50+ Madonna Quotes

50+ Madonna Quotes

"I always say what I think, and I'll never change my habit." - Madonna. Read more here.

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54 Madonna Quotes

Madonna Louise Ciccone, also known as "The Queen of Pop", is an American singer, actress, songwriter, and businesswoman. Since the 1980s, Madonna has been an inspiration for many generations and she continues to be. She has sold more than 300 million records all over the world and she is considered the best-selling female artist of all time.


Madonna is well-known as being someone who says (and sings) what she thinks and when she wants to. She defends working hard and believing in oneself to make our dreams come true, and this is how she has got to the top. Read and feel the inspiration from these Madonna quotes we have listed for you on success, hard-working and freedom. 

1“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.”

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

3“Ever since my daughter was born I feel the fleetingness of time. And I don’t want to waste it on getting the perfect lip color.”

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

5"When I'm hungry, I eat. When I'm thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it."

6"Family is everything. Family comes first. It's not what I expected it to be, but nothing ever is."

7"Love is like breathing, you just have to do it."

8"I always say what I think, and I'll never change my habit."

9“Better to live one year as a tiger, than a hundred as sheep.”

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

11“The most important thing in life are children. We see the real world in their eyes.”

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

13"I am because we are. We all bleed the same color. We all want to love and be loved."

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

15"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."

16"I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art."

17"Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it."

18"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."

19“I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.”

20“If your joy is derived from what society thinks of you, you're always going to be disappointed.”

21“Sometimes you have to be a bitch to get things done.”

22“I want to be like Gandhi and Martin Luther King and John Lennon but i want to stay alive.”

23“Poor is the man whose pleasure depends on the permission of another.”

24“Everyone is entitled to my opinion”

25“Everyone probably thinks that I'm a raving nymphomaniac, that I have an insatiable sexual appetite, when the truth is I'd rather read a book.”

26“I always thought I should be treated like a star.”

27"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."

28"I have a personal link with God, and I will tell him everything in my own bedroom."

29"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."

30"We are responsible for our own fate, we reap what we sow, we get what we give."

31"Power without guilt, love without doubt."

32"Haters who make up rumours and lies are not worth your tears."

33"Happiness lies in your own hands."

34"If you aren't willing to fight for what you believe in, then don't even enter the ring."

35"To me, the whole process of being a brush stroke in someone else's painting is a little difficult."

36"Sick and perverted always appeals to me."

37"Only when I'm dancing can I feel this free."

38"If it's bitter at the start, then it's sweeter in the end."

39"Beauty is where you find it."

40"Fame is a form of misunderstanding."

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

42“Never forget to dream.”

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

44“Sometimes I look back at myself and remember things I used to say, or my hairstyle, and I cringe.”

45“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.”

46“I’d love to be a memorable figure in the history of entertainment in some sexual, comic, tragic way. I’d like to leave the impression that Marilyn Monroe did, to be able to arouse so many different feelings in people.”

47“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.”

48“Children always understand. They have open minds. They have built-in shit detectors.”

49“I’ve never really lived a conventional life, so I think it’s quite foolish for me or anyone else to start thinking that I am going to start making conventional choices.”

50“My having a child is not for public consumption. It’s not a career move. It’s not a performance to be judged or rated. Nor is my role as a mother.”

51“The worst thing about being famous? I think it’s what everybody says…the lack of privacy and the idea that you’re not really allowed to make mistakes and everything that you do is viewed under a microscope.”

52“I think my biggest flaw is my insecurity. I’m terribly insecure. I’m plagued with insecurities 24/7.”

53“I would like to see the Pope wearing my T-shirt.”

54“There are moments when I can’t believe I’m as old as I am. But I feel better physically than I did 10 years ago. I don’t think, Oh God, I’m missing something.”