Tina Turner quotes

 quotes - My legacy is that I stayed on course... from the beginning to the end, because I believed in something inside of me. Share

“My legacy is that I stayed on course... from the beginning to the end, because I believed in something inside of me.”

— Tina Turner

 quotes - I believe that if you'll just stand up and go, life will open up for you. Share

“I believe that if you'll just stand up and go, life will open up for you.”

— Tina Turner

 quotes - I'm pleased with my life, with the journey. Share

“I'm pleased with my life, with the journey.”

— Tina Turner

 quotes - Sometimes we need help from a god. Share

“Sometimes we need help from a god.”

— Tina Turner

“My greatest beauty secret is being happy with myself. I don't use special creams or treatments - I'll use a little bit of everything. It's a mistake to think you are what you put on yourself. I believe that a lot of how you look is to do with how you feel about yourself and your life. Happiness is the greatest beauty secret.”

— Tina Turner

“Sometimes you've got to let everything go - purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything... whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you'll find that when you're free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.”

— Tina Turner

“I don't hate myself anymore. I used to hate my work, hated that sexy image, hated those pictures of me onstage, hated that big raunchy person. Onstage, I'm acting the whole time I'm there. As soon as I get out of those songs, I'm Tina again.”

— Tina Turner

“For me the goddess is the female of God, She is powerful if different.”

— Tina Turner

“I didn't have anybody, really, no foundation in life, so I had to make my own way. Always, from the start. I had to go out in the world and become strong, to discover my mission in life.”

— Tina Turner

“I'm self-made. I always wanted to make myself a better person, because I was not educated. But that was my dream - to have class.”

— Tina Turner

“As I grew up, I learned what worked for me. That's where the short dresses came from. And you can't dance in a long dress.”

— Tina Turner

“I heard stories from my mother's mother who was an American Indian. She was spiritual, although she did not go to church, but she had the hum. She used to tell me stories of the rivers.”

— Tina Turner

“I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things.”

— Tina Turner

“I believe in prayer and in strong belief.”

— Tina Turner

“I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I'm not old yet!”

— Tina Turner

“So when it came to role models, I looked at presidents' wives. Of course, you're talking about a farm girl who stood in the fields, dreaming, years ago, wishing she was that kind of person. But if I had been that kind of person, do you think I could sing with the emotions I do? You sing with those emotions because you've had pain in your heart.”

— Tina Turner

“You take your problems to a god, but what you really need is for the god to take you to the inside of you.”

— Tina Turner

“Delhi came as a shock. There were so many people, and oh, the traffic.”

— Tina Turner

“I know the difference between black magic and white magic.”

— Tina Turner

“Physical strength in a woman - that's what I am.”

— Tina Turner

“Success in America - what I find with my homeland, nothing lasts very long. Europe is different. You're right there with them until you come back.”

— Tina Turner

“After I moved with my mother to St. Louis, my older sister and I went to see Ike Turner, who was the hottest then. His music charged me. I was never attracted to him, but I wanted to sing with his band.”

— Tina Turner

“But I believe we have a higher level of mentality within us, but we have to use the power in the right way.”

— Tina Turner

“I don't like to dwell on the past.”

— Tina Turner

“I'm perfectly fine now if I never went on stage again.”

— Tina Turner

“This is what I want in heaven... words to become notes and conversations to be symphonies.”

— Tina Turner

“I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up.”

— Tina Turner

“I never close a door on any other religion. Most of the time, some part of it makes sense to me. I don't believe everyone has to chant just because I chant. I believe all religion is about touching something inside of yourself.”

— Tina Turner

“I want to know what the difference between the essence of a man and woman is.”

— Tina Turner

“In Tennessee where I grew up, there were animals, farms, wagons, mules.”

— Tina Turner