Top 20 Tina Turner Quotes

Few artists have bragged about having a better singing voice than Tina Turner. His could open a closed heart and revive a sleepwalker.

Fans can just hear him sing, “What the loooooove got to do with it! What’s loooove got to do with it? »

It is indelible, memorable and an American treasure.

But what about what the 82-year-old artist, born in Brownsville, Tennessee, had to say about the world outside of singing? What were his thoughts on his life, career, legacy and more? What did she think of life and love?

These are the subjects of the investigation below. So, without further ado, let’s dive into Tina’s top 20 quotes.

1. “Sometimes you have to let it all go, purge yourself. If you’re unhappy with something…anything that’s got you down, get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self will come out.

2. “My legacy is that I stayed on course…from start to finish because I believed in something inside of me.”

3. “I’ll never give in to old age until I get old. And I’m not old yet!

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4. “My mom and dad didn’t like each other, so they argued all the time.”

5. “I believe that if you get up and go, life will open up for you.”

6. “My biggest beauty secret is to be happy with myself. I don’t use creams or special treatments, I use a bit of everything. It’s a mistake to think you’re that I believe a lot of what you look has to do with how you feel about yourself and your life. Happiness is the biggest beauty secret.

7. “People think my life has been hard, but I think it’s been a wonderful journey. The older you get, the more you realize it’s not what happens, but how you deal with it.

8. “I am self-taught. I always wanted to become a better person, because I was uneducated. But it was my dream: to have lessons.

9. “Physical strength in a woman is what I am.”

10. “When my parents went to work in Knoxville, I was living with my dad’s mom. She was strict, the type to starch and iron dresses. I had to sit more than I played. Oh, I was unhappy. I loved being with animals. I entered the house with my hair torn out, the belt of my dress, dirty as the devil. I always got a spanking.

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11. “I don’t hate myself anymore. I hated my job, hated that sexy picture, hated those pictures of me on stage, hated that hot fat person. On stage, I play all the time I’m there. As soon as I go out of these songs, I’m Tina again.

12. “I’m drawn to myths.”

13. “I never cared about my color. I never had this thing about being black. If the whole world was like that, maybe there would be more harmony and love. I have no problem being black in a white country or being with my people.

14. “I am not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is here; it’s like relaxing and accepting things.

15. “I want to tell people how to live spiritually. After buying all your houses and clothes, you want something bigger.

16. “Ike’s problem was that he was a musician who always wanted to be a star; and was a star, locally, but never internationally…so he then changed the name to Ike and changed my name to Tina because if I ran away, Tina was his name. It was patented as you call it.

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17. “I never congratulated myself much because of my relationship with Ike. I was just happy when I started loving myself, when I got divorced and took control of my life.

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

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

20. “I had no one, really, no foundation in life, so I had to make my own way. Always, from the beginning. I had to go out into the world and grow strong, to discover my mission in life.

Tina Turner (Picture: HBO)

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