"I may not ever get over her. I really do still love that girl." (speaking to Rolling Stone magazine about Britney Spears).
"England is the first country that I`ve had a no. 1 album in, so it is now officially my home away from home."
(On the Superbowl incident:) "I am sorry if anyone was offended by the wardrobe malfunction during the half time performance."
"I kiss people with my soul. I don`t kiss them with my mouth."
"All you can do as an artist is do what you think is an extension of you. You put down on paper...who you are. That`s what being an artist is all about. And when it gets done, you don`t look back at it and say, `Oh, I could have done that better.`" (2002 about fame)
"A lot of girls have cheated on me in the past, so it`s hard for me to trust. But once I fall, I fall hard." (on girls)
"I think music will always be a big part of my life. I can`t go five minutes without singing, sometimes unconsciously. And people stare at me, and I`m wondering why they`re staring, and then I`m realizing that I`m belting out a tune." (on music)
"I can give you my personal opinion: Love the music, hate the business. It`s a screwball business and there are a lot of players who will straight-up lie to you." (on the music industry)
"True love, to me, is when she`s the first thought that goes through your head when you wake up and the last thought that goes through your head before you go to sleep." (on love)
"I`m a perfectionist. I can`t help it, I get really upset with myself if I fail in the least."
Pretty is cool, but it`s not really about looks for me. It`s more about personality. I like a girl with a good sense of humor, who`s humble and sensitive.( who he would date.)
"Everyone wants to know about my spirituality, and it`s like, `that`s mine!`"
"I don`t feel guilty about success. You can`t feel guilty about aspiring to be good at something".
"When I`m not on stage, I`m kind of shy. If you see me and I don`t say much, don`t think I`m not taking in what you have to say, I`m just not a big talker.
"I don`t regret anything that I`ve done with this group. I think that when people find something that they love to do they make sacrifices to do it." (on NSYNC)
I like to play golf. I like to shoot hoops.
Every time you do a project, you learn something new.
If you put out 150 percent, then you can always expect 100 percent back. That`s what I was always told as a kid, and It`s worked for me so far!
I sang in church growing up. Memphis is the blues capital of the world, we like to say.
There`s nothing wrong with shooting for the stars.
The fans have been great to me. I don`t think it`s asking too much to have me sign something for them.
I pick my nose and I`m not ashamed to admit it. If there`s a bogey then just pick it, man.
We`ve been in that situation where you`re just so happy to be doing what you love to do that you get taken advantage of.
I have really great, great parents, and they were very supportive of me.
When I`m in the studio, there are no boundaries.
I may not ever get over her. I really do still love that girl. - speaking to Rolling Stone magazine about Britney Spears.
I needed freedom to really express myself. That`s really what Justified is about.
Pretty is cool, but it`s not really about looks for me. It`s more about personality. I like a girl with a good sense of humor, who`s humble and sensitive. - On who he would date.
On the Superbowl incident: "I am sorry if anyone was offended by the wardrobe malfunction during the half time performance."
Teen pop will never die as long as there are teens and popular music. It just takes a different head.
My biggest challenge was to make sure that the songs I did were who I am.
Just writing and being in the studio was like therapy for me.
The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
When I`m not on stage, I`m kind of shy. If you see me and I don`t say much, don`t think I`m not taking in what you have to say. I`m just not a big talker.
The most boring thing in the world? Silence.
My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be. Everybody has their own path. It`s laid out for you. It`s just up to you to walk it.
I`m completely removed from any hype that comes my way.
Senorita was fun to sing, but I don`t really have a favorite. When you write a bunch of songs, they`re like your babies. You don`t pick favorites.
You can say things a million times, but if you can`t sing it, then it really isn`t much of a song.
This isn`t about the money. This is just for me. I love music.
I would never do anything just for spite.
My career decisions have nothing to do with my personal life.
The best part about being with a group is that you don`t have to do everything alone. You`re with your friends.
Gossip is called gossip because it`s not always the truth.
I have 20,000 girlfriends, all around the world.
I like simple things. I like to sneak in the theatre and watch movies. I`m a movie buff.
I feel very fortunate to be compared to somebody so incredible. Michael Jackson`s an icon.
As far as the press is concerned, they`re going to say what they want to say. Probably about 10-15 percent of the time It`s accurate.
I`m not in this for the money because if I was, I would have jumped out after our first album.
I believe people can move things with their minds.
If you asked me what pop is right now. I`d say hip hop.
I`m very thankful to be doing what I`m doing. I feel very blessed.
I didn`t put out this album because I wanted everybody to know I was grown up. I`m 21 and that`s not grown up.
As time goes by people will see who I am for who I am.
I will always come with something that`s aesthetically pleasing.
My favorite moments in the show are when I stand by myself and sing.
If I did any movies I`d have to take a break from singing, because I`d want it to be really good.
I used to think I actually was Batman.
If there were something that I was going to endorse, it would probably be something like sneakers.
Every relationship I`ve been in, I`ve overwhelmed the girl. They just can`t handle all the love.
The way I grew up, I was always taught that it`s uncouth to talk about money, and that`s not what should inspire you.
The best part about being alone is that you really don`t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.
I get way more nervous playing golf in front of 500 people than being on stage in front of 20,000 people.
You have a lot of time on these tours. As Alice Cooper said, you can either drink all day or golf.
I really didn`t try to make an effort to make urban music, but I am a product of my inspirations.
The many sounds of Memphis shaped my early musical career and continue to be an inspiration to this day.
I`m not trying to sound pretentious, but we did sell 12 million records on the first album, so we did get paid a little bit.
The only thing I wasn`t prepared for was being everywhere all at the same time.
I don`t regret anything that I`ve done with this group. I think that when people find something that they love to do they make sacrifices to do it. - on NSYNC
I know what it takes to put on a good show for the fans.