"My friends and family are my support system. They tell me what I need to hear, not what I want to hear and they are there for me in the good and bad times. Without them I have no idea where I would be and I know that their love for me is what's keeping my head above the water."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Kelly Clarkson 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."Kelly Clarkson on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Kelly Clarkson on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Kelly Clarkson on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Kelly Clarkson on Abraham Lincoln
"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'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."
"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."