Shania Twain

Shania Twain
Shania Twain
  • Born: August 28, 1965
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter

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Shania Twain, OC is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold over 100 million records, making her the best-selling female artist in country music history and among the best-selling music artists of all time. Her success garnered her several honorific titles including the "Queen of Country Pop".

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All I ever intended was to make a living at what I do. Everything I've achieved since then is above and beyond.
Being betrayed is one of the most valuable lessons life can teach. Life
Coming from where I came from, it was unimaginable to ever be wealthy. That was just too far out of my reach.
Country music is still your grandpa's music, but it's also your daughter's music. It's getting bigger and better all the time and I'm glad to be a part of it. Time ;Music, Chants & Rapps
Dysphonia is not a singing problem. It's a voice box issue in the muscle on the voice, very different from having a nodule on the vocal cords, which I've never had. I'm lucky that I've never had that. It needs a long renewal time, and even today, I am still addressing it. Time
For a good 10 to 12 years, I was working non-stop and I wasn't really enjoying my success. Success
Fortunately, when you're a mom, the responsibility of caring for your child can keep you going.
Horses calm me. I love being around them. They smell great, they are beautiful to look at, they are loving, demanding, temperamental, and they settle you. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I certainly could've gone off track many, many times in my youth.
I certainly don't think you need to be famous to want to leave a legacy, but when you are famous, it's even more likely that your child will get the wrong perspective on your life if you die prematurely. Life ;Fame
I didn't have a choice growing up but to be more insecure because others had more.
I do not see my family life in any way, shape, or form as an opportunity for a photo. Life ;Families, Children & Parenting
I don't take any day for granted anymore.
I don't want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain.
I don't want someone photographing my cellulite - I can't take it!
I enjoy sports in person. Sports & Athletics
I enjoyed working at McDonald's.
I feel like I'm on top of the world. Honestly, I feel like I've climbed a very giant mountain, and I'm just standing right on top with my arms wide open and breathing rarified air.
I feel like in a way I'm starting over, with everything.
I feel sexy when I get out of the tub - your skin is fresh and you've put up your hair without looking.
I find that the very things that I get criticized for, which is usually being different and just doing my own thing and just being original, is the very thing that's making me successful.
I have arm-wrestled here and there... guys seem to want to test my strength.
I have my own opinions, but my songs don't share them.
I have two fathers.
I like being at home and cooking.
I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up. Life ;Trust
I love music. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I love the role that men play in our lives. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I played a lot of football when I was younger. I'm a good receiver, actually.
I really admire artists that are willing to take a different approach and a different angle to their shows.
I really can't imagine not singing again.
I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you're really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That's the way I've always lived my life. Life ;Hope
I really hope my peers appreciate and respect what I'm doing. Respect ;Hope
I spent a lot of my life holding back my cries, and I want to change that because it's not good for me. Life
I temporarily lost my hope in love, and it was temporary, thank goodness. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Hope
I think it's important that readers know that not every celebrity is a freak.
I want romance.
I want to be successful, but I don't really have what it takes to do it comfortably.
I want to talk to people that have been through big disappointments, big emotional crises, deep life struggles, and I will learn something from that. Life
I was in a very deep, dark slump, and I needed to find a way to get myself out of it. I had to force myself back out into life, back out into experiencing things. Life
I was not naturally meant to be on stage. I hated being in the spotlight; I was scared.
I won't lie, I've had a lot of discouraging moments in the past years, moments I wasn't sure about things and doubted myself.
I wouldn't call myself a feminist, because I think there are differences between men and women. Women
I'd like to see the Olympics live. I've only watched it on television.
If I hadn't had a childhood career, I probably would've signed a contract with the first person I came across.
If my clothing does stand out, then I guess it's a compliment, but I just wear whatever feels comfortable.
I'll always be sad that my marriage ended. Families, Children & Parenting
I'm always soul searching on a spiritual level.
I'm like everybody else.
I'm more private than people realize. I'm not that easy to get to know.
I'm neither embarrassed of who I am, where I come from, what I've experienced, I'm not ashamed of it.
I'm never at my best on television. There's a row of cameras between you and the audience, and it's very weird, very confusing.
I'm not someone who is glamorous all the time. Time
In a way, we women take on more than we need to sometimes. Women
It always disappoints me when I go to a concert and they don't play my favorite song, or at least one of their biggest hits.
It was just like a dream. I could have ended up with an album that's not all that different from anything else coming out of Nashville. Mutt made the difference. He took these songs, my attitude, my creativity, and colored them in a way that is unique.
It's important to give it all you have while you have the chance.
It's really such a personal journey, making a record, but even more so writing the songs.
It's very hard to be honest with yourself when something's just not working.
It's very hard to concentrate when your stomach's rumbling.
I've been performing my whole life. Life
I've succeeded as far as I'm concerned - I don't feel that I have any cliffs I could fall over anytime soon.
Later in my life, I'm going to look back and smile and be very fulfilled. I know that if I don't give it my all right now I'll regret it later. That's very important to me, because I've worked all my life to have this. Life
Life unravels the way it does, and it has an effect on you, but you have to take responsibility for dealing with it. Life
Marilyn Monroe never sold a platinum album. And more people know my music than what I look like. Music, Chants & Rapps
Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape. Music, Chants & Rapps
My father was a beautiful man.
My fears and anxieties throughout my whole life have been slowly squeezing my voice. Life
My life revolves around my child's routine. Life
My music must reflect whatever's going on in my mind, and my life needs to evolve for me to discover who it is I'm becoming. Life ;Music, Chants & Rapps
My voice is stronger today than ever.
Now that I have and I'm not a have-not, I've learned how important it is to maintain humility.
One day, someone said to me, 'Do you want to go jump out of an airplane?' I felt like I had nothing to lose anymore, so I said, 'Why not?' And every day since then, I ask myself that question.
Putting a stamp on things just helps you say, 'Hey, yesterday I was there, and today I'm here.' It's another step forward, and it feels like another turning point and an unleashing of creativity, and now I'm going to start focusing on the show and the production, the fun stuff that comes with it.
So many people bare their midriffs, I don't know why mine is such an issue.
Sting I've seen a few times, and he really inspired me in the sense that he breaks the songs down a lot and will take a different approach. He'll take an acoustic approach to them; he'll rearrange them for the live stage.
Suffering does not discriminate.
The only reason that you do visual is solely for the visual. That's the only reason. It doesn't sell your music for you. Music, Chants & Rapps
The red-carpet spotlight is a little bit more nerve-racking when you haven't been doing it all the time. Time
There was a time when I was - after my very first record from Nashville, I thought I might not be one of those who actually really makes it, and I may end up back in Canada, just playing clubs. And that might - this might have just been it. Time
There were moments when I really just thought, I don't need anything and I don't need anyone. I just want to go away and disappear.
When you don't come from struggle, gaining appreciation is a quality that's difficult to come by.
Without a doubt, the best way to get to know me is through my music. Music, Chants & Rapps
Writing is very much a playground - an artistic playground. It's the most fun thing I do.
Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind. Life
You can't just turn love on and off. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
You don't want to be outside during blackfly season.
You learn to accept your own reality.