When the working day is done, girls they just want to have fun.— Cyndi Lauper
The most genuine Cyndi Lauper quotes to get the best of your day
And I'll see your true colors shining through I see your true colors and that's why I love you so don't be afraid to let them show your true colors, true colors are beautiful like a RAINBOW.
My torso is short, but my arms are really long and gangly and my legs and my neck, and my feet and hands are really long, and I look like a duck.
It's a strange lesson to learn in life that your differences, the things that make you feel uncomfortable about yourself are what will help you to grow into who you are. Those are your gifts.
Everyone—whether straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender—should be allowed to show their true colors, and be accepted and loved for who they are.
Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across.
If you get too serious, you could die of starch.
Some boys take a beautiful girl and hide her away from the rest of the world, I want to be the one to walk in the sun.
If you want a strong society, it has to be inclusive.
If you have to push a boulder up a hill, do you want 10 people or 100? If you weed out colour or gender, you get 10.
I've always wondered what it would be like if somebody from outer space landed with three heads. Then all of a sudden everybody else wouldn't look so bad, huh? Well, OK you're a little different from me but, hey, ya got one head.
You know, I do speak the Queens English.
It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean.
I never had a rivalry with Madonna. You don't knock another sister, ever. There's room for everybody on this planet; you don't have to be like anyone else.
I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing.
It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.
If you think you're hearing something and you can't think what it is.
If you feel a quiet longing lift your heart into the wind. There you'll find my kindred spirit. There you'll meet me as a friend. It is just a kindred spirit and a song to let you in.
If you have intercourse you run the risk of dying and the ramifications of death are final.
Somebody did complain to me and tell me that my clothes were so loud they couldn't hear me sing.
What, do you think that feminism means you hate men?
If we truly want to end youth homelessness.
.. then we have to invest in prevention and support communities as they work to implement these life-changing efforts.
People used to complain to me all the time, 'I can't even hear you sing because your clothes are so loud.
I've got a Grammy and Emmy, I'd like to have a Tony.
When I sing I don't feel like it's me.
I feel I am fabulous, like I'm 10 feet tall. I am the greatest. I am the strongest. I am Samson. I'm whoever I want to be.
Secrets stolen from deep inside....the drum beats out of time
There's ageism in everything. I don't give a hoot. It isn't what other people think; it's what you think. But it's hard to come to terms with getting older. I admire people like Vivienne Westwood.
I don't know many people who don't have somebody in their family who's a part of the gay-lesbian-bisexual-transgender community. It's not like they're aliens or outsiders. This is family.
I have never been prouder to be a lifelong New Yorker than I am today with the passage of marriage equality.
I knew Queen Elizabeth didn't do any laundry! I knew I wasn't going to be doing laundry. I was going to be singing.
I lose faith and I lose ground, but then I see you and remember unconditional love.
There have been great things that happened to me.
When I got hoarse, the manager would say, 'Drink this.
Joplin used to drink this,' and I used to say, 'Joplin? Joplin's dead.
Where I come from, if you see your family and friends' civil rights being taken away, you speak up and do everything you can to keep that from happening!
In the darkest place, shed the brightest light.
I have a hard time doing anything someone else tells me to do! I've always been driven to follow my own path and not be pushed down another lane because some executive thought I could be more commercially successful or whatever.
Everyone's gotta have a voice, to be able to speak out.
Left supresses right, right supresses left, and what's left and what's right? You know? It's America. You gotta be able to speak out. That's why people came here from all over the world: to have a fair shake. Not more than somebody else - the same.
You know, I've been playing with my hair color ever since I was nine.
If you fall, I will catch you. I will be waiting, time after time.
I learned jazz; that comes from blues. I learned rock; that comes from blues. I learned pop; that comes from blues. Even dance, that comes from blues, with the answer-and-response.
With fame, I'm able to create more. With every success, you have more freedom to create.
It is not a dirty word, "feminism." I just think that women belong in the human population with the same rights as everybody else... The problem is, "A feminist looks like this, or is like that." We are taught not to like ourselves as women, we are taught what we're supposed to look like, what our measurements are supposed to be. I never hear what measurements men are supposed to be. Just women.
Music, in its higher state, for me, is worth living and dying for.
It's worth traipsing around the globe, it's worth the accolades and the other side of the accolades...I always have sung to the angels and the higher parts of people's souls.
When I sing I have a lot of visions. Like what's happening now in my life.
When I perform on stage, I often pretend to be someone other than myself to bring a certain emotion or intent to a song.
Mix sheer hypocrisy with mediocrity, You play it safe every time.
God has more important things to worry about than who I sleep with.
Goonies are good enough, good enough for me
Sometimes my mind boggles. It's so deep my mind actually boggles.
My career never went like anyone else’s, so I never followed anyone.
I always sang. I wanted to be in a band with my sister, and I was, at 11. At 12, I started writing seriously, and that was my pacifier all through high school - that and painting.
People used to throw rocks at me for my clothes, now they wanna know where I buy them.
Just like I am obsessed with the history of fashion, I love reading about the history of makeup.
The more you practice and study, the better you are so I still practice and study all the time.
Fame doesn't redeem you. It takes a long time to get there, and when you're finally there, you realise you still have authority figures telling you what to do.