Top 52 Quotes of Sam Smith

You love who you love, and I can’t help that I like guys.

Sam Smith

When it comes to age, I just feel like puberty is, like, the most horrible time of anyone’s life.

Sam Smith

When I’m performing, I’m not even thinking about the song. I’m thinking about the audience.

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When I write sad songs, I feel like I’m sewing up a scar in me, and the outcome always feels so much better than when I write happy ones.

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When I find the right person, nothing else will matter, but I’m prepared to kiss a lot of frogs.

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There’s always been a hunger in me not necessarily to be successful, but to be an icon.

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The idea of having a house, a kid, a husband, and a dog… I love that. I also really want to open a coffee and flower shop one day, probably in Italy.

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Talking about my deepest and darkest secrets to the world makes me feel better. It’s cathartic.

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‘Stay With Me,’ for me, is my own personal anthem to the ‘walk of shame…’ that we’ve all gone through. It’s the feeling after a one-night stand of not wanting that person to leave, even if you don’t love them and don’t even like them. It’s about having that body next to you.

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People need songs to belt out in the shower. Even if everyone else doesn’t need that, I need that.

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Oh gosh, I dyed my hair red when I was in year 11 with that L’Oreal Live stuff. It was like plumy purple – it was horrific. I looked awful; I don’t know what I was thinking!

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My plan is just to love harder than I’ve ever loved before, hide nothing, and embrace that I’m an imperfect human being. Oh, and sadness – sadness is everything.

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My music relies solely on the feeling. Just the feeling.

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My mum and dad used to make me stand up at dinner parties and sing to their friends.

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My favorite soundtrack is ‘Avatar.’ It’s the best thing in the world. I love it.

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My cross earrings are a mini statement; I wear them every day! My whole dream is to be iconic, and the way you dress yourself is so important.

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Just because you’re selling out shows doesn’t mean you deserve better treatment than the person next door.

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Jazz scares me. I’ve witnessed so many incredible singers and jazz musicians. Pop and soul music have always been the things that I felt like I could do.

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I’ve made my music so that it could be about anything and everybody – whether it’s a guy, a female or a goat – and everybody can relate to that.

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I’ve had an amazing life, but I think I was born with a little bit of sadness in me. I’ve always been attracted to those things, whether it’s sad movies, sad music… when you’re sad, you feel everything in a greater way than you do when you’re happy.

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It’s my job to have ups and downs because it makes good music.

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It sounds depressing, but I think when you truly love someone, you’ll never stop loving them.

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I’m not a really religious person, but those moments onstage feel like some sort of religious experience because no one holds back, especially ‘Stay With Me’ when I finish the show. It kind of turns into an anthem when I perform it live, and it feels like there’s a lot of love in the room.

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I’m more comfortable performing in front of 50,000 people than five people – it’s easier. When there’s that many people, I feel like I’m alone. When I perform in front of only a few people, it’s scary.

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I’m just very body-conscious. Sometimes I’m really proud that I don’t look like other pop stars. But there’s also moments where I’m like, ‘Ugh, I wish I had abs like Bieber.’

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I’m a vulnerable, sensitive person. I overthink everything.

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I’m a very ambitious person. I’ve been like this from a very young age. As early as 12 years old, I used to have panic attacks because I needed to know my life plan.

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I’m a melancholy person. It’s how I’m always going to be.

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I’ll be excited when I get my heart broken properly for the first time. I’ll be like, ‘Thank God I’ve experienced something. Someone wanted to kiss me.’ That’s when it’s going to be interesting: When you break up, they’re taking a piece with them.

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If we’re going to go really deep, we’re all trying to live forever. My music is my way of doing that.

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I went to bed last night dreaming of tuna melts. I love food.

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I used to sing Chaka Khan tunes in the car with my mum when I was eight years old.

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I used to love going to the garden centre as a kid. It made me feel relaxed.

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I used to get very angry as I was getting older, because my voice was breaking. So I’ve trained my voice so religiously through my teenage years, because I wanted to be able to hit the notes that those females hit. And I can, which is great.

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I started off doing theater as a kid, and I always played a character. I hid behind the script and was told where to go. But to actually perform as yourself is very difficult. I didn’t used to enjoy it, but now I do.

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I miss the days when girls would wear full long dresses and just stand onstage and sing. That’s what I’m trying to bring back: that timeless element. I want to create music that people will be listening to in fifty years, you know?

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I loved things like Destiny’s Child, and Amy Winehouse’s first record came out when I was 11 years old. But as a young, young child, I was just surrounded by Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan – just massive, soulful voices.

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I just feel like people need role models, you know, that are dressed.

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I get really self-conscious about people staring at me. It sounds so weird. As a performer, as an artist, these should be the things that I’m used to. But that’s not the case. When people stare at me, I freak out.

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I find short, fast romances romantic. There’s a beauty to dark imagery.

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I don’t want to think about what I’m doing in 20 years. All I want is I want to be happy, and I hope my family are healthy. And that’s all, really.

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I don’t understand why you have to wear a wedding ring to warn people off. You should be able to be faithful to that person without anything on your body to show that you are with someone.

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I don’t go to celebrity parties a lot. I don’t really enjoy them because I really like going for it in parties. And sometimes at celebrity parties, there is no dancing on tables because people… it can be a little judgmental at times. So I tend not to go unless it is Taylor Swift’s birthday party; then it’s amazing.

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I did musical theatre for about four years. One time, I did six shows in one year whilst juggling school.

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I can’t relate to skinny, perfectly sculptured, tanned men singing about gold chains and Ferraris because I’m not that way.

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I believe in God, but I don’t know what it is – if it’s a he, she, a he-she, or anything. Who knows what it is. All I know is that I feel like there’s something else there.

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Hearing a whole entire room sing back to me, ‘I guess it’s true I’m not good at a one-night stand,’ you know, I just can’t explain the feeling. It’s unreal. You feel like you’ve just read your diary to thousands of people and they’ve gone, ‘It’s okay. We still love you.’

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Food is my favourite thing in the world. I always say if I ate what I actually wanted to eat I’d be in one of those electronic scooters because I’d be too big.

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Even now I doubt myself. I don’t understand what people hear in my voice. I can’t hear it myself, if you know what I mean.

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As a youngster, when I started writing and stuff, I did actually write more from other people’s perspectives. When I hit 18 and something happened to me that hurt me, I discovered that writing the truth is really therapeutic and amazing.

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As a kid, I collected ‘Vogue’ every month for three years.

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Anything’s possible. If I turn round tomorrow and say I want to be a spaceman, I could do that. You can do whatever you want to do.

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