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Miranda Lambert Quotes

Miranda Leigh Lambert

Miranda Lambert quotes: country singer shares her top tips.

“I guess if you don’t jump, you’ll never know if you can fly.”

“The road is hard, and you have to get accustomed to it.”

“Be confident and comfortable with yourself.  If you know us, we are definitely not shy, and never try to be anything we are not.  No matter what anyone tells you, you are perfect, just the way you are.”

“My mom was always saying: ‘Be whatever you want to be, but stick with it.  Don’t waver.  Don’t change who you are for anybody.”

“If you don’t stand for something, how can anyone respect what you do?”

“Just know who you are; know what you want to say and stick with it throughout.”

“It takes strength to show vulnerability.  It takes a lot of confidence and strength to be willing to be vulnerable.”

“When your roots grow out and things go south, go back to the salon.”

“You leave home, you move on and you do the best you can.”

“I think I find new idols every day – someone that says something really inspiring, is successful, has character.”

“I definitely don’t ever want to burn out at my job.”

“You have a career, and you start as a businessperson.  And you work your way, you reach this peak, and you know the time’s going to come when you go back down.”

“Trust your instincts.  I’ve always gone with my gut but even now more than ever.  If I feel really strongly about anything, one way or the other, I always go with it because it’s never really led me wrong.  I mean, I’ve made bad decisions, don’t get me wrong.  But when it’s a really big decision, I just really think for a second and go with what I really feel in my heart.  It’s usually the right thing.”

“Have character and build your character and surround yourself with people with good character.”

“Music was the first thing I did where I was naturally talented.”

“My music is about being strong, even in your vulnerability.”

“I’m definitely thankful for all the ups and downs because I’ve had some really good songs come out of it.”

“Heartbreak is good fuel for country songs.  And cheating.  You’ve got to take the bad parts and put them on paper and then move on to the happy parts.”

“I do write a lot from personal experience, but I also embellish a bit.”

“People naturally change a lot during their 20s, so my songs reflect that progression.”

“I definitely still have angst but I also wrote some songs that say it’s okay to love, now.  I’m happy in my life, and it’s a bit easier to write happy songs when you are actually happy.”

“I’m not actually a very good famous person at all.  I hate cameras.  I don’t love the spotlight.  It was a big shocker to me that the music business is 80% business and 20% music.  I was like, ‘I didn’t know I signed up for all this other stuff.'”

“Both my mom and my grandma were really big influences on me not only by being strong and teaching me to be strong but also owning their salt as well.”

“In a way, I had such a normal life.  But in another way, I saw things most kids don’t see.”

“I was always suspicious and looking over my shoulder because that’s how I was raised.”

“Yeah, my dad bought me a guitar when I was like 10, and I didn’t really want it then.”

“I started writing and playing guitar at 17.  I’ve always loved music, and my dad is a singer-songwriter.”

“Instead of going to college, I spent my time out on the road learning how to be a better musician.”

“I used to play for 200 people and now I’m selling out places that hold 16,000 people.  It’s a big change, and it’s so cool to see people out there screaming the words to songs that I wrote.  It just really reassures me that what I’m doing is working, and it really boosts my confidence, as far as on stage as a performer and a writer.”

“I’m really fortunate because, in my career, I haven’t had to deal with anybody trying to make me something I’m not.”

“I try not to get too ahead of myself.  I try to be happy where I am.”

“I hope my music sets up the platform for me to be able to do lots of things – to have a cowboy-boot line, maybe, or do a perfume or makeup deal.”

“I have no idea what will happen in the next two years.  What size buildings I’m going to be playing or who’s going to be on the bill.  It’s like, ‘Well, that was cool.  Now where can we go?’”

“I won’t give up what I enjoy to look perfect.  I want to find a happy-medium between feeling good about my body and still having a beer and some barbecue.”

“Yeah, I try to be the best example I can be for young girls just as far as my person goes – just to uphold a good image.”

“The best example I can set is to be real and show my flaws.”

“We’re all just living our lives and having the same struggles and the same joys and the same outlooks.”

“Everybody has bad moments, and then you come out of it and you have a great moment, and then you have some somber times.  I want an emotional journey, because that’s what life is, and I want to document that.”

“You run to things more and you lean on things more than you normally do when you’re hurting.  That’s part of a journey anyone has to take in their life, and sometimes we don’t slow down enough to take it.  I’m glad I did, because now I have stories to share.”

“I really think that being yourself, being original, being outside the box is starting to be appealing to people.”

“I know what good is.  I have a great launching pad for the future.  I will never take that for granted.”

“I do appreciate every single dollar I earn.”

“I just am who I am.  I am honest about being flawed.  That’s all I can be, you know?  I cuss.  I drink.  I get divorced and get my heart broken.  I break hearts.”

“It’s been a really cool journey.”

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