Talk:Mariah Carey

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Sources

If anyone needs a source for the Beyonce quote go to mcarchives.com and search in 'news' for "VISION OF LOVE" SETS OFF MELISMA TREND.

Likewise, the Michael Jackosn quote is from

http://www.mariahdaily.com/temp/magscans/revista40_spain/4.jpg

It is translated from Spanish.

Whitney[edit]

I would like to know why someone randomly deleted the Whitney quote, please!

Unsourced[edit]

Wikiquote no longer allows unsourced quotations, and they are in process of being removed from our pages (see Wikiquote:Limits on quotations); but if you can provide a reliable, precise and verifiable source for any quote on this list please move it to Mariah Carey. --Antiquary 18:20, 29 May 2009 (UTC)

  • "Everyone's a diva these days."


  • "Forget the image, forget the ensemble, forget the rumours, forget the short skirts, the big hair, whatever! I owe this to the fans and I will never forget you so I want to accept this award on behalf of all of you."
    • Accepting Artist Of The Decade Award at the Billboard Music Awards.


  • "How are you, daaarrrling?!"
    • When asked what one question she would ask Marilyn Monroe in a 2005 interview


  • "There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train!"


  • "It was definitely a great way to spend a Wednesday night"
    • About the 2006 Grammys, at which she won three awards


  • "I feel that, because of technology, certain artists are disposable and it's a producer's world in a lot of ways. Protocols might as well be on the cover of most people's albums today."


  • "She's an actress, you know, while I've been doing this my whole life. Singing is first and foremost. Her thing is something different. She has nothing to do with competing with me.


  • I'm a singer and I write my own songs, I don't know about anyone else, and if someone happens to have the same hairstyle as me... that's not my problem."


  • "What made you think I did that? It's called a push-up bra. It costs $14."
    • When asked if she had had a breast augmentation, in a 2001 interview.
  • "I think she's fabulous and hilarious. I didn't hear it, but when they asked me about it outside I just started to laugh. I said I suppose it must have been the best boob job in the world if I didn't even remember it. I'm going to send her one of my push-up bras so she can have it too."
    • About Sharon Osbourne who claimed Carey had had "The best boob job in Hollywood" whilst introducing her at the 2003 American Music Awards.


  • "Dear Sharon, THESE are the best boob jobs in Hollywood. Love, Mariah."
    • In a note to Sharon Osbourne, along with three Victoria's Secret bras.
  • I know breasts, and if they are fake, they are the single best boob job i've ever felt in my young 33 year life; for real!
  • "I can still count on one hand the number of men I've slept with [March 2006]."


  • "'They' all said I'd had a nervous breakdown, but people don't recover from nervous breakdowns three days later!"
    • To the people who claimed Carey had a 'nervous breakdown' in 2001.


  • "If 'they' counted me out, then they just have to count me back in."
    • To the people who claimed that her career was over after her 2001 'breakdown'.


  • "Because I'm not beaming with a radiant smile every two minutes, then I'm lonely and waiting for my hero? Well, guess what? I'm not waiting for my hero. I'm my own hero. That's my job."


  • "Music is what I love and it's what I feel and it's in me and to know that I can do something that I enjoy and hopefully bring some enjoyment to other people through what I do is an incredible felling and I am just really thankful for it."


  • "Then Joan Rivers, at the Oscars, said, 'Let me see, Mariah. Everyone says you gained weight.' You know what's really sick about that? The message we're sending to kids."


  • "I always felt like the rug could be pulled out from under me at anytime. And coming from a racially mixed background, I always felt like I didn't really fit in anywhere."


  • "I don't mind being compared to Whitney [Houston], there are people miles worse to be compared to."


  • "I nearly didn't get here because there wasn't a red carpet for me."
    • Poking fun at her diva image while picking up the Outstanding Contribution To Music award at the 2005 Capital FM awards.


  • "A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time."


  • "Butterflies are always following me, everywhere I go."


  • "I don't think anyone knows as much about what's right for me as I do."


  • I hope to be around past the 90's. I don't want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands.


  • "I know I can be diva-ish sometimes, but I have to be in control. The nature of my life, the nature of what I do, is ‘divadom,’ it really is."


  • "I prayed very hard for this to happen and it happened. I don't even think about what I've achieved, I haven't focused on it and I wish I had, because I really want to enjoy it, and I don't know if I am enjoying it, because I am going through my life like a bulldozer. I still haven't marvelled at it."


  • "I'm not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid."


  • "I'm really fortunate. I'm really happy, and I'm really really lucky to be where I am."


  • "If critics have problems with my personal life, it's their problem. Anybody with half a brain would realize that it's the charts that count."


  • "If you see me as just the princess, then you misunderstand who I am and what I have been through."


  • "In this world, I call the shots and I think I know best."
  • "It's hard to be someone that people talk about and write about, you know? They don't know me."


  • "My heart has never been broken, I've never broken anyone else's."


  • "This is for all of you out there tonight, reaching for a dream - don't ever give up! Never ever listen to anyone, when they try to discourage you, because they do that, believe me!"


  • "You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, "I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself."


  • "I may believe in Santa, but I'm not delusional."