Motivational Quotes from Charo

I am a person who has to move. I’m like a shark – if it doesn’t move, it dies. I’m in good shape.

Charo

My goal is to try new things, to make people forget their problems, make them laugh, and for them to talk about it the next day.

Charo

I’m so stupid because I refuse to think that I’m getting older. I get up in the morning, and it’s like, ‘La, la, la, I’m so pretty.’ I still mingle with a lot with young people. I even go to college campuses to talk to them because I know how they think. They don’t think I’m boring, either. They think I’m cool, but I want them to think I’m hot!

Charo

I haven’t changed. My family and I live as we did in South Spain. I’ve had loud music, chickens, birds, and a bull in my backyard.

Charo

I can tell you, to me, Lady Gaga is Madonna with diarrhea.

Charo

I used to run about two miles every day, but now with ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ the running is over.

Charo

In 1988, Christmas, that was my last performance because I moved to Hawaii to raise my son.

Charo

I had no regret to the ‘cuchi-cuchi’ show. It showed me the way to the bank. It’s a gimmick. It’s fun. It has nothing to do with sex… it’s energy and fun… If it wasn’t for ‘cuchi-cuchi,’ I would be selling tomatoes in Tijuana.

Charo

‘Jane the Virgin’ is one of the most original shows that’s been presented in the United States.

Charo

My neighbors are quiet. I am not. I don’t know if they’re dead or alive.

Charo

We used to have a bull. A real bull. At that time, Jennifer Lopez was my neighbor. God bless her, she took it. But other neighbors did not like it, that we have a bull.

Charo

I love audiences. They are my oxygen. I only breathe with audience. When I’m alone, I am normally a miserable you-know-what.

Charo

If you believe in what you do, you are immortal. The day that you don’t believe it, the day you’re taking other people’s opinion, you better go to Tijuana.

Charo

Around the world, I am known as a great musician. But in America, I am known as the cuchi-cuchi girl. That’s okay because cuchi-cuchi has taken me all the way to the bank.

Charo

My costumes are the same measurements they were when I was 19, 20 years old. I eat pizza and ice cream, but whenever I gain three or four pounds, that sets off a red alarm.

Charo

My English is actually getting worse. We talk Spanish at home and switch to English only when we need it. Like when we go to the bank to get some money.

Charo

Listen, even if you go wild, I like class. Everybody in show business never should forget that there is a line, and that you should have class.

Charo

When I learned Japanese, they say that I sounded like a Chinese with diarrhea!

Charo

Many people think I am an idiot. I think I am a genius.

Charo

When you are Spanish girl, you got to grow up in a convent if you want to get married.

Charo

In Spanish, we have a saying: ‘The woman and the frying pan belong in the kitchen.’ Ohhhh, I hate it!

Charo

The family of my mother had a lot of money; the family of my father, nothing.

Charo