Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.— Usher
The most unconventional Usher quotes that are free to learn and impress others
Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you're on the journey. But you've got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.
For a woman to be able to dominate and also be feminine and soft, that's a talent. And its not all about appearance. A woman who has a brain, who is street-smart and book-smart, that woman is very, very sexy to me.
There's always that one person, That will always have your heart. That one person for me is you.
You are my superstar. I'm your number one fan, give me your autograph, sign it right here on my heart. Girl, I'll be your groupie, baby.
Down time is not the name of the game.
Success is measured by personal happiness.
I'm a flamboyant type of guy, a cooler version of Liberace.
Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you're with an individual who isn't moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain't going to work.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't make them all yourself.
Live performance has always been my thing.
It’s my purpose to master and capture the moment every time I have you connected.
I guess I had it made. My mother gave me advice - she taught me that women like to be looked in the eye - and my grandmother gave me condoms.
I wouldn't call myself a coward, no way.
But being buried alive is something I could never handle. The only way you'd see me being buried alive is if I was dead, man.
As you go down the rabbit hole of reading into our history, you realize that there are so many things that history books didn't teach us about ourselves.
I think it's important for us to believe in one another's capabilities.
If I didn't have someone to believe in me, I wouldn't be the individual I am today. Neither would I strive for new territory or new direction or to believe in myself.
In time we grow older, we grow wiser, we grow smarter, and we're better.
And I feel like I'm becoming more seasoned, although I don't have my salt-and-pepper hair.
If somebody steps on your shoes and ruins them, don't freak out.
. get a new pair of shoes. If you miss something, don't freak out.. there's nothing you can do to change it.. just move on
Sleeping is forbidden at the age of 22. It's all work and no play.
Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you're going out.
Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that.
I think anybody, not just children, is a product of a great environment.
If you put them in a better environment from a sad situation, nine times out of 10, they'll go in the right direction.
I've been working so hard, I'm about to have a Mariah Carey.
Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life.
I learned how music works dealing with Jermaine Dupri, and I learned how image works dealing with Puff Daddy.
The girls want to see the rips on your stomach - they like that.
How do I define who Usher is? I'm still doing it - every day, every new opportunity, every stage, every interview, every other thing that I've done, every time that I've invested in anything that is all the definition of who I am.
Normally you don't have the benefit of preparing someone to pay homage to you and what you've done in your life. Usually, you pass away and someone does a tribute to your character and who you were during a specific period of your life.
I have this bodyguard so if I get tired of signing Autographs I ask him to step in. It's hard because people get angry at you, but I've got a life to live too.
Just because we have success in the moment, it doesn't mean anything.
If [after one role] you believe that you've mastered acting and you don't have to study the craft or get a deeper perspective, then you're not going to succeed.
You know, I like to release music the way I feel it, as opposed to having a date.
I was very fortunate to be able to represent an icon to many African Americans.
I tried football and got my ass beat. I tried baseball, and the ball knocked out one of my teeth.
When I reflect on the issues that black Hollywood has had with the lack of representation at the Oscars, I realized that we have a responsibility to tell stories that are meaningful for our history.
We all possess exactly what we need to be our greatest selves.
I'm so sad to hear the horrible news of Amy Winehouse's death.
I'm so happy I knew you Amy...Rest Well. Gone Too Soon...we'll miss you!!
I met BSB at a benefit gig we were both doing, and they are really humble, nice guys - and very hard working
It's a mission for me to make sure that philanthropy doesn't feel like a vintage hand-me-down from mom or dad. I want people to feel compelled to do something positive because they just love it, they're excited about it, and it's cool.
It can never be bad to have a foundation as a man - a black man - in a time when women are dying for men. Women have started to become lovers of each other as a result of not having enough men.
Somebody has to look out for and protect our kids, and I feel blessed to be a blessing to someone else.
I can win those four-chair turns all day.
The more youth begin to recognize that they have a voice, the more change is possible.
Artists who are relevant today won't be tomorrow unless someone does the right thing by their character and preserves it in the dialogue of a movie.
You are who you are, and in the end, If you don't believe it then no one will.
If you don't EVOLVE, you dissolve. You evolve or you evaporate.
You either evolve or dissolve.
I like a woman who takes care of herself - it says something about the way she'll care for me.
The idea of dates, boxes, categories are very scary for me.
Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.
Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
I'd like to do something with Michael Buble, Harry Connick Jr.
, Tim McGraw, Justin Timberlake, and Gwen Stefani.