Mariah Carey

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It's hard to be someone that people talk about and write about, you know? They don't know me.
- Mariah Carey
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I'm not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid.
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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.
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I'm not vain, I'm insecure.
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My father identified as a black man. No one asked him because he was clearly black. But people always ask me. If we were together, people would look at us in a really strange way. It sucked. As a little girl I had blond hair and they'd look at me, look at him, and be disgusted.
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People are constantly asking me if I'm pregnant, but I don't like to talk about it too much. I just think about it as the next phase. We'll see.
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I've been blessed to live my dream more than half my life, so I want help give that back to someone else.
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The best part of making music, for me, is collaborating and working with new people and fresh sounds and all those things that gets people excited to continue in this business that we all love so much.
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I think certain people like to torture me because they think I've had it easier than I actually have and they think: 'Oh, she's got this, she's got that, she's always had everything perfect,' and it's sooo not true.
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But I think I'm a nice friend and a good person, and I try to do my work as best I can.
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Some of us talk about other people and what they do and la la la. But I'm not that person.
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Prince was one of the best people I've met. He didn't care about the big system. I was always like, at any time, Prince could write a No. 1 song because he's that talented, but he chooses to do what he wants. I respect that. He actually helped me through a lot of situations with his knowledge.
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I really don't do karaoke because it becomes a vocal performance rather than fun, like, 'Let's just sing this song and be silly.' It's not fun for me.
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I'm not Gloria Steinem, but I mean, I'm definitely all for powerful women.
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I wrote my own anthem: it's called 'Mariah's Theme.' It's on the 'Rainbow' album from '99. Back in the day.
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I arrange flowers in my spare time. Well, when I have spare time, that is.
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I'm a very good laundress when I have to be.
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I do all of my own stunts in videos. The Jet Ski scenes, the fight scenes, all of them!
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If you're not wearing a lot of makeup, you don't have to take a lot of it off. So, my goal is to wear the least amount of makeup possible so I don't have to steam my face and take it all off.
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I'm actually a really good cook, and people don't believe this about me!
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I'm actually really good at Balderdash, and no one wants to play that game with me. Especially the movies category; I don't want to give away my secrets, but I am pretty good at that category.
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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.
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Sometimes I wake up laughing when I have a great dream. And sometimes I have nightmares - and I hate them.
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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.
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I could do my own nails... I went to beauty school in the 11th grade. But why would I do that now?
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I never thought that I would have love again, but it's amazing how the universe brings love to you.
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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 definitely think I wasn't very present prior to that.
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Honestly, everybody gets talked about. Some people control their press a little more than others. Some people feed the press and move it the way they want to. I don't do that.
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If you believe in yourself enough and know what you want, you're gonna make it happen.
- Mariah Carey
Collection: Inspirational
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After every storm, if you look hard enough, a rainbow appears.
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Collection: Rainbow
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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.
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Collection: Inspirational
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I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself.
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Collection: Confidence
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It's kinda like being on a roller coaster. If you don't get on the ride, you won't experience the adventure.
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Collection: Adventure
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You can't live with regrets. It's about the journey
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Collection: Regret
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I know I can be diva-ish sometimes, but I have to be in control. The nature of my life, the nature of what I do, is divadom, it really is.
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Collection: Sometimes
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We have to go through certain things in order to appreciate life and learn lessons.
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Collection: Order
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I just want one day off when I can go swimming and eat ice cream and look at rainbows.
- Mariah Carey
Collection: Funny
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If you look inside yourself, and you believe, you can be your own hero.
- Mariah Carey
Collection: Believe
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Never listen to anybody who try to discourage you.
- Mariah Carey
Collection: Trying
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No stress, no fights. I'm leaving it all behind. No tears, no time to cry. Just making the most of life.
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Collection: Stress
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Cause there's a light in me that shines brightly. They can try, but they can't take that away from me.
- Mariah Carey
Collection: Confidence
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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.
- Mariah Carey
Collection: Inspiring
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Once I was a prisoner lost inside myself with the world surrounding me, wandering through the misery, but now I am free. Free to love, free to laugh, free to soar, free to shine, free to give.
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Collection: Inspirational
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Stay triumphant, keep on living. Stay on your toes, get off the ropes. Don't let 'em ever count you out.
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Collection: Rope
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Everybody Out There....Dont take ANYBODY for granted.Cause you never know when you might lose them,and you may never get the chance to tell them how you really feel
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Collection: May
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You really have to look inside yourself to find your inner strength.
- Mariah Carey
Collection: Inner Strength
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Only once in a lifetime love rushes in, changing you with the tide.
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Collection: Once In A Lifetime
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It's not easy that everything you do, everybody has to come in and critique it and give their opinion. Sometimes it does help me and sometimes it hurts me as a person. That's life. I have feelings.
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Collection: Hurt
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We've been expected to be perfect but we aren't. We're still human.
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Collection: Perfect