Quotes from Me

Ricky Martin ·  292 pages

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“Everyday begins like a blank chalkboard, on which each one of us can write the poem of our present and our dreams for the future.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“If there is one lesson I've learned lately, it's the importance of telling the universe what you want.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“I have a very clear image in my mind of what perfect love is. Many people say to me, 'But there's no such thing as perfect love...' I don't care what they say; I'm a romantic! And I do believe in perfect love. I believe love never hurts. I believe love is trust, peace, calm, confidence; being playful and mischievous.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“I fully believe that luck comes to those who have worked hard to find it.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“Anyone who is not on your same evolutionary and spiritual frequency will distance himself from you, while all those who are on the same evolutionary and spiritual frequency as you will come closer to you; you will see how amazing it is to discover that everyone who needs to be by your side will ultimately appear in your life in the most spontaneous and divine manner. That's how powerful the mind is”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“Now I realize that the most profound lessons in the world typically come in the simplest of ways. I had to see, suffer, enjoy, and live what I have lived to arrive at this place of understanding.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“I believe that everything that happens in life happens for a reason. I also believe that the God that lives inside me - to call it something - is in charge of giving me everything I am going to ever need. All of my joys and pains have made me who I am. They are the yin and yang of my existence, this inseparable duality of life that blends together and makes us the people we are destined to become. I have known love and loss, joy and sadness, friendship and betrayal. I have known a sense of success I never imagined possible; I have had to withstand the attacks and accusations of my detractors; and yes, I have also had failures. Today I know that every step has taught me something and helped me grow and become a better and stronger person - a more complete human being.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“I know what it feels like to be loved and I know what it feels like to love someone - totally and absolutely, with intensity and without any prejudgments. I also know what it is like to be judged for what I am and for what I am not.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“Nothing has been written about cowards', so I let go of any fears I might have had and plunged headfirst into this opportunity that life had thrown my way.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“Needless to say, we all have to make the best of the opportunities that come our way, but we should never forget about our true passion.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“Life gives us experiences, and every decision we make determines where we will be later.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“I have to throw myself into the world, searching for what I want, dreaming of it, and not sitting around doing nothing, waiting for it to land at my feet like some kind of miracle.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“I think that the people who sit around and wait for their destiny to land in their laps will probably get old waiting.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“My grandfather always told me, "Go through life with your hands in your pockets, making fists so everyone will think that they're full of money." What he meant was that you should never let people see you down.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“Today I feel the need to look back and observe the path that has led me to where I am, so that the future that lies ahead can be as luminous and truthful as possible.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“now I hold the full conviction that my true happiness lies in living my life freely, without any fears or false pretexts”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“I am certain that the moment is now, because that is how it was always meant to be. It is only now that I am ready, and it is only now that I can do it - not one day earlier or one day later.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“Like everything else in my life, it was as if destiny itself had laid it out before me, and the only thing I had to do was decide whether to take advantage of the opportunity. Now more than ever, after everything I have been through, I am convinced that this is how everything in life is, that this is its magic and its beauty.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“It is important to remember that what you do and what you are are not always the same thing. Both are part of life, part of the same journey. If you don't try to do what you are really passionate about, you will never make your dreams come true.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“The applause and the energy of the public are my addiction—they are my vice.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“From the day we are born until the day we die, we progress on a path of learning, in which every decision we make or fail to make becomes a part of our personal growth. There is this karmic realm where you have to pass through the challenges that life gives you to liberate yourself from that which weighs you down, preventing you from reaching divinity. We all progress down a spiritual path that offers us opportunities to learn - and even tragedy has its meaning.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“You have to search for love. You have to believe in it. You have to ask the universe for exactly what you want to call to your life. But most of all, you have to be patient.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“life presents us with experience after experience, and with every deed, decision, and selection we are determining where we will end up”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“One never knows how destiny will rear its head, and sometimes it is not in the most obvious way.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“If anything is true in this world it is that destiny is something you have to help. If I had not done my own part, I would have never come to where I am now. At no point did I sit down and wait for destiny to show up on my doorstep. I went out and looked for it and knocked on its door instead.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“the truth is that everyone creates his own luck and his own destiny”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“things never happen exactly when we want them to; things always seem to happen all at once”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“I learned that it is very easy to lose yourself in the pain. Pain comes, it seduces you, it plays with you, and you identify with it to the point that you start to believe this is how life is. When you feel that heaviness in your heart, most of the time the parameters of pain and relief become blurry, and it is very easy to stay stuck in what you already know, pain. We lose our memory and forget the peaceful moments when everything was light and gravity was an ally. It's okay to feel hurt - it's human. It's important to feel, but you cannot cling to sadness, distress, or bitterness for too long, because they will inevitably destroy you.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“When you are surrounded by so many talented people, it is normal to start doubting your own artistic choices, but to be a truly original artist, it is crucial to stay true to yourself.”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


“What happens to the other people who don't share this faith? Are they not in heaven, either? I thought (and still think) these kinds of affirmations are seated in a great deal of arrogance. Where do the Jewish, Muslims, Catholics, Buddhists, Taoists, Native Americans, atheists, agnostics go? Are they trapped in nothingness?”
― Ricky Martin, quote from Me


About the author

Ricky Martin
Born place: in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Born date December 24, 1971
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