"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."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Katy Perry on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Katy Perry on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Katy Perry on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Katy Perry on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Katy Perry on Thomas Jefferson
"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'm either going to go completely mental, completely bankrupt, or have the best success of my life."
"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 love what I do, and when I don't love what I do, I'll make a change."
"I've always been ambitious since I was nine years old and that was never going to change."