Clay Aiken Quotes (20 quotations)

1. Fame and glory are fleeting, especially in the music business. That's why completing my degree and graduating from college were priorities. - Clay Aiken

2. Family is something I've always wanted, the one and a half kids and a dog. - Clay Aiken

3. I dont really do New Years resolutions because I dont think you should have to wait until December to start working on how to change yourself. I think if youve got a problem, you need to fix it now. - Clay Aiken

4. I hesitate to call myself a sex symbol. Lord help the sex symbol world if I'm one of them. - Clay Aiken

5. I realized, I'm never gonna be a Brad Pitt, so get over it, be happy with yourself, and move on. - Clay Aiken

6. I talk to friends of mine who are now teaching; they've graduated and they have classrooms. And I get really jealous, and I get really excited talking to them about their classrooms, and I want one. I think I'd be happy. - Clay Aiken

7. I think that is what love is - when it's unimaginable to be away from the person, and you care about what makes them happy more than what makes you happy. - Clay Aiken

8. If I'm supposed to carry the banner for all the nerds in the world, I'm fine with that. - Clay Aiken

9. If you're in the public eye, you're either a womanizer or you're gay. I'm neither one. - Clay Aiken

10. I'm a realist, I'm not an optimist. I don't want false hope. I don't know where this is going for me. - Clay Aiken

11. It's important that I make a difference in some way. If it's performing and touching someone that way, that's great; if it's being a teacher and helping a kid understand something, that's even better. It's not necessarily how I make a difference, but I want to make sure that I do. - Clay Aiken

12. It's okay for musicians not to be womanizers. - Clay Aiken

13. My own personal position is that it's much more special to wait for the person who you're married to. - Clay Aiken

14. People feel comfortable around someone who is comfortable with himself. - Clay Aiken

15. The biggest problem I had - and the biggest problem teenagers have - is not how they dress, how they look or how they act or talk. It's how they see themselves - their self-esteem. In the tenth grade, I realized I am who I am. I've got big ears and big feet. I can etiher sulk around or I can be happy with who I am. The minute I decided to be confident with who I was, all that other stuff stopped. It's all in the way you carry yourself. - Clay Aiken

16. There's nothing so wrong that it can't be easily fixed or easily ignored. I just let things roll off. - Clay Aiken

17. What I wanted to do was work with kids with behavioral and emotional handicaps. It's a puzzle, learning each child, because each child is different. - Clay Aiken

18. When you work with kids who have autism, they don't reciprocate any affection. You learn to find your self- worth within what you do, not what people tell you about yourself. - Clay Aiken

19. Working with children with autism has provided me with an opportunity to see the world in a different way. I see them strive to overcome obstacles and persevere, and learn to persevere myself. They are my inspiration. - Clay Aiken

20. You know who I idolized? Mr. Rogers. Is there a market for the next Mr. Rogers? Because I'd love to do that. I'd much rather be quiet and important like him than live large and be some useless celebrity. - Clay Aiken

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