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Our Taylor Swift quotes provide some insights into this brilliant songwriter and entertainer.

Taylor got her start in country music and became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. She has sold over 200 million records globally and is the most streamed woman on Spotify.

Enjoy our collection of Taylor Swift quotes and discover what Swifties (fans of the singer) have known all along: She can sing!

Best Taylor Swift Quotes

1.) No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.

2.) You are the only one who gets to decide what you will be remembered for.

3.) In life and love, you learn that there comes a time to let go and move on.

4.) Life isn’t how to survive the storm; it’s about how to dance in the rain.

5.) Just be yourself; there is no one better.

6.) I think that you can love people without it being the great love.

7.) We’re just entertaining people, and it’s supposed to be fun.

8.) I have this formula for music. If I continue to write songs about my life, and my life is always changing, then my music will always be changing.

9.) Being fearless isn’t being 100 percent not fearful; it’s being terrified, but you jump anyway.

10.) I’m intimidated by the fear of being average.

Great Taylor Swift quotations.

Inspirational Quotes by Taylor Swift

11.) The lesson I’ve learned the most often in life is that you’re always going to know more in the future than you know now.

12.) Believe in everything you do. Believe in your mistakes and grow from them.

11.) Anything you put your mind to and add your imagination into can make your life a lot better and a lot more fun.

12.) If you’re lucky enough to be different, never change.

13.) The way you walk, way you talk, way you say my name; it’s beautiful, wonderful, don’t you ever change.

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Taylor Swift On Inner Beauty

14.) I don’t know if you know who you are until you lose who you are.

15.) I think it’s the most important thing in life to dance to the beat of your own drum and to look like you’re having more fun than the people who look cool like they fit in.

16.) I’ve never felt like there’s just one way to be beautiful.

17.) Happiness and confidence are the prettiest things you can wear.

18.) Unique and different is the new generation of beautiful. You don’t have to be like everyone else.

19.) I work on accepting my body every day.

20.) Beauty is sincerity. There are so many different ways someone can be beautiful.

On Growing Up

21.) I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11, and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.

22.) Growing up is scary because it happens without you knowing it.

23.) When I was a teenager, my biggest lessons came from Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, George Strait, Rascal Flatts, and Brad Paisley.

24.) I learned so much from opening up for those artists, and it also taught me how to treat your opening acts and make them feel like they’re part of a family, not just a tour.

25.) My parents taught me never to judge others based on whom they love, what color their skin is, or their religion.

26.) I think who you are in school really sticks with you. I don’t ever feel like the cool kid at the party, ever. It’s like, ‘Smile and be nice to everybody because you were not invited to be here.’

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​​Taylor Swift On Relationships

27.) You need to be happy with yourself, or you’ll never be able to be happy in a relationship.

28.) To truly love is to have the courage to walk away and let the other person who wishes to be free go, no matter how much it hurts.

29.) When we’re falling in love or out of it, that’s when we most need a song that says how we feel.

30.) If you’re horrible to me, I’m going to write a song about it, and you won’t like it. That’s how I operate.

31.) In a relationship, each person should support the other; they should lift each other up.

32.) We leave a piece of ourselves and our magic in a person that we fall in love with.

33.) Even if it ends badly, it’s worth it if it made you feel something, it taught you something.

Be yourself quote by Taylor.

Quotes On Love

These Taylor Swift quotes address falling in love, love, and relationships.

34.) I write a lot of songs about love, and I think that’s because, to me, love seems like this huge complicated thing. But it seems like every once in a while; two people get it figured out, two people get it right. And so I think the rest of us, we walk around daydreaming about what that might be like.

35.) To find that one great love, where all of a sudden, everything that seemed to be so complicated, became simple. And everything that used to seem so wrong all of a sudden seemed right because you were with the person who made you feel fearless.

36.) I’m not opposed to falling in love.

​37.) I’ve learned that you can’t predict [love] or plan for it. For someone like me who is obsessed with organization and planning, I love the idea that love is the one exception to that. Love is the one wild card.

On Prince Charming

38.) 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 On Songwriting

39.) I’m a songwriter. Everything affects me.

40.) I think songwriting is the ultimate form of being able to make anything that happens in your life productive.

41.) People haven’t always been there for me, but music always has.

42.) I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead of turning to drugs and alcohol.

43.) If you write, you can turn your lessons into your legacy.

44.) It’s pretty intense writing about my own life, my own struggles.

45.) Yeah, I write a lot of songs about boys. And I’m very happy to do that.

46.) Words can break someone into a million pieces, but they can also put them back together. I hope you use yours for good because the only words you’ll regret more than the ones left unsaid are the ones you use to intentionally hurt someone.

On Performing

47.) When I’m 40, and nobody wants to see me in a sparkly dress anymore, I’ll be like: ‘Cool, I’ll just go in the studio and write songs for kids.

48.) My audience has really become a very diverse group of people. It’s not just 15-year-old girls. That’s kind of what allows me to write from all the different places I want to write from.

49.) My favorite thing in the world is telling stories, and most of what I do is telling stories through music.

50.) I live for the feeling of standing on a stage and saying, ‘I feel this way,’ and the crowd responding with, ‘We do too!’ And me being like, ‘Really?’ And they’re like, ‘Yes!’

Life Quotes

51.) I don’t think you should ever take life so serious that you forget to play.

52.) No matter how bad your day is, just be grateful this day is added to your life.

53.) Life is like walking — you take one step at a time.

54.) No one has the right to criticize you for how your body looks, but they will. One thing I’ve learned from experiencing this exact kind of criticism is that no one else can label your body except for you.

55.) You get to a point where it’s like you can’t really do anything right, and people will pick on you for whatever decisions you make, so I just try and take no notice and get on with my music.

56.) I just want to spend the rest of my life with someone who makes me smile, laugh, feel special, and supports me.

Life Lessons

57.) It can be heartbreaking when you find out that your fairytale image of the world doesn’t match the reality.

58.) Obviously, anytime you’re standing up against or for anything, you’re never going to receive unanimous praise. But that’s what forces you to be brave. And that’s what’s different about the way I live my life now.

59.) I don’t think it’s the most important thing in life to fit in.

60.) At some point, you have to forget about grudges because they only hurt.

61.) In life, you learn lessons. And sometimes you learn them the hard way. Sometimes you learn them too late.

fearless quote.

On Being Fearless

62.) To me, fearless is not the absence of fear. It’s not being completely unafraid. To me, fearless is having fears. Fearless is having doubts. Lots of them. To me, Fearless is living in spite of those things that scare you to death.

On Success

These Taylor Swift quotes address the need to be willing to make mistakes, decision making, and success.

63.) I really want everyone to know, especially young people, the hundreds or thousands of dumb ideas that I’ve had are what led me to my good ideas. You have to give yourself permission to fail.

64.) What I did do was try to make the right decision for me at the time, whether or not it had ever been successfully done before; I think maybe that might be the key because oftentimes in any industry, people are looking for a precedent or data that shows this idea is a good one or a feasible one.

65.) I never want to change so much that people can’t recognize me.

Taylor Swift Singing Anti-Hero Video

Taylor Swift Lyrics

66.) I find myself runnin’ home to your sweet nothings.
Sweet Nothing

67.) Have I known you twenty seconds or twenty years?

68.) You held your pride like you should have held me.
The Story of Us

69.) I was right there beside him all summer long, and then the time we woke up to find that summer gone.
Tim McGraw

70.) I had a marvelous time ruining everything.
The Last Great American Dynasty

71.) All’s well that ends well to end up with you.

72.) Darling, I fancy you.
London Boy

73.) Cause, darling, I’m a nightmare dressed like a daydream.
Blank Space

74.) Untouchable, burning brighter than the sun. And when you’re close, I feel like coming undone.

75.) I don’t wanna look at anything else now that I saw you.

76.) I can’t decide if it’s a choice: getting swept away.

Empowering Taylor Swift Song Lyrics

77.) And I don’t know why but with you, I’d dance in a storm in my best dress, fearless.

78.) I hope you remember today is never too late to be brand new.

79.) You got that James Dean daydream look in your eye.

80.) I’ll never miss a beat. I’m lightning on my feet, And that’s what they don’t see.
Shake It Off

81.) But I knew you’d linger like a tattoo kiss. I knew you’d haunt all of my what-ifs.

82.) The road not taken looks real good now.
Tis the Damn Season

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83.) I made you my world, have you heard?

84.) I should not be left to my own devices.

85.) I’m so in love that I might stop breathing.

86.) And all at once, you are the one I have been waiting for.
King Of My Heart

87.) I want you for worse or for better; I would wait forever and ever.
How You Get The Girl

88.) I knew you were trouble when you walked in.
I Knew You Were Trouble

89.) You’ve got a smile that could light up this whole town.
You Belong With Me

90.) There’s glitter on the floor after the party.
New Year’s Day

91.) I am the problem; it’s me.

Wise Words

92.) We don’t need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.

93.) I think the perfection of love is that it’s not perfect.

94.) Anytime someone tells me that I can’t do something, I want to do it more.

95.) My ultimate goal is to end up being happy. Most of the time.

96.) I you’re yelling, you’re the one who’s lost control of the conversation.

97.) At some point, you grow out of being attracted to that flame that burns you over and over and over again.

98.) Giving up doesn’t always mean you’re weak; sometimes, you’re just strong enough to let go.

99.) Never believe anyone who tells you that you don’t deserve what you want.

100.) You can’t have a better tomorrow if you keep thinking about yesterday.

101.) Fearless is having the courage to say goodbye to someone who only hurts you, even if you can’t breathe without them.

102.) But no matter what love throws at you, you have to believe in it. You have to believe in love stories and prince charmings and happily ever afters. Because I think love is fearless.

103.) People haven’t always been there for me, but music always has.

104.) I took a chance, I took a shot, And you may think I’m bullet-proof, but I’m not. You took a swing; I took it hard. And down here from the ground, I see who you are.

105.) I’m intimidated by the fear of being average.

106.) Silence speaks so much louder than screaming tantrums. Never give anyone an excuse to say that you’re crazy.

Thoughtful Taylor Swift Quotes

107.) Giving up doesn’t always mean you’re weak; sometimes, you’re just strong enough to let go.

108.) It’s kind of exhilarating, walking through a crazy, insane mob. The most miraculous process is watching a song go from a tiny idea in the middle of the night to something that 55,000 people are singing back to you.

109.) My experience with songwriting is usually so confessional; it’s so drawn from my own life and my own stories.

110.) Please don’t ever become a stranger whose laugh I could recognize anywhere

111.) So make the friendship bracelets; take the moment and taste it; you’ve got no reason to be afraid.

112.) No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.

113.) The cool thing about reading is that when you read a short story or you read something that takes your mind and expands where your thoughts can go, that’s powerful.

114.) You can’t have a better tomorrow if you keep thinking about yesterday.

115.) A lot of people think if they’re shouting the loudest, they’ll be heard, but most people lose respect for you when you lose your cool.

FAQ Taylor Swift

Here are some frequently asked questions about Taylor Swift.

What are Taylor Swift’s nicknames?

T-Swift, T.Swizzle, Tay Tay, Blondie, Tay, Miss Americana, and Teffy are some of the nicknames for Taylor Swift.

What are Taylor Swift’s most popular songs?

Her most-sold singles are “Love Story,” “Shake It Off,” and “Blank Space.”

Where was Taylor Swift born and raised?

Taylor Swift was born in West Reading, Pennsylvania. She lived in nearby Wyomissing. When she was 13, her family sold their farm and moved to Hendersonville, Tennessee, near Nashville.

We hope you enjoyed our Taylor Swift quotes page.

By MJ O’Halloran

MJ is a writer and photographer based in St. Paul. A Swiftie at heart, she also took the concert photos shown here.


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