Madonna is een Amerikaanse zangeres, songwriter, actrice, danseres, auteur, entertainer en regisseuse. Je vind hier mooie Madonna quotes, citaten, zinnen en teksten voor Facebook, Twitter, Skype, WhatsApp, SMS, etc.
As an artist myself, I know what it’s like to put your heart and soul into something. You can feel the presence of another person.
Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don’t judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family.
Because I was a dancer, I started going to auditions for musical theater, which forced me to sing.
Being famous has changed a lot, because now there’s so many outlets, between magazines, TV shows, and the Internet, for people to stalk and follow you. We created the monster.
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It’s a painful religion. We’re all gluttons for punishment.
Everybody in our family studied a musical instrument. My father was really big on that. Somehow I only took a year or two of piano lessons and I convinced my father to let me take dancing lessons.
Growing up, I didn’t feel cool; I didn’t fit into any crowd.
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 always thought I should be treated like a star.
I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.
I am the result of the good choices I’ve made and the bad choices.
I believe sometimes we aren’t always in charge of everything that we do creatively. We submit to things as we’re going on our own journey.
I believe that we are at a very low level of consciousness, and we do not know how to treat each other as human beings. We are caught up in our own lives, our own needs, our own ego gratification. I feel a strong sense of responsibility in delivering that message.
I didn’t have many friends; I might not have had any friends. But it all turned out good in the end, because when you aren’t popular and you don’t have a social life, it gives you more time to focus on your future.
I don’t go to the sale rack. But I wouldn’t say I am decadent in my spending. I am careful.
I don’t like rooms you never use or that are wasted space but I also like a sparseness and a cleanness.
I get strength from my art all the paintings I own are powerful.
I go to Malawi twice a year. It’s where two of my children were adopted from, and I have a lot of projects there that I go and check up on and children who I look after. It’s sort of a commitment that I’ve made to this country and the hundreds of thousands of children there who have been orphaned by AIDS.
I grew up in a high school where it was very conservative, and I felt like people disapproved of me, and I felt like an outsider.
I guess some people are brilliant enough to be brilliant on their own and never doubt anything and come up with fabulous things. But I think it’s good to get into arguments with people and have them say, ‘That sucks’ or ‘You’re crazy’ or ‘That’s cheesy’ or ‘What do you think of this?’
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 hate being called a pop star. I hate that.
I have a funny relationship with religion. I’m a big believer in ritualistic behavior as long as it doesn’t hurt anybody. But I’m not a big fan of rules. And yet, we cannot live in a world without order.
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 have the same goal I’ve had ever since I was a girl: I want to rule the world.
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.
I know I’m not the greatest singer or dancer, but that doesn’t interest me. I’m interested in being provocative and pushing people’s buttons.
I know there’s more to life than making lots of money and being successful and even getting married and having a family.
I like to change. A new lamp, a piece of art, can transform a room.
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 love being a mother. My children fill me up in many ways, and inspire me in many ways, but I need a partner in my life, and I think most people feel that way.
I refuse to act the way someone expects me to.
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.
I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams.
I tend to write during the day so I can see my children at night. But if my kids aren’t with me and I have a chunk of time when I’m a single woman living in my house for a miraculous week, I will get to write at different hours.
I think a lot of people have a problem with the fact that I’ve adopted an African child, a child who has a different color skin than I do.
I think in the end, when you’re famous, people like to narrow you down to a few personality traits. I think I’ve just become this ambitious, say-whatever’s-on-her-mind, intimidating person. And that’s part of my personality, but it’s certainly not anywhere near the whole thing.
I think it’s fun to get in a room and sweat with people. I’m happy to share my workouts with everyone.
I think my biggest flaw is my insecurity. I’m terribly insecure. I’m plagued with insecurities 24/7.
I think of myself as a performance artist. I hate being called a pop star. I hate that.
I think that everyone should get married at least once, so you can see what a silly, outdated institution it is.
I want to be like Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, and John Lennon but I want to stay alive.
I was named after my mother. And I guess when I started making records, Madonna Ciccone seemed too long and complicated, and I just got stuck with Madonna.
I wouldn’t live in Chicago cause it’s too conservative, aside for the fact that Oprah Winfrey lives there.
I’m always looking for something new: a new inspiration, a new philosophy, a new way to look at something, new talent.
I’m ambitious. But if I weren’t as talented as I am ambitious, I would be a gross monstrosity.
I’m attracted to artists like Frida Kahlo, because her work was her life, her questions, her outrage, her suffering, her pain. Everything is in her work.
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.
I’m guilty of eating Magnum bars before I go to sleep at night.
I’m not interested in being Wonder Woman in the delivery room. Give me drugs.
I’m tough, ambitious, and I know exactly what I want.
If any of you have seen my shows, you know that I don’t skimp on them and the same is true for the gym. We spend what it takes to make a globally first-class gym.
If I can’t be daring in my work or the way I live my life, then I don’t really see the point of being on this planet.
If I was a girl again, I would like to be like my fans, I would like to be like Madonna.
If you have children, you know you’re responsible for somebody. You realize you are being imitated; your belief systems and priorities have a direct influence on these children, who are like flowers in a garden.
Imagine if someone like John Lennon or Bob Marley, Sid Vicious, Picasso, whomever, were doing their work, and some corporation, some CEO, some branding entity was saying to you, ‘Well, you can do that, but you’ve got to remove this aspect of your work.’ There would no longer be that purity anymore.
In this business, my business, I get to meet all kinds of incredible people, fascinating people, glamorous people and sexy people and highly intellectual people. And you meet them and you go ‘interesting, interesting, interesting’. They’re interesting, but not very many people stop you in your tracks.
My father was very strong. I don’t agree with a lot of the ways he brought me up. I don’t agree with a lot of his values, but he did have a lot of integrity, and if he told us not to do something, he didn’t do it either.
My physical transformations like changing my hair are usually a reflection of what’s inspiring me at the moment.
Obviously, I feel a great sense of responsibility being a good parent and raising my children. I don’t take that job very lightly. Who they are, what they become and what they contribute to the world is very important to me.
On the one hand, the idea of marriage and the sort of traditional family life repulses me. But on the other hand, I long for it, you know what I mean? I’m constantly in conflict with things. And it is because of my past and my upbringing and the journey that I’ve been on.
One of the things that helps me tell a story through music is to create a character. I have to have a muse, whether it’s Frida Kahlo, Martha Graham, Marlene Dietrich, or Pippi Longstocking.
One thing I’ve learned is that I’m not the owner of my talent; I’m the manager of it.
Part of the reason I sort of shot out like a cannon out of Michigan and left home at such an early age is because I had to feel independent.
People hear the soul, black influence in my voice. I grew up listening to CKLW and all the black stations like WLBS.
Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.
Prince Charles is very relaxed at the table, throwing his salad around willy-nilly. I didn’t find him stiff at all.
Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross and the Jackson 5, that’s what I grew up on.
The thing about dancing what it taught me all those years is it gives you an amazing sense of discipline in forcing yourself to do things that you know are good for you but you don’t really want to do.
Things were a lot simpler in Detroit. I didn’t care about anything but boyfriends.
We like to put people on a pedestal, give them one character trait, and if they step outside of that shrinelike area that we blocked out for them, then we will punish them.
When I first moved to New York, I wanted to be a dancer. I danced professionally for years, living a hand-to-mouth existence. I never tapped into nightlife; all I knew was dancers. We went to bed early and got up early and went to free concerts at the Lincoln Center and Shakespeare in the Park.
When I left Michigan and I came to New York, that was my goal, to be a professional dancer. And I sort of fell into singing by accident in a way.
When I’m hungry, I eat. When I’m thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it.
With all the chaos, pain and suffering in the world, the fact that my adoption of a child from who was living in an orphanage, you know, was the number one story for a week in the world. To me, that says more about our inability to focus on the real problems.