Katy Perry Quotes

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson

Katy Perry quotes: singer-songwriter, TV star, millionaire many times over – here are Katy Perry’s most popular quotes.

“If you have a dream, you have to go on a journey to fulfill that dream.”

“If you can believe in something great, then you can achieve something great.”

“Find out what your gift is and nurture it.”

“So take a chance and don’t ever look back.”

“Be yourself and you can be anything.”

“I think you can have it all, you just have to work really hard because great things don’t come easily.”

“Sometimes if you want to achieve something great, there will be curveballs.  You just have to dodge them every once in a while.”

“The bad that comes along with the good is a journey.”

“If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.”

“People talk about bullying, but you can be your own bully in some ways.  You can be the person who is standing in the way of your success.”

“Comparisons are easily done, once you’ve had a taste of perfection.”

“A lot of people do things out of fear.  A lot of people make choices based on thinking they won’t have a career in five years.  I know where I am, I know what I do is worth something and does not have an expiration date on it.  I’m not making choices – in any capacity of my life, with any kind of endorsement, with any kind of product – out of fear.”

“Evolution is not easy, and change is not easy.  People say they love change, but they actually f*cking hate it.”

“I think we’re all blessed with gifts and I was lucky I just found out what mine was early on and have planted that seed and tried to water it every day.”

“Maybe you’re the reason why all the doors are closed, so you can open one that leads you to the perfect road.”

“After a hurricane comes a rainbow.”

“Acceptance is the key to be truly free.”

“I’ve come to learn, after 10 years of success in the spotlight, that being happy is something you have to work for every single day.  Even if you have money or houses or status or fame – and all of that stuff is great for a moment – if you don’t have happiness charging the train, you’re gonna derail.”

“People may not remember everything about meeting you, but they will always remember the way you made them feel.”

“I’m competitive with myself, and that goes hand-in-hand with how I present myself.  I’m not only trying to put one foot in front of the other, I’m trying to put my best foot forward.”

“There are a lot of things that are personally uncomfortable to show.  But I’ve realized that it’s time for me to show my audience that you don’t have to be perfect to achieve your dreams.  Because nobody relates to being perfect.”

“People always ask me, ‘What is it that you regret?’  And I say, ‘Nothing, because I could not buy what I’ve learned.’  And I apply those things to my life that I learn.  And hopefully, it helps me to be a better human in the future and make better choices.”

“There is a downside to everything, every job, and what I’ve learned so much about is that sacrifice is such a key word when it comes to this kind of role.  You have to be prepared to actually make that sacrifice.  It’s not just going to be, like, maybe you’ll have to make it – there will be a lot of sacrifices if you decide you want to live this life.”

“My personality is up and down, sassy and cheeky.”

“If you’re coming from an honest place and you’re doing things for the right motives, then people can see that.”

“I think sometimes when children grow up, their parents grow up.  Mine grew up with me.  We coexist.  I don’t try to change them anymore, and I don’t think they try to change me.”

“When I was 13, I asked for a guitar.  And that’s how I really started explaining my point of view.”

“My dad would give me $10, which is a lot of money when you’re nine, to sing at church, on tables at restaurants, at family functions, just about anywhere.”

“I just want to make it very clear that I come from very humble beginnings, and I worked for everything!”

“I went from zero to my own hero.”

“I feel like I give a lot – and I’m not talking about in a numbers sense or a money sense, even though that is there.  I feel like I give a lot of energy and do a lot of work.”

“I have a lot of ambition.”

“I hope to be changing ’til the last day on this earth.”

“I see that the hard work has finally paid off.  It has taken a long time – and I feel like I’ve earned a lot of it – but the stars have aligned for me in some ways.  I’ve just always been very aware and careful of everything, so that I can be ready for the perfect opportunities as they come.”

“I don’t take anything for granted or wait for anything to come to me.  I still, every day, continue to go out and get it.  I probably even work harder now than I did when I was trying to make it.”

“I don’t want to completely self-sabotage everything that I’ve got and alienate everyone.  But I definitely want to take some chances as I always have.”

“I don’t take anything for granted.  There are 500 other girls right behind me.  And I know that, because I was one of them.”

“Once you get kicked down the mountain a little bit, you realize that the weather really is better at the top.  It’s been really necessary for me to go through that.  And I’ve learned that people don’t relate to someone who is perfect or always winning anyway.  You can’t always be sitting perched on top of the mountain.”

“People don’t want just vanilla.  They want 31 flavors.  I couldn’t do what Rihanna does.  I couldn’t do what Gaga does.  They can’t do what I do.”

“I have a confidence because my research shows that I should just really trust my instincts.”

“I just feel like I’m going to be criticized regardless of what I do next, so I might as well do something that I feel really passionate about.”

“I’m really happy to be on the cover as a strong female who has created her own career.”

“Touring is always important to me.  It’s like a big IOU to my fans, because I know they are the reason I exist.”

“I grew up not really having anything, so the idea that I can take care of my family and my friends now is a really cool bonus.”

“I don’t care what people say about my relationship; I don’t care what they say about my boobs.  People are buying my songs; I have a sold-out tour.  I’m getting incredible feedback from my music.”

“At the end of the day, I’m really grateful for everything that I’ve been given, every opportunity I’ve been given.  I’m not trying to sabotage – I’m just trying to grow.  I think that growth and evolution are a beautiful thing and nothing to be scared of.”

“Honey, I am the chief of my train.  If critics want to hop on board, fantastic.  There’s plenty of room.  The KP train is fun.”

“I love what I do, and when I don’t love what I do, I’ll make a change.”

“If you are not happy with something, you should change it.  So I went to a lot of therapy, and finally, I am able to speak up for myself.  You are going to hear me roar!”

“You know you’re living right when you wake up, brush your hair – and confetti falls out!”

“I already have the brilliant life, all I have to do is remind myself that I have it.”

“I’m happy, I’m in a good place, I’m looking forward to my future.”

“I’ve lived such a great, fantastic life already, but there’s still so much more.”

“I’m leaving you my legacy, I got to make my mark.  I got to run it hard.  I want you to remember me.”

“You make me feel like I’m living a teenage dream.”

“Baby you’re a firework, c’mon show ’em what you’re worth…”

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