"You can hate me. You can go out there and say anything you want about me, But you will love me later because I told you the truth."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Mary J. Blige on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Mary J. Blige on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Mary J. Blige on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Mary J. Blige on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Mary J. Blige on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."