"I never intended for the Monster Ball to be a religious experience, it just became one."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Lady Gaga on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Lady Gaga on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Lady Gaga on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Lady Gaga on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Lady Gaga on Mark Twain
"In fact, my courage and my bravery at a young age was the thing I was bullied for, a kind of 'Who do you think you are?'"
"I don't think I could live without hair, makeup and styling, let alone be the performer I am. I am a glamour girl through and through. I believe in the glamorous life and I live one."
"My father opened a restaurant. It's so amazing... it's so freaking delicious, but I'm telling you I gain five pounds every time I go in there."
"Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world."
"I am a walking piece of art every day, with my dreams and my ambitions forward at all times in an effort to inspire my fans to lead their life in that way."