An Ultimate Collection of 31 Quotes from Madonna to Teach you to be Yourself.
Madonna, who has not heard about her? Born in Michigan, USA, this artist has worked through a rather tough start to be where she is today. Her first solo song 'Everybody' hit the number one spot in 1982 and there was no turning back as she became a sensation in the male denominated 80's scene.
Known more for her singing and sense of fashion, she has reinvented her fashion statement through the years to be recognised. Madonna is also known for her very outspoken attitude. She has sold over 70 million albums internationally, achieved 21 top hits in the United States and was named the 'Wealthiest Female Musician' by Forbes Magazine in 2008.
The following is the ultimate list of Quotes from Madonna.
"When I'm hungry, I eat. When I'm thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it."
I don't want easy. Easy doesn't make you grow. Easy doesn't make you think."
"Family is everything. Family comes first. It's not what I expected it to be, but nothing ever is."
"Love is like breathing, you just have to do it."
"Never forget to dream."
"I always say what I think, and I'll never change my habit."
"I've been popular and unpopular, successful and unsuccessful, loved and loathed and I know how meaningless it all is. Therefore I feel free to take whatever risks I want."
"Don't go for second best, put your love to the test."
"A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That is why they do not get what they want."
"To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don't want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt."
"I have a personal link with God, and I will tell him everything in my own bedroom."
"In all my work, my thing has always been not to be ashamed of who you are, your body, your physicality, your desires, your sexual fantasies. The reason there is bigotry, sexism, racism, and homophobia is fear. People are afraid of their own feelings, afraid of the unknown and I am saying; don't be afraid."
"I always felt like I was a freak when I was growing up and that there was something wrong with me because I couldn't fit in anywhere."
"I want to be like Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, and John Lennon... but I want to stay alive."
"We are responsible for our own fate, we reap what we sow, we get what we give."
"Better to live one year as a tiger, than a hundred as a sheep."
"Power without guilt, love without doubt."
"If your joy is derived from what society thinks of you, you're always going to be disappointed."
"A lot of people are just really confused by me; they don't know what to think of me, so they try to compartmentalize me or diminish me. Maybe they just feel unsafe. But any time you have an overtly emotional or irrational, negative reaction to sometime, you're fearing something it's bringing up in you."
"Haters who make up rumours and lies are not worth your tears."
"No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you've come from, you can always become a better version of yourself."
"Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of others."
"I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in and going after your dreams."
"Happiness lies in your own hands."
"I prefer going through fire rather than bypassing it."
"If you aren't willing to fight for what you believe in, then don't even enter the ring."
"I laugh at myself. I don't take myself completely seriously. I think that's another quality that people have to hold on to... you have to laugh, especially at yourself."
"Don't play with something you should cherish for life."
"The most important thing in life are children. We see the real world in their eyes."
"to me, the whole process of being a brush stroke in someone else's painting is a little difficult."
"Deep in my heart I'm concealing things that I'm longing to say. Scared to confess what I'm feeling - frightened you'll slip away."