"It was so draining. Going to parties to rub elbows with so-and-so and act like it's no big deal, when really all I was doing was hoping I'd have the success they had."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Katy Perry on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Katy Perry on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Katy Perry on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Katy Perry on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Katy Perry on Winston Churchill
"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."