To be a queen of a household is a powerful thing.
You have to be humble when you're dealing with God.
I don't rhyme right now, but I may ten years from now.
God is ever present. He's in every breath, in every step. He's here, always, always.
I have been training since 8th grade, but it has to do with listening, more than practice.
I think every individual has his or her own power, and it's a matter of working, taking time and defining what that power is.
When I was growing up, my mother would take me to plays and museums, and we'd talk about life. Those times helped shape who I became.
Power doesn't have to be on such a big scale for powerful things to occur. Within your own home, you can be a powerful woman as a mother, influencing your children's lives.
When I first became famous, I didn't know if I could go where I wanted to because I didn't know how people were going to act. Some folks would scream and holler, and I didn't know what to do with that.
Mos Def is one of the most creative, intelligent human beings I've had the opportunity to work with. He is fun. The entire time, he would go in and out of different characters, just for the fun of it. Awesome energy.