Quotes by Lady Gaga

I work very hard, but when God opens that door for you - when life opens that door for you, I should say - I think it's important to be giving, to return the love back.
– Lady Gaga
I was doing these performance art pop music pieces in the city. And they were a bit on the eccentric side I suppose. So people started to call me Gaga after the Queen song 'Radio Gaga.'
– Lady Gaga
I wanted to be a skinny little ballerina but I was a voluptuous little Italian girl whose dad had meatballs on the table every night.
– Lady Gaga
I want my fans to love themselves. It's almost like I want to hypnotize them so when they hear my music they love themselves instantly.
– Lady Gaga
I think what made it difficult for people to get, and still makes it difficult for people to get, is the theatrical nature of the work and the fact that, my music doesn't exist without the performance-art element.
– Lady Gaga
I never intended for the Monster Ball to be a religious experience, it just became one.
– Lady Gaga
I just want to keep writing music.
– Lady Gaga
I just want my family to be safe. Because I am sometimes polarizing, I fear for their safety.
– Lady Gaga
I hope when I'm dead I'll be considered an icon, though.
– Lady Gaga
I hope that what you take away from my album is not just the music - which I did want to be fun, and I did want it to be about individuality, but please also take away from it that there's no dream that's too big.
– Lady Gaga
I have to be on such a strict diet constantly.
– Lady Gaga
I guess you could say I devoted myself so strongly to my music that for awhile I forgot about my family. But I only get one set of parents, and I think I forgot about that for a little while.
– Lady Gaga
I dropped out of NYU, moved out of my parent's house, got my own place, and survived on my own. I made music and worked my way from the bottom up.
– Lady Gaga
I don't want to make niche-oriented music.
– Lady Gaga
I don't want to make money I want to make a difference.
– Lady Gaga
I don't think that women need to smell interesting.
– Lady Gaga
I don't think I could live without hair, makeup and styling, let alone be the performer I am. I am a glamour girl through and through. I believe in the glamorous life and I live one.
– Lady Gaga
I don't like Los Angeles. The people are awful and terribly shallow, and everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game. I'm from New York. I will kill to get what I need.
– Lady Gaga
I don't care about money.
– Lady Gaga
I do yoga, I do Bikram and I run, and I eat really healthy.
– Lady Gaga