8 Uplifting Selena Gomez Quotes That Will Brighten Your Day

Selena Gomez is taking her career and power as actress and singer into her own hands, one movie and song at a time. 

After a year hiatus from work, the former Disney-star-turned-Hollywood starlet released her second studio album this week titled "Revival," and with the eager reviews and non-stop magazine covers, Gomez is showing no signs of slowing down her momentum. 

We rounded up the pop star's eight most uplifting quotes that will keep you focused and motivated on your goals and aspirations. Check out the list below.

1. On making yourself a priority
"You can't be afraid of what people are going to say, because you’re never going to make everyone happy."

2. On self-acceptance as a form of power
"If you are able to look yourself in the mirror every day with the decisions that you make, that's where power starts."

3. On being human
"I'm human, I'm not perfect I make mistakes all the time, but I guess my job is to keep this mistakes to myself, which I'm already fine doing and just try to be the best I can be for those kids."

4. On pursuing your goals
"Whenever you have a goal, whether you want to be a doctor or a singer, people will find a way to bring you down. I always tell people that if you have something you're really passionate about, don’t let anyone tell you that can't do it."

5. On being a role model 
"I want to be strong for girls. I want girls to know that there is an option of standing up for yourself."

6. On girl power
"Girl power is almost more powerful and more special than anything we are competing for."

7. On drive and strength
"I was bullied ever second of everyday in elementary and middle school. Obviously people are going to bring you down because of your drive. Ultimately, it makes yourself a stronger person to turn your cheek and go the other way."

8. On obstacles
"When life comes at you with your worst, you have a choice: To stand there, accept it and move forward. Or just put it off and say 'maybe later.'"

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