Bette Midler - Quotes

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Group conformity scares the pants off me because it's so often a prelude to cruelty towards anyone who doesn't want to - or can't - join the Big Parade.

Group conformity scares the pants off me because it's so often a prelude to cruelty towards anyone who doesn't want to - or can't - join the Big Parade.

Through books and photographs, I saw a world that was not my own - and I realized that there was another world. That's why I'm concerned about education, because it helps our children see other worlds. ---->>>

If I could be granted a wish, I'd shine in your eye like a jewel. ---->>>

The worst part of success is to try finding someone who is happy for you. ---->>>

I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes. ---->>>

I try not to drink too much because when I'm drunk, I bite. ---->>>

I bear no grudges. I have a mind that retains nothing. ---->>>

After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.

After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.

I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me. ---->>>

I celebrate everyone's religious holidays. if it's good enough for the righteous, it's good enough for the self-righteous, I always say. ---->>>

Cherish forever what makes you unique, 'cuz you're really a yawn if it goes. ---->>>

I'm working my way toward divinity. ---->>>

When it's three o'clock in New York, it's still 1938 in London. ---->>>

I made a pact with myself a long time ago: Never watch anything stupider than you. It's helped me a lot. ---->>>

I wouldn't say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity. ---->>>

If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it? ---->>>

I hope to keep entertaining in some way until I can't physically entertain any longer. It's what I was born to do, and I love this profession. ---->>>

I sometimes think I should go back to school to learn French and music, but who would have me? ---->>>

A lot of people have no access to beauty. When I was growing up, my mother had only a few pretty things to look at. ---->>>

I feel like a million tonight - but one at a time. ---->>>

Writing a book is not as tough as it is to haul thirty-five people around the country and sweat like a horse five nights a week. ---->>>

Education is my next big thing. When music and art were taken out of the schools, I went berserk! ---->>>

I'd make a wonderful Lady Macbeth. I'll wear a pair of platform shoes or something. ---->>>

My husband calls it winging it - the way I just took what the studios gave me, didn't do my homework and avoided roles that would risk my image. ---->>>

I got so far away from what they told you in acting class: Do something different. Producers kept offering me the 'Sister Act' movie, but I said, 'My fans don't want to see me in a wimple.' I literally said, 'My fans don't want to see me in a wimple.' ---->>>

My idea of superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors. ---->>>

Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it's like a jackhammer. ---->>>

I never know how much of what I say is true. ---->>>

I learned to accept the audience's happiness for me, which is one of the hardest things for me to learn.

I learned to accept the audience's happiness for me, which is one of the hardest things for me to learn.

I already have a Tony for my Broadway concert in '73. It's one of the most precious things I've won. ---->>>

I mean, can I really create a full, three-dimensional character? I don't know anymore. I'm certainly going to try. ---->>>

As an actor, you're supposed to take jobs that will challenge you or force fans to see you in a different light. By the '90s, I wasn't really an actor anymore. I was someone who went on the road with these gigantic concerts. ---->>>

I had a hard-scrabble childhood with my parents. I have a lot of baggage. To come down to the footlights and accept the audience's affection inside a Broadway theater - that didn't come easily to me. ---->>>

When I moved to New York City in 1965, I wanted to be in theater. I was following my Ethel Barrymore dream. But I was too young to be Ethel. ---->>>

I'd never done a straight play before, never, and it was very hard work - really, really hard work. It was dense, really wordy, and I was determined to learn every word of it - not just skip over bits and pieces. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-01, 1945
Birthplace: in Honolulu, Hawaii, The United States
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Occupation: Actress

Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Midler began her professional career in several Off-Off-Broadway plays, prior to her engagements in Fiddler on the Roof and Salvation on Broadway in the late 1960s. She came to prominence in 1970 when she began singing in the Continental Baths, a local gay bathhouse where she managed to build up a core following (wikipedia)