"Pop is a little bit theatrical. That's the whole vibe. That's the point - is that it's great music, great melodies, great hooks. But, on top of it, it's a presentation. There's a showmanship about it. And that's why I wanted to be a pop star."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Adam Lambert on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Adam Lambert on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Adam Lambert on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Adam Lambert on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Adam Lambert on Ray Charles
"Conforming is not cool."
"When I was kid, I remember playing 'Vogue' by Madonna over and over and over again. And ah, you know, something about the beat was really cool, and Madonna, visually, was on TV all the time and I thought she was just so beautiful."
"My dad is a Deadhead, my mom's a Jewish-American princess from Jersey."
"'Come out' is so funny to me because I've never been in."
"I'm inspired by history, different periods."