Gwen Stefani Poster

Quotes (27)

  • I think everyone has gifts and everyone has talents. If you are successful at it, it feels really good but it never really penetrates completely. There are moments where I think that we made an amazing record and I'm so proud of it, but I don't wake up and go, "Wow, I'm amazing.
  • It's always odd to talk about my fashion. It's something you look at-you don't need to talk about it.
  • I don't know what I'm going to do, but I've always wanted to do the family thing
  • At a certain point I'm going to want to have a family and I'm not going to have time to be running around the world doing this shit and being greedy. I can always write songs. But can I always wear an Alice-in-Wonderland costume? I probably shouldn't. I can at home. 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!
  • As a famous person you think how you're gonna end it, get away and have a normal life. 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. I don't want to drop off and not be on the radio or not be able to talk about myself for hours. I don't want it to go away. But at the same time, I never expected to be here in the first place.
  • 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 learnt not to do that.
  • I've been making a conscious effort not to think about the future. I'm lucky to not have a real job, to be able to express myself, be creative and be relevant. I don't know what I will be doing in 10 years. How old will I be? Forty-five. I don't want to think about it to be honest, because it's a waste of time. Tomorrow night I'll be in bed with my husband again and it will be really great. It's all about right now.
  • I'm like a peanut butter sandwich.
  • The one thing that makes me feel super lucky about my financial success is that I have a housekeeper.
  • 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.
  • I really want to take some more time out and be with my husband. I guess what I really want is to have a baby. Life is short and you've got to get the most out of it.
  • I'd like to stress that I only have a small role. Oh, who am I kidding? There are no small roles in a Martin Scorsese film. (Regarding her role in The Aviator (2004)).
  • For me, acting comes from the same place as performing music. I just have to perform. I wanted to get it right and I did. Sometimes you just have to go for it.
  • "They are my best friends, so when I told them that I wanted to try something solo they responded in the way that best friends do. It was a matter of timing. We've all been growing up and our priorities have changed. Then I went and got married and my priorities certainly changed." (regarding pursuing a solo music career away from her rock group, No Doubt)
  • "This album is just about me. Although at times I think there's less of me on this than anything I've done because of all the people involved." (regarding her first solo album, Love Angel Music Baby)
  • I imagine having children will save me from my vanity and fill whatever fears I have. [on easing up on her career to consider a family, in Rolling Stone]
  • "I really don't care what people say. It's not like it discourage me from doing something I want to do".
  • One time, a guy said he worked for Hugh Hefner and gave me a card. I thought it was funny.
  • I have a dream about spending time in my house with my kids. Being a mom was all I ever dreamed about. Now that it's come true it makes me feel like my life has come together. Nothing else matters.
  • Someone one time called me a cheerleader, negatively, and I've never been a cheerleader. So I was like 'Ok, fuck you, you want me to be a cheerleader? Well I'll be one then. And I'll rule the whole world. Just you watch me'.
  • No more leaning on your shoulder / I won't be there, no more bother / If you feel you just might want me / That's too bad, I'm not that easy / The contemplator all those years / Now you must adhere / To your new career of liberation / You've been cast all by yourself / You're free at last / You broke the set / Now there's only singles / There's no looking back / This time I mean it / Are you happy now? / How is it now? / Are you happy now? / Are you happy?
  • Naturally I'm worried if I do it alone / Who really cares 'cause it's your life / You never know, it could be great / Take a chance 'cause you might grow
  • She asked how we are / She asked If I was all weird again / And of course I am / But I'm trying really hard / So I lied to her / And I was wearing this prisoner face / So deep inside she had to know / Once again I've lost control / For everything, there is a reason / Everything, I hope in time, will come
  • I always thought I'd be a mom / Sometimes I wish for a mistake / The longer that I wait the more selfish that I get / You seem like you'd be a good dad / Now all those simple things are simply too complicated for my life / How'd I get so faithful to my freedom? / A selfish kind of life / When all I ever wanted was the simple things / A simple kind of life
  • I'm like a beggar with no luck / I'm holding signs up / On your street corner stops / Like most you try not to see me / You stare straight ahead / Ignore the responsibility / Excuse me... excuse me Mr. / I've been waiting in line / And I'd like to buy some of your time / I'm very anxious, eager, willing / What's your billing?
  • Step by step / I've come closer to reaching the top / Every step must be placed so that I don't fall off / Looking down to see about how much higher I am / Another cool wind comes through and brushes my skin / The harder I push the tension does grow / I gather my thoughts the further and further I go / With some luck I just might keep on climbing / So better to climb than to face a fall / So high the climb / Can't turn back now / Must keep on climbing up to the clouds
  • I wrote that [Just a Girl] because my dad got mad at me for going to Tony [Kanal, No Doubt bassist]'s house and driving home late at night. I mean, c'mon, I'm, like, going on 30 here! I wouldn't trade [being female], but I really don't think guys understand what a burden it can be sometimes.