Cher celebrates her 70th birthday today—and the iconic singer and actress is known for her blunt, carefree statements.
Here, 10 times Cher showed that she doesn’t care what other people think–in the best possible way.
“Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great.”
“I love having boyfriends. A girl can wait for the right man to come along—but in the meantime, that doesn’t mean she can’t have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones.”
“Don’t buy into the idea that women aren’t strong enough to do anything they want on their own.”
“If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life.”
“If you really want something, you can figure out how to make it happen.”
“I’ve always taken risks and never worried about what the world might think of me.”
“All of us invent ourselves. Some of us just have more imagination than others.”
“Women have to harness their power—its absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.”
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“It’s not necessary, in order to be a complete person, that I have a man. It’s not the end-all, be-all of my life.”
“I feel like a bumper car. If I hit a wall, I’m backing up and going in another direction. And I’ve hit plenty of f-cking walls in my career. But I’m not stopping. I think maybe that’s my best quality: I just don’t stop.”