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35 Inspirational Aaliyah Quotes On Success

Last Updated May 2023

35 Inspirational Aaliyah Quotes On Success

Aaliyah was an American singer, actress, and model. Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, she first gained recognition at the age of 10, when she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight. At the age of 12, Aaliyah signed with Jive Records and Blackground Records. Her debut album Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number sold 3 million copies in the United States and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Aaliyah worked with record producers Timbaland and Missy Elliott for her second album, One in a Million, which sold 3 million copies in the United States and more than 8 million copies worldwide. In 2000, Aaliyah appeared in her first film, Romeo Must Die. She contributed to the film’s soundtrack, which spawned the single ‘Try Again’. The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 solely on airplay, making Aaliyah the first artist in Billboard history to achieve this goal. “Try Again” also earned Aaliyah a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female R&B Vocalist. After completing Romeo Must Die, Aaliyah filmed her role in Queen of the Damned, and released her self-titled third and final studio album in 2001. On August 25, 2001, Aaliyah and eight others were killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas after filming the music video for the single ‘Rock the Boat’. Aaliyah’s music continued to achieve commercial success with several posthumous releases, and has sold an estimated 24 to 32 million albums worldwide. She has been credited for helping redefine contemporary R&B, pop, and hip hop, earning her the nicknames the “Princess of R&B” and ‘Queen of Urban Pop’. Billboard lists her as the tenth most successful female R&B artist of the past 25 years, and the 27th most successful in history. May these Aaliyah Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “I want people to remember me as a full on entertainer and a good person.” Aaliyah

2. “I’m the interpreter. I’m the one who takes your words and brings them to life. I was trained to sing and dance and laugh, and that’s what I want to do.” Aaliyah

3. “There are times in my life when I just want to be by myself.” Aaliyah

4. “I don’t feel I made any sacrifices at all. I’m doing my best to juggle.” Aaliyah

5. “I think it’s important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while.” Aaliyah

6. “If I don’t think about it, it won’t drive me crazy.” Aaliyah

7. “Romeo Must Die came at the right time. It was the right vehicle for me.” Aaliyah

8. “There are times I can’t even figure myself out.” Aaliyah

9. “It’s hard to say what I want my legacy to be when I’m long gone.” Aaliyah

10. “All I can do is leave it in God’s hands and hope that my fans feel where I’m coming from.” Aaliyah

11. “Whatever will be, will be.” Aaliyah

12. “Because I came out as a singer, I took the time to get an acting coach.” Aaliyah

13. “Everything is worth it. The hard work, the times when you’re tired, the times where you’re a bit sad. In the end, it’s all worth it because it really makes me happy. There’s nothing better than loving what you do.” Aaliyah

14. “I go through the same problems all young people go through. Being in this business, I accept that there are positives and negatives but having a strong family base and a belief in God enables me to weather the storms.” Aaliyah

15. “I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget.” Aaliyah

16. “It was always part of the plan to move into acting.” Aaliyah

17. “I don’t think about my previous success. I’m happy that the work I’ve done has been very successful.” Aaliyah

18. “I really put a lot of pressure on myself, more so than other people.” Aaliyah

19. “If you maintain strong family values and you believe in God, you can be successful.” Aaliyah

20. “I don’t want to abandon one work for the other, and I don’t think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.” Aaliyah

21. “Sensual is being in tune with your sensual self.” Aaliyah

22. “There are certain things I want to keep to me. I don’t discuss my private life.” Aaliyah

23. “I’m involved in some action scenes, so they’ll train me for that. I’ll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.” Aaliyah

24. “It’s in how you carry yourself. I’ve always been a very mature person, and I’ve always known what I wanted. And I go after it no matter what.” Aaliyah

25. “I stay true to myself and my style, and I am always pushing myself to be aware of that and be original.” Aaliyah

26. “I see myself as sexy. If you are comfortable with it, it can be very classy and appealing.” Aaliyah

27. “You have to enjoy your job; you should wake up every day and love what you do. I honestly do. From the bottom of my heart to the depths of my soul. I’m truly happy.” Aaliyah

28. “If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don’t think it’s going to be easy. It’s hard!” Aaliyah

29. “I’m a survivor and I can handle anything. I’m very confident about that.” Aaliyah

30. “If at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off and try again.” Aaliyah

31. “Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some people stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never the same.” Aaliyah

32. “My parents just tell me, ‘If you know what you want, you should stay determined and go for it. You can do anything.” Aaliyah

33. “When a fan comes up to you and says I love your music, there’s nothing better than that.” Aaliyah

34. “Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want.” Aaliyah

35. “You have to love what you do to want to do it everyday.” Aaliyah

I hope you enjoyed these Aaliyah Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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