"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."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Katy Perry on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Katy Perry on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Katy Perry on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Katy Perry on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Katy Perry on Henry Ward Beecher
"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."