124+ Best Ariana Grande Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Grande gained popularity when she played the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon TV series, Victorious, and afterwards portrayed the same character on the spin-off, Sam and Cat. Profoundly inspirational Ariana Grande quotes and song lyrics will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Ariana Grande Quotes

Don’t ever doubt yourselves or waste a second of your life. It’s too short, and you’re too special. – Ariana Grande

Love is a really scary thing and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one of the most beautiful things in life, but it’s one of the most terrifying. It’s worth the fear because you have more knowledge, experience, you learn from people, and you have memories. – Ariana Grande

Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are. – Ariana Grande

Don’t ever doubt yourselves or waste a second of your life. It’s too short, and you’re too special. – Ariana Grande

If anything, we should feel sorry for the people who want us to feel bad about ourselves, because they are the ones struggling for approval. In middle school, bullies tortured other kids because they thought it would make people like them more. – Ariana Grande

The thrill of not knowing what’s going to happen, trained me to be prepared for anything. – Ariana Grande

All I have to say is basically if performing, singing, acting, and dancing is what you want to do, then you just have to do it – no matter where it is. – Ariana Grande

Moonlight is very honest and very special to me. I feel like this is the most personal music I’ve made, by far. I’m very proud of it and I’m very excited. It’s scary…it’s vulnerable and kind of terrifying. – Ariana Grande

I’ve never been this vulnerable to myself. I feel like I graduated almost. – Ariana Grande

I know I’m not your only, but I’ll still be a fool ’cause I’m a fool for you. – Ariana Grande

I wanted to make people feel really good when they listen to this. The thing that my friends say when they listen to this album is, ‘This feels like the girl we hang out with.’ When they listen, they’re like, ‘This is our friend.’ – Ariana Grande

When life deals us cards, make everything taste like it is salt. Then you come through like the sweetener you are to bring the bitter taste to a halt. – Ariana Grande

I used to run around my house in a Scream mask with a hockey stick—it’s how I expressed myself. – Ariana Grande

Just keep breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ — and oh, I gotta keep, keep on breathin’ — just keep breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’. – Ariana Grande

I love people’s uniqueness. I love the quirky, weird, and interesting—different things about everybody. – Ariana Grande

Cause tonight I’m making deals with the Devil and I know it’s gonna get me in trouble. – Ariana Grande

Don’t need permission made my decision to test my limits. Cause it’s my business, God as my witness, start what I finished. – Ariana Grande

Misogyny is ever-present, and we have to be there to support one another. That’s really it. It’s about the sisterhood. There’s no competing in that. We have to lift each other up, not try and claw each other down. – Ariana Grande

You should feel grateful and happy that you’re healthy, you’re alive, and that you are loved. Whatever weight you are, whatever situation you’re in, whether you have a breakout, whatever it is—you are loved. – Ariana Grande

I don’t think we’ve ever been through anything as traumatic as what we’ve been through. – Ariana Grande

Gotta find a way to break the spell to get the hell away from those who block my vision. – Ariana Grande

How absurd that you minimize female self-respect and self-worth by saying someone should stay in a toxic relationship…I am not a babysitter, or a mother and no woman should feel that they need to be. – Ariana Grande

Bad vibes, get off of me Outta here with that fuckery Treat my goals like property Collect them like Monopoly – Ariana Grande

Rihanna was just shocked because I was doing something different. She was so kind to me, she was like ‘Lil Mama keep doing what you’re doing because it’s working.’ – Ariana Grande

Expressing sexuality in art is not an invitation for disrespect! Just like wearing a short skirt is not asking for assault. – Ariana Grande

Ain’t got no tears in my body I ran out, but boy, I like it, I like it, I like it. – Ariana Grande

We’ll get through this, we’ll get past this, I’m a girl with A whole lot of baggage But I love you, we’ll get past this, I’m a girl with A whole lot of baggage – Ariana Grande

I’m a person who’s been through a lot and doesn’t know what to say about any of it to myself, let alone the world. – Ariana Grande

You are literally saying that if we look a certain way, we are yours to take. But we are not! It’s our right to express ourselves. – Ariana Grande

She might’ve let you hold her hand in school, but I’m-a show you how to graduate. – Ariana Grande

Tell me your secrets, all of the creep shit That’s how I know it’s true – Ariana Grande

I love being able to make fun of myself. I love being able to put on a different mask. I love singing, of course, but I think that making people laugh and feel like they don’t have to take everything so seriously is even more fulfilling to me. – Ariana Grande

The light is coming to give back everything the darkness stole. – Ariana Grande

If I could, I would not do anything else. I’d just be in the studio for my whole life. I would never go to parties, events, and red carpets. I would rather just be in the studio for the whole time. I don’t even care. Nobody has to know what I look like. I just want to make music. – Ariana Grande

To be honest, I never really considered myself to be too much of an actress. So, whenever I get the chance to do music, I’m always, like, just in it. It’s like, ‘Oh my God, I finally get to do this. I’m so happy.’ – Ariana Grande

Meditation is a great way to keep my body well-centered while juggling shooting schedules and recording sessions. – Ariana Grande

Most of my favorite people in my life are gay. It’s something I’m super passionate about, because whenever I would see my friends get bullied, or my brother get hurt for his sexuality, I would become a raging lunatic. – Ariana Grande

I love making music and performing for my fans, and I want to be happy and doing what I love still. I’m not taking a moment of this for granted, and if I’m lucky I’ll be able to keep doing this. I love it. I’m very happy. – Ariana Grande

Broadway is amazing because you’re performing for such an intimate group of people. You’re living in the moment and whatever happens, and you go on. You can’t say cut and redo it, you have to be on the whole time. – Ariana Grande

I love, love, love just being hands on at all times in the studio. – Ariana Grande

All we can do about bullies is wish them happiness and celebrate our own. – Ariana Grande

I was definitely inspired by Madonna. – Ariana Grande

I want to be a recording artist for my whole entire life. But Broadway is something I would come back to at any given moment. I love, love, love doing theater. – Ariana Grande

I know that my fans will probably learn a lot about me by listening to my music, if they really listen to the lyrics. – Ariana Grande

I just love to shop. If I could, I would shop every single day in every single store and spend all of my money which, you know, I do anyway. – Ariana Grande

I can’t stress to you enough how much I can relate to teens being cyberbullied. Something that helps me is looking at old videos of me and my friends from middle school, or videos of my family. I love watching funny videos of my favorite people – it really cheers me up. – Ariana Grande

I’m not going to do anything crazy, but I want to do music that I’m passionate about. I’m finally at an age where I can do the music that I grew up loving, which was urban pop, ’90s music. I grew up listening to the divas, so I’m very happy to finally do urban pop. I hope that it’s received well, and it has been so far. – Ariana Grande

Dancing in high heels is kind of tough. I learn the dances without the heels, and then we add them. We just practice, and I get used to it. My feet hurt really badly at the end of the shows, but it’s fun. While it’s happening it’s fun. I feel tall. – Ariana Grande

I’ve dreamed about doing music since I was three or four years old. – Ariana Grande

I love making my Instagram look cohesive – look like a Tumblr page almost. When they all make sense color wise, or when you add those white borders to them, it makes them look cleaner. Clean and precise. – Ariana Grande

I tend to keep my style very classic. I like very girly, retro inspired, feminine floral things. I’m not very edgy. – Ariana Grande

It’s very unbalanced actually, to be real. Everything’s like deserted. – Ariana Grande

I did stand-up for my grandparents every day when I was, like, eight. – Ariana Grande

I can’t believe how some of the most unfortunate people in the world can be the happiest. It’s just so enlightening to me. – Ariana Grande

I’m pretty sure my house in Florida is haunted! He’s a nice ghost though. – Ariana Grande

I have a garden in my backyard that’s completely organic, which I’m very proud of. – Ariana Grande

One of the most terrible feelings in the world is knowing that someone else doesn’t like you. Especially when you don’t know what you’ve done to deserve it. – Ariana Grande

I love my fans so much! I know I say it all the time, but I really appreciate all the things they have done for me. – Ariana Grande

This hair has a reputation of being stereotypically punk rock, and I’m the girliest person you’ll ever find so it took a while for me to figure out how to convey my style. I never wear black very often anymore, all the colors I wear are extremely soft and lovely. – Ariana Grande

I swore that I would never say I miss you more everyday but, some things are better left unsaid. – Ariana Grande

Too many young girls have eating disorders due to low self-esteem and distorted body image. I think it’s so important for girls to love themselves and to treat their bodies respectfully. – Ariana Grande

How much further can your head get up your ass that you’re actually judging someone as a person based on their sexuality before you even have a conversation with them? – Ariana Grande

I love nerdy, cute, quirky boys who don’t take themselves too seriously. – Ariana Grande

Take a load off, don’t take everything so seriously. And just be happier. – Ariana Grande

I’ve done the bad-boy thing. It was fun for a good three months. But the thing about bad boys is, you have to keep in mind, you’re never gonna marry a bad boy. – Ariana Grande

I like Aurora, Sleeping Beauty, because she’s just sleeping and looking pretty and waiting for boys to come kiss her. Sounds like a good life – lots of naps and cute boys fighting dragons to come kiss you. – Ariana Grande

I jog up to the Hollywood sign every weekend. It’s fun and what a view! – Ariana Grande

I don’t really believe in any fashion rules. I think fashion is a form of self-expression. I think you can wear whatever you want! – Ariana Grande

I hope that people can relate to my music, it’s very relatable, it’s very fun, it’s very honest. It’s very, very, honest. I know that my fans will probably learn a lot about me by listening to my music, if they really listen to the lyrics. I’m sure they’ll learn about a new side to me, it’s all very honest, I don’t put on any… there’s no fake-ness to it, it’s very real and I hope my fans can relate to it and that it’s enjoyable for all ages. – Ariana Grande

I love ripped jeans! They are flattering. I’m very petite, so I think they make my butt look lovely. – Ariana Grande

I was never comfortable because I was always trying to wear what was trendy, but it never felt right on my body or in my skin. It felt wrong. I was finally like, hey, fashion and style can be just about self-expression, about what makes you feel stylish. – Ariana Grande

I feel like the luckiest girl in the world. I have the best family and fans in the world! – Ariana Grande

Music is my biggest passion and I’ve just been obsessed with it. Like, always. – Ariana Grande

Nothing burns more calories than dancing in 5-inch heels… try it! – Ariana Grande

I’d love to fly. I think that’d be cool. – Ariana Grande

The day my child tries a celery is the most stressful day of my life. – Ariana Grande

I learnt a lot from my Broadway experience, it was one of the most challenging things I will probably ever have to do in my entire life, because it was eight shows a week – live singing with really hard choreography – and the spontaneity, you don’t know what’s going to happen. – Ariana Grande

I was raised in a household where being gay was like, the most normal thing. My brother is gay, all of my best friends are gay. When my brother came out of the closet, it wasn’t a big deal for my family. – Ariana Grande

It’s outrageous to me when I see people hate on someone because of their sexuality. I hate the intolerance. I hate the judgment. I hate it so much. – Ariana Grande

Block out all the negative energy, and just love. – Ariana Grande

Life is beautiful. Cherish every moment even if you’re stressed or hurt or whatnot. There’s always tomorrow and it always gets better – Ariana Grande

If you’re passionate about something, then it will definitely work out for you. You should never stop believing in something, and you shouldn’t listen to anyone who tells you otherwise. Never give up on something you love. – Ariana Grande

I don’t regret any of the decisions I’ve made in my life. Because with every choice I’ve made, I’ve learned something new. – Ariana Grande

There’s always tomorrow and it always gets better. – Ariana Grande

Some people will find any reason to hate. Don’t waste your time. Lighten up! It takes so much less energy to smile than to hate. Enjoy life. – Ariana Grande

Love your flaws and own your quirks. – Ariana Grande

Never give up on something you love – Ariana Grande

Everyone is beautiful, everyone is perfect, and everyone is lovely. – Ariana Grande

The best part about having true friends is that you can go months without seeing them and they’ll still be there for you and act as if you’d never left! – Ariana Grande

Never take yourself too seriously. – Ariana Grande

When you feel your best, everybody else can feel it, too. – Ariana Grande

No matter what you do, no matter what your profession is, no matter how old you are, everybody deals with haters. – Ariana Grande

You are beautiful and perfect and lovely HOWEVER you are. – Ariana Grande

Only be with somebody if they make you feel like the best version of yourself. You can’t sacrifice yourself for anybody, you know? – Ariana Grande

If anyone tries to bully, you don’t let them. Take the positive energy form a ball of rainbow power and just, like shove it. – Ariana Grande

Music is really driving my whole life. – Ariana Grande

School is tough sometimes, but it’s all about knowing who your real friends are. – Ariana Grande

I could never properly explain the bond I have with my fans; I feel like they are my family, they are just so supportive and incredibly dedicated I could never put into words how thankful I am for them. They inspire me and I want to keep doing what I’m doing because of them, it’s so amazing. – Ariana Grande

The best fashion advice I’d say would be just to do what makes you comfortable and what makes you feel cute, and that’s how you’re gonna look your best cause when you feel your best, everybody else can feel it, too. – Ariana Grande

I’m a big perfectionist! I’m trying to channel super-confident women like Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey and Beyonce, because I realized that if you want something, you really have to go for it, just like they do. – Ariana Grande

I like very girly, retro inspired, feminine, floral things. I’m not very edgy. – Ariana Grande

Sometimes, people can be extraordinarily judgmental and closed-minded to anyone different or special, which is why it’s so hard for young people in this day and age to be comfortable enough in their own skin to not listen to the people picking on them. – Ariana Grande

I met India Arie, who is one of my favorite artists of all time. It was really sweet; I was broken up with a month before, and she stayed up texting me all night and was helping me through it. Her text message looks like a song of hers. She’s sort of become my fairy godmother. – Ariana Grande

I don’t feel much pressure to fit in. I never have. I’ve always just wanted to do my thing. I have really good friends and good family, and if I don’t fit in somewhere else, I fit in at home. – Ariana Grande

I think it’s so important for girls to love themselves and to treat their bodies respectfully. – Ariana Grande

I’m so thankful for the Internet because actors and singers and performers now have a way to connect with their fans on a very personal level which I think is quite special. – Ariana Grande

My personal style is a mixture of, like, girly, throwback, like retro ’50s pin-ups, floral, like hippies, like anything feminine, and like flirty. – Ariana Grande

I like either skinny jeans or the ripped, casual, super-sloppy boyfriend jeans. A lot of ripped jeans. They are so early 2000, but they are so cute, I love them. I love surfer jeans, too! – Ariana Grande

I feel like when I try to fit in, it comes across as not genuine, and that is not good. I’d rather just do me and have people say, ‘Oh. That’s interesting,’ than try to fit in. – Ariana Grande

My performance outfits are very Marie Antoinette, sparkly corsets… and full skirts. And then we do another look that’s ’50s-inspired. Poufy skirts, big bows. Very fun, girlie and young, but otherwise, when I’m not in costume, I dress really normal. – Ariana Grande

I always knew that St. Jude was an amazing organization but meeting the kids and seeing how the hospital works firsthand was truly beautiful. It doesn’t feel like a regular hospital all dreary and sad. It’s a colorful, beautiful, comfortable, fun place to live and the energy is wonderful. – Ariana Grande

I worked with someone who told me they’d never like me. But for some reason, I just felt like I needed her approval. So, I started changing myself to please her. It made me stop being social and friendly. I was so unhappy. – Ariana Grande

Mariah and Whitney Houston were my goddesses growing up. – Ariana Grande

People tend to think that because I’m a performer and I don’t go to a regular high school that I haven’t personally been affected by bullies. But it’s actually quite the contrary. – Ariana Grande

But as far as dream roles – I know this is so expected of me, but I would to play Elphaba in ‘Wicked’ on Broadway. I have a lot of dream roles, but that’s like my main one because of the vocal track. I love belting high things! – Ariana Grande

Every day, my mom and I would watch a different Judy Garland VHS. I love how she tells a story when she sings. It was just about her voice and the words she was singing – no strings attached or silly hair or costumes, just a woman singing her heart out. I feel like that doesn’t happen that much anymore. – Ariana Grande

I grew up writing songs in my room on GarageBand, and I would make the beats just out of layering my vocals over and over again. Very Imogen Heap-inspired. – Ariana Grande

I wasn’t raised in a household where it was considered abnormal to be gay. So, for me to meet people who use the word ‘f-ggot’ as an insult, with a derogatory meaning, I can’t take it. – Ariana Grande

Of course, I love music and I love what I do, but seeing their response to my work is my favourite part of it. – Ariana Grande

I am a firm believer in eating a full plant-based, whole food diet that can expand your life length and make you an all-around happier person. It is tricky dining out, but I just stick to what I know – veggies, fruit and salad – then when I get home, I’ll have something else. – Ariana Grande

It’s great hearing stories of my mum growing up in Brooklyn, then moving to Florida, having me and growing up with this eccentric, fun family. Although I don’t eat a lot of Italian things, because I’m vegan. I was raised on meat and cheese, so I’ve had enough for anyone’s normal life span. – Ariana Grande

Pink Champagne is about having fun and letting go, and living your life to the fullest! – Ariana Grande

I love musicals and I love Broadway. – Ariana Grande

An hour before I got cast in [Victorious] they called and asked if it’d be okay for them to do ANYTHING they wanted with my hair, even a blue mohawk or a bald head and I eagerly said yes! – Ariana Grande

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