On himself...

“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.”

“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.”

On his music...

“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 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 realising that I’m belting out a tune.”

“I kiss people with my soul. I don’t kiss them with my mouth.”

“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).

On his love life...

“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.”

“I may not ever get over her. I really do still love that girl.” (On Britney Spears)

“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.”

“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 humour, who’s humble and sensitive.”

And the rest...

“I don’t feel guilty about success. You can’t feel guilty about aspiring to be good at something.”

“England is the first country that I’ve had a Number One album in, so it is now officially my home away from home.”

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