RuPaul Andre Charles is an American drag queen, actor, TV host, model, and singer. RuPaul is the most commercially successful drag queen in the United States and all around the world. Since 2009, he has produced and hosted the reality competition series RuPaul’s Drag Race. In 2016, 2017, and 2018, he has received three Prime-time Emmy Awards.
In 2017, RuPaul is the 100 most influential people and became the first drag queen to earn a star on the Hollywood Walk of fame in the annual Time Magazine’s.
Here are the top 10 RuPaul quotes on self-confidence and success.
“Success is something between you and yourself. I think only you know where you’ve come from and how far you wanna go.”
“That is the key to navigating this life—don’t take it too seriously. That’s when the party begins.”
“It’s very easy to look at the world and think, this is all so cruel and so mean. It’s important to not become bitter from it.”
“Racism has nothing to do with race. It is the ego’s way of making you feel ‘better than’.”
“Negativity is basically laziness. It takes a lot of hard work to remain positive, but positivity always pays off.”
“To win at life and to win in this competition, you have to be willing to die a thousand deaths and be reborn a thousand times.”
“When you become the image of your own imagination, it’s the most powerful thing you could ever do.”
“You may not get the role you auditioned for, but make a lasting impression and they’ll remember you for something else later.”
“Fulfillment isn’t found over the rainbow—it’s found in the here and now. Today I define success by the fluidity with which I transcend emotional land mines and choose joy and gratitude instead.”
“Look at me – a big old black man under all of this makeup, and if I can look beautiful, so can you.”