"Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don't judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Madonna Ciccone on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Madonna Ciccone on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Madonna Ciccone on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Madonna Ciccone on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Madonna Ciccone on George Bernard Shaw
"Part of the reason I sort of shot out like a cannon out of Michigan and left home at such an early age is because I had to feel independent."
"In this business, my business, I get to meet all kinds of incredible people, fascinating people, glamorous people and sexy people and highly intellectual people. And you meet them and you go 'interesting, interesting, interesting'. They're interesting, but not very many people stop you in your tracks."
"Things were a lot simpler in Detroit. I didn't care about anything but boyfriends."
"I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams."
"I have my work and my faith... If that's boring to some people, I can't tell you how much I don't care."