Top 75 Queen Latifah Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Queen Latifah Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I feel like every woman is a queen, and we should be tr

I feel like every woman is a queen, and we should be treated as such, and we should, you know, sort of request that sort of treatment from others.
Queen Latifah
Don’t you want to know what’s real and what’s not? I remember when I was a kid, you know, this whole Cold War thing. They had us scared of the Russians. So, it’s almost like, what’s real and what’s not?
Queen Latifah
I realized there was racism because people thought, ‘Oh, if you like roll ‘n’ roll, that makes you like a white kid.’
Queen Latifah
You can’t let fear paralyze you. The worse that can happen is you fail, but guess what: You get up and try again. Feel that pain, get over it, get up, dust yourself off and keep it moving.
Queen Latifah
God is my homeboy. Jesus is my homeboy.
Queen Latifah
Racism is ignorant. And it’s stupid. And it’s old. And it’s played out. So beat it already with that, you know what I mean? ‘Let’s all get along’ – I’m so tired of that damn sentence, but it’s true.
Queen Latifah
I used to do school plays. I never really took any acting classes. I’m just a natural ham, I guess.
Queen Latifah
Bowling, I like bowling. I’ve been getting into this bowling thing. It’s kinda fun.
Queen Latifah
I’m a sucker for a man who cries. It just gets to me.
Queen Latifah
There are a lot of people who helped make Queen Latifah who she is today. I don’t forget, but a lot of people do and get big heads.
Queen Latifah
I want to see 10 female rappers getting regular rotation. It can’t be all about a man’s opinion.
Queen Latifah
I clean up really well. I can get dolled up.
Queen Latifah
My mom has always been my champion. She was very smart and grounded. She said, ‘Save your money. Pay your taxes. Don’t put everything in one basket,’ but she let me explore and be creative.
Queen Latifah
To wanna be me is to go through not just the good but the bad. You wanna share my story identically? Man, you gonna take some lumps.
Queen Latifah
My mom was my main influence growing up, and Phylicia Rashad reminded me a lot of my mother, just the way she handled certain things, she was… not soft-spoken but smooth-spoken. Just very calm, cool, collected about things.
Queen Latifah
To me, hip hop will never be right until female rappers have a stronger voice in it.
Queen Latifah
I want to see 10 female rappers getting regular rotation. It can’t be all about a man’s opinion.
Queen Latifah
Fear can be good when you’re walking past an alley at night or when you need to check the locks on your doors before you go to bed, but it’s not good when you have a goal and you’re fearful of obstacles. We often get trapped by our fears, but anyone who has had success has failed before.
Queen Latifah
I want to have and adopt. I always have; ever since I was 18, I wanted a baby, and I wanted to have and adopt because there are a lot of kids. I want to adopt an American baby though, you know what I mean, no offense. Just because there are so many kids here that need our help.
Queen Latifah
Running for office was definitely something I’ve thought about. When I was younger, I wanted to major in political science. And I’ve been engaged in current events since I was a kid. If I can make a difference and feel passionately and capable, then I would. Why not?
Queen Latifah
I have to be realistic about what I can and can’t do. So whatever I do has to really be worth it. I like to master the things I do.
Queen Latifah
I think I’d be a great mom, honestly. I don’t think I’ll have any problem giving them all the love in the world. Discipline will be the hard part.
Queen Latifah
There’s the part of my life that the public and I share together. And there’s the part that’s mine to keep for myself. And that’s mine. For me.
Queen Latifah
I totally want, like, 18 babies.
Queen Latifah
I think as far as the music industry is concerned, it’s kind of been the wild, wild West in a way with the Internet, which is not necessarily a bad thing to me.
Queen Latifah
I don’t eat bad food. I probably just eat too much food, and I think a lot of people do.
Queen Latifah
I’m proud of everything I do, but I think I’m the most happy about becoming a rapper. It was my entrance into everything. That helped me get into acting.
Queen Latifah
I’ve never been the straight rapper that is going to stand in a cipher and battle all day. I started off battle rapping, but to me, making songs became more important than freestyles… I’ve met many rappers who can freestyle but can’t make a record.
Queen Latifah
I’m not allowed to get a big head, I’ve still got to do the simple things in life.
Queen Latifah
I got a few marriage proposals in my 20s. I just wasn’t ready. I just knew if I committed, I would’ve wound up doing something wrong, messing it up. I still felt like I had some living to do.
Queen Latifah
Dolly Parton made me chicken and dumplings. That Tennessee woman can burn some pots! And we know that I am not necessarily shy to a fork!
Queen Latifah
When I was growing up, there were so many musicals you

When I was growing up, there were so many musicals you could watch. I like the fantasy of musicals and I love music.
Queen Latifah
People have often asked me, do I want to be the next Oprah – there is no such thing. Oprah is Oprah, and she’s still being Oprah if anybody hasn’t noticed… what I bring to TV is myself… I really think there’s space in daytime TV for a whole bunch of fun, some amazing music, and some heart.
Queen Latifah
To me, doing a gay pride show is one of the most fun things. My first show that paid more than $10,000 was in a gay club on New Year’s Eve in San Francisco.
Queen Latifah
When I was around 18, I looked in the mirror and said, ‘You’re either going to love yourself or hate yourself.’ And I decided to love myself. That changed a lot of things.
Queen Latifah
I think as far as the music industry is concerned, it’s kind of been the wild, wild West in a way with the Internet, which is not necessarily a bad thing to me.
Queen Latifah
I’ve been giving back since I was a teen, handing out turkeys at Thanksgiving and handing out toys at toys drives for Christmas. It’s very important to give back as a youth. It’s as simple as helping an old lady across the street or giving up your seat on the bus for someone who is pregnant.
Queen Latifah
I learned early that I had to work harder than the white kids and harder than the boys.
Queen Latifah
Every woman is a queen, and we all have different things to offer.
Queen Latifah
I’m not one of those people who wake up chatting. I usually don’t want to speak for the first 10 or 20 minutes. And I don’t really want you to talk to me either!
Queen Latifah
I love riding, even if it’s just my Vespa. You just zip and do your thing. I find there’s a different awareness when I ride; it connects me to my senses and to God.
Queen Latifah
I am not one to turn down macaroni and cheese, even late at night. I love Italian food. I love pasta… A refrigerator full of water and Gatorade? Honey, that’s just not gonna happen.
Queen Latifah
I have a drum set in my dressing room. I play drums to relax and have some fun.
Queen Latifah
I’m probably proudest of being able to lift a lot of us out of the ‘hood. That’s the biggest thing, that I’ve been able to employ a lot of people and give them opportunities.
Queen Latifah
I don’t have to take a trip around the world or be on a yacht in the Mediterranean to have happiness. I can find it in the little things, like looking out into my backyard and seeing deer in the fields.
Queen Latifah
I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences… I’m human, not perfect, like anybody else.
Queen Latifah
Having Black hair is unique in that Black women change up styles a lot. You can walk down one street block in New York City and see 10 different hairstyles that Black women are wearing: straight curls, short cuts, braids – we really run the gamut.
Queen Latifah
If you try to follow everyone else’s mold, you’ll probably fail at some point because God created us uniquely for a reason.
Queen Latifah
I often find it’s just the confidence that makes you sexy, not what your body looks like. It’s how you feel about yourself that makes you sexy.
Queen Latifah
I often find it’s just the confidence that makes you sexy, not what your body looks like. It’s how you feel about yourself that makes you sexy.
Queen Latifah
My legs are nice, my lips are shapely, and my breasts are pretty. They popped up when I was 11 and they weren’t small then. I was teased, but now those kids wish they had what I have!
Queen Latifah
I lost relatives to AIDS, a couple of my closest cousins. I lost friends to AIDS, high-school friends who never even made it to their 21st birthdays in the ’80s. When it’s that close to you, you can’t really deny it, and you can’t run from it.
Queen Latifah
Beauty is not just a white girl. It’s so many different flavors and shades.
Queen Latifah
We ignore our feelings a lot, I realize. Many of us have to… until they really bite us in the butt.
Queen Latifah
I am a strong woman with or without this other person, with or without this job, and with or without these tight pants.
Queen Latifah
Sometimes you do have to bank on yourself. You do have to believe in your ideas enough to really get out there and fight for it despite what people think of some young kids from the hood.
Queen Latifah
I do feel like I have a direct connection with God for some reason; always have since I was a little kid – I would talk to God, talk to the sky.
Queen Latifah
Don’t you want to know what’s real and what’s not? I remember when I was a kid, you know, this whole Cold War thing. They had us scared of the Russians. So, it’s almost like, what’s real and what’s not?
Queen Latifah
I never pictured myself as just a rapper; I always wanted to act and do whatever else I could do. I always felt like I could do a lot of different things.
Queen Latifah
The movie I’ve seen a million times is ‘Steel Magnolias,’ directed by Herbert Ross, starring Sally Field and Julia Roberts.
Queen Latifah
I did Jay Leno with Mike the Situation, and he just – he lives, like, ten minutes from me in Jersey. He’s like, ‘If you ever get a flat, call me. I’ll come fix your tire.’ That’s how we do. That’s neighborly, you know?
Queen Latifah
My mom will make me walk the dogs or take out the trash when I go home.
Queen Latifah
I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as lear

I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences… I’m human, not perfect, like anybody else.
Queen Latifah
How many crossroads are you allowed to have in life? I seem to have a lot of crossroads. I think maybe I crossed back across the same road too often.
Queen Latifah
I have a drum set in my dressing room. I play drums to relax and have some fun.
Queen Latifah
If you can draw something from my life that helps, more power to you.
Queen Latifah
I remember praying for peace all the time as a kid.
Queen Latifah
I really don’t know how to be anyone else, and whenever I try to be anyone else, I fail miserably. Or I disappoint myself. It doesn’t build my self-esteem, and it doesn’t help me grow me at all.
Queen Latifah
You do silly things for love sometimes and not-so-smart things for love.
Queen Latifah
If there are kids who want to follow in my footsteps, I’d say that my shoes are too big for them to fill! But their shoe size is just perfect.
Queen Latifah
Fear can be good when you’re walking past an alley at night or when you need to check the locks on your doors before you go to bed, but it’s not good when you have a goal and you’re fearful of obstacles. We often get trapped by our fears, but anyone who has had success has failed before.
Queen Latifah
People have often asked me, do I want to be the next Oprah – there is no such thing. Oprah is Oprah, and she’s still being Oprah if anybody hasn’t noticed… what I bring to TV is myself… I really think there’s space in daytime TV for a whole bunch of fun, some amazing music, and some heart.
Queen Latifah
Anyone who knows me knows that I’m way more of a joker than I am a serious person.
Queen Latifah
I want to have and adopt. I always have; ever since I was 18, I wanted a baby, and I wanted to have and adopt because there are a lot of kids. I want to adopt an American baby though, you know what I mean, no offense. Just because there are so many kids here that need our help.
Queen Latifah
A confident woman is a sexy woman, in my opinion. And I think guys find that to be the same way.
Queen Latifah