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I'm a teenager, but I'm independent -
by Adriana Lima

I'm a teenager, but I'm independent -
I have my own apartment,
I have my own life.
And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school.
I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.
- Adriana Lima

Related topics: Teen

You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.
- Adriana Lima

I was so embarrassed about mispronouncing words.
I just knew how to smile.
- Adriana Lima

I was in a fashion show and I had on a strapless top.
When I got to the end the top was down.
- Adriana Lima

 

Younger guys are just too jealous.
- Adriana Lima

I've never been to the gym.
I do nothing.
- Adriana Lima

I would like just one time to be on the cover of Italian Vogue.
- Adriana Lima

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If one day I have a daughter and my daughter wants to be a model,
I would never let her!
- Adriana Lima

Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself.
Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude.
You have to believe in yourself and be strong.
- Adriana Lima

Here in the big city people spend their time thinking
about work and about money;
they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.
- Adriana Lima

If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere.
Here you don't see that as much.
There the only thing they do is babies,
babies, babies!
Especially the poor families.
- Adriana Lima

When I get older, I don't think I'll like to have wrinkles,
or a big jelly belly.
I cannot have it.
- Adriana Lima

I like to go to the movies or read.
- Adriana Lima

I missed out on everything.
Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies,
going to concerts, and I get so jealous.
- Adriana Lima

My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix,
not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them,
but because he's so nice.
When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to
arrive there and he helped everyone.
- Adriana Lima

I just think they're really insecure about themselves sometimes.
I know all the girls, but we all work a lot and don't
have time to hang out together.
They're all really nice; I've never had a problem with any model.
- Adriana Lima

I used to be very shy.
When I first started, I had to go to a casting,
and I had to go in a bikini.
I thought I was too skinny.
But I went in and got the job!
And that's how I started.
- Adriana Lima

I think you go through a period as a teenager of being
quite cool and unaffected by things.
- Miranda Otto

I got interested in computers and how they could be
enslaved to the megalomaniac impulses of a teenager.
- Eugene Jarvis

If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

When I was a teenager, I read a lot of Poe.
- Dario Argento

Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.
- Laurence J. Peter

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person,
defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
- Dave Barry

I was a quiet teenager, introverted,
full of angst.
- Nigella Lawson

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
- Arnold H. Glasow

I think there's a time in your life where you don't feel like you fit in.
I think everyone has that when you're a teenager,
especially, and especially in the society we live in.
- Matthew Vaughn

Well, I could do it for a day, but I wouldn't want to be a teenager again.
I really wouldn't.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life
when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
- Fran Lebowitz

I liked being a teenager, but I would not go back for all the tea in China.
- Rob Lowe

As I've said many times, the single most oppressed
class in America right now is the teenager.
- Joe Bob Briggs

As a young teenager I looked desperately for things
to read that might excuse me or assure me I wasn't the only one,
that might confirm an identity I was unhappily piecing together.
- Edmund White

When you're a little kid, you don't see color,
and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind.
It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.
- Eminem

I was always into music.
I think everyone is when they're a teenager,
as a way to drown out the world.
- Penelope Spheeris

As a teenager I had no idea that I had the potential
to win an Olympic gold medal and my athletic career
developed only by lucky circumstances.
- Peter Snell

Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time.
It's when you make your best friends -
I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to.
You get the best and the worst as a teen.
You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.
- Sophia Bush

It's not the most normal life in the world,
but I screw up plenty of times to be a normal teenager.
- Mila Kunis

When I left school I was full of angst,
like any teenager, and I channeled it all into comedy.
- Matt Lucas

The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers.
But that said, once you're a teenager you've probably
gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to.
- Andrew Shue

As a teenager at high school, I felt like an outsider.
- Shawn Ashmore

John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of.
As a teenager I owned several of his Bond soundtracks.
- Carter Burwell

I'm happy to be on a show that's bridging that gap of 'Okay,
I'm not a teenager anymore, I'm a man.'
- Milo Ventimiglia

As a teenager I started painting and playing guitar.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

By the time I was a teenager, I knew I wanted to be an artist.
I was a born draftsman and liked all forms of art,
so I just knew that's what I wanted to do.
- Frank Frazetta

I mean, I'm pretty good in real life,
but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a
normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm
just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television.
- Brittany Snow

Remember that as a teenager you are in the last stage
of your life when you will be happy to hear the phone is for you.
- Fran Lebowitz

I was signed when I was 19 years old,
in 1980.
I went to Germany and France.
Seeing the world at that time was just an awesome experience for a teenager.
- Kurtis Blow

I haven't really forgotten what it's like to be a teenager and how much it sucked.
- Ben Weasel

Well Bill Martin and Mike Schiff were the creators
and they knew we had to do a family show.
Everybody came at it from the angle of having been a kid and a teenager.
- Donal Logue

To me, it's a very moral film.
If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it.
- Ellen Burstyn

Having grown up in Oklahoma when it was one of the
last states which prohibited liquor,
I grew up with War On Drugs, where every teenager knew
who the bootleggers were.
- Tony Hillerman

But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the
rest of my life in a factory was real depressing.
So the idea that I could become a musician opened up
some possibilities I didn't see otherwise.
- Wayne Kramer

I was a normal, rather dutiful child.
I didn't even rebel as a teenager.
- Emily Watson

When I was a teenager in Iceland people would throw
rocks and shout abuse at me because they thought I was weird.
I never got that in London no matter what I wore.
- Bjork

My manager wants me to dress like a nun and I want
to dress like a teenager.
- Anna Kournikova

I started as a teenager going up on commercials.
- Fran Drescher

The first book that they gave me was Jeannie,
a young teenager.
I went on with her maybe ten books.
- Dan DeCarlo

When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school
because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me:
music and theater.
- Morgan Freeman

I met Rodney when I first moved to LA,
so I'd say 20 years.
He's the eternal teenager.
- Kathy Valentine

At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a
baby because I felt myself to be an adult,
but my mum forbid it.
Right now, I feel like a teenager and I want to have
fun for one or two more years before starting a family.
- Milla Jovovich

I think the hardest part about being a teenager is
dealing with other teenagers -
the criticism and the ridicule,
the gossip and rumors.
- Beverley Mitchell

As a teenager I was more of an anarchist,
but now I want people to thrive and be harmonious.
- Nicolas Cage

I have more zits now than I did as a teenager.
Stress zits.
- Tiffani Amber Thiessen

When I was a teenager I loved acting,
but I really just loved it for myself.
I didn't like the fact that anyone else saw the work I was doing.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt

I harbored a lot of resentment as a teenager and as a young adult.
I still have a problem with authority,
I'm trying to listen!
- Nikki Sixx

I was a veteran, before I was a teenager.
- Michael Jackson

I had long hair when I was a teenager.
- Beck

I'd had my daughter when I was a teenager -
I took my daughter to college with me.
- Loni Anderson

I don't think I want to play a teenager anymore.
- Devon Sawa

When I was a teenager, I got into SF,
quite heavily, and that too has had a major impact on my writing.
- George Stephen

I got involved in improv comedy.
It settled me down when I was getting wild.
I was sort of an evil teenager smashing up my cars
and drinking and driving,
let's just say, a lot.
- Bruce McCulloch

When I was a teenager in the late 30's and early 40's,
electronics wasn't a word.
You were interested in radio if you were interested in electronics.
- Ken Olsen


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