Jennifer Lopez is the guest of honor at this year’s People’s Choice Awards. The 51-year-old multi-hyphenate will receive the people’s icon award for her contributions to music, film, television and fashion, and the recognition is more than deserved. Since stepping into the spotlight with her 1997 role in Selena, Jennifer has paved the way for artists worldwide and fully cemented herself as a star. In honor of Jennifer’s decades-long career, we’re celebrating by taking a look at her most inspiring quotes over the years. Read them ahead.