Alicia Augello Cook, better known by her stage name Alicia Keys, is a singer-songwriter from the United States.

Keys, a musically trained pianist, began writing songs at the age of 12 and was signed by Columbia Records at the age of 15.

She signed with Arista Records after a falling out with her previous company, and released her debut album, Songs in A Minor, with J Records in 2001.

The album was a critical and financial triumph, spawning her first number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100, “Fallin’,” and selling over 12 million copies worldwide. In 2002, Keys won five Grammy Awards for the album.

We have shortlisted some of the top quotes from Alicia Keys for you.


Best Alicia Keys Quotes

“I don’t worry cause, everything’s gonna be alright.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Sometimes you need to start again, in order to fly.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Everything you want to be, you already are. You’re simply on the path to discovering it.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Love me like you’ll never see me again.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Be driven, be focused, but enjoy every moment, because it only happens once.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

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“Risk the fall to know how it feels to fly.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“You are what you listen to.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Some people want it all But I don’t want nothing at all If it ain’t you baby If I ain’t got you baby Some people want diamond rings Some just want everything But everything means nothing If I ain’t got you, Yeah.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“It’s karma, baby. And it goes around.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Soul music is timeless.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

Top Alicia Keys Quotes

“No one will take care of you if you don’t take care of yourself.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Simplicity makes me happy.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Why give up before we try?” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“All women are NATURALLY, bad ass!” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Sometimes I feel good, at times I feel used. Loving you darling, makes me so confused.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

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“If you treat me fairly, I’ll give you all my goods.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Through the shake of an earthquake I will never fall. That’s how strong my love is.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“All of us are different. That’s what makes us interesting and special. I don’t want to be anything like another person. I want to be totally myself and go against the grain, forge my own path. I’ve learned that being different is what makes you stand out. It makes everything so much more intriguing.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“My life is rich because I have those kinds of people in my life.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I don’t have a ton of friends, but the friends I have are great ones. I don’t have huge family, but the family I have is a great one.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“What breaks my heart is suffering of any kind. Too often, our world is divisive and cruel where it needs to be uniting and loving.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I think we deserve people who really, really love us.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

Famous Alicia Keys Quotes

“I always want to stay focused on who I am, even as I’m discovering who I am.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I’m a very positive person, but this whole concept of having to always be nice, always smiling, always happy, that’s not real. It was like I was wearing a mask. I was becoming this perfectly chiselled sculpture, and that was bad. That took a long time to understand.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“We have the potential to help people out of poverty, out of disease, out of slavery and out of conflict. Too often, we turn the other way because we think there’s nothing we can do.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I’d rather not have anything than be a liar.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Falling down ain’t falling down, If you don’t cry when you hit the floor, It’s called the past cause I’m getting past, And I ain’t nothing like I was before, You ought to see me now.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“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).

“When I had nothing else, I had my mother and the piano. And you know what? They were all I needed.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I’m the cofounder of Keep a Child Alive. We provide medicine for families affected by HIV and AIDS in places like Africa and India.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

Popular Alicia Keys Quotes

“You’re at your most purest, most innocent, pure state when you’re doing something you’ve never done before. You’re scared a little, you’re a little vulnerable, you’re kind of trying, and then you’re also better, because you’re trying harder than you maybe would try.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“You don’t know what will happen from one minute to the next.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Empower us women and we will change this whole entire world.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I look forward to my first visit to Israel. Music is a universal language that is meant to unify audiences in peace and love, and that is the spirit of our show.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I wouldn’t mind being in one place for two months or so. It really doesn’t sound so bad!” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I don’t think even when you find a person, you can be completely honest, ever. There’s still pieces of you that you don’t give away. I do believe you always need that place where it’s just you, your thoughts, no one else’s judgment or anything.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“When I was a kid, I’d practise Chopin on piano – and I love Chopin! He’s my dawg! Then I’d go out on the stoop and blast the radio. I’m from New York, the concrete jungle. Hip-hop influenced me from day one.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

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“Fear is not a part of my vocabulary, actually.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“But when I first fell in love with the piano, I knew it was me. I was dying to play.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“If your family – just because they’re blood doesn’t mean that they necessarily give you the best advice.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I really like to live my life in a low-key fashion.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“If I want to be alone, some place I can write, I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want – I go to the bathroom.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

Inspiring Alicia Keys Quotes

“Create the world you want, and fill it with the opportunities that matter to you.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Maturity and experience are part of my liberation.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“You just can’t take a day for granted. We had to work really hard for anything, and so that’s been instilled in me. And I don’t look at myself as better than anybody else, because in an instant everything can change.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“Hand me the world on a silver platter, and what good would it be?” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“My parents weren’t married. It wasn’t like my dad up and left. I maintained a steady relationship with my grandparents. My dad’s mother is my nana, and I’m closer to her than almost anybody in this world.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“There are so many things where I realize, like, simple circumstance, like the simple choice that I made one night to not do that and to do this, one night could have changed everything.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“You can’t really compare people. That’s one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned, because comparing yourself to someone else really stops you from being who you are.” ~ (Alicia Keys).

“I think being really connected to a higher power, of having a spirituality to me, has been really good for me and I pray all the time.” ~ (Alicia Keys).


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