"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.'"
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Kelly Clarkson on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Kelly Clarkson on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Kelly Clarkson on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Kelly Clarkson on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."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."
"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."
"God will never give you anything you can't handle, so don't stress."