Words from the Goddess of Pop — Cher’s Most Empowering Quotes Should Lift You Up

Whether you’re a fan of Cher‘s songs, films, performances, outfits or everything above, one thing is clear: she has been quite the inspiration for millions of people throughout her legendary career, and her words have empowered many.

The performer, 73, has been in the industry for over 60 years, and continues to be a mainstay — she currently has a very successful Broadway musical showcasing all of her hits and outfits. And with plenty of fans and followers, the “If I Could Turn Back Time” singer knows how powerful her words are, and how much they can strike a chord. In fact, Cher even has fans in Hollywood.

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“I think you know by now I love you and I have for as long as I can remember,” Kelly Ripa said in a video project shared by People. “You have seriously taught me so much about being a woman, a strong woman and an inclusive woman in the entertainment industry.”

The 48-year-old added, “I look up to you, I hold you in such high esteem and I thank you for keeping it real and normal and fighting the good fight.”

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Even a big star like Kelly Clarkson was pretty starstruck upon meeting the icon. “I met Cher! My life is better than everyone else’s today!” the American Idol winner once gushed.

Scroll on down to read some of Cher’s most empowering quotes!

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