Music for me is like a balsam. I always whish that when people are watching me or listening to me, they take with them this energy I receive from God.
- Rede Globo, 1995
``The roses are a form of gratitude, it is my memory to the public. And the white clothes already comes from a long time. The white is the unification of all the colors and it symbolizes my spiritual master, that accompanies me always.
- Jornal Paraná On-Line, 28 de setembro de 2007
I think an interpreter has to sing everything, to sing what wants to sing. It cannot be with that foolishness, that here in Brazil we face this thing that when one records a song, later no one can rerecord it. This is madness, absurd. Music doesn't have an owner, the music doesn´t belong to anyone.
- Comment on the excessive protectionism of composers in Brazil. Domingão do Faustão Program, Rede Globo, 2003
Yes, I would, if they are the kind that shakes.
Answer given when asked whether or not would use silicon in her breast.
The only person who could make me stop singing is the one who made me sing: God, the beauty up there!
``How wonderful it is to celebrate a 27 years career! When you moved from basket ball to music, the world of sports lost a great player, but music won a great singer. You transmit good vibrations, a wonderful energy on the stage.´´