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70+ Iconic Madonna Quotes From The Queen Of Pop

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Madonna is referred to as the Queen of Pop.

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Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.

She is referred to as the Queen of Pop, and for good reason too. She brings happiness to fans of all ages from across the globe.

Born on 16 August 1958, in Bay City, Michigan, U.S., her immense popularity in the '80s and ’90s allowed her to achieve levels of power and control that were unprecedented for a woman in the entertainment world.

Let's look at some of the best quotes from Madonna. If you like these then you should definitely read these Whitney Houston quotes and Nicki Minaj quotes for more free quotes!

Madonna Quotes On Love

Read the inspiring quotes Madonna has shared on love here.

1. "I am because we are. We all bleed the same color. We all want to love and be loved."

- Madonna.

2. "Power without guilt, love without a doubt."

- Madonna.

3. "Only love can last."

- Madonna.

4. "When you were a baby and your mother strapped you in the car seat, she wanted you to be safe. It was an act of love."

- Madonna.

5. "To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give."

- Madonna.

Madonna Quotes On Life

Zoom through the quotes by Madonna on life and find out how she loves to get things done.

Madonna's fans love her unconditionally.

6. "Power is being told you’re not loved and not being destroyed by it."

- Madonna.

7. "We learn our lessons; we get hurt; we want revenge. Then we realize that actually, happiness and forgiving people is the best revenge."

- Madonna.

8. "If your joy is derived from what society thinks of you, you’re always going to be disappointed."

- Madonna.

9. "Sometimes I look back at myself and remember things I used to say or my hairstyle, and I cringe."

- Madonna.

10. "Fame is a form of misunderstanding."

- Madonna.

11. "Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another."

- Madonna.

12. "Never forget to dream."

- Madonna.

13. "If it’s bitter at the start, then it’s sweeter in the end."

- Madonna.

14. "There are moments when I can’t believe I’m as old as I am. But I feel better physically than I did 10 years ago."

- Madonna.

15. "Life is a mystery, everyone must stand alone."

- Madonna.

16. "Only when I'm dancing can I feel this free."

- Madonna.

17. "Express yourself, don’t repress yourself."

- Madonna.

18. "I’ve been popular and unpopular, successful and unsuccessful, loved and loathed and I know how meaningless it all is. I feel free to take whatever risks I want."

- Madonna.

19. "We all fall to the floor at some point. It's how you pick yourself up that's the real challenge. Isn't it?"

- Madonna.

Madonna Song Quotes

Here are Madonna's song quotes for you.  

20. "Love tried to welcome me, but my soul drew back."

- Madonna, 'Love Tried To Welcome Me'.

21. "Don’t be afraid. It’s gonna be all right - 'cause I know that I can make you love me."

- Madonna, 'Don't Be Afraid... It's Gonna Be Alright', 2015.

22. "Why’s it so hard to love one another?"

- Madonna, 'Why's It So Hard'.

Madonna Quotes About Ambition

Here are few quotes on ambition by the iconic singer Madonna.

23. "To me, the whole process of being a brushstroke in someone else’s painting is a little difficult."

- Madonna.

24. "When in doubt, act like God."

- Madonna.

25. "I want to be like Gandhi and Martin Luther King, and John Lennon... but I want to stay alive."

- Madonna.

26. "I think of myself as a performance artist. I hate being called a pop star."

- Madonna.

27. "I wouldn’t have turned out the way I was if I didn’t have all those old-fashioned values to rebel against."

- Madonna.

28. "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."

- Madonna.

29. "Don’t just stand there let’s get to it. Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it."

- Madonna, 'Vogue'.

30. "I always thought I should be treated like a star."

- Madonna.

The Most Inspirational Quotes From Madonna

Here are the best Madonna inspirational quotes for you.

Madonna has had a very successful career in entertainment.

31. "Better to live one year as a tiger, than a hundred as sheep."

- Madonna.

32. "Now that I got everyone's attention, what do I have to say?"

- Madonna.

33. "I’m always looking for something new: a new inspiration, a new philosophy, a new way to look at something, new talent."

- Madonna.

34. "In the blink of an eye, everything can change! Why waste time?"

- Madonna.

35. "If your joy is derived from what society thinks of you, you're always going to be disappointed."

- Madonna.

36. "Don't let memories play games with your mind, she's a faded smile frozen in time."

- Madonna.

37. "It’s not my nature to just kick back."

- Madonna.

Famous Madonna Quotes

Here are a few quotes from Madonna that are world-famous.

38. "If I'm smart then I'll run away, but I'm not so I guess I'll stay."

- Madonna.

39. "The last thing I want is to raise a brat."

- Madonna.

40. "People think they will wake up one day and I’ll be gone. But I’m never going away."

- Madonna.

41. "At least my cage is filled with light. "

- Madonna.

42. "I would like to see the Pope wearing my T-shirt."

- Madonna.

43. "If I was a girl again, I would like to be like my fans, I would like to be like Madonna."

- Madonna.

44. "I sometimes think I was born to live up to my name. How could I be anything else but what I am having been named Madonna? I would either have ended up a nun or this."

- Madonna.

The Best Madonna Quotes

Here are Madonna's best quotes, including Madonna Kabbalah quotes and Madonna quotes about what people say about you.

45. "The worst thing about being famous? I think it’s what everybody says… the lack of privacy."

- Madonna.

46. "I think my biggest flaw is my insecurity. I’m terribly insecure. I’m plagued with insecurities 24/7."

- Madonna.

47. "I think you can be defiant and rebellious and still be strong and positive."

- Madonna.

48. "I’d like to think I am taking people on a journey."

- Madonna.

49. "I think that’s another quality that people have to hold on to… you have to laugh, especially at yourself."

- Madonna.

50. "Too good to be true."

- Madonna.

51. "I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams."

- Madonna.

52. "I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art."

- Madonna.

53. "I won't be happy until I'm famous like God."

- Madonna.

54. "... to just give. That takes courage because we don't want to fall on our faces."

- Madonna.

55. "Deep in my heart, I’m concealing things that I’m longing to say. Scared to confess what I’m feeling – frightened you’ll slip away."

- Madonna, 'You Must Love Me'.

56. "Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, have a sense of humor, don’t judge people by their religion, color, or habits, love life and your family."

- Madonna.

57. "I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me bad, okay."

- Madonna.

58. "A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want."

- Madonna.

59. "I’m not going to compromise my artistic integrity."

- Madonna.

60. "When I'm hungry, I eat. When I'm thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it."

- Madonna.

61. "Ever since my daughter was born I feel the fleetingness of time. And I don’t want to waste it on getting the perfect lip color."

- Madonna.

62. "There's no such thing as the perfect soulmate."

- Madonna.

63."I am rich and famous. I have a talented and gorgeous husband and two beautiful children. I could go on."

- Madonna.

64. "I’m not a feminist, I’m a humanist."

- Madonna.

65. "I always wished that I could find someone as beautiful as you, but in the process, I forgot that I was special too."

- Madonna, 'X-Static'.

66. ".... the truth is, I'd rather read a book.”

- Madonna.

67.  "I laugh at myself."

- Madonna.

68. "One of the things that help me tell a story through music is to create a character. I have to have a muse, whether it’s Frida Kahlo, Martha Graham, Marlene Dietrich, or Pippi Longstocking."

- Madonna.

69. "No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself."

- Madonna.

70. "I don't take myself completely seriously. I think that's another quality that people have to hold on to... you have to laugh, especially at yourself."

- Madonna.

71. "People don’t know what Kabbalah is, and so they jump to conclusions."

- Madonna.

At Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 70+ Madonna quotes, why not take a look at these Nina Simone quotes and Ariana Grande quotes too?

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