Juanes Quotes

  • Social media and music in general have been changing so fast. You can go on Twitter and go from one artist to another. What I really like about it is the opportunity to communicate directly with your fans.
  • I really love Anglo music, and the language as well. Like, my kids, they - born here, Miami. So I just - a little bit more familiar with the language.
  • I love performing in front of people, no matter where they come from or what language they speak.
  • Always when I write my music, I take my guitar, and I improvise always with a melody, you know, lyrics in Spanish. But sometimes I use some words in English. I don't know why. Maybe because I listen to a lot of music in English.
  • I respect religion in general. I respect a lot, but I don't follow any religion. You know, I just follow my personal connection with God. For me, God is inside my heart and is inside everyone's heart.
  • Music is a really powerful way for me to catalyze all kinds of things. It's always been the cure. Through music, I've healed all the wounds I've had and celebrated all the good things in life. Through music, I turn things, good or bad, into energy.
  • When I talk about God, I'm not necessarily talking about religion. To me, God is the energy and light that each of us carries.
  • I come from a very, very Catholic family. We used to pray the rosary every day after dinner.
  • I'm not more than a musician that enjoys what he does and a Colombian that dreams and fights for peace in his country.
  • Praying doesn't mean repeating a prayer.
  • I always travel with my guitar. I take it myself - with me in my hand. I don't like to send it by cargo because it's dangerous. There is no way I would do that.
  • You have to learn to balance work, family, a personal life; it is a part of life.
  • Everything we see, everything that exists, is part of God.
  • Singing in Spanish is much more honest, much closer to my roots. For me, Spanish is essential. I still think in Spanish, dream in Spanish. It's the melodies and arrangements that transmit meaning.
  • You know, violence, I think, knocks on everyone's door.
  • I believe love is the most powerful energy we have in this life. Everything is about love.
  • I was touched by the magic of music. My way to communicate was through my guitar and music.
  • I have great respect for Catholic traditions; my family is Catholic, and it's part of my life.
  • Joaquin Sabina is one of my favorites. He's like a legend. He's like our Bob Dylan, or our Bruce Springsteen. He's one of the most talented writers of our Latin music.