Susan Boyle Poster

Quotes (56)

  • To anyone who has a dream, I say follow that dream. You re never too old. It is never too late.
  • I can be up and down like a yo-yo.
  • I like to think that people who dare to dream can have that dream come true through their own determination.
  • [her mother] I know she would have been proud of me.
  • I've grown up a bit.
  • The only dream my Dad had, of becoming a singer, is coming true through me - so I think he'd be proud!
  • [David Hasselhoff] He's a nice, wee hunk.
  • I am the happiest I've ever been and truly enjoying myself.
  • Have I found, reached or achieved my dream? Well, everybody never completely fulfills their dream. My dream is to make people happy and to go on making people happy for as long as it lasts, so it's not really complete. It's never really complete without the fans.
  • I have never been accepted by the world before. Now I do feel part of it and I find it really exciting. I keep asking myself "is this really happening?" And I keep expecting someone to say "ha ha love, we're kidding!" Everyone has fears but mine is that this will all disappear. I want it to keep on going as long as possible. If it did all go away tomorrow, I know I've enjoyed every minute of living the dream now.
  • [her global success] All I did was open my gob and sing. I just made a noise. Everybody does it you know...
  • Pressure is good because it makes you work harder.
  • If people didn't recognize you I might end up saying "What am I doing wrong?"
  • People didn't want to sit next to me in class.
  • This is a world I'd never seen before and never dreamt I would get to see.
  • If Mr Right comes along and it feels right, then I'll get married.
  • [her success] It's the best thing that ever happened to me.
  • Hopefully I can show Scotland's got talent.
  • I'm very pro-Royal.
  • You should never judge a book by its cover.
  • [when asked why singing hadn't worked out for her in the past] I've not been given the chance before.
  • When I was a baby, they didn't really give me much scope. They told my parents not to expect too much of me and just to play things purely by ear because I had a slight disability. My faith got me through that. You never give up on anything really; you never give up on yourself and the people around you. Words often hurt more than cuts and bruises and the scars are still there.
  • I just want to thank the people of Britain for getting behind me. You've made my dreams come true.
  • I really feel at home on stage.
  • [after losing to Diversity on Britain's Got Talent 2009] The best people won.
  • I'm among friends...am I not?
  • I've been living my dream.
  • There's nothing worse than another person having power over you by bullying you.
  • [Her mother] She meant me to do something with my life.
  • I used to be a spectator looking out at the world and now I'm a part of that world. I'm not the wee, frightened lassie I used to be.
  • When you lose someone as powerful as your mother you feel as if a part of you is taken away.
  • When people are a wee bit slow, others pick at them.
  • [losing to Diversity] Sometimes it's better to runner-up.
  • I brush up quite well.
  • If my mother could see me now, she'd tell me to keep going.
  • I had to get out there and prove to everybody I could do it. It's been like a demolition ball.
  • I've led a sheltered life.
  • [Her first words at her audition] My name is Susan Boyle.
  • I was a wee bit slower at picking up things than other people. So you get left behind in a system that just wants to rush on, you know?
  • I have my faith which is the backbone of who I am really.
  • Never been married. Never been kissed. Shame, but that's not an advert.
  • [before singing I Dreamed a Dream in 2009] I'm gonna make that audience rock.
  • [after performing I Dreamed a Dream on Britain's Got Talent 2009] Bloody fantastic!
  • I've had crushes but never been in love. The only thing I regret is not having children.
  • [to the people who used to bully her when she was a little girl] I've got the last laugh.
  • I look like a garage.
  • I'll get used to the fame side of things with baby steps - one step at a time.
  • Appearance is not everything - I'm happy with the way I look.
  • [thinking back on her star-making audition] I can hardly remember what happened on the night as I had my eyes closed most of the time. It really didn't dawn on me what was happening.
  • My fame is a dream come true.
  • I like to keep myself to myself. If you lose your identity you become something that's false and people stop believing in you. If you can't be yourself then who can you be?
  • I hope my Mum is proud of me now. It's all for her, my family and the people who support me.
  • [YouTube] Six weeks ago the only tube I knew of was a tube of Smarties.
  • [Her Britain's Got Talent audition] I never even thought I'd get past the judges.
  • In my life I have striven to prove myself, that I can be accepted, that I am not the worthless person people think I am. I have got something to offer.
  • I am a proud, patriotic Scot, passionate about my heritage and my country. But I am not a nationalist.