65 Willam Belli Quotes On Success In Life

Willam Belli is simply known as Willam, is a drag queen, and recording artist. Willam came to prominence as a contestant on the fourth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2012, during which she became the first contestant to be disqualified from the series. This Willam Belli quotes will motivate you.

Best Willam Belli Quotes

  1. “I had a drag mom but she didn’t really teach me about makeup. She just basically stuck me into gigs. And then I borrowed clothes from her and her drag to play the gigs.”~Willam Belli
  2. “The hardest skill to master was finding the right lash for my eye. Eyes are the windows to the soul, and some windows need blinds instead of curtains.”~Willam Belli
  3. ‘Regret’s kind of like a fool’s game.”~Willam Belli
  4. “I’m a drag queen. I want colors that get attention. The world does not need another palette with eight tans and a blue.”~Willam Belli
  5. “I just do my own thing, and my flower continues to blossom like one of those delicious Bloomin’ Onions from Outback Steakhouse.”~Willam Belli
  6. “Drag Race’ has given many super-talented people 15 minutes of fame… Many don’t strike while the iron’s hot though and are only really seen again sitting at finales or reunions for the show.”~Willam Belli
  7. “Listen – by the time I’m 40, I’m either gonna be super famous or dead.”~Willam Belli

  8. “I’m just taking it one day at a time. Actually, one night at a time. I’m not usually up during the day.”~Willam Belli
  9. “My grandma spelled my name wrong until she died. Like literally, birthday cards, mail, everything.”~Willam Belli
  10. “My parents let me get my outfit in the gayest place possible, the ‘International Male Catalog.’ They sold mostly speedos and thongs and clubwear, and I was like, I’m getting that sheer shirt with the dragon on it, and then those vinyl patent leather pants and the cheetah platform boots.”~Willam Belli

  11. “Being a fat kid – FFK, former fat kid – helped round me out, no pun intended. I’m a better adult because I wasn’t treated well as a child.”~Willam Belli
  12. “My favorite must have beauty product is a good, reliable black eye pencil.”~Willam Belli

  13. “I like meeting people, cause they tell me I’m pretty, and I just have to say thank you a lot.”~Willam Belli

  14. “Somebody once said that my look was like if Aileen Wuornos got acquitted and got a book deal. And I was like, ‘That’s wrong, but it’s really funny.’ And I’ve always thought that she was kind of like a gold mine for parody because there’s all these things that went wrong in her life.”~Willam Belli
  15. “I have nothing but respect for RuPaul, but it’s impossible for me to be happy working with people who don’t treat others the way they want to be treated.”~Willam Belli
  16. “Drag was always looked at as a stepchild, and I wasn’t willing to sit at the kid’s table anymore so I took what’s mine. You can’t depend on other people to give you what you want; you have to take it.”~Willam Belli

  17. “Showing up is like 90 percent of the battle, and just make sure your hair is really cute.”~Willam Belli

  18. “A kiki is any type of social function that’s cute at which at no less than 2 but not more than 10 drag queens are in a room together. It’s super fun.”~Willam Belli
  19. “If you don’t get something, don’t spend your time wallowing. Just move on and then speak up for the next thing, and hope that you’re involved in that.”~Willam Belli
  20. “I did an HBO movie called ‘Cinema Verite’ where I played Candy Darling. That was really, really cool because I got to meet James Gandolfini and Diane Lane and Thomas Dekker.”~Willam Belli
  21. “I might not have won ‘Drag Race,’ but I won the Internet.

  22. “Sometimes it’s better to make a mark than to hit your mark, and I think I realized that early on.”~Willam Belli
  23. “I would love to be the John Belushi of drag. He was fearless.”~Willam Belli
  24. I’m not a persona, and I’m not a character. I’m always the same person.”~Willam Belli
  25. “I feel bad for my parents for having to raise me. I was crazy.”~Willam Belli
  26. “I’ve never really considered myself a musician.”~Willam Belli
  27. “Every artist that I’ve parodied has been cool with it so far. I know one hasn’t loved a version of it, but she didn’t sue me over it or make me take it down. They’ve all been pretty cool.”~Willam Belli
  28. “I want to keep ‘A Star Is Born’ with the greatest reverence ever.”~Willam Belli

  29. “I’m aware of the other drag artists with makeup lines, and I celebrate them. The pie is big and there’s room for everybody.”~Willam Belli
  30. “And I’ve never really been a makeup pro.”~Willam Belli
  31. “My goal with the makeup line was that you wouldn’t have to use brushes. Fingers are my favorite thing.”~Willam Belli
  32. “I think that drag makes anything better.”~Willam Belli
  33. “When someone says, ‘I recognize you,’ I’ll say, ‘Congratulations on having a TV.’ It’s a little joke.”~Willam Belli
  34. “Well, I wasn’t a big Chick-fil-A fan, I guess, I never really knew about them because I’m from Philly and they don’t have them there.”~Willam Belli

  35. “I think finding a way to relate material to yourself can be useful to some people but acting for me is just being really good at make-pretend and lying. I’ve always been a great liar.”~Willam Belli
  36. “I love Issa Rae from ‘Insecure.’”~Willam Belli

  37. “Always tip a drag queen. If they’re good, they deserve it. And if they’re bad, at least they’ll go away after that buck.”~Willam Belli

  38. “One of the most flattering things is when other people are seeing what you’re doing and then replicating that kind of thing.”~Willam Belli

  39. “I’m trying to take drag back to its down-and-dirty roots where people get offended at first, and then they’re like, ‘Oh my God, this crazy queen.’”~Willam Belli
  40. “I just want to be like a little bit of Bluto from ‘Animal House,’ mixed with like some amazing diva-like RuPaul.”~Willam Belli
  41. “I love San Francisco!”~Willam Belli

  42. “If I die tomorrow I could die happy, because this feels like possibly the biggest thing I’ll ever do in my career, and I’m fine with that. I get to be in a movie with Gaga.”~Willam Belli
  43. “My priority is my happiness.”~Willam Belli
  44. “If you put drag in front of anything, it inherently makes it more fun. So mashing up films with cult followings with drag queens is a natural fit for a good time.”~Willam Belli
  45. “I’m not complaining at all but ‘A Star Is Born’ hasn’t helped my career in like, opportunity terms.”~Willam Belli
  46. “And who wouldn’t want to date Jonathan Bennett, right?”~Willam Belli

  47. “Rocky Horror Picture Show’ was my gateway drag/drug. I was somewhere between 13 and 16 when I started going to that.”~Willam Belli

  48. “I never went to college.”~Willam Belli
  49. “I was an awful child. And now I’m an awful adult.”~Willam Belli
  50. “I’m from the North. We didn’t have Chick-fil-A.”~Willam Belli

  51. “My opinion is not valuable to the general public.”~Willam Belli

  52. “I am no one’s role model.”~Willam Belli
  53. “What other people think of me isn’t any of my business but it’s nice when people say nice things.”~Willam Belli

  54. “I mean, I find drama to be engaging and it makes your blood pressure go up and you keep watching, but it’s not as entertaining as, say, comedy.”~Willam Belli
  55. “The next RuPaul is an actor, a singer, a personality, not someone who can just get up at a bar. So I’m looking to do all those things.”~Willam Belli

  56. “I’m in a band, I sing live.”~Willam Belli

  57. “Contouring in the wrong hands turns into clown turning. I like to build it into my concealer base using cream colors and then put my foundation on over it.”~Willam Belli
  58. “I think a cream blush placed under the foundation works the best. That way it shows through the skin the way your face does when it naturally blushes.”~Willam Belli
  59. “People are so concerned with what they put in their bodies but so few know what they’re putting on their skin. I like to use preservative-free, cruelty-free makeup that hasn’t been tested on animals.”~Willam Belli
  60. “I don’t know how to do anything else and lack any skill that would be applicable on a resume. Drag is what I know. The gigs are my life.”~Willam Belli
  61. “Creating content and never being afraid to try something new have been my two hallmarks.”~Willam Belli
  62. “Vanity from Wigs By Vanity has the best wigs in the business.”~Willam Belli
  63. “A Star Is Born’ was everything. Gaga and Bradley, and having people you look up to laugh at your jokes, felt really good.”~Willam Belli
  64. “Each generation gets more accepting which is great.”~Willam Belli
  65. “I like Pride festival because we get to show up and show out. Remind people we have resilience and rainbows.”~Willam Belli

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