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Mariah Carey is a famous American singer and songwriter.

Guinness World Records has referred to Mariah Carey as a Songbird Supreme. Carey is the first and only musician to have all five of her first singles land on the US Billboard Hot 100 list.

Dream Quotes By Mariah Carey

Throughout her career, Mariah Carey has spoken about music, celebrity, and other issues.

"Lord knows dreams are hard to follow but don't let anyone tear them away."

"It's in my genes. My mother was an opera singer. I’m clearly dramatic."

"Sometimes I wake up laughing when I have a great dream. And sometimes I have nightmares – and I hate them."

"This is for all of you out there tonight, reaching for a dream – don’t ever give up! Never ever listen to anyone, when they try to discourage you, because they do that, believe me!"

"Let it all dissipate And I tried to forget As I closed my eyes."

Mariah Carey Quotes About Goals

Mariah Carey stood out and volunteered for the humanitarian problems she cared about the most.

"In this world, I call the shots and I think I know best."

"You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, 'I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I’m just going to be myself."

"If you believe in yourself enough and know what you want, you’re gonna make it happen."

"One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back, I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting."

"My goal is to have a career that stands."

"I'm not Gloria Steinem, but I mean, I'm definitely all for powerful women."

"I work myself into the ground. But I think I’m a nice friend and a good person, and I try to do my work as best I can."

"I wrote my own anthem: it’s called 'Mariah’s Theme'. It's on the 'Rainbow' album from '99. Back in the day."

"Standing alone, eager to just believe, it's good enough to be what you really are, but in your heart, uncertainty forever lies, and you’ll always be, somewhere on the outside."

"I do all of my own stunts in videos. The Jet Ski scenes, the fight scenes, all of them!"

"Stay triumphant, keep on living. Stay on your toes, and get off the ropes. Don’t let them ever count you out."

Mariah Carey Quotes About Life

Mariah Carey quotes encompass a wide range of issues, including self-love and dedication.

"Music has just been my saving grace my whole life."

"I've been blessed to live my dream for more than half my life, so I want to help give that back to someone else."

"You can’t live with regrets. It’s about the journey."

"I'm actually very loyal, to my detriment."

“Some of us need to be rescued, but everyone wants to be seen."

"My father taught me that words have meaning and thus, they have power."

"I think I have to remain eternally oblivious to age. Honestly, when you put a number on it yourself, it’s just like, why? Why do that?"

"When you feel like hope is gone, look inside you and be strong and you’ll finally see the truth- that hero lies in you."

"A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don’t think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time."

"I don't think anyone knows as much about what’s right for me as I do."

"I started singing when I started talking."

"True diva could not live without smart remark every now and then, a good sip of water."

"You believe within your soul Just hold on tight and don’t let go You can make it! Make it happen."

"I don’t mind being compared to Whitney, there are people miles worse to be compared to."

"I used to be able to slim down just by exercising more, but that's changed."

"Time has shown me there is no benefit in trying to protect people who never tried to protect me."

"It's kind of like being on a roller coaster. If you don’t get on the ride, you won’t experience the adventure."

"Trust is not very easy for me at all. I want to be a trusting person, but I’ve been bruised so many times – not to sound woe-is-me about my life."

"I was a reader as a child, believe it or not."

"If you see me as just the princess then you misunderstand who I am and what I have been through."

"My heart has never been broken; I’ve never broken anyone else's."

"Never ever listen to anyone, when they try to discourage you, because they do that, believe me!"

"I'm very hard on myself and I have too many issues."

"Stardom is a magical yet freakish situation at times. It’s a cliche but very true that at times, you feel so alone, even when you’re surrounded by so many people."

"I understand people want to hold on to their roots."

"I am very insecure about my looks, and I always have been because of being mixed race."

"Cause there’s a light in me that shines brightly. They can try, but they can’t take that away from me."

"In the end, and in the beginning, it’s all about faith for me. I can’t define it, but it has defined me."

"Time is irrelevant to me. I never wear a watch."

"Since having the babies, I realize that 90 percent of losing weight is my diet."

"We’ve been expected to be perfect but we aren’t. We’re still human."

"I think the greatest gift to me is that I can express myself in songs. It helps me get through some of the hardest times of my life. It also helps me celebrate some of the best times."

"Whatever you’re going through in your life, don't ever give up."

"I'm actually a really good cook, and people don't believe this about me!"

"I try not to be a jerk. I really do. I try to be nice and cordial."

"Strange how death can make people forgive those who trespassed against them and their children."

"I do not think I reinvent myself. Wearing my hair differently or changing my style of dress is playing dress-up. I don’t take it too seriously."

"I arrange flowers in my spare time. Well, when I have spare time, that is."

"There is a light at the end of the tunnel… hopefully, it's not a freight train!"

"No stress, no fights. I’m leaving it all behind. No tears, no time to cry. Just making the most of life."

Mariah Carey Quotes About Happiness

These bold quotes from Mariah Carey will instill confidence within you and make you feel happy.

"The fans never send me crazy things. They send me things that they put so much time and effort into making, and they are so amazing."

"The best part of making music, for me, is collaborating and working with new people and fresh sounds and all those things that get people excited to continue in this business that we all love so much."

"After every storm, if you look hard enough, a rainbow appears."

"I never thought that I would have love again, but it’s amazing how the universe brings love to you."

"I was living in my own love song."

"You really just want to know that somebody loves you for you. Sometimes you feel like an ATM machine with a wig on it."

"If two people want to get married, it’s their prerogative – we hope. Everybody should be able to do what they want to do and be in the pursuit of happiness."

"Butterflies are always following me, everywhere I go."

"See, I’m looking for a man that’ll rub me slow, make me sing really high when he goes down low."

"I'm the queen of festivities, that's all I can say."

"I love the grimiest rappers in the world. That's my favorite."

"Only once in a lifetime love rushes in, changing you with the tide."

"Especially since I started studying acting, I feel like I’m always super-aware of my emotions and my feelings and what’s going on with me at every moment."

"I just want one day off when I can go swimming and eat ice cream and look at rainbows."

"Christmas is always the most fun. I start looking forward to Christmas before it’s even summertime."

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