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35+ Best Alicia Keys Quotes That Hit The Right Note

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If I Ain't Got You is one of Alicia Keys biggest hits.

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Alicia Keys is a world famous American singer-songwriter and record producer who has won multiple Grammy Awards and more.

Alicia Augello Cook, fondly known as Alicia Keys in the music industry, was born in New York to a Jamaican father and an Italian mother. Even in her teen years, her talent was indisputable and attracted the interests of the record producer Columbia Records and many others.

In popular opinion, her biggest hit is 'If I Ain't Got You' from the album 'The Diary Of Alicia Keys' (2003), selling over eight million copies worldwide.

As well as the many Alicia Keys quotes from the woman herself, there are several quotes about Alicia Keys that tell us how big an influence she was. Nkechi Anele, an Australian musician said, "She (Alicia Keys) loved music and she loved singing. She was talking about falling in love and being a woman with this fire and tenacity, mixed with classical music. For me, it was this perfect combination."

If you enjoy these famous Alicia Keys quotes and sayings, do have a look at our [Bob Dylan Quotes] and [Tom Petty Quotes]. Every Alicia Keys quote will blow your mind and no one can deny that. Read on to discover a new favorite Alicia Keys quote.

Best Alicia Keys Song Quotes

These Alicia Keys quotes from songs hit the right note. Read these inspirational Alicia Keys quotes and sayings, these Alicia Keys quotes won't disappoint.

1. "A real man knows a real woman when he sees her. And a real woman knows a real man ain't afraid to please her. And a real woman knows a real man always comes first."

-Alicia Keys, 'A Woman's Worth', 2001.

2. "She walks the mile makes you smile all the while being true. Don't take for granted the passions that she has for you. You will lose if you choose to refuse to put her first. She will if she can find a man who knows her worth."

-Alicia Keys, 'A Woman's Worth', 2001.

3. "No need to read between the lines spelled out for you. Just hear this song cause you can't go wrong when you value a woman's worth."

-Alicia Keys, 'A Woman's Worth', 2001.

4. "Right now I feel like a bird, caged without a key. Everyone comes to stare at me, with so much joy and revelry."

-Alicia Keys, 'Caged Bird', 2001.

5. "I know why the caged bird sings, only joy comes from song. She's so rare and beautiful to others, why not just set her free?"

-Alicia Keys, 'Caged Bird', 2001.

6. "Spreadin' her wings and her song, let her fly, fly, fly. For the whole world to see, she's like a caged bird, fly, fly."

-Alicia Keys, 'Caged Bird', 2001.

7. "Your secrets are safe with me. I will keep your secrets. Just think of me as the pages in your diary."

-Alicia Keys, 'Secrets', 2003.

8. "If I couldn't feel your touch, and no longer were you with me, I'd be wishing you were here, to be everything that I'd be looking for."

-Alicia Keys, 'Like You'll Never See Me Again', 2007.

9. "I don't wanna forget the present is a gift, and I don't wanna take for granted the time you may have here with me."

-Alicia Keys, 'Like You'll Never See Me Again', 2007.

10. "How many really know what love is? Millions never will. Do you know until you lose it that it's everything that we are looking for?"

-Alicia Keys, 'Like You'll Never See Me Again', 2007.

11. "Some people live for the fortune, some people live just for the fame. Some people live for the power, yeah, some people live just to play the game."

-Alicia Keys, 'If I Ain't Got You', 2003.

Alicia Keys Quotes And Sayings On Life

These Alicia Keys quotes and sayings about life do a great deed at inspiring us. From Alicia Keys quotes on being confident to Alicia Keys quotes about motivation, there is an Alicia Keys quote to inspire every person here.

12. "Death is a gift meant to wake up the living, to nudge us toward a life of purpose and intention."

-Alicia Keys, 'More Myself: A Journey'.

13. "But from this side of life I can see how every moment, every experience, every pivot, even my supposed missteps have been life's way of getting me where I have always been meant to go, rather than resisting the current, I've learned to surrender."

-Alicia Keys, 'More Myself: A Journey'.

Alicia Keys Quotes About Love

These Alicia Keys love quotes change our perspective for the better. This list of Alicia Keys quotes includes Alicia Keys' best love quotes from songs, and many more romantic quotes, enjoy!

14. "Love me like you'll never see me again."

-Alicia Keys.

15. "I think we deserve people who really, really love us."

-Alicia Keys.

16. "Love is accepting people for who they are and what they are, regardless."

-Alicia Keys.

17. "In love, you've gotta act like a woman, but think like a man."

-Alicia Keys.

18. "Some people want diamond rings, some people want everything. But everything means nothing if I ain't got you."

-Alicia Keys, 'If I Ain't Got You', 2003.

Alicia Keys Quotes And Sayings On Being Confident

These Alicia Keys quotes and sayings by the famous singer and record producer on being confident are very inspiring. We hope these Alicia Keys quotes on being confident resonate with and inspire you too.

19. "I'm not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I'm thick. I like my body."

-Alicia Keys.

20. "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.

21. "Be driven, be focused, but enjoy every moment because it happens only once."

-Alicia Keys.

22. "I have big everything on the bottom, but I love my legs. You've got to love what's yours."

-Alicia Keys.

23. "I don't wanna cover up anymore, not my face, not my mind, not my soul."

-Alicia Keys.

Alicia Keys is a  singer, songwriter, pianist, music producer and actress.

Quotes By Alicia Keys On Women And Female Empowerment

These Alicia Keys quotes on women empowerment say a lot on being confident as women, and are the best of all the Alicia Keys quotes.

24. "The world can be a challenging place for us women to navigate. We often find ourselves feeling burned out, incapable, and lonely, and yet we’re still so resilient."

-Alicia Keys, 'More Myself: A Journey'.

25. "It has been said that a girl grows up to choose a man who either bears a striking resemblance to her father or one who is nothing like him. Both choices are, at their core, reactions."

-Alicia Keys, 'More Myself: A Journey'.

26. "Females are the most beautiful, gorgeous creatives in the whole world. And I think that we are gorgeous no matter what size we are."

-Alicia Keys.

27. "A girl on fire is somebody who is completely herself."

-Alicia Keys.

Inspirational Alicia Keys Quotes

These Alicia Keys quotes are very inspiring. Which Alicia Keys quote do you live by?

28. "I'm inspired by artists and musicians. There are so many wonderful and talented people in the world."

-Alicia Keys.

29. "I've learned that while I'd be a fool not to stay open to the advice and experiences of the smart, amazing people in my life, I also need to listen to what I have to say."

-Alicia Keys.

30. "Why give up before we try?"

-Alicia Keys.

31. "Growth requires movement. And often, the only way forward is through an exit door."

-Alicia Keys, 'More Myself: A Journey'.

32. "The path to self-discovery is not a straight line. It’s a zigzag. "

-Alicia Keys, 'More Myself: A Journey'.

33. "Sometimes, you need to start again in order to fly."

-Alicia Keys.

34. "I've stepped more into my business, and really taken control for how I want that to be."

-Alicia Keys.

Alicia Keys Quotes About Her Family And Background

These Alicia Keys quotes tell us more about her mother and family, and the influence of Alicia Keys' ethnicity and background on her life. Which of these Alicia Keys quotes is your favorite?

35. "My mixed-race background made me a broad person, able to relate to different cultures."

-Alicia Keys.

36. "My mom is definitely my rock."

-Alicia Keys.

37. "When I had nothing else, I had my mother and the piano. And you know what? They were all I needed."

-Alicia Keys.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes like these Alicia Keys quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Alicia Keys quotes, then why not take a look at Tom Waits quotes, or [Tom Petty quotes] for more?

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