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Quotes of the day: Bette Midler

Published Sunday, November 30, 2014 @ 7:51 PM EST
Nov 30 2014

Bette Midler (b. December 1, 1945) is an American singer- songwriter, actress, film producer and entrepreneur. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards, and won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award. She has sold over 30 million records worldwide and has received four Gold, three Platinum and three Multiplatinum album awards from the Recording Industry Association of America. (Click here for full Wikipedia article)


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

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

Find your Light; They can't love you if they can't see you.

Give a girl the correct footwear and she can conquer the world.

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.

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

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.

I have my standards. They're low, but I have them.

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

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

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

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

Queen Elizabeth is the whitest person in the world.

The outside world doesn't have a lot to offer. You have to make your own heaven in your own home.

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

Three-day weekends are like bad boyfriends; exciting at first, exhausting by the end, and always shorter than you hoped for.

Time flies when you're on Prozac.

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


(December 1 is also the birthday of Rex Stout and Woody Allen.)

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