Cher is the ultimate chameleon. There is almost no look she hasn't rocked or style she hasn't tried, but one thing has remained consistent: she keeps it real. From men to aging to self-invention, she says it how it is. Enjoy these quotes and photos that exemplify all things Cher.
Honesty makes me feel powerful in a difficult world.
Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great.
All of us invent ourselves. Some of us just have more imagination than others.
I've had so many rebirths I should come with my own midwife by now.
The only thing in the world you can change is yourself and that makes all the difference in the world.
I don't know what keeps me down to earth. But it sure isn't ironing. I send mine out.
A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that still doesn't mean she can't have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones.
Women have to harness their power — it's 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.
The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing — and then marry him.
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.
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 fucking walls in my career. But I'm not stopping. I think maybe that's my best quality: I just don't stop.
I love ghosts; I prefer ghosts to some people.
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.
At sixty-five, you have to retire and go eat dog food or whatever. It's a shame to be discarded because of something that happens to everybody. Old is like an enemy you have to make peace with before you get there.
Do you think I would have lasted 48 years if I really gave a flying fuck what people think? I pull up my big girl g-string, follow my path, and move on.
I'm part of history, whether people want to take it seriously or not.
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Miriam Mosher graduated from Smith College before moving to New York where she is a writer by day and beer maven by night. She is a proud feminist, a champion of the semicolon and an avid thrifter. See more from Miriam at Bushwick Daily and Two Cities Literary Review.