30 Highly Motivational Usher Quotes

Usher is another crazy source of inspiration for R&B fans;

I’ve become a big fan of Usher, some of his lyrics are so motivational and he has been in the industry since I was a kid. 

So I’ve had a look and a listen and compiled some of the best Usher quotes from his own lyrics. These are some of the most inspirational things he’s said, so take a look and enjoy. 


30 Usher Quotes

1. “Sleeping is forbidden at the age of 22. It’s all work and no play.” – Usher

2. “Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.” – Usher

3. “The best present a man can give a woman is his undivided attention.” – Usher

4. “Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you’re on the journey. But you’ve got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.” – Usher

5. “There’s always that one person, That will always have your heart. That one person for me is you.” – Usher 

6. “Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.” – Usher 

7. “For a woman to be able to dominate and also be feminine and soft, that’s a talent. And it’s not all about appearance. A woman who has a brain, who is street-smart and book-smart, that woman is very, very sexy to me.” – Usher 

8. “You are who you are, and in the end, If you don’t believe it then no one will.”  – Usher 

9. “The unique essence of being an artist is dying. Everything looks the same. Now there’s a formula. And it works. – But it takes away from the reason we do it.” – Usher 


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10. “You either evolve or dissolve.” – Usher 


11. “Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.” – Usher 

12. “Don’t try to change me, I am who I am.” – Usher 

13. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t make them all yourself.” – Usher 

14. “Success is measured by personal happiness.” – Usher

15. “I’m a flamboyant type of guy, a cooler version of Liberace.” – Usher

16. “If you don’t EVOLVE, you dissolve. You evolve or you evaporate.”  Usher 

17. “We all possess exactly what we need to be our greatest selves.” – Usher

18. “The more the youth begin to recognize that they have a voice, the more change is possible.” – Usher

19. “Downtime is not the name of the game.” – Usher


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20. “I tried football and got my ass beat. I tried baseball, and the ball knocked out one of my teeth.” – Usher


21. “Live performance has always been my thing. It’s my purpose to master and capture the moment every time I have you connected.” – Usher

22. “You are my superstar. I’m your number one fan, give me your autograph, sign it right here on my heart. Girl, I’ll be your groupie, baby.” – Usher

23. “Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you’re with an individual who isn’t moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain’t going to work.” – Usher

24. “The first time I got a chance to meet Michael was onstage at Madison Square Garden. There were tons of people on the stage, and I just remember losing my mind. Like, Oh my God, that’s Michael Jackson right there. I was just over his right shoulder. And then when I finally got a chance to get on the stage with him, I was just shut down. He had the type of magic that you just bowed to. I just said, “I love you, and I know you’ve heard it a million and one times from fans all over the world, but you’ve meant so much to me as an entertainer, and I love you, and I’ve admired you all these years.” – Usher


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25. “I think it’s important for us to believe in one another’s capabilities. If I didn’t have someone to believe in me, I wouldn’t be the individual I am today. Neither would I strive for new territory or a new direction or to believe in me.” – Usher


26. “If somebody steps on your shoes and ruins them, don’t freak out… get a new pair of shoes. If you miss something, don’t freak out.. there’s nothing you can do to change it.. just move on.” – Usher

27. “My philosophy is I’m raising future adults, not children.” – Usher

28.“I’m so sad to hear the horrible news of Amy Winehouse’s death. I’m so happy I knew you, Amy…Rest Well. Gone Too Soon…we’ll miss you!!” – Usher

29. “I’d like to do something with Michael Buble, Harry Connick Jr., Tim McGraw, Justin Timberlake, and Gwen Stefani.” – Usher


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30.“I think anybody, not just children, is a product of a great environment. If you put them in a better environment from a sad situation, nine times out of 10, they’ll go in the right direction.” – Usher 



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