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Madonna quotes: here are the “Queen of Pop’s” most popular quotes on singing, success, standing up for yourself, and more.

“Never forget to dream.”

“Happiness lies in your own hands.”

“No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.”

“We all fall to the floor at some point.  It’s how you pick yourself up that’s the real challenge.  Isn’t it?”

“If it’s bitter at the start, then it’s sweeter in the end.”

“I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in and going after your dreams.”

“A lot of people are afraid to say what they want.  That’s why they don’t get what they want.”

“If you aren’t willing to fight for what you believe in, then don’t even enter the ring.”

“In the blink of an eye everything can change!  Why waste time?‪”

“We are responsible for our own fate, we reap what we sow, we get what we give.”

“One thing I’ve learned is that I’m not the owner of my talent; I’m the manager of it.”

“I’m tough, ambitious, and I know exactly what I want.”

“Sometimes you have to be a b*tch to get things done.”

“Don’t just stand there – let’s get to it.  Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it.”

“I know there’s more to life than making lots of money and being successful and even getting married and having a family.”

“I went to New York.  I had a dream.  I wanted to be a big star.  I didn’t know anybody.  I wanted to dance.  I wanted to sing.  I wanted to do all those things.  I wanted to make people happy.  I wanted to be famous.  I wanted everybody to love me.  I wanted to be a star.  I worked really hard and my dream came true.”

“I feel just as hungry today as I did the day I left home.”

“I don’t want easy.  Easy doesn’t make you grow.  Easy doesn’t make you think.”

“Power is being told you’re not loved and not being destroyed by it.”

“Listen, everyone is entitled to my opinion.”

“I’m always looking for something new: a new inspiration, a new philosophy, a new way to look at something, a new talent.”

“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.”

“I refuse to act the way someone expects me to.”

“I think you can be defiant and rebellious and still be strong and positive.”

“I am the result of the good choices I’ve made and the bad choices.”

“Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.”

“I’m encouraging other people, whether they’re professionals or not, to use their creativity to express themselves, to get a conversation going, to get the party started, really.”

“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 like to think I’m a role model for women.  But I also don’t like to just limit it to women.  I like to think I’m a role model for human beings in general.”

“I hope that I inspire women to believe in themselves, no matter where they come from; no matter what education they have; what particular background they originate from.”

“Children always understand.  They have open minds.  They have built-in sh*t detectors.”

“I’m opening gyms around the world to encourage people to get in shape and feel good about themselves; bringing art through dance to gyms to make my gyms different from other people’s.”

“I have my work and my faith.  If that’s boring to some people, I can’t tell you how much I don’t care.”

“I am my own experiment.  I am my own work of art.”

“I had decided that if I was going to be a singer, I had to earn it.  I had to learn how to play an instrument.”

“I’m ambitious.  But if I weren’t as talented as I am ambitious, I would be a gross monstrosity.”

“I live – I live a highly scheduled life.  There’s absolutely no time wasted.  I’m very focused.  And I have a great assistant.”

“I sometimes think I was born to live up to my name.  How could I be anything else but what I am having been named Madonna?  I would either have ended up a nun or this.”

“Fame is a byproduct.  Fame is something that should happen because you do work that speaks to people and people want to know about your work.  Unfortunately the personality of people has taken over from the work and the artistry and it’s this thing now that stands on its own.  I don’t think one should ever aspire to being famous.”

“I think the ultimate challenge is to have some kind of style and grace, even though you haven’t got money, or standing in society, or formal education.  I had a very middle, lower-middle class sort of upbringing, but I identify with people who’ve had, at some point in their lives to struggle to survive.  It adds another color to your character.”

“I wouldn’t have turned out the way I was if I didn’t have all those old-fashioned values to rebel against.”

“I always say what I think, and I’ll never change my habit.”

“I have the same goal I’ve had ever since I was a girl.  I want to rule the world.”

“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.”

“I’m not going to compromise my artistic integrity.”

“I prefer going through fire rather than bypassing it.”

“I am rich and famous.  I have a talented and gorgeous husband and two beautiful children.  I could go on.”

“People think they will wake up one day and I’ll be gone.  But I’m never going away.”

“Fame is a form of misunderstanding.”

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