MRS

'Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play. And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate. Baby, I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake. I shake it off, I shake it off.

A lot of people ask me, ‘How did you have the courage to walk up to record labels when you were 12 or 13 and jump right into the music industry?' It's because I knew I could never feel the kind of rejection that I felt in middle school. Because in the music industry, if they're gonna say no to you, at least they're gonna be polite about it.

“I wanna define my life on my own terms.” ― Taylor Swift on her priorities now

But I keep cruising, can’t stop, won’t stop moving. It’s like I got this music in my mind and saying, “It’s gonna be alright.”

Taylor Swift for Marie Claire Magazine (September 2014)

Emma Watson for Nylon Magazine (October 2012)

The difficulty for me is that I’m interested in so many different things. I could never really imagine myself doing one thing, and I’m pretty sure that I’ll end up doing four or five different things.