Katy Perry Quotes

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Born: October 25, 1984, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music artist

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Everyone related to me in my circle was from church: church friends, church school, church activities. All my friends weren't allowed to watch MTV or go to PG-13 movies or listen to the radio, so I didn't really know anything different. That's how I was raised.
- Katy Perry

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For a modern woman it is important to be supported and that there is equality in every aspect, and that it's not two halves that make a whole - it's two wholes that make a whole.
- Katy Perry

3.
Hollywood is so fake and people need to realize that people are just people, and you, too, don't need to be born into something or have money or have whatever product someone is hawking on you.
- Katy Perry

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I come from a very non-accepting family, but I'm very accepting.
- Katy Perry

5.
I don't care what people say about my relationship I don't care what they say about my boobs. People are buying my songs I have a sold-out tour. I'm getting incredible feedback from my music.
- Katy Perry

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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.
- Katy Perry

7.
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.
- Katy Perry

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I have always been the kid who's asked 'Why?' In my faith, you're just supposed to have faith. But I was always like 'why?'
- Katy Perry

9.
I love what I do, and when I don't love what I do, I'll make a change.
- Katy Perry

10.
I really like to look like a history book. I can look 1940s, I can look 1970s hippie-chic, or sometimes I'll pull that '80s Brooklyn hip-hop kid with the door-knocker earrings.
- Katy Perry

11.
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.
- Katy Perry

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I still have a spiritual base and a spiritual foundation. And my conversation with God is very open-ended. I pray for humility, honestly, because it's very easy to be caught up in this world.
- Katy Perry

13.
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.
- Katy Perry

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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.
- Katy Perry

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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.
- Katy Perry

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I wanted to be that quirky girl who writes funny songs that still have meaning.
- Katy Perry

17.
I was a hop-around. I hung out with the rockabilly crew, the guys who were trying to be rappers, the funny kids.
- Katy Perry

18.
I'll continue to try and balance like a circus act. And I will just fight to always tell the truth. Even if it's difficult.
- Katy Perry

19.
I'm a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect.
- Katy Perry

20.
I'm either going to go completely mental, completely bankrupt, or have the best success of my life.
- Katy Perry

21.
I'm happy, I'm in a good place, I'm looking forward to my future.
- Katy Perry

22.
I'm kind of a good girl - and I'm not. I'm a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I'm a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That's what the stories in my music do.
- Katy Perry

23.
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.
- Katy Perry

24.
I'm still driving along on the pop freeway of life. Thinking even further into the future, I definitely want to make an acoustic record. I want to try lots of different things.
- Katy Perry

25.
I've always been ambitious since I was nine years old and that was never going to change.
- Katy Perry

26.
I've done a lot of bad things. Use your imagination.
- Katy Perry

27.
If you like my music, great, and if you don't, whatever. I'm going to keep making it either way.
- Katy Perry

28.
It was so draining. Going to parties to rub elbows with so-and-so and act like it's no big deal, when really all I was doing was hoping I'd have the success they had.
- Katy Perry

29.
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.
- Katy Perry

30.
My whole thing is to agree to disagree and to have respect because nothing can really be changed and you wouldn't want to ruin their happiness - even if that happiness is ignorance.
- Katy Perry

31.
Not to sound overly cheesy but I really appreciate the freedom we have in America - especially as a female.
- Katy Perry

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Oh, I will always be honest with my music. The records are black boxes for me. Like if you want to know who I am, my views, my perspective, things I love, things I hate, my convictions, my anthems. I've never let people's opinions affect the way I write.
- Katy Perry

33.
One thing I can't do, and I hope that there are other people out there that feel the same way, is climb a rope. Oh my gosh, it's so hard to climb rope! It's all about grip and arms.
- Katy Perry

34.
People always ask me, 'What is it that you regret?' And I say, 'nothing, because I could not buy what I've learned.' And I apply those things to my life I learn. And hopefully, hopefully it helps me to be a better human in the future and make better choices.
- Katy Perry

35.
Santa Barbara is my hood. I mean, it's not much of a hood, but it is definitely like my hood. I claim Santa Barbara like I claim my family. I'm going to be married and buried there.
- Katy Perry

36.
The media tried to destroy my parents and has taken things completely out of context, but there's not a whole lot you can do in terms of fighting back. You have to hope that it passes, which it always does. But they have to be careful. They didn't necessarily sign up for this.
- Katy Perry

37.
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.
- Katy Perry

38.
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.
- Katy Perry

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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.
- Katy Perry

40.
You have to spend a lot to make a lot. It's not like I'm sitting on top of a pile of money.
- Katy Perry

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