Katy Perry quotes talk about her life growing up with family and about what she loves to do as a singer. She was the most popular singer in the U.S. at one time before. It was reported that in 2018 a friendship between her and Rihanna had become sour and they haven’t spoken in months. The two were once great friends.
Katy Perry born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson is an American singer, songwriter and a judge on American Idol. She started out singing in church before transitioning to Pop and R&B. She is great friends with another singer, Lady Gaga. Below are a number of her quotes.
“I grew up listening to gospel. That was the only thing that I had reference to because that was what my family was involved with."
“I gave myself until I turned 25 to make it. And if it didn't happen, I thought I'd just try to find a nice husband."
“At my second record label, they told me and other female artists that some of us were going on the chopping block. I was 19... and it was devastating."
“I didn't have a childhood.”
“My career is like an artichoke. People might think that the leaves are tasty and buttered up and delicious, and they don't even know that there's something magical hidden at the base of it. There's a whole other side of me that people didn't know existed.”
"I sacrifice in my love life and my social life, but those things will be there in three or four years. This is a really important time in my life. I can't just be the girl who sang 'I Kissed a Girl.' I have to leave a legacy."
“I'm not defined by where I came from. I never took part in the rules and hatred that sometimes go along with religion. But if my parents are happy with what they believe, then I'm happy to stay out of their way. We agree to disagree."
“I come from a very non-accepting family, but I'm very accepting."
“The press is just not your friend when it comes to a marriage. That's why we didn't sell the pictures of our wedding, and we got offered millions of dollars for them, millions."
“I think sometimes when children grow up, their parents grow up. Mine grew up with me. We coexist. I don't try to change them anymore, and I don't think they try to change me. We agree to disagree."
“I feel really blessed because of where I come from."
“My parents are very quirky, eccentric. They have their own world.”
“People don't want just vanilla. They want 31 flavors. I couldn't do what Rihanna does. I couldn't do what Gaga does. They can't do what I do."
“Honey, I am the chief of my train. If critics want to hop on board, fantastic. There's plenty of room. The KP train is fun."
“I've lived such a great, fantastic life already, but there's still so much more."
“I fall in love every time. And I don't really fall in love a lot, but when I do, I fall hard."
“I was a hop-around. I hung out with the rockabilly crew, the guys who were trying to be rappers, the funny kids."
“I wanted to be that quirky girl who writes funny songs that still have meaning."
“It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way."
"My personality is up and down, sassy and cheeky."
“If people want a role model, they can have Miley Cyrus."
"I'm really critical of my posture, it makes a big difference. And I try to suck my belly in. Everyone should do that whether you're on a red carpet or not. Even if you're just going out to dinner with your boyfriend you should try and suck it in."
“I think people appreciate a songwriter who shows different sides. The whole angst thing is cool, but if that's all you've got, it's just boring. Everything I write, whether it's happy or sad, has a sense of humor to it."
"My dad would give me $10, which is a lot of money when you're 9, to sing at church, on tables at restaurants, at family functions, just about anywhere."
“I'm kind of a more sunshiny person myself."
“I grew up not really having anything, so the idea that I can take care of my family and my friends now is a really cool bonus."
“I just want to make it very clear that I come from very humble beginnings, and I worked for everything!"
“I've actually always wanted to make something like an acoustic record."
"I just like having fun."
“When I was 13, I asked for a guitar. And that's how I really started explaining my point of view."
“I'm not going to be everything to everyone."
“I love what I do, and when I don't love what I do, I'll make a change."
“I'm a woman who likes to be courted - strongly."
“You have to spend a lot to make a lot. It's not like I'm sitting on top of a pile of money."
“I never live in the present. I'd do interviews and people will say, 'Isn't this great?' or 'Can you believe?' And I would react, like, 'No, I can't believe it because I'm not living in this moment.'"
“As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary."
“I get a lot of the ideas when I'm resting - either when I'm meditating or getting some kind of work done on my back, like physical therapy or acupuncture. That's where I get my best ideas, maybe because I'm balancing my body."
“I just have so much love for my record label."
“People love the idea of a good girl gone bad, thinking that my parents were so strict and disowned me, but that actually wasn't the case. Even though they don't necessarily agree with some of the things I do, they love me as their daughter. That's always been their perspective."
“I pray for humility, honestly, because it's very easy to be caught up in this world."
“I like to go out there looking like a strong woman, because I am strong. But I am also a woman who goes through all kinds of problems and highs and lows."
“There are a lot of things that are personally uncomfortable to show, especially me without makeup and completely bloated or crying. But I've realized that it's time for me to show my audience that you don't have to be perfect to achieve your dreams. Because nobody relates to being perfect."
“Not to sound overly cheesy but I really appreciate the freedom we have in America - especially as a female."
Katy Perry quotes are all about how she feels and her life experiences. Up to recently there were rumors about herself and Taylor Swift to do a collaboration after ending a feud they had. I hope that there is inspiration in her quotes for all her fans and those who are seeking o be inspired in some way.