Billy Porter quotes

  • For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering.
    -- Billy Porter

    #Hopeful #Empowering #Being Positive

  • I want to keep changing the world. It's possible. The black gay lead is ready. It's time.
    -- Billy Porter

    #Gay #Black #World

  • I had something nobody else could do - I sang in a way that separated me - and, when you're trying to get noticed, you play your trump card.
    -- Billy Porter

    #Play #Trying #Cards

  • I'm not a person who believes that Broadway is the only place. I think there's lots of work that goes on outside of Broadway and outside of New York that's better than anything Broadway has ever seen. But, it's historically the place. It's one of the centers of the universe, in many ways.
    -- Billy Porter

    #New York #Believe #Thinking

  • How can you be of service to something other than your own ego and bank account, in a business that's inherently narcissistic?
    -- Billy Porter

    #Ego #Narcissistic #Bank Accounts

  • When you're at the beginning of your career, there are a lot of, "I don't care about this," jobs that you take because it's about building your resume and building connections. There are so many factors that don't have anything to do with choosing for the material.
    -- Billy Porter

    #Jobs #Careers #Connections

  • I've always been passionate about fashion.
    -- Billy Porter

    #Fashion #Passionate

  • I would love to be able to turn my recording career into something that is substantial, and where I can go and tour with an orchestra.
    -- Billy Porter

    #Careers #Orchestra #Able

  • This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive.

  • Hope is desire and expectation rolled into one.

  • The inevitable has always found me ready and hopeful.

  • Thus, only in a hopeful and confident temper, in a proud and constructive spirit, will we rescue the present and safeguard the future of our beloved country.

  • I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament.

  • I found that the more truthful and vulnerable I was, the more empowering it was for me.

  • Your love is the ultimate love that empowers all your efforts, a true love for what is indestructibly and perpetually you.

  • By boosting oversight and accountability, we can empower the VA in its core mission of helping the men and women who have served our country.

  • I am thankful for the way I was raised, to be positive. Even when times have gotten rough I have always tried to look on the bright side. Even when I was put down, yelled at and made feel insignificant, I still thought things were alright. I did realize when enough is enough.

  • I don't like to read about myself, whether it be positive or negative.