Top 40 Shawn Mendes Quotes To Seize Your Moment

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Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian songwriter and singer. In 2013 he would regularly post his song covers on an application called vine. in 201I he gained the attention of Andrew Gentler who helped him sign a record deal.

Recently, Shawn has release three albums and has received several accolades.
Here are some of his quotes that will inspire you

Inspiring Shawn Mendes Quotes

“I think it’s not about what you say; it’s about what you don’t say.” – Shawn Mendes

“You can’t get too comfortable and relax, because your world can flip overnight.” – Shawn Mendes

“I have a thing where if I’m not in control, I feel the whole world is about to collapse.” – Shawn Mendes

“Love is probably the strongest emotion that you can feel. It’s very natural – and I wouldn’t want to say easy – but natural and comfortable to write about, and there’s so many different forms of it, millions of layers – you could write forever about it.” – Shawn Mendes

“I’m tortured because I care. I’m always upset about not doing things as good as I think I could have because I care.”

– Shawn Mendes

“Love your people! Tell the people you love you REALLY love them. Do it. It’s impossible to be too kind or too loving.” – Shawn Mendes

“I work so hard to make that sure I’m successful. If you’re positive and really excited and enthusiastic about what you’re doing, it’s going to happen, and it’s going to happen big time.” – Shawn Mendes

“Being a sex symbol isn’t cool unless you’re in love with a girl, and she calls you a sex symbol.” – Shawn Mendes

“True friends are never forgotten, they live within our hearts and souls forever and always, dancing on our stage of memories.” – Shawn Mendes

“I haven’t really found the right person. That sounds like an older person thing to say, but I’m too busy and – not in a bad way – don’t want to waste my time.” – Shawn Mendes

“No matter what, I’m trying to have fun and, depending on the mood, fun can be on a roller coaster and playing onstage, or fun can be sitting in a room with three of your best friends talking for two hours.” – Shawn Mendes

“No matter where you play, a stadium or an arena, when you’re present on stage, it’s going to feel like a theater.”

– Shawn Mendes

“I can see why people change. You get complimented all the time, driven around in a black SUV – your life is crazy. But that’s your career, not you.” – Shawn Mendes

“It’s hard for me to just say, ‘Wow, this is amazing – I’m famous. I’m living the dream.’ I sit there and think, ‘I’m scared – this can go away tomorrow.’ My dad always says that I’m a tortured soul because I’m never pleased; I never feel like I deserve what I’ve achieved.” – Shawn Mendes

“I feel like every time I write a song, it feels like the first time I wrote a song. It’s just as hard; it doesn’t get easier, but that’s why I love it: because it’s a challenge every time. I also feel like I’m learning new ways.” – Shawn Mendes

“People say to me, ‘What are you going to be doing in five years?’ The thing is, I don’t care! It’s what I’m doing today that matters.” – Shawn Mendes

“I think I was just bored one summer afternoon, and I decided to post a little video of me singing and playing guitar out of tune.” – Shawn Mendes

“I’m just growing so quickly, so my songs are quickly changing on me. But it’s fine. I love them for what they are and what they were, to me.” – Shawn Mendes

“Just the fact that a thousand people in front of me were ready to hear me sing was one of the best feelings I can think of.”

– Shawn Mendes

“I picture myself now, and I picture myself in 30 years, and I’ll probably be the same. I’ll still think I’m not the greatest singer I can be.” – Shawn Mendes

“As I’m growing, so is my music.” – Shawn Mendes

“I promise you, if you look at YouTube and see some of my first covers, you will hear that I don’t sound good. But I was so obsessed with it and wanted so much to be good at it that I forced myself to figure out what sounds right and what sounds wrong.” – Shawn Mendes

“You look back at people like Elvis and The Beatles and still get their music because it’s timeless. That’s what I want.” – Shawn Mendes

“When I first started playing guitar, so many people told me I couldn’t do this or couldn’t do that. But I kept at it and ignored that.” – Shawn Mendes

“A lot of people who are ‘social media’ stars aren’t considered to be ‘real’ stars, and people underestimate the amount of work it takes to edit and upload a video every single day and document your life like that.” – Shawn Mendes

“I think when you have raw emotion in a song, it makes it great.”

– Shawn Mendes

“I don’t want to just be a teenage star. I want to be known by parents, and I want them to go, ‘Oh I love that song; he’s really good for his age. My daughter loves him, but I love him, too.’” – Shawn Mendes

“I come up with more ideas when I’m on the road, but I don’t get to finish them. I don’t get to fully flush them out because I’m so busy on the road. I’m very all over the place, but I’m definitely most creative when I’m out here.” – Shawn Mendes

“It’s extremely important just to keep things positive and happy as much as we can … I think it’s important that singers, actors, or whatever use our voice to spread positive messages as much as we possibly can.” – Shawn Mendes

“I think if you’re creating music, and you love the song, holding it back is just doing it an injustice.” – Shawn Mendes

“As soon as I get time, I really wanna dig down and do some acting.” – Shawn Mendes

“I’m not just writing songs that are narrating my life, but everyone else around my age because they’re super-relatable.”

– Shawn Mendes

“Island Records was the first record label to… acknowledge me. After that, quickly, Republic Records, and then Atlantic Records, Sony Records and Warner Bros. It was all the labels at once. It was absolutely insane, like, knowing that this many record labels were interested in me.” – Shawn Mendes

“I was an average student. I wasn’t any standout. I remember when people started to know who I was and the label offers, people started to get a little weird and be weird around me.” – Shawn Mendes

“Growing up in a suburban home, the world seems so massive to you. It seems like cities are so big and so far away, and there’s so much in them. So your imagination runs wild, instead of when you are born in the middle of Manhattan, you’d know, like, that this is the biggest city.” – Shawn Mendes

“I think anyone can do anything they dream of if they put their mind to it and put in the work.” – Shawn Mendes

“I think the world is becoming a place where younger and younger people can do great things, and I just hope I can inspire other young people to do the same.” – Shawn Mendes

“My advice to anyone with a dream is to never stop pursuing it.”

– Shawn Mendes

“Let your dreams take flight.” – Shawn Mendes

“An empty coffee cup is sometimes just as beautiful as a full one.” – Shawn Mendes

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