Usher quotes

  • Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
    -- Usher

    #Children #Giving #Important

  • I think anybody, not just children, is a product of a great environment. If you put them in a better environment from a sad situation, nine times out of 10, they'll go in the right direction.
    -- Usher

    #Children #Thinking #Nine

  • There's always that one person, That will always have your heart. That one person for me is you.
    -- Usher

    #Love #Heart #That One Person

  • It's a mission for me to make sure that philanthropy doesn't feel like a vintage hand-me-down from mom or dad. I want people to feel compelled to do something positive because they just love it, they're excited about it, and it's cool.
    -- Usher

    #Mom #Dad #Vintage

  • Live performance has always been my thing. It’s my purpose to master and capture the moment every time I have you connected.
    -- Usher

    #Purpose #Moments #Masters

  • Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you're with an individual who isn't moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain't going to work.
    -- Usher

    #Break Up #Heartbroken #Breakup

  • [I'm] a sponge, the more I absorb, the more I am able to articulate my vision, as artists do, like Picasso. I'm an artist in that light. I went from being an artist to an artiste.
    -- Usher

    #Artist #Light #Vision

  • Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.
    -- Usher

    #Impossible

  • The unique essence of being an artist is dying. Eveything looks the same. Now there’s a formula. And it works. - But it takes away from the reason we do it.
    -- Usher

    #Unique #Artist #Essence

  • Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.
    -- Usher

    #Believe #Dreamer #Achieve

  • I guess I had it made. My mother gave me advice - she taught me that women like to be looked in the eye - and my grandmother gave me condoms.
    -- Usher

    #Mother #Eye #Advice

  • We all possess exactly what we need to be our greatest selves...
    -- Usher

    #Self #Needs

  • Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you're going out. Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that.
    -- Usher

    #Girlfriend #Dating #Nails

  • I'm so sad to hear the horrible news of Amy Winehouse's death. I'm so happy I knew you Amy...Rest Well. Gone Too Soon...we'll miss you!!
    -- Usher

    #Missing #Gone #Amy

  • Sleeping is forbidden at the age of 22. It's all work and no play.
    -- Usher

    #Sleep #Play #Age

  • I'd like to do something with Michael Buble, Harry Connick Jr., Tim McGraw, Justin Timberlake, and Gwen Stefani.
    -- Usher

    #Justin

  • I like a woman who takes care of herself - it says something about the way she'll care for me.
    -- Usher

    #Way #Care #Take Care

  • Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you're on the journey. But you've got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.
    -- Usher

    #Journey #Dedication #Vision

  • I can win those four-chair turns all day.
    -- Usher

    #Winning #Four #Chairs

  • For a woman to be able to dominate and also be feminine and soft, that's a talent. And its not all about appearance. A woman who has a brain, who is street-smart and book-smart, that woman is very, very sexy to me.
    -- Usher

    #Sexy #Smart #Book

  • Down time is not the name of the game.
    -- Usher

    #Games #Names

  • Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life.
    -- Usher

    #Breakup #Trying #Want

  • Somebody has to look out for and protect our kids, and I feel blessed to be a blessing to someone else.
    -- Usher

    #Blessed #Kids #Blessing

  • In time we grow older, we grow wiser, we grow smarter, and we're better. And I feel like I'm becoming more seasoned, although I don't have my salt-and-pepper hair.
    -- Usher

    #Hair #Salt #Peppers

  • The best present a man can give a woman is his undivided attention.
    -- Usher

    #Men #Giving #Attention

  • You are my superstar. I'm your number one fan, give me your autograph, sign it right here on my heart. Girl, I'll be your groupie, baby.
    -- Usher

    #Girl #Baby #Heart

  • The hardest thing I think I've ever had to do to tell you, the woman I love, that I'm having a baby by a woman that I barely know.
    -- Usher

    #Baby #Thinking #Infidelity

  • You can't fake being a star. But you can also become a great personality.
    -- Usher

    #Stars #Fake #Personality

  • I learned how music works dealing with Jermaine Dupri, and I learned how image works dealing with Puff Daddy.
    -- Usher

    #Daddy #Puff

  • I've been working so hard, I'm about to have a Mariah Carey.
    -- Usher

  • The first time I got a chance to meet Michael was onstage at Madison Square Garden. There were tons of people on the stage, and I just remember losing my mind. Like, Oh my God, that's Michael Jackson right there. I was just over his right shoulder. And then when I finally got a chance to get on the stage with him, I was just shut down. He had the type of magic that you just bowed to. I just said, "I love you, and I know you've heard it a million and one times from fans all over the world, but you've meant so much to me as an entertainer, and I love you, and I've admired you all these years.
    -- Usher

    #Love You #Garden #Squares

  • It can never be bad to have a foundation as a man - a black man. - in a time when women are dying for men. Women have started to become lovers of each other as a result of not having enough men.
    -- Usher

    #Men #Black #Dying

  • I wouldn't call myself a coward, no way. But being buried alive is something I could never handle. The only way you'd see me being buried alive is if I was dead, man.
    -- Usher

    #Men #Coward #Way

  • I met BSB at a benefit gig we were both doing, and they are really humble, nice guys - and very hard working
    -- Usher

    #Nice #Humble #Hard Work

  • I never hated my father. I would have named my child Usher regardless. I never hated myself because I carried his name, because I made it mean what I wanted it to mean.
    -- Usher

    #Children #Father #Mean

  • The beauty about living in Atlanta is that there aren't too many paparazzi here; you can just relax. And that really works for me and my children.
    -- Usher

    #Children #Atlanta #Relax

  • It isn't hard to be in a relationship because I've always loved to be in a relationship, and I love to be in love.
    -- Usher

  • If somebody steps on your shoes and ruins them, don't freak out.. get a new pair of shoes. If you miss something, don't freak out.. there's nothing you can do to change it.. just move on
    -- Usher

    #Moving #Shoes #Missing

  • The girls want to see the rips on your stomach - they like that.
    -- Usher

    #Girl #Rip #Want

  • I think it's important for us to believe in one another's capabilities. If I didn't have someone to believe in me, I wouldn't be the individual I am today. Neither would I strive for new territory or new direction or to believe in myself.
    -- Usher

    #Believe #Thinking #Important

  • I'm a flamboyant type of guy, a cooler version of Liberace.
    -- Usher

    #Guy #Type

  • I have this bodyguard so if I get tired of signing Autographs I ask him to step in. It's hard because people get angry at you, but I've got a life to live too.
    -- Usher

    #Tired #People #Steps

  • Success is measured by personal happiness.
    -- Usher

    #Personal Happiness #Success Is Measured By

  • How do I define who Usher is? I'm still doing it - every day, every new opportunity, every stage, every interview, every other thing that I've done, every time that I've invested in anything that is all the definition of who I am.
    -- Usher

    #Opportunity #Who I Am #Done

  • Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't make them all yourself.
    -- Usher

    #Mistake

  • The more youth begin to recognize that they have a voice, the more change is possible.
    -- Usher

    #Voice #Youth

  • You are who you are, and in the end, If you don't believe it then no one will.
    -- Usher

    #Believe #Ends

  • You either evolve or dissolve.
    -- Usher

    #Evolve

  • If you don't EVOLVE, you dissolve. You evolve or you evaporate.
    -- Usher

    #Evolve

  • My philosophy is I'm raising future adults, not children.
    -- Usher

    #Children #Philosophy #Adults

  • I learned how music works dealing with Jermaine Dupri, and I learned how image works dealing with Puff Daddy. ... Singing is an acting role within itself...I've gone through a lot of trial and error to find what works and what doesn't. With that comes an understanding of how to offer the same opportunities to other artists. ... In my opinion the world is in need of real soul music. ... I'm a flamboyant type of guy, a cooler version of Liberace. ... I'm a younger Morgan Freeman. ... I've been working so hard, I'm about to have a Mariah Carey.
    -- Usher

    #Real #Opportunity #Artist

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