"I've just been growing right along. It's painful, but it's a great pain, and I like suffering for great results. It's like going to the gym. It hurts really bad at first, but after a couple of months and after that diet, you're looking so hot."
"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."Mary J. Blige on Mae West
"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie."Mary J. Blige on Jim Davis
"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people."Mary J. Blige on Orson Welles
"No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means."Mary J. Blige on Maimonides
"Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise."Mary J. Blige on Linford Christie
"When I was a child I didn't care about getting an education, and I didn't finish high school."
"It was only for two years, and I jumped from family to family. It's very scary."
"I wish I had an extra day with my mom sometimes. Or another hour in the day with my family, husband and children."
"In the inner city, there's a mentality that the government owes you something. My breakthrough came when I stopped feeling sorry for myself and took responsibility for every part of my life. No more pity parties. I've gotta love me more than anybody else loves me."
"I do consider myself part of black history."