"I don’t want to be the kind of person that people want me to be; I want to be the kind of person that I want to be"
"That was the best childhood experience you could possibly have in your whole life. I mean, you live in Disney World!"
"I started homeschooling after the eighth grade, and I didn't experience a real high-school thing. I think, when I went through a little party phase last year, it was because I didn't get a chance in high school to party-to go out and be stupid."
"I still have a lot to learn -- about the business, about music, and about myself. It's exciting."
" The day the child realizes that all older people are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an grownup; the day he forgives himself, he becomes clever."
"If you are gonna screw up, do it although you happen to be youthful. Older you get, the tougher it is to bounce again "