“There’s a place in you that you must keep inviolate. You must keep it pristine, clean, so that nobody has the right to curse you, or treat you badly.” .
"Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness."
"The most important thing that I learned in growing up is that forgiveness is something that, when you do it, you free yourself to move on."
"Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It's transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It's uplifting, it's encouraging, it's strengthening."
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."
"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."