Madonna Ciccone Quotes.
I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams.
I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.
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 think it’s fun to get in a room and sweat with people. I’m happy to share my workouts with everyone.
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 want to give a child a life who wouldn’t be given a life. I want a child that nobody else wants.
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 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 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 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.
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.
When I’m hungry, I eat. When I’m thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it.
I want to be like Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, and John Lennon… but I want to stay alive.
I know there’s a lot of competition in the world of magazines and newspapers and we have to make headlines and be sensational and sell, and saying bad things about me is going to sell more papers than writing good things about me.
I hate being called a pop star. I hate that.
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.
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.