I’m self-made. I always wanted to make myself a better person, because I was not educated. But that was my dream—to have class.
If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.
I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.
We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.
I think Margaret Thatcher started it, the greed thing, people just wanting more and more. And we’ve lost our morals to some extent. And the church has weakened. People don’t believe in anything apart from money and success.
Barbara Walters was a trailblazer and a true pro. She outworked, out-thought, and out-hustled her competitors.
Even though I’ve had plenty of success and I’m very grateful for it, I’m not satisfied by it. I’m always trying to get better. I’m always trying to make my next record better than my last record. I think if you approach your career with that kind of humility and hunger it’ll make you continue […]
You should be happy for the person that comes after you to be able to surpass things that you’ve done. It’s kind of juvenile to think or to behave any other way.
I’m impatient, and I guard my time really well, and that’s probably why I’m able to do multiple things and achieve some of my goals with those things.
Everybody can’t be a king. Everybody can’t be a legend. Everybody can’t be a diva.