"You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, 'I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself.'"
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Mariah Carey on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Mariah Carey on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Mariah Carey on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Mariah Carey on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Mariah Carey on Ernest Hemingway
"Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and death and stuff."
"Since having the babies, I realize that 90 percent of losing weight is my diet."
"I definitely feel more complete than before. There's a void you have when you don't feel you've found the other part of who you are, so I'm in a different place now and that's nice to experience."
"One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting."
"I hope to be around past the 90's. I don't want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands."