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Cher Sayings

Cher quotes: the “Goddess of Pop’s” most popular quotes.

“Everyone’s got to have a dream.  It’s not reaching your dream that counts.  It’s going toward them.”

“If you really want something, you can figure out how to make it happen.”

“If you are going to wait for someone to encourage you to do something, you just better give up.”

“If you’re waiting for someone to believe in you, you’ll be waiting forever.  You must believe in yourself.”

“The only thing in the world you can change is yourself and that makes all the difference in the world.”

“Credibility is to be good.  You must be good.  That’s all I ever wanted – to be good at what I did.”

“I’ve always taken risks and never worried about what the world might think of me.”

“Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great.”

“All of us invent ourselves.  Some of us just have more imagination than others.”

“I can trust my friends.  These people force me to examine myself, encourage me to grow.”

“Words are like weapons; they wound sometimes.”

“Women have to harness their power – it’s absolutely true.  It’s just learning not to take the first no.  And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.”

“A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that still doesn’t mean she can’t have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones.”

“The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing – and then marry him.”

“You know, honey, husbands come and go but I’m still Cher at the end of the day.”

“When you stop trying to find the right man and start becoming the right woman, the right man will find his way to you.”

“I wouldn’t give myself any advice, because advice is kinda bullsh*t.  Take a deep breath and don’t take any of it too seriously.”

“Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill.  It never fails.  Exercise is nothing short of a miracle.”

“So, I’ve wanted to do what I do since I was four years old.  And I’ve been doing it for 53 years.  That is not an applause thing, I’m 71 yesterday.  And I can do a five-minute plank, okay?  Just saying.  My mom told me when I was really young, ‘You’re not going to be the smartest, you’re not going to be the prettiest, you’re not going to be the most talented, but you’re going to be special.”

“I think luck has so much to do with my success.  I think it was mostly luck and a little bit of something thrown in.”

“I’m scared to death of being poor.  It’s like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside.  I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside.  It’s my pet paranoia.”

“When I think about my life, it was a really good life.  It was hard.  It was crazy.  And it was laced with amazing and treacherous and sad things, like everybody’s life.”

“There are lots of things that I’d like to be, and nice just doesn’t seem good enough.”

“I am the girl who everyone said was never going anywhere.  I guess I shocked a few people.”

“I’ve never compromised who I am – not ever.  If I’ve gotten anywhere in my life it’s been on my own merits.”

“I’m a perfectionist, my own boss.  If someone isn’t pulling their weight, I let them know.  I’m a nice person but you can’t say yes to everyone.”

“Honesty makes me feel powerful in a difficult world.”

“I am a part of history whether people want to take it seriously or not.”

“Someone once said, ‘The only thing that will be left after a nuclear holocaust is Cher and cockroaches.’  I think that’s funny, because, you know, I am a survivor.  If I am anything, that’s what I am.”

“I just don’t know how to accept it.  I don’t want to either – but I don’t really know how to.  I look in the mirror and I see this old lady looking back at me.  And I have no idea how she got there!”

“I feel like a bumper car.  If I hit a wall, I’m backing up and going in another direction.  And I’ve hit plenty of f*cking walls in my career.  But I’m not stopping.  I think maybe that’s my best quality: I just don’t stop.”

“I don’t know what else I would be if I wasn’t me.  I am not looking from the outside, looking back.  I am who I am.”

“I have done so much more than I thought I would do, and yet I am not finished.”

Some guy said to me, ‘Don’t you think you’re too old to sing rock n’ roll?’  I said, ‘You’d better check with Mick Jagger.’”

“I’ve also had critics for the last 40 years saying that I was on my way out every year.  Right.  So f*ck ’em!”

“I keep coming back because I have no place else to go.  What else would I do?  I love to sing.”

“I’ve been famous my entire life; I don’t know any other way.”

“The one thing I’d change about myself is… my age.  ‘If I could turn back time,’ that’s what I’d do.”

“Living your life the way you want to live it is the most important thing so if you have to pay small prices along the way, it’s not important.”

“Life is about enjoying yourself and having a good time.”

“You can’t just sit around and watch life pass you by.  You have to keep dreaming.”

“I never cared about money.  I’m not destined to be a rich woman.  I’m destined to be a woman who makes a lot of money and never has any.  I’ve made millions and millions and millions of dollars and I just spend it.”

About the author: Cory Johnson likes hip-hop, comedy, cold beer, curvy women and writing. His net worth is $11 million. Here’s how he did it.

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