"I respect country music because I feel like it's more about the talent and the songwriting and I put on a big show and we have a lot of stuff, but I feel confident in myself enough as an artist and a singer that I can have all of those fun toys and know that we don't need all the bells and whistles either."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Carrie Underwood on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Carrie Underwood on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Carrie Underwood on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Carrie Underwood on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Carrie Underwood on Abraham Lincoln
"American Idol transcends age, gender, ethnicity, everything."
"I love being around my friends and my family and spending time with my husband. I like being normal and recharging my batteries, and I feel like I have the coolest job in the world where I get to get on stage and perform and get to do a lot of really amazing things."
"Being a part of SKECHERS is exciting. It is such a hip company with a great attitude and image."
"All of us gave it all we've got, overcame a whole lot just being on the show and learned a lot about ourselves. We're just normal people trying to do what we love and follow our dreams."
"I want people to think of me as a nice person. I really am so blessed. All of this has been a great experience and I thank the American public so much for putting me in this position. I appreciate every second of it."