7 Best Madonna Quotes Ever

"Sometimes you have to be a bitch to get things done."

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Madonna was a trailblazer in so many ways during her still-going career. She's pushed the envelope in the music industry in countless ways from singing about taboo themes such as abortion and homosexuality to putting it all out there—literally—in the pages of her Sexbook.

Today, she's recognized as the best-selling female artist of all time. Musicians today like Miley Cyrus and Beyoncé, among others wouldn't be as far along as they are without her influence. Could anyone else have pulled off a cone bra? We think not.

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I'm an Associate Editor at the Business of Fashion, where I edit and write stories about the fashion and beauty industries. Previously, I was the brand editor at Adweek, where I was the lead editor for Adweek's brand and retail coverage. Before my switch to business journalism, I was a writer/reporter at PEOPLE.com, where I wrote news posts, galleries and articles for PEOPLE magazine's website. My work has been published on TheAtlantic.com, ELLE.com, MarieClaire.com, PEOPLE.com, GoodHousekeeping.com and in Every Day with Rachael Ray. It has been syndicated by Cosmopolitan.com, TIME.com, TravelandLeisure.com and GoodHousekeeping.com, among other publications. Previously, I've worked at VOGUE.com, ELLE.com, and MarieClaire.com.