Sometimes you have to let everything go - purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down - get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.

— Tina Turner

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I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there;

it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things.


You must love and care for yourself, because that's when the best comes out.


My greatest beauty secret is being happy with myself.

I don't use special creams or treatments - I'll use a little bit of everything. It's a mistake to think you are what you put on yourself. I believe that a lot of how you look is to do with how you feel about yourself and your life. Happiness is the greatest beauty secret.


I didn't have anybody, really, no foundation in life, so I had to make my own way. Always, from the start. I had to go out in the world and become strong, to discover my mission in life.


We're living in world, stars and dust Between heaven 'n all that surrounds us We're travellers here, spirits passing through And the love we give, is all that will endure Just like a rose after the rain Something beautiful remains Tears will leave no stains Time will ease the pain For every life that fades Something beautiful remains


In Tennessee where I grew up, there were animals, farms, wagons, mules.


For me the goddess is the female of God, She is powerful if different.


Whenever I drink champagne I either laugh or cry...I get so emotional! I love champagne.


My legacy is that I stayed on course.

..from the beginning to the end, because I believed in something inside of me.


I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I'm not old yet!


This is what I want in heaven... words to become notes and conversations to be symphonies.


I never had that thing about being black.

If the whole world was like that, maybe there would be more harmony and love.


About Tina Turner

Quotes 82 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

Oh what's love got to do, got to do with it What's love but a second hand emotion What's love got to do, got to do with it Who needs a heart When a heart can be broken


I'm self-made. I always wanted to make myself a better person, because I was not educated. But that was my dream - to have class.


I want to know what the difference between the essence of a man and woman is.


I need that on stage. I need a burst of life. That's entertainment for me.


Delhi came as a shock. There were so many people, and oh, the traffic.


So when it came to role models, I looked at presidents' wives.

Of course, you're talking about a farm girl who stood in the fields, dreaming, years ago, wishing she was that kind of person. But if I had been that kind of person, do you think I could sing with the emotions I do? You sing with those emotions because you've had pain in your heart.


I don't like to dwell on the past.


I know the difference between black magic and white magic.


I heard stories from my mother's mother who was an American Indian.

She was spiritual, although she did not go to church, but she had the hum. She used to tell me stories of the rivers.


As long as I have people's attention, I can't stop.

You can't put the public on hold, because they might not be there when you get back. I have a pathological fear of stopping.


Physical strength in a woman -- that's what I am.


I'm your private dancer, a dancer for money, I'll do what you want me to do.


I'm pleased with my life, with the journey.


If you take care of yourself, 60 is nothing for women these days.

In today's world you can be the kind of woman you want to be. Of course, I've aged a bit in the face, but not enough to worry about it. I've common sense enough to know that if I'm nearly 70 something has to give.


But I believe we have a higher level of mentality within us, but we have to use the power in the right way.


You wouldn't believe that I still have the bikers with the caps to the side at my door, ringing the doorbell.


I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up.


In Buddhism there are words you can say.

.. as you say the words with rhythm the conscious tells the subconscious.


What is love but a second-hand emotion?


My career always took me away from home, I was always away from home and I just wanted to be at home.


It just feels like Erwin and me... even at night I don't feel I have to look pretty in bed.


I grew up in the south, poor - on rock, dirt roads.


You take your problems to a god, but what you really need is for the god to take you to the inside of you.


Greatest hits is easy because one has nothing to do - except that we both, Roger and I, felt that new songs should be there because I've been away for awhile.


I think there are people that still hold on that like Heavy Metal like a bit of what is going on now, but it isn't all of what they love and which goes on and it's the same with me... There's still a lot of Ray Charles, Sam Cooke songs that I still happen to like a lot, but then there are a lot of Madonna and... a lot of the female singers that I like as well, but it's like liking it with different emotions, you know.


The older you get, the more you realize it's not what happens, but how you deal with it.


I didn't worry about it because I kind of felt I left a good message and memory with the people in terms of my work, and I always felt with a good record, I could always come back.


People hold on to what they like. They discard what they don't...


The British people are extremely conventional.

You don't always know what one is thinking or feeling because it is basically hidden. The British people basically let you see what they want you to see.


You asked me if I ever stood up for anything. Yeah, I stood up for my life.


The choice that I made was from my best music, for the songs that I knew that the public liked. Then, when I recorded my new songs I found that my old material had not faded, it was still current, the music was good and the songs were great. I sat in my house and listened, got the chills, and I thought, how great is that? It hasn't dated, it hasn't gone anywhere, and it's great.


Love is definitely a foundation, a spiritual connection that makes peace.

Also it is the change in the world. People don't get so hung up on it any more as they used to. They feel that it can be secondary in some instances.


There comes a point where it is just undignified to be a rock 'n' roll star.


I want to breathe in the Spiritual.


I remember music first artists second.


I never close a door on any other religion.

Most of the time, some part of it makes sense to me. I don't believe everyone has to chant just because I chant. I believe all religion is about touching something inside of yourself.


They're still in good shape, but I'm not flashing them anymore.

I'm an old lady. I leave all the flesh to the kids.