Beyonce Reveals Her Biggest Inspiration

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments


“All I am and all of who I hope to be” in a touching tribute the biggest star on the planet chimes in on her biggest inspiration.

Beyonce credits her mother Tina Knowles with making her the woman and the mom that she’s become.

“My biggest hero is and always will be my mother. Her gift is finding the best qualities in every human being. She has taught me about caring for others, working hard and working smart,” the pop star told Garage magazine.

The 34-year-old, of course is mom to four-year-old Blue Ivy, her daughter with husband Jay Z.

Beyonce explained that it was the example set by Tina that shaped her approach to parenthood.

“My mother has instilled confidence in my sister and me and taught us to always be grateful,” she said.

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The singer and actress also credits her upbringing for making her determined to succeed and not be limited by other people’s expectations of her.

‘Over time, I have learned to focus on the things I want to focus on in the time frame that I set,’ she told the publication.

‘I put enough pressure on myself. I love being 100 percent involved with all my projects and now I’m fortunate enough to do that.’

Beyonce also spoke of how she hates to try and define her ‘art’ because it is so personal.

‘It makes me think of a Basquiat quote I read somewhere that said: ‘I don’t think about art when I’m working. I try to think about life.’


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