40 Inspiring & Motivating Melanie Brown Quotes

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Melanie Brown is an English singer-songwriter, actress, and TV personality. She is most famously known as a member of the widely celebrated girl group ‘Spice Girls’, in which she was nicknamed ‘Scary Spice’.

Brown successfully amassed public recognition along with the group’s success. Together with her groupmates, Brown sold more than 90 million records worldwide and earned recognition as the ‘best selling female group of all time’.

She has appeared in popular shows including ‘Dancing with the Stars’ as well as being a talent show judge for widely celebrated programs ‘The X Factor’ and ‘America’s Got Talent’.

Here’s a collection of the most motivating Melanie Brown quotes:


40 Inspiring & Motivating Melanie Brown Quotes

1. “I represent the mixed-race community, which I think gets left out a lot. I always describe myself as being mixed race.” – Melanie Brown

2. “It’s like abusers have all read the same handbook. Before you know it you don’t have your own front door key, or you don’t even drive your own car anymore. Those ‘privileges’ which we worked so hard to get – your nice car, your nice house – are slowly taken away from you.” – Melanie Brown

3. “I’m more confident than I’ve ever been. I had no confidence for so many years and I had to nurture myself, almost bring myself back to life.” – Melanie Brown

4. “I know about investment. It’s really obvious – you buy property, let it sit for a couple of years, and then sell it and reinvest.” – Melanie Brown

5. “I collect art. I just recently bought two gorgeous photographs of Marilyn Monroe by international photographer Eve Arnold and I know it sounds horrible but when she dies all her pictures are going to be worth triple. But I won’t tell you how much I got them for – let’s just say it was a lot.” – Melanie Brown

6. “That was when I felt in control, on TV, or in photo shoots, being interviewed. That’s what kept me somewhat sane.” – Melanie Brown

7. “I don’t want to stop bringing out music.” – Melanie Brown

8. “Four Spice Girls is better than nothing, so I’m super happy the tour is on.” – Melanie Brown

9. “I’m not putting pressure on myself, all I know is I want to do music.” – Melanie Brown


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10. “You’ve gotta be business savvy really, or else you get the piss taken out of you.” – Melanie Brown


11. “You’re living in a nightmare, and then tell the outside world that everything is fine because you’re so embarrassed, and riddled with guilt, and worried that nobody’s going to believe you.” – Melanie Brown

12. “I’m always down for a Spice Girls reunion. I love the Scary hair and platforms. Any time of day or night I’ll be there.” – Melanie Brown

13. “Your power is taken away and the only person you have to rely on is your abuser.” She doesn’t once refer to Belafonte by name.” – Melanie Brown

14. “Look, everything that you experience as a kid is the foundation of how you are today. I was brought up in a working-class family in Leeds and when it comes to money both my parents worked hard and instilled the same attitude into me.” – Melanie Brown

15. “I’m a businesswoman at the end of the day.” – Melanie Brown

16. “I live my life on self-belief and I live it partly on going with the flow.” – Melanie Brown

17. “Sometimes I can be tactful and sometimes not. It all depends on the mood I’m in.” – Melanie Brown

18. “I wouldn’t call myself a feminist. I try to live by the girl-power motto. It’s about believing in yourself, no matter how bad a day you’re having, and lending your support to other women. It’s empowering to have that camaraderie with other women.” – Melanie Brown

19. “There were around 20 women sitting cross-legged on the floor and we all told our story. I told mine, then one woman went: ‘Oh my God, I went through the same thing. He took my car keys away on week three.’ We all had exactly the same story.” – Melanie Brown


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20. “You never can expect what people’s reactions are going to be. You can only hope that everyone feels the way that you do.” – Melanie Brown


21. “The way that I live my life is on spontaneity.” – Melanie Brown

22. “For the first year when I left my ex, I would only wear white because I felt I was clearing myself of that. I didn’t even know what color I liked anymore because those choices were taken away from me for so long. And I just accepted it.” – Melanie Brown

23. “I’m overly excited to finally announce this amazing global partnership deal back home with EMI Music. I know I have mentioned doing music in the past but for legal reasons I was not in a position to release any new music.” – Melanie Brown

24. “I’m one of five girls in the whole entire world that can honestly say I’m a Spice Girl. I’m still proud of that, and what we’ve achieved as a group – spreading the word of positivity and girl power. I’m really proud to call myself that.” – Melanie Brown

25. “I don’t have any pressure on myself. I don’t have a big record label backing me. I’m doing it all myself.” – Melanie Brown

26. “As a singer, you need to find you water that works for you.” – Melanie Brown

27. “I felt so much self-hate. I’d lied to so many people. Then I felt very angry that I’d let that person get away with all that for 10 years.” – Melanie Brown

28. “I thought, I am a really bad person. I am worth nothing. I am a has-been Spice Girl. Negative things that were drilled into me by him.” – Melanie Brown

29. “I’ve always said that kids should enhance your life, not hinder your life, so I just try to make the most out of being with my kids. You have to have a life for yourself somewhere in the mix of being a wife and mum.” – Melanie Brown


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30. “England is my home. I could never leave. I’d miss my family and friends too much.” – Melanie Brown


31. “I’m well-traveled so I can see places coming up. I went to St. Croix in the West Indies at Christmas and it had been hit by a really bad tornado. Values there have gone down but I guarantee they will be up again in eight years. So I’ll get in now while it’s cheap as chips.” – Melanie Brown

32. “It’s all about embracing your inner beauty and just living for yourself.” – Melanie Brown

33. “I tried to leave seven times, so you can imagine how desperate I was in those 10 years. I didn’t have anywhere to go, I didn’t have my own credit card, I didn’t have a car, I’ve got three kids, I was very on the edge of self-destruction.” – Melanie Brown

34. “Breastfeeding is amazing; you can actually feel your stomach shrink with every feed.” – Melanie Brown

35. “Anything that I actually do drink myself or I do actually use myself, I’m going to be into promoting it.” – Melanie Brown

36. “If my senses don’t feel right then I don’t do it.” – Melanie Brown

37. “I would love to have twins. I think there’s something nice about having two babies, and they’re there for each other their whole entire life.” – Melanie Brown

38. “I live on my gut instinct.” – Melanie Brown

39. “Whether I was dancing around the house with headphones on or on stage with the Spice Girls… I learned firsthand that dancing was the key to shedding off the pounds and keeping them off.” – Melanie Brown

40. “I’m always busy. And I don’t even see it really as work, because everything I do I still really enjoy.” – Melanie Brown



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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