We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Tina Knowles Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
People always accuse us of being overprotective with Beyonce. But I was the mother saying, ‘You gonna go hang out? You gonna go to this party?’ She was always just so durn easy, so durn mature.
When Beyonce began singing in earnest, she was 10 years old.
Beyonce knows what looks good on her and what doesn’t. She likes fitted dresses. They flatter her curvy figure. Baggy tops don’t work. But for everyday wear, she really prefers jeans and a fitted jacket.
My ‘Book of Prayer’ is the most important thing I carry. If I’m tense about something or need to pray for protection for my kids, it always helps.
I was from this small town, and my parents were poor.
If you’re going through something, just know that you’re gonna come out on the other side. You’re going through it – you’re not stuck there forever.
Shoes can change an outfit.
I taught my girls to pick up their own suitcases. Pretty is as pretty does.
Hair color is just an expression of something different that you want to have, or something creative.
In the music business, if you’re not a fighter, you will get walked all over.
Artists are blessed to travel all over the world. They see the trends before they even come out.
Our lives haven’t been picture-perfect.
At 58, I knew I had to get a divorce. At that age, it’s an almost impossible thing to go through. I had been married 33 years. I had been married for 33 years. I didn’t know anything else.
Louisiana is a special place in my family’s history, and we are committed as a family to never forget the city and the people of Baton Rouge.
I don’t post pictures of my grandchildren unless I get permission. I’m really respectful about that. If I feel like anything is invasive of someone’s privacy, I don’t do that, either. Sometimes I have great pictures, but I’m like, ‘Eh, maybe this is not right.’
I think, when you value yourself and respect yourself, everything else just falls into place.
Every woman deserves to look fashionable, whether a size 2 or 22.
If you’re easily overwhelmed when you shop, remember that store employees know what’s in stock, and they love to give fashion advice. Working with one is like having your own stylist.
It’s easy to make clothes for a model, but when you can put them on real women and real curves, that’s the test.
We pray before everything – videos, onstage, TV shows. I think that has a lot to do with being successful.
I’ve heard complaints from women all over the country that plus-size clothes aren’t sexy enough. You know, I’m a grandma, but I don’t want to look like a grandma! I want to feel confident and sexy in the clothes. I like my stuff tapered and well-fitted, not all boxy.
We can still be sexy and vibrant, fashionable, classy, and fly until the day we die!
Being in the music business, if we couldn’t pull the fashions from designers and if designers couldn’t use artists to show off their fashions, where would we be?
Nothing makes me happier than for a woman to come up to me saying, ‘I started exercising, and I lost weight, and I got a new man,’ and you know, I get chills thinking about it. It’s my purpose; I feel like I found my purpose.
As a designer, I believe in the power of fashion. It has the ability to not only change how you look but also how you feel about yourself.
Haters gonna be haters, and there’s nothing we can do about that.
I don’t understand women who don’t love women. I love women. I just think they are magnificent creatures.
When you get to be a certain age, you want to wear your tops a little longer or pants that are more generous in the back area.
You want kids to dream big.
I not only enjoy a really great friendship with both my girls but also a close mother-daughter bond as well.
You can find love at any age. You just have to go for it.
The music business inspires designers, and designers inspire the music business.
Take the time to get your clothes to fit. It makes a difference.
When I look at me, I think I’m a good catch. Why wouldn’t somebody like me for me? I’m a pleasant person. I’m an intelligent person. I’m a good person. I’m not bad looking. Why wouldn’t I be able to get somebody to like me?
I’m a grandmother, but I don’t want to look like a grandmother. I still want to look sexy and sophisticated.
I’ve read some things where people are like, ‘Beyonce wants to be white’ because she has blonde highlights in her hair, but it’s ridiculous. You know, she is who she is, and she’s a very proud black woman. I know people with natural hair that are the least black inside; you know, it doesn’t matter.
When I went through my divorce, I decided that I was going to pray this time for someone. Then, God sent me someone. I prayed for the specific qualities I wanted in a man, and I wasn’t going to settle for anything less.
I grew up with Cher and Motown, beautiful costumes.
I’m the makeover queen. I love to do makeovers on people.
I’m always ready for more grandbabies.
I never asked my children to do something I didn’t show them that I could also do.
My mother, Agnes Dereon Beyince, was a seamstress and designer, and her passion passed down to me.
Everybody has their pain.
In high school, I had a singing group, and I designed the outfits and made my friends’ prom dresses.
We have always been a family that’s given back. We just don’t make a lot of noise about it.