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56+ Best Drag Queen Quotes To Help You Feel Fabulous

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Drag queens are the queens of glamor, usually men, who take up drag to another level with amazing clothing and makeup presenting feminine beauty.

Drag queen is one such personality who stands firm regardless of what the world says about them. They teach us to accept who we are and embrace the beauty that we hold.

Well-known, legendary drag queen RuPaul Charles started an American reality competition TV show, 'RuPaul’s Drag Race', for drag queens and provided a platform for them to shine. Some of the most famous drag queens are Bianca Del Rio, Shangela Laquifa Wadley, Violet Chachki, and many more. Each season is of the show is full of hilarious humour, amazing fashion, show stopping performances and shady drama. Here are the best drag queen quotes to make you feel fabulous.

If you like this article, do not forget to check out our RuPaul quotes and fierce quotes.

Funny Drag Queen Quotes

Drag queen quotes are truly motivational and inspirational for all readers out there. Check out these iconic drag queen quotes to help you feel glamorous.

Confident drag queen sitting on arm chair

1. “I feel like I am a drag queen.”

– Maya Rudolph.

2. “I quite love sequins; I think it’s the drag queen in me.”

– Sienna Miller.

3. “Don’t be a drag. Just be a queen.”

Lady Gaga.

4. “There are easier things in life than being a drag queen. But I ain't got no choice. Try as I may, I just can't walk in flats.”

– Harvey Fierstein.

5. “[Drag is] very political, it's very punk rock. It's very radical.”

– RuPaul.

6. “Drag queen is gender like no other, and with practice, I'd learned to rise to it.”

– Kate Bornstein.

7. “There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.”

– Judith Butler.

8. “That is the key to navigating this life—don’t take it too seriously. That’s when the party begins.”

– RuPaul.

9. “Negativity is basically laziness. It takes a lot of hard work to remain positive, but positivity always pays off.”

– RuPaul.

10. “When you become the image of your own imagination, it’s the most powerful thing you could ever do.”

– RuPaul.

11. “When the going gets tough, the tough reinvent.”

– RuPaul, ‘RuPaul's Guide To Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Style.’

Divine Drag Queen Quotes

Drag queens are fabulous, they are glamorous and divine in their own way. Here are some of the most divine iconic quotes by some divine drag queens.

12. “The only thing wrong with me was that I thought there was something wrong with me.”

– Courtney Act.

13. “I'm not going to panic because I don't do that anymore. It's going to be okay.”

– Katya.

14. “I want people to realize it's OK to make mistakes, it's OK to fall down. Get up, look sickening, and make them eat it!”

– Latrice Royale.

15. “Is Beyoncé scared of Britney? Then Bob ain't scared of Derrick.”

– Bob The Drag Queen.

16. “If you wanna do like memorable drag next week I can give you some tips.”

– Bob The Drag Queen.

17. “You may not get the role you auditioned for, but make a lasting impression and they'll remember you for something else later.”

– RuPaul.

18. “Drag is dangerous. Drag is not politically correct, I know people say, ‘Oh, you mainstreamed it,' drag will never be mainstream....the deeper level of drag is all about you're born naked, and the rest is a drag.”

– RuPaul.

19. “To win at life and to win in this competition, you have to be willing to die a thousand deaths and be reborn a thousand times.”

– RuPaul.

20. “Success is something between you and yourself. I think only you know where you’ve come from and how far you wanna go.”

– RuPaul.

21. “It’s true in everything, not just in drag: To be a success, you have to understand the landscape. You have to know thyself, and you have to know your history so that you can draw from people who have figured out the equation you are faced with. It’s not rocket science.”

– RuPaul.

22. “Sure, my childhood was unusual. All these eccentric, wild people frequented our home: rock stars, drag queens, models, bikers, freaks. But I was not this little rich girl. My mom and I lived in an apartment.”

– Liv Tyler.

23. “I wasn't playing a drag queen – I was playing an extraordinary performer.”

– John Lone.

Iconic RuPauls Drag Race Quotes

'RuPaul’s Drag Race' quotes are very popular as they brought out various legendary drag queens and gave them a platform to showcase their talents. Here are the famous drag queen quotes along with 'RuPaul’s Drag Race' quotes.

24. “Don’t get bitter, just get better.”

– RuPaul, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

25. “I feel like you’re being sabotaged by your inner saboteur.”

– RuPaul, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

26. “Impersonating Beyoncè is not your destiny, child.”

– RuPaul, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

27. “It looks like she went into Claire’s Boutique, fell on a sale rack, and said, ‘I’ll take it!'”

– Bianca Del Rio, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

28. “She was the one backstabbing me behind my back.”

– Alyssa Edwards, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

29. “Go back to Party City, where you belong!”

– Phi Phi O’Hara, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race', Season Four.

30. “You’re perfect, you’re beautiful, you look like Eva Evangelista, you’re a model…”

– Aja, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race', Season Nine.

31. “The shade, the shade of it all.”

– Latrice Royale, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race', Season Four.

32. “Miss Vanjie…Miss Vanjie...Miss Vanjie..”

– Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race', Season 10.

33. “No T, no shade, no pink lemonade.”

– Jasmine Masters, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race', Season Seven.

34. “Water off a Duck's Back.”

– Jinkx Monsoon, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

35. “Look how orange you look, girl!”

– Alyssa Edwards, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

36. “Because I am what? Sickening!”

– Shangela, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

Fantastic Drag Queen Quotes

Alyssa Edwards is one of the most famous drag performers in the world. Here are some of the most fantastic drag queen quotes for you to love and get inspiration from. In the show, Alyssa is incredibly fierce! Which of these Rupaul's Drag Race quotes is your favorite?

37. “The sun turns vampires into dust and drags queens into this.”

– Ashley, ‘A Dirty Drag Collection' (Kyle Adams).

38. “It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise, I'd be a drag queen.”

– Dolly Parton.

39. “It takes all kinds to make the world go 'round. If everyone was straight-laced and uptight, it would sure be a drag. We need a little tug of war in society.”

– Nikki Sixx.

40. “Drag a $100 bill through a trailer camp and there's no telling what you will find.”

– James Carville.

41. “When you become the image of your own imagination, it’s the most powerful thing you could ever do.”

– RuPaul.

42. “The overall commentary on what I’m doing is saying, ‘Hey look! I get to create whatever persona I want to, and it’s all up to me.’”

– RuPaul.

43. “The world is your catwalk, so just remember this when you're out there.”

– RuPaul.

44. “Walk into the room purse first.”

– Bob The Drag Queen.

45. “I kind of have this mentality that says, ‘everything will work out in the end. And if it’s not working out, it’s not the end.’”

– Bob The Drag Queen.

46. “Sell your character because before you sell it, you’re gonna have to buy it yourself.”

– Alyssa, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

47. “...the truth is, we are all basically the universe—pretending to be humans for a brief moment of time.’”

– RuPaul.

Amazing Drag Queen Quotes

Check out some of the most amazing drag queen quotes that you must not miss, to amaze yourself with their glamour and power.

48. “Now some people might think it doesn’t require a lot of work to look flawless on the runway. Well, think again.”

– Alyssa, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

49. “You went too fast. I thought you were running from the cops. You’ve probably run from the cops, haven’t you Vanjie?”

– Alyssa, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

50. “Your tone seems very pointed right now.”

– Willam, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

51. “Because I am what? sickening.”

– RuPaul, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

52. “I find it amazing you have eleven brothers and sisters and no one loved you enough to tell you not to wear those shoes on national TV.”

– Bob The Drag Queen, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

53. “What it says on your driver’s license isn’t really who you are—you are something much greater than that.”

– RuPaul, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

54. “Fulfillment isn’t found over the rainbow—it’s found in the here and now. Today I define success by the fluidity with which I transcend emotional land mines and choose joy and gratitude instead.”

– RuPaul, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.

55. “It’s very easy to look at the world and think, this is all so cruel and so mean. It’s important to not become bitter from it.”

– RuPaul.

56. “You know, the matrix says, ‘Pick an identity and stick with it. Because I want to sell you some beer and shampoo and I need you to stick with what you are so I’ll know how to market it to you.’ Drag is the opposite. Drag says, ‘Identity is a joke.'”

– RuPaul.

57. “When you are dealing with people judging what you do, you just have to let it roll off like water off a duck's back.”

- Jinkx Monsoon.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for inspirational drag queen quotes, then why not take a look at inner beauty quotes, or makeup quotes.

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