Madonna Ciccone Quotes.
Writing is a very intimate thing, especially when you write lyrics and sing them in front of someone for the first time. It’s like a really embarrassing situation. To me, singing is almost like crying, and you have to really know someone before you can start crying in front of them.
As much good as it does, social media can also encourage stupidity and degradation.
I’ve always danced and exercised. I can’t imagine not doing it. I’ll be Martha Graham in my 90s doing contractions on the floor.
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It’s a painful religion. We’re all gluttons for punishment.
I want to be like Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, and John Lennon… but I want to stay alive.
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 think of myself as a performance artist. I hate being called a pop star. I hate that.
There’s always elements of danger in New York, but people are always out on the street. I don’t feel scared there at all.
I always acted like a star long before I was one.
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.
Prince Charles is very relaxed at the table, throwing his salad around willy-nilly. I didn’t find him stiff at all.
It doesn’t matter who you are, it’s what you do that takes you far.
I’m ambitious. But if I weren’t as talented as I am ambitious, I would be a gross monstrosity.
I’m tough, ambitious, and I know exactly what I want.