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39 Inspirational Diana Ross Quotes (DREAM)

Top 10 Most Famous Diana Ross Quotes (BEST)

“I’m a parent, and I try to take care of my health and keep my life in order. In the last few years I’ve really had to decide what’s important to me, and it seems to me that my family and my health are top on the list. And those have nothing to do with show business.”

Diana Ross
You can't just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You've got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.
I really, deeply believe that dreams do come true. Often, they might not come when you want them. They come in their own time.
I really, deeply believe that dreams do come true. Often, they might not come when you want them. They come in their own time.
If we hold on together I know our dreams will never die. Dreams see us through to forever. Where clouds roll by for you and I.
If we hold on together I know our dreams will never die. Dreams see us through to forever. Where clouds roll by for you and I.
Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
If I have someone who believes in me, I can move mountains.
If I have someone who believes in me, I can move mountains.
Most people are so hard to please that if they met God, they'd probably say yes, she's great, but.
Most people are so hard to please that if they met God, they’d probably say yes, she’s great, but.
My travels led me to where I am today. Sometimes these steps have felt painful, difficult, but led me to greater happiness and opportunities.
My travels led me to where I am today. Sometimes these steps have felt painful, difficult, but led me to greater happiness and opportunities.
Take a little time out of your busy day to give encouragement to someone who's lost their way.
Take a little time out of your busy day to give encouragement to someone who’s lost their way.
One thing you cannot control is nature.
One thing you cannot control is nature.

12 Inspirational Diana Ross Quotes on Success

Discipline is a necessary tool to help you get what you want in life. It forces you to stay on center and to move away from the things that are not necessary.”

Diana Ross
You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself.
You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself.
Criticism, even when you try to ignore it, can hurt. I have cried over many articles written about me, but I move on and I don't hold on to that.
Criticism, even when you try to ignore it, can hurt. I have cried over many articles written about me, but I move on and I don’t hold on to that.

“With the Supremes I made so much money so fast all I wanted to do was buy clothes and pretty things. Now I’m comfortable with money and it’s comfortable with me.”

Diana Ross
I would like to enjoy my life a little bit more so I can really have more fun, but my work is my fun.
I would like to enjoy my life a little bit more so I can really have more fun, but my work is my fun.
I keep a great organiser, I try to keep my priorities in the right place.
I keep a great organiser, I try to keep my priorities in the right place.

“I think a responsibility comes with notoriety, but I never think of it as power. It’s more like something you hold, like grains of sand. If you keep your hand closed, you can have it and possess it, but if you open your fingers in any way, you can lose it just as quickly.”

Diana Ross
I'd traveled a lot, was going temporarily insane and became very successful, but there was no one to take that all home to.
I’d traveled a lot, was going temporarily insane and became very successful, but there was no one to take that all home to.
If someone asks me something that I really don't want to do, I say no. I have to trust that. And I'm not afraid to talk money.
If someone asks me something that I really don’t want to do, I say no. I have to trust that. And I’m not afraid to talk money.

“So I’m not worried about the emotions I carry with me, because I’m happy that I have them; I think it’s good for the work I do. The emotions that are not healthy are the ones you hold inside, like anger.”

Diana Ross
I just appreciate still having the longevity that I've had in my career.
I just appreciate still having the longevity that I’ve had in my career.
It takes a long time to get to be a diva. I mean, you gotta work at it.
It takes a long time to get to be a diva. I mean, you gotta work at it.

2 Diana Ross Quotes on being an Icon

“Icon. What is an icon? When someone is iconic it means they have established a certain kind of legacy possibly, and I think it does come with time. It’s something in the arts, I feel. Maybe not, maybe it doesn’t have to be in the arts exactly. I’m not really sure. But I don’t think you are born an icon.”

Diana Ross
I don't think getting in and out of a limousine has anything to do with being an icon.
I don’t think getting in and out of a limousine has anything to do with being an icon.

10 MotivationalDiana Ross Quotes About Life

“I don’t judge people by their sexual orientation or the color of their skin, so I find it really hard to identify someone by saying that they’re a gay person or a black person or a Jewish person.”

Diana Ross
Either black people end up being the best in sports, or else it is show business. You know, we all got rhythm.
Either black people end up being the best in sports, or else it is show business. You know, we all got rhythm.
A reporter once asked me if I ever cried. I wonder if people think I'm just as hard as a rock and have no emotions at all.
A reporter once asked me if I ever cried. I wonder if people think I’m just as hard as a rock and have no emotions at all.
I can be a better me than anyone can.
I can be a better me than anyone can.
Do you know where you going to Do you like the things that life is showing you Where are you going to Do you know
Do you know where you going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you? Where are you going to? Do you know?
You can always tell where Diana Ross has been by the hair that's left behind!
You can always tell where Diana Ross has been by the hair that’s left behind!

“My father worked hard, but we were still very poor; and I didn’t want anybody arguing about money, so I became the entertainer – the one who wanted everyone to be happy. I didn’t want there to be any problems.”

Diana Ross
My life has often been described as 'from rags to riches' but in fact, the Ross's were never raggedy.
My life has often been described as ‘from rags to riches’ but in fact, the Ross’s were never raggedy.
I know that my fans want to know who I'm sleeping with, but it's really none of their business.
I know that my fans want to know who I’m sleeping with, but it’s really none of their business.
It's taken me a lifetime to get here. I'm not going anywhere.
It’s taken me a lifetime to get here. I’m not going anywhere.

5 Diana Ross Quotes on Music and Songwriting

“I try to choose the songs that really are basically coming from my heart. I think that through the songs that I select, people know what’s going on in my life.”

Diana Ross
I look forward to the future - and going into the studio to make new music.
I look forward to the future – and going into the studio to make new music.
I'm not really a songwriter - I'm an interpreter. So in a sense I am an actress first and foremost. I act out the songs, and I lead with my heart.
I’m not really a songwriter – I’m an interpreter. So in a sense I am an actress first and foremost. I act out the songs, and I lead with my heart.
I think that if my voice for some reason changes - because your voice does change - then it's time for me not to sing.
I think that if my voice for some reason changes – because your voice does change – then it’s time for me not to sing.
I listen to most everything that's out there because I need to stay aware of what's happening in the industry.
I listen to most everything that’s out there because I need to stay aware of what’s happening in the industry.

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