44 Total Quotes

Clay Aiken Quotes

Clay Aiken
I could have a degree in music and come on the show, and Simon could still say 'You stink'.
Clay Aiken
#American Musician

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The greatest glory never comes from falling, but from rising each time you fall.
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#American Musician

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It's important that I make a difference in some way. It's not necessarily how I make a difference, but I want to make sure that I do.
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#American Musician

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I believe God has a plan. God has a direction for me. He may put me on a few detours, but the path with ultimately reveal itself. My job is to be a decent human being no matter how rocky the road gets.
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#Believe

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It's not the money. It's not the fame. It's the influence.
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#American Musician #Fame

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I know that I've got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up. But I'm happy with myself. I'm not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here.
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#American Musician

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I don't understand why people like me! It doesn't make any sense!
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#People

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The greatest glory never comes from winning, but from rising each time you fall. A person is defined by what he chooses to do with his life, not by what happens to him.
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#American Musician

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My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.
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#American Musician

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Actually, I don't hate cats, I'm just kind of afraid of them.
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#American Musician

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It's a whole team of people working 24 hours around the clock to make me look like this.
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#American Musician

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A song is like a smile. If you meet people from another country, even if you don't speak the same language, you know what a smile means. A song works the same way. Music produces feelings that need no translation.
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#Country

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I'm really not that special. Really, I'm not. I was on a big TV show, but it was just a TV show.
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#American Musician

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I spent years and years in middle school getting picked on, so I'm kind of used it,
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#Kind

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I'm religious. I think this is something God had planned for me.
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#American Musician

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Actually, I dont hate cats, Im just kind of afraid of them.
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#Cats

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And I don't think that success can be measured by how many TV shows you're on.
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#American Musician

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And I think that when I finally decided to let go and let God and allow that to happen, I became a lot more successful than I could have done if I had planned it all myself.
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#American Musician

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But I was going to be a teacher my entire life, so I wasn't counting on money to much.
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#American Musician

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I auditioned just for fun.
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#American Musician

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I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That's what I planned to do with my life.
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#American Musician

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I did get a degree in special education.
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#American Musician

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I got rid of my glasses and they changed my hair. That's really all they did. They went shopping for me, so the clothes are different too. It wasn't like Extreme Makeover where I got a nose job or anything.
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#American Musician

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I kind of had my life planned out for me. I'd be married at some point, have, you know, 1.5 children, and be a principal possibly one day. But I think that that was kind of my problem. I allowed myself to plan out my life and didn't let provident direction guide my life.
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#American Musician

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I know this is going to sound cheesy and like I'm trying to be Miss America, but the most important responsibility a celebrity has is to set an example and be a role model.
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#American Musician

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I mean, that's kind of what this business is about in some ways. You're trying to make everybody like you. But you can't do that. You can't force everybody - anybody to like you if they're just not willing to do it.
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#American Musician

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I sometimes think I might be autistic because I like to know - I need to know - my beginnings and my ends. I don't have to be in control of it, but I need to know what's going on.
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#American Musician

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I think celebrities have an obligation to the public to not just sing or act.
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#American Musician

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I think I probably hoped for it a little bit, but I'm not an optimist. I'm a realist... or maybe even a pessimist.
Clay Aiken
#American Musician