminent American singer, actress, songwriter, television personality and fashion designer. She is also the lead vocalist and co-founder of the lead band ‘No Doubt’. The band became a hit soon after their breakthrough studio album ‘Tragic Kingdom’. In 2004, Stefani commenced his solo pop career with ‘Love.Angel.Music.Baby’ which was her debut solo album. The album was both commercially and critically acclaimed. The celebrated singer has also bagged in three ‘Grammy Awards’. She has also received a number of awards and accolades as a solo artist which include ‘Billboard Music Award’, ‘American Music Award’, ‘World Music Award’ and ‘Brit Award’. Following is a list of popular, famous and noteworthy quotes and sayings by Gwen Stefani which have been extracted from her songs, writings, lyrics, thoughts, works and life. Zoom through the quotes and thoughts by Gwen Stefani that will force you to shake a leg.

Act as young as you feel. You're not getting older; you're getting more entitled to be your fabulous self.

- Gwen Stefani

After you make a fool of yourself a few hundred times, you learn what works.

- Gwen Stefani

This last year I kind of stopped working out. I think my body just needed a break. And so I did that, and focused more on feeling good as opposed to beating myself up.

- Gwen Stefani

I have learned to delegate.

- Gwen Stefani

I've been trying to do films for years. So I've decided to wait until the next good part comes along and develop a record on my own in the meantime.

- Gwen Stefani

I'm kind of lazy. I like to lie around with my husband and watch TV and stuff like that.

- Gwen Stefani

It takes a lot of selfish time to make music.

- Gwen Stefani

Out of all the artistic things I do, music is the most rewarding because it's so hard to write songs.

- Gwen Stefani

Born to blossom, bloom to perish

- Gwen Stefani

My mom and dad met at Anaheim High School. After they got married, all they wanted to do was have four children, and they did.

- Gwen Stefani

I have to be creative to be happy.

- Gwen Stefani

Being a mom is hard, I think a lot of working moms feel that way.

- Gwen Stefani

A miracle... my biggest accomplishment is my marriage so far. Because it's hard, everyone knows it's hard.

- Gwen Stefani

You can't plan anything, right? You can try.

- Gwen Stefani

Every day I fail at something.

- Gwen Stefani

I like to make my husband like me more, and he likes it when I'm wearing makeup.

- Gwen Stefani

I've always been a girl who loves to dress up.

- Gwen Stefani

Finding that balance between work and family is the hardest thing I've ever done - by far.

- Gwen Stefani

It's superfun being a mom, but it's hard too.

- Gwen Stefani

I remember so vividly the first song I ever wrote. It was called 'Different People.'

- Gwen Stefani

Although I'd always wanted children, it was such an opposite thing to being a singer.

- Gwen Stefani

I have to tell everyone everything that's going on. It is different once you're married, because that's sacred.

- Gwen Stefani

Every record that I've ever made, I listen to it so much before it comes out. As soon as it comes out, I never listen to it again. It's, like, over.

- Gwen Stefani

Music has this emotional thing to it, and it touches people in crazy ways. The power of having that power is something that, once you have it, you don't want it to ever end.

- Gwen Stefani

I'm neurotic about trying not to be neurotic!

- Gwen Stefani

I'm vain enough to want do a movie again.

- Gwen Stefani

The one thing that makes me feel super lucky about my financial success is that I have a housekeeper.

- Gwen Stefani

I'm really emotional. I don't fight with people - like, I can barely fight with my husband because I'll just start crying instead. I've learned not to do that.

- Gwen Stefani

And if I let myself down, appear on stage when I'm not looking my best, it's not fun for me. I just beat myself up about it.

- Gwen Stefani

I'd like to have no rules and eat what I want, but I've learned over the years that I'm so disappointed when I can't wear the clothes I want to wear.

- Gwen Stefani

I work out five days a week; I can't imagine not doing it.

- Gwen Stefani

My priorities are always going to be my husband and my family now. That's a huge, huge thing.

- Gwen Stefani

My parents always pushed creativity on us, but they made it seem like the fun thing to do.

- Gwen Stefani

I'm vain enough to want do a movie again, but right now more roles are the last thing on my list.

- Gwen Stefani

You're always tellin' me to go out more, Go ahead, get out and see the world, But then I think, why should I? I'd rather stay home and cry.

- Gwen Stefani

Writing songs is super intimate. It's a bit like getting naked.

- Gwen Stefani

I want to be a guy, but I want to wear a lot of makeup.

- Gwen Stefani

If you're not Prince, you're never going to sound like Prince.

- Gwen Stefani

I'm lucky to not have a real job, to be able to express myself, be creative and be relevant.

- Gwen Stefani

I would love to learn to play something so I don't have to rely on someone to collaborate with.

- Gwen Stefani

I imagine my children are going to save me from my vanity and be my passion and fill whatever fears I have of the amazing time I'm having right now being gone.

- Gwen Stefani

I don't mean this in a stuck-up way, but I needed an attitude song.

- Gwen Stefani

I don't fight with people - like, I can barely fight with my husband because I'll just start crying instead.

- Gwen Stefani

At first it was my brother's songwriting and I was just doing what everyone told me.

- Gwen Stefani

At a certain point I'm going to want to have a family.

- Gwen Stefani

As a famous person you think how you're gonna end it, get away and have a normal life.

- Gwen Stefani

Being a singer is all about me. About ego. Being a mom is all about being selfless - two different worlds.

- Gwen Stefani

I wish I could write more make-believe. It's a lot easier to write about hard times and when things are going wrong. But I've never been a private person.

- Gwen Stefani

It was such a turning point to find that I had a talent and I had something to contribute, somewhere.

- Gwen Stefani

I think I've been able to fool a lot of people because I know I'm a dork. I'm a geek.

- Gwen Stefani

Everything works out how it should.

- Gwen Stefani

I was a different person before I started to write. When I realized I could be a songwriter and that people would listen - that was when I started feeling good in my life.

- Gwen Stefani

My mom always said I was the peacemaker in the family. My older brother, Eric, was the leader, the creative one. I was just his puppet.

- Gwen Stefani

I'm just, like, totally normal. The fact that any of this has happened, that we're sitting here at the Beverly Hills Hotel just gets me going, like, 'What?'

- Gwen Stefani

I don't have a strong sense of self-worth unless I'm doing something.

- Gwen Stefani

Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels.

- Gwen Stefani

My songs are basically my diaries. Some of my best songwriting has come out of time when I've been going through a personal nightmare.

- Gwen Stefani

I like the old, vintage Hollywood look.

- Gwen Stefani

I thought that I was going to be like this earth mother. When people would complain about being pregnant, I was like, 'What are you talking about? It's incredible! Just enjoy it.'

- Gwen Stefani

I'm like every other girl. I have to try really hard my whole life to try to be fit. And I'm super-vain.

- Gwen Stefani

I wanted so badly to have a backup plan for when I'm not performing anymore. Let's be realistic: it's not going to be like this forever.

- Gwen Stefani

It feels like the more I'm out there in the public eye, the more criticism I get. You need to have confidence - that's what it takes to walk out there and sing a song in front of a huge group of people.

- Gwen Stefani

Before, I was really passive, all I cared about was being in love with my boyfriend. I didn't have any creative power, nothing. I don't know that person any more.

- Gwen Stefani

I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella. It would be totally messed up!

- Gwen Stefani

Being in a band you can wear whatever you want - it's like an excuse for Halloween every day.

- Gwen Stefani

Life is short and you've got to get the most out of it.

- Gwen Stefani

I remember when I was in school, they would ask, 'What are you going to be when you grow up?' and then you'd have to draw a picture of it. I drew a picture of myself as a bride.

- Gwen Stefani

I got married and decided I wanted to do a dance record, and I didn't ever expect for it to be what it was or for the 'No Doubt' thing to be such a long break, but it was one of those things where you just had to sort of follow your inspiration.

- Gwen Stefani

If I wasn't even famous or had any success, I would still wake up and put tons of make-up on, and put on a cool outfit. That's always been who I've been my whole life, so that's never gonna change. I love fashion. I love getting dressed up. I love Halloween, too.

- Gwen Stefani

You know, I was chubby when I was a little girl. And I have all those issues everyone else has. But I try not to. And I've learned over the years that it's such a waste of time. And people like me whether I'm a little bit fatter or not.

- Gwen Stefani

I try not to be but I'm super-neurotic about diet. I'm neurotic about trying not to be neurotic! I'm like every other girl. I have to try really hard my whole life to try to be fit. And I'm super-vain. And I want to wear cute clothes.

- Gwen Stefani

Now I'm a wife and a mother of two. It's a really different role. I always referred to No Doubt as a marriage, because that's what it's like to be together for so long and go through what we've been through. I can't really have that relationship with them anymore.

- Gwen Stefani