"I have spent my whole life scared, frightened of things that could happen, might happen, might not happen, 50-years I spent like that. Finding myself awake at three in the morning. But you know what? Ever since my diagnosis, I sleep just fine. What I came to realize is that fear, that’s the worst of it. That’s the real enemy. So, get up, get out in the real world and you kick that bastard as hard you can right in the teeth."
"Single Ladies" - On The Run Tour
You say you don’t want the responsibility? Guess what? People like us…we don’t get a choice.
"I don’t know anything ever. I really don’t."
My parents always made me feel as though I could do anything — not in a cheerleading, “You’re the greatest!” kind of way; it was more, “You’re going to have to work hard, but we’ll support you however we can.”