"I'm cute - and God I hate that. Because that's not cool. I'm like your niece, and nobody wants to date their niece. It's the chubby cheeks. The whole reason people voted for me on American Idol is because I'm an everyday, normal girl."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Kelly Clarkson on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Kelly Clarkson on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Kelly Clarkson on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Kelly Clarkson on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Kelly Clarkson on Bill Gates
"I just had my 30th birthday and we went turkey shooting. It's what I wanted to do, so we went."
"The hardest thing about being in this business is just being able to be yourself. People act like there's this one set of rules to follow to be a pop star and I think, 'Well, you say I'm a pop star, so maybe that's not true.'"
"I have a big fear of change, or negative change, anyway. I'm basically the same person I was when I won 'Idol,' or when I was 10."
"I put on the Hank Williams and the Patsy Cline and the Rosemary Clooney on vinyl - I'm not trying to be some cool indie-rock person, I just love the way it sounds - and throw on a T-shirt and jeans. In Texas, we practically come out of the womb in jeans."
"God will never give you anything you can't handle, so don't stress."