Paloma Faith Quotes

Once you accept that we’re all imperfect it’s the most liberating thing in the world. Then you can go around making mistakes and saying the wrong thing and tripping over on the street and all that and not feel worried.

There’s nothing wrong with a thick eyebrow; Frida Kahlo had them.

I’m not interested in what other people are doing. That’s their business.

All the things that I find beautiful have a darkness about them.


There’s nothing better than achieving your goals, whatever they might be.

I believe in life you need to always ask for everything politely and nicely, and then if they say no you do what you wanted to do anyway

I’m under no illusion that there are things about me that I’d like to change. I just accept who I am, and I’m proud of it.

I think what makes me different from the average Joe is that I feel free to be myself and express myself in the way that I want. If that makes you mad, we’re living in a world of dire straits. If anything, it makes you more sane.

I think soul is soul. I don’t see new soul as any different to old soul.

I’m the type of person who, if somebody offers me a free meal, I get excited because you never know where your next free meal is going to come from.

Curvy is something to be proud of.

I’m a serial monogamist.

I wish I was more stupid because I’m either completely ecstatic and joyous and absolutely high as a kite or I’m a bit morbid. There’s never anything in between.

Sometimes people fear the truth. They’d rather not speak to you than know what you really think.


I vote Labour and can’t begin to acknowledge anything good that comes from a Tory.

I really like to please people, and I think it’s a symptom of being an only child.

All creative people have to have vulnerability because those nuances are what move people. So I’m deeply insecure – but I’m good at hiding it.

Dressing up is like therapy; I feel better in myself when I’ve made an effort.

I get plenty of, ‘Is that song about me?’ from men but I just tell them to get over themselves.

A lot of men do have a fear of my ultra-femininity. Sometimes people say I look like a drag queen, that I look scary, but I think that’s a fear of my confidence. Most women in contemporary culture pare down their femininity, so there’s a slight androgyny about them, and I think men have got used to seeing that.

I don’t connect much with the present. I have more of an affinity for what came in the past.

I’m surrounded by friends and family who are not that impressed by celebrity. They don’t have any problem telling me I’m acting like an idiot or I’m not that funny.

It’s tragic that you can define a whole movement in music by gender alone. People are like, ‘Oh, look, another quirky girl.’

I think I’d be a million times more successful and more iconic if I was a singer in the 40s. I’d be allowed a level of mystery and I think I’d suit that decade.


Adele’s like a beacon of honesty. Doesn’t compromise, goes to America and she’s still the same sweary cockney.