1. Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses because we were born this way.

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  2. For some people, fame kills it and becomes more important than the music or the performance. But for me fame is like rocket fuel. The more my fans like what I'm doing, the more I want to give back to them. And my passion is so strong I can't sleep - I haven'tslept for three days.

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  3. People that are obsessed with hating you, feel flattered. Their whole lives revolve around you.

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  4. If you only believe that you're an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that's quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next.

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  5. In my show I announce, 'People say Lady Gaga is a lie, and they are right. I am a lie. And every day I kill to make it true.'

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  6. I don't like Los Angeles. The people are awful and terribly shallow, and everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game. I'm from New York. I will kill to get what I need.

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  7. I'm always on the market for a new friend, period. As your success continues to grow, you start to see who your real friends are. But I'm always looking for wonderful people to have in my life that have no agenda and aren't fake friends.

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  8. It sometimes makes people feel better about themselves, you know, to put other people down, or make fun of them, or maybe make mockery of their work and that doesn't make me feel good at all.

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  9. People love the chaos in my brain, but I'm terrified of it.

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  10. There are some people in this world that believe being gay is a choice. It's not a choice, we're born this way.

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The complete list of 529 Lady Gaga sayings