Best Quotes From Entertainer Madonna
Madonna Louise Ciccone, better known to her fans and music lovers as just Madonna, is one of few performers who transformed mainstream pop music culture. She is renowned for not only reinventing her performances, but also her image. Even today, her music videos can raise eyebrows and get people tapping their toes.
Born to Silvio “Tony” Ciccone and Madonna Fortin on August 16, 1958, Madonna shifted from Michigan to New York with the aim of becoming a professional dancer. She went on to perform for renowned music groups Emmy and Breakfast Club, but won her big break in 1982. She signed up with Sire Records to release her debut album in 1983.
"I'm tough, I'm ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch okay"
"If I can't be daring in my work or the way I live my life, then I don't really see the point of being on this planet."
"Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another."
"I stand for freedom of expression doing what you believe in and going after your dreams."
"One thing I've learned is that I'm not the owner of my talent; I'm the manager of it."
Thereafter, there was no looking back. She followed up her self-titled debut album with several albums that become commercial hits immediately. Madonna won a Grammy each in 1998 for Ray of Light and in 2005 for Confessions on a Dance Floor. (Quotes From Princess of Pop)
Madonna managed to break the male bastion in music industry with her award-winning performances and music. Her singles, such as Like a Virgin, Papa Don’t Preach, Like Prayer and Frozen reached number one position on practically every record chart post release.
Madonna even forayed into acting, but received harsh reviews. This did not stop her from winning a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1996 movie Evita. (Famous Success Quotes)
Madonna is a role model to several women across the world for her go-getter nature. Besides singing and acting, Madonna also has other interests, including writing children’s books, fashion designing and film directing and producing. She got into a joint venture with Time Warner in 1992 and set up her own entertainment company called Maverick.
Today, Madonna is considered the best selling female recording artist of all times, a fact that is mentioned in the Guinness World Records. In 2008, Forbes magazine dubbed her as the wealthiest female musician in the world. Even Billboard considers Madonna as the most successful solo artist in history. (Quotes For Inspiration)