Spend time with people who know how to use their days well. Just as iron sharpens iron, positive people will inspire you to be positive.— Rihanna
The most unbelievable Rihanna quotes to discover and learn by heart
Keep your eyes on the finish line and not on the turmoil around you.
Hurt me with the truth,don't comfort me with a lie.
I drink a lot of coconut water. It balances out all the other toxic stuff I put into my body.
My new one (tattoo) says 'Never a failure, always a lesson' and is kind of my mantra to life, just a reminder. My life is just a crazy rollercoaster every day and whenever I read that it just reassures me.
I don't do things for the response or for the controversy. I just live my life.
We found love in a hopeless place.
Love isn't complicated, people are.
Never underestimate a man's ability to make you feel guilty for his mistakes.
It is one thing to record an album but it's a huge difference when people play it and listen to it and embrace it the way that I do. It has always been my dream to get my music out to the world and have people hear it.
My story is definitely going to be a happily ever after, no matter what.
When I was fourteen and first started going out, I always wanted to be the opposite of everyone else. So I would go to the club in a polo T-shirt and pants and sneakers and a hat on backward, just so I would not be dressed like other girls.
Let go of the things that make you feel dead. Life is worth living!
God just has a way of working things out the way he wants to and you have no say in that.
I may be bad, but I’m perfectly good at it.
You will never be stylish if you don't take risks.
I'm crazy and I don't pretend to be anything else.
People think, because we're young, we aren't complex, but that's not true. We deal with life and love and broken hearts in the same way a woman a few years older might.
find light in the beautiful sea. I choose to be happy.
When something feels real, you don’t make any apologies for it.
When it feels good to you, nothing else matters. Everything else is just noise.
When a door closes you have two choices: give up, or keep going
To me makeup is a major accessory. It can change an outfit, it can make the outfit, it can be the outfit, and that's why I like to play with it.
Attention is something I've learned to ignore.
This is what I do: I live my life and they document it.
Success for me isn't a destination it's a journey.
Everybody's working to get to the top but where is the top? It's all about working harder and getting better and moving up and up.
I just really wanted to be myself. I wanted to be sassy, the attitude, all these things that I am.
I found the one, he changed my life, but was it me that changed?
I have an ugly day every month; pimples on my face, I'm fat and in a bad mood. It's more like an ugly week!
I always keep my guard up with guys and I guess that can get in the way sometimes. I can make them go through hell.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but chains and whips excite me.
I think honesty is the ultimate liberation in life.
People want to shy away from the truth and keep sweeping it under the rug. But after a while, you pick up the rug and there's just way too much dirt, so you might as well just be up front about it.
Lipstick can glam up a whole look, especially in red.
I hate going to the gym and doing it the old-fashioned way.
I hate anything that's too straightforward, too routine, too familiar. I get bored really, really quickly.
I don't think I could walk down the street wearing bubbles or a dress made of ham. What Lady GaGa has done has been kind of amazing. I am the opposite. I wear clothes I would wear on the street. I'm all about a real look.
Anything that feels familiar and comfortable [is home].
It's wherever I feel safe and safest. Most of the time, that's just Barbados. It's warm, it's beautiful, it's the beach, it's my family, it's the food, it's the music. Everything feels familiar, feels right and feels safe. So, Barbados is home for me.
Took an oath, I'ma stick it out to the end.
Over the holidays, and even during filming, I realized that I actually like my body, even if it's not perfect according to the book. I just feel sexy. For the first time, I don't want to get rid of the curves. I just want to tone it up. My body is comfortable, and it's not unhealthy, so I'm going to rock with it.
Once you're back on your feet - if you ever make it back on your feet - that's the ultimate achievement. I remember I was in New York at the Trump Hotel and I woke up and I just knew I was over it. It was a different day. I felt different. I didn't feel lonely. I felt like I wanted to get up and be in the world. That was a great, great feeling.
I would have never dreamed that my career would be this successful.
I grew up in an average home in Barbados, and we didn't live in the best neighborhood. But I was never aware that we were poor; my mom never made us feel that way. She loved me unconditionally. She made us feel anything was possible and instilled in me such confidence.
While in America beautiful is skinny, in Barbados it's thick - girls with huge butts and nice curves.
I have several videos on my phone that I’ve never released.
Having dance parties in our car, don’t be jealous!
I definitely want to go and do some more research.
My dad used to make me sit outside on the steps all night long, looking for a UFO flying by and I had to do that for years.
The music is an important and crucial part to an animated film.
You don't think about it, but you can watch Tom and Jerry with no words, for hours, and the music dictates the emotion and where the story is going and how you're supposed to feel. Everything is in the music.
Fashion has always been my defense mechanism.
When I cut my hair, the whole sound changed, my style changed.
I love reading people. I really enjoy watching, observing, and being able to figure out a person, the reason they wore that dress, the reason they smell the way they do.
Eff love. Come out of the situation and look at it third person.
I absolutely do prefer a dominant guy.
I play a very dominant role in my life, in every other aspect of it. And I like to feel like a lady still, at some point. I feel like that's the time when a guy really gets to be a man, and I get to be a woman. And if I'm being a man in the bedroom too, there's nothing really in it for me.
Alcohol is the devil and I need Chinese food.
I don't ever want to have to depend on a relationship.
I think it's a really special thing to find love. It's beautiful. Nothing can match it. But I want to make sure that I find other things in life that I love besides . . . love.
Music and fashion go hand in hand. I think music inspires all types of arts; it inspires life, emotion, mood, and all of those things are reflected in my fashion and my style. One doesn’t go without the other.