"Santa Barbara is my hood. I mean, it's not much of a hood, but it is definitely like my hood. I claim Santa Barbara like I claim my family. I'm going to be married and buried there."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Katy Perry on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Katy Perry on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Katy Perry on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Katy Perry on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Katy Perry on Margaret Mead
"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."