Madonna Ciccone Quotes.
Sometimes you want to go for a walk and you don’t want to be watched. You just want to be anonymous and blend in. Especially when I travel, I feel that way, because I can’t really go out and see a city the way other people can and I miss out on a lot.
Prince Charles is very relaxed at the table, throwing his salad around willy-nilly. I didn’t find him stiff at all.
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.
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.
One thing I’ve learned is that I’m not the owner of my talent; I’m the manager of it.
I think of myself as a performance artist. I hate being called a pop star. I hate that.
When you’re 25, it’s a little bit easier to be daring, especially if you are a pop star, because eccentric behavior is expected from you.
A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.
I really saw myself as the quintessential Cinderella. I think that’s when I really thought about how I wanted to do something else and get away from all that.
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 don’t care if you hate me or love me, as long as I make you think.
Popularity comes and goes. You need to know who you are, what you stand for, and why you’re here.
I don’t like rooms you never use or that are wasted space but I also like a sparseness and a cleanness.
Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross and the Jackson 5, that’s what I grew up on.