When you’re in the entertainment business, you’re in the public eye at all times. So it’s helpful to have a quote or saying you can draw on when you’re feeling drained or vulnerable. Here, five women in the entertainment industry tell Thrive Global about the quotes that give them strength.
From Selena’s Thrive Questionnaire
“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” — Carl Gustav Jung
From Priyanka’s Thrive Questionnaire
Selena Gomez really inspired me with her acceptance speech at the AMAs over the weekend. She said, “If you are broken, you don’t have to stay broken.” I think this perspective is something that we can all learn from and gain strength from when we find ourselves in situations that test our heart, mind, body, or general well-being. Knowing that you don’t have to stay broken is empowering.
From Chelsea’s Thrive Questionnaire
“I am one, / But I am still one. / I cannot do everything / But I can still do something; / And because I cannot do everything, / I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.” — Edward Everett Hale.
From Hilary’s Thrive Questionnaire
“You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself anyway you choose.” — Dr Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)
From Sunny’s Thrive Questionnaire
The music business is full of risks. You have to take them to see any return. This quote always sticks in my head. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything.” —Albert Einstein