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

— Bette Midler

The most strong Bette Midler quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

If only I'd known my differentness would be an asset, then my earlier life would have been much easier.

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

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I firmly believe that with the right footwear one can rule the world.

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

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

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I haven't left my house in days. I watch the news channels incessantly. All the news stories are about the election; all the commercials are Viagra and Cialis. Election, erection, election, erection! Either way we're screwed!

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Cats always seem so very wise, when staring with their half-closed eyes.

Can they be thinking, I'll be nice, and maybe she will feed me twice?

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Let the sun stop burning, Let them tell me love's not worth going through.

If it all falls apart, I will know deep in my heart, The only dream that mattered had come true ...In this life I was loved by you.

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My whole life had been spent waiting for an epiphany, a manifestation of God's presence, the kind of transcendent, magical experience that lets you see your place in the big picture. And that is what I had with my first [compost] heap.

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Make sure your life is a rare entertainment! It doesn't take anything drastic.

You needn't be gorgeous or wealthy or smart, just very enthusiastic!

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Sometimes my brain goes on CD shuffle.

You know, you put a bunch of CD's on and hit play and random things come out.

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Life is not fair. And you have to choose your battles, because there are some that you cannot win. If you're passionate about something, then you should pick up your flag and run with it.

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About Bette Midler

Quotes 172 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

Melbourne is the kind of town that really makes you consider the question 'Is there life after death?

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

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I think most of us are torn. We have at least two people at war in our body. One person wants to retire and grow fabulous tomatoes, and the other wants to stand up on a pedestal and be worshipped and get bigger and bigger and bigger until she explodes.

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I'm the last of the truly tacky women. I do trash with flash and sleaze with ease.

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

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Some say love it is a river that drowns the tender reeds.

Some say love, it is a razor that leaves your heart to bleed. Some say love, it is a hunger, an endless aching need. I say love, it is a flower and you, its only seed.

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

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It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.

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Just remember, during the winter, far beneath the bitter snow, that there's a seed that with the sun's love in the spring becomes a rose.

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It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.

It is the dream afraid of waking that never takes the chance.

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A person's life is a journey, a road.

Sometimes you go off the road and sometimes you stay on all the way through. But you are the only one on that road. It's your road.

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You have to think you're the greatest thing since sliced bread, but you have to know that you're not.

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[On Denmark:] ... that little country of cottage cheese and courage.

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I'm looking for something that gives me a chance to stretch.

Because I have my own work, and I can do anything I want in my own work - juggle, tap dance, anything I want.

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If you pick up a ukulele, it will make you unbelievably happy.

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

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

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

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

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It's the one who won't be taken that cannot seem to give, and the soul afraid of dying that never learns to live.

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Only two groups of people intimidate me absolutely: salespeople and the French.

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I'm working my way toward divinity.

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Romance is an illusion. Well, romance is not a complete illusion, but it's ephemeral. It does not last.

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Even if the whole human race dies off because we keep fighting and killing each other and being heartless, the planet will take care of itself. Eventually, after millions of years, it will cleanse itself, and new life forms, maybe better ones, will come. Meanwhile, we'll have gotten exactly what we deserved: annihilation.

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All these rumors about [Tom Cruise] being gay.

I don't believe it. I don't believe it for one minute. He hasn't been to one of my shows.

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

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[On Princess Anne:] Such an active, outdoorsy lass. She loves nature in spite of what it did to her.

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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.

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Honey, I can smell the scent of another woman from 500 paces.

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All these children [who did not have music and art classes at school] go out into the world without knowing that there is anything other than what they have. Of course, children do look at TV, but what does it give them?

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There comes a time whenyou haveto let yourclothesgo out in the world and try to make it on their own.

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From a distance the world looks blue and green, and the snow-capped mountains white. From a distance the ocean meets the stream, and the eagle takes to flight. From a distance, there is harmony, and it echoes through the land. It's the voice of hope, it's the voice of peace, it's the voice of every man

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

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For days on end, I would hardly speak, and when I did only the vilest sort of gibberish would spout forth. I became morose and fat. Unapproachable, except when eating - and then only by waiters.

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I've always said we got married because there was nothing on TV.

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Most people don't deserve to be spoken of in the same breath as Chaplin or Lucille Ball.

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When I started in this [music] business, I had a dream, but it was amorphous, and I had no experience. I just had a fuzzy notion of what life would be like if I became what I pictured.

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