In the 2000s, no pop star was as poised, as polished, or as generally fierce as Beyoncé Giselle Knowles. She was groomed for stardom from a very early age. After appearing in Austin Powers in Goldmember, Knowles relinquished her solo debut on its soundtrack, titled ‘Work It Out’. She additionally worked with her incipient beau Jay-Z on his ’03 Bonnie & Clyde’. Offstage, Beyoncé has withal spent time promoting her fashion line House of Dereon. Throughout 2009, Beyoncé toured the world on the I Am tour, grossing over $36 million. The exquisitely choreographed video for ‘Single Ladies’ went on to win 2009 Video of the Year. EliteColumn brings you the 12 best hand-picked astonishing quotes from this world famous persona.