"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."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Katy Perry on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Katy Perry on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Katy Perry on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Katy Perry on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Katy Perry on Abraham Lincoln
"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."