94 Quotes & Sayings By Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga, aka Stefani Germanotta, is an American singer-songwriter. She achieved fame in 2008 with her debut studio album, The Fame. She is known for her elaborate live performances and visual aesthetic. Born on June 28, 1986 in New York City, she is the sole child of Cynthia Louise (Baker), a seamstress, and Joseph Arthur "Joe" Germanotta, a design consultant for brands including Adidas, Levi Strauss & Co., and Harley-Davidson Read more

Gaga's musical career began at age 17 with her involvement with the pop rock band The Fame Monster. The Fame Monster released one EP before disbanding in 2007. Gaga independently released her first studio album The Fame on August 19, 2008. The lead single "Just Dance" was a global success and helped the album to peak at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart and topped the charts in Australia and Germany.

Her second studio album The Fame Monster released December 11, 2009 and reached number one in the United States where it stayed for six weeks and sold over 1.4 million copies. It was preceded by "Just Dance" which reached number one in twenty countries across the globe including Australia, New Zealand and Canada. The third studio album Born This Way was released May 23, 2011 and sold over 3 million copies worldwide despite peaking at number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 charts.

It became Gaga's third consecutive record-breaking album debuting atop the US Billboard 200 and international charts becoming both her best-selling studio album and fourth consecutive double-platinum certified record globally. It produced five singles: "The Edge of Glory", "Government Hooker", "Poker Face", "Born This Way", and "Judas". The album's title track won Best Pop Solo Performance at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards as well as Best Original Song at both the Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards ceremonies.

Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore. Lady Gaga
Love is like a brick. You can build a house,...
Love is like a brick. You can build a house, or you can sink a dead body. Lady Gaga
Well my music was different in high school; I was...
Well my music was different in high school; I was singing about love–you know, things I don't care about anymore. Lady Gaga
It doesn't matter who you are, or where you come from, or how much money you've got in your pocket. You have your own destiny and your own life ahead of you. Lady Gaga
If you dont have any shadows you're not in the...
If you dont have any shadows you're not in the light Lady Gaga
Ignore all hatred and criticism. Live for what you create,...
Ignore all hatred and criticism. Live for what you create, and die protecting it. Lady Gaga
This is who the fuck I am.
This is who the fuck I am. Lady Gaga
Just remember: i love you, and love yourselves. 'cause, little...
Just remember: i love you, and love yourselves. 'cause, little monsters, you were born that way baby. Lady Gaga
I had a boyfriend who told me I’d never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail. I said to him, ‘Someday, when we’re not together, you won’t be able to order a cup of coffee at the fucking deli without hearing or seeing me. Lady Gaga
Well, that's your opinion, isn't it? And I'm not about...
Well, that's your opinion, isn't it? And I'm not about to waste my time trying to change it. Lady Gaga
A girl’s got to use what she’s given and I’m not going to make a guy drool the way a Britney video does. So I take it to extremes. I don’t say I dress sexily on stage - what I do is so extreme. It’s meant to make guys think: ‘I don’t know if this is sexy or just weird. Lady Gaga
I'm telling you a lie in a vicious effort that...
I'm telling you a lie in a vicious effort that you will repeat my lie over and over until it becomes true Lady Gaga
Amy [Winehouse] changed pop music forever, I remember knowing there...
Amy [Winehouse] changed pop music forever, I remember knowing there was hope, and feeling not alone because of her. She lived jazz, she lived the blues. Lady Gaga
When you make music or write or create, it's really...
When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time. Lady Gaga
I'm a little bit naked, but that's okay.
I'm a little bit naked, but that's okay. Lady Gaga
All that ever holds somebody back, I think, is fear....
All that ever holds somebody back, I think, is fear. For a minute I had fear. [Then] I went into the [dressing] room and shot my fear in the face... Lady Gaga
And now, I'm just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time. Lady Gaga
I am focused on the work. I am constantly creating. I am a busy girl. I live and breathe my work. I love what I do. I believe in the message. There's no stopping. I didn't create the fame, the fame created me. Lady Gaga
I'm already crazy. I'm a fearless person. I think it creeps up on you. I don't think it can be stopped. If my destiny is to lose my mind because of fame, then that's my destiny. But my passion still means more than anything. Lady Gaga
Don't be a drag. Just be a queen. Lady Gaga
My friends joke that I’m dead until I get onstage. I’m dead right now as you’re speaking to me. Lady Gaga
I'd wear any of my private attire for the world to see. But I would rather have an open flesh wound than ever wear a band aid in public. Lady Gaga
My new album that I'm creating, which is finished pretty much, was written with this new instinctual energy that I've developed getting to know my fans. They protect me, so now it's my destiny to protect them. Lady Gaga
So many will try to destroy me. So many, over and over, coming in periods of greatness. But in this period, I cannot be broken: GAGAKLEIN. Lady Gaga
We are not just Art for Michelangelo to carve, he can't rewrite the agro of my furied heart- Lady Gaga 10/22/10 Lady Gaga
Prejudice is a disease. And when they come for you, or refuse your worth, I will be ready for their stones. I belong to you. Lady Gaga
A middle finger is more New York than a corporate ambush. I bleed for my hometown, and I'd die for my fans. Lady Gaga
The Monster Ball is by nature a protest: A youth church experience to speak out and celebrate against all forms of discrimination + prejudice. Lady Gaga
Every year when i travel around the world, i wonder if it’ll be diferent, maybe one year won’t come to the show or you’ll be less festival, but what i realized during ARTPOP is that we belong together and some stories have no end. I will follow you around the world as long as you’ll have me because i love making music, i love making art and i love, love meeting all you beautiful, creative people“. Lady Gaga
Its oke to be sad. I've been trained to love my darkness Lady Gaga
It's cooler to be strong. Lady Gaga
Clinical psychology tells us arguably that trauma is the ultimate killer. Memories r not recycled like atoms and particles in quantum physics. they can be lost forever. It’s sort of like my past is an unfinished painting and as the artist of that painting, I must fill in all the ugly holes and make it beautiful again. Lady Gaga
Let the blood and the bruises define your legacy. Lady Gaga
Trust is like a mirror, you can fix it if it's broken, but you can still see the crack in that mother fucker's reflection. Lady Gaga
I imagine many of my fans share a similarly chaotic feeling in their own lives. This album 'ARTPOP was written to make sense of that chaos. Lady Gaga
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anyway. Lady Gaga
For being different, it’s easy. But to be unique, it’s a complicated thing. Lady Gaga
I used to walk down the street like I was a fucking star... I want people to walk around delusional about how great they can be - and then to fight so hard for it every day that the lie becomes the truth. Lady Gaga
Do you know the feeling, when your heart is so hurt, that you could feel the blood dripping? Lady Gaga
It's always wrong to hate but it's never wrong to love. Lady Gaga
If you don't have shadows, you're not in the light. Lady Gaga
I remember watching the mascara tears flood the ivories and I thought, "It's OK to be sad." I've been trained to love my darkness. Lady Gaga
As artists, we are eternally heartbroken. Lady Gaga
Don't you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can't be exactly who you are. Lady Gaga
Being gay is like glitter, it never goes away. Lady Gaga
I've always been famous, it's just no one knew it yet. Lady Gaga
Sometimes in life you don't always feel like a winner, but that doesn't mean you're not a winner. Lady Gaga
Take my picture Hollywood. I wanna be STAR Lady Gaga
‎Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses, cuz we were born this way bitch! Lady Gaga
You have to stop crying, and you have to go kick some ass. Lady Gaga
Vanity can create a very cruel space for you if you don't know how to manage it. Lady Gaga
To this day, some of my closest friends say, 'Gaga, you know, everything's great. You're a singer; your dreams have come true.' But, still, when certain things are said to you over and over again as you're growing up, it stays with you and you wonder if they're true. Lady Gaga
I am a walking piece of art every day, with my dreams and my ambitions forward at all times in an effort to inspire my fans to lead their life in that way. Lady Gaga
I think tolerance and acceptance and love is something that feeds every community. Lady Gaga
I'm doing everything that I can, working with experts, really studying the statistics to figure out a way we can make it cool or normal to be kind and loving. Lady Gaga
Where I come from it was really unheard of to be at a party and someone says, 'What kind of music do you make?', and you say, 'Pop music.' You may as well have 'I'm not cool' stamped on your forehead. Lady Gaga
So there's nothing more provocative than taking a genre that everybody who's cool hates - and then making it cool. Lady Gaga
Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world. Lady Gaga
The reason that I'm here at all is because of my relationship with my family and their encouragement of me to be a musician and to work hard. As long as I stay there in that space, I can do anything. That's my truth. Lady Gaga
I like black because it is a vacant space. Lady Gaga
I don't think I could think of a single thing that's more isolating than being famous. Lady Gaga
What I've learned is that you really don't need to be a celebrity or have money or have the paparazzi following you around to be famous. 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
Joanne' is a progression for me. It was about going into the studio and forgetting that I was famous. Lady Gaga
In terms of my involvement in 'don't ask, don't tell' and marriage equality and anti-bullying and social emotional learning in schools - these are all things that arise out of my relationship with the world and with my fans. Lady Gaga
I believe in the spirit of equality and the spirit of this country as one of love and compassion and kindness. Lady Gaga
Music is one of the most powerful things the world has to offer. No matter what race or religion or nationality or sexual orientation or gender that you are, it has the power to unite us. Lady Gaga
I went to see 'Phantom of the Opera' with my grandma and my mom when I was very little. The stage, the voice, the music... Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has been a massive inspiration to me for some time - the storytelling, that deliciously somber undertone in his music. Lady Gaga
In fact, my courage and my bravery at a young age was the thing I was bullied for, a kind of 'Who do you think you are?' Lady Gaga
When I wake up in the morning, I feel just like any other insecure 24-year-old girl. Lady Gaga
I've been searching for ways to heal myself, and I've found that kindness is the best way. Lady Gaga
I feel like if you're a really good human being, you can try to find something beautiful in every single person, no matter what. Lady Gaga
I wouldn't say that I am one of the greatest dancers, but I am really quite good at what I do. Lady Gaga
The only big things I've purchased are my dad's heart valve and a Rolls-Royce for my parents, for their anniversary. And that was only because my dad had a Lady Gaga license plate on our old car and it was making me crazy because he was getting followed everywhere, so I bought him a new car. Lady Gaga
I'm really happy and had such an amazing time performing at Super Bowl - wish I could relive it all over again. Lady Gaga
My father opened a restaurant. It's so amazing... it's so freaking delicious, but I'm telling you I gain five pounds every time I go in there. Lady Gaga
The dieting wars have got to stop. Lady Gaga
I have to be on such a strict diet constantly. Lady Gaga
Gay marriage is going to happen. It must. Lady Gaga
When people say 'marriage' to me... It's always a means to an end. Everyone's so in a rush to define the relationship. Lady Gaga
It's hard knowing who to trust with your personal life. When you cry in your room at night, you don't always know who to call. So I am very close to my family. Lady Gaga
Fashion is that thing that saved me from being sad. Lady Gaga
All the awards in the world, you can get into all the nightclubs, they'll send you the nicest clothes. Nothing better than walking into your dad's restaurant and seeing a smile on his face and knowing that your mom and dad and your sister are real proud of you. Lady Gaga
My mom and I are very close. Lady Gaga
No press, no television. If my mom calls and says, 'Did you hear about?' I don't want to know nothing about anything that is going on in relation to music. I shut it all off. Lady Gaga
History shows us that in times of people feeling like they are in need of some sort of rebellion or protests, the artists rise because the poetry we create about pain and its relationship to culture in the world begins to soothe and heal people who are feeling confused or afraid. Lady Gaga
I do yoga, I do Bikram and I run, and I eat really healthy. 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
As soon as I go out into the world, I belong, in a way, to everyone else. It's legal to follow me. It's legal to stalk me at the beach. And I can't call the police or ask them to leave. Lady Gaga
I am the center of attention in my job every single day the thought of a wedding to me is exhausting. Why would I put myself through that? 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 love my daddy. My daddy's everything. I hope I can find a man that will treat me as good as my dad. Lady Gaga
Making your dad happy is - especially for an Italian Catholic girl, I'll tell you - it feels really good. Lady Gaga