Let this list of 23 quotations by the American actress Judy Garland lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational born, version, love sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
What are the best Judy Garland quotes?
We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is Judy Garland truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart.
It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Always be a first rate version of yourself, and not a second rate version of someone else.
Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second-rate version of someone else.
I've always taken 'The Wizard of Oz' very seriously, you know.
I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I've spent my entire life trying to get over it.
If my daughter, Liza, wants to become an actress, I'll do everything to help her.
I truly have a great love for an audience...I want to give them two hours of just pow.
You shouldn't be told you're completely irresponsible and be left alone with too much medication. It's too easy to forget. You take a couple of sleeping pills and you wake up in twenty minutes and forget you've taken them. So you take a couple more, and the next thing you know you've taken too many.
You know something? I'm decent! There isn't a great deal of decency in the world, especially in our business, and I'm one of the few really decent ladies around.
To let a fool kiss you is bad...To let a kiss fool you is worse. 'Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul.
I'm the original take-orders girl.
We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
[On daughter Liza Minnelli] I think she decided to go into show business when she was an embryo, she kicked so much.
The greatest treasures are those invisible to the eye but found by the heart.
When you have lived the life I've lived, when you've loved and suffered, and been madly happy and desperately sad -- well, that's when you realize you'll never be able to set it all down. Maybe you'd rather die first.
Hollywood is a strange place if you're in trouble. Everybody thinks it's contagious.
As for my feelings toward "Over the Rainbow", it's become part of my life.
It is so symbolic of all dreams and wishes that I'm sure that's why people sometimes get tears in their eyes when they hear it.
It's lonely and cold on the top... lonely and cold.
If I'm such a legend, then why am I so lonely? If I'm such a legend, then why do I sit at home for hours staring at the damned telephone, hoping it's out of order, even calling the operator asking her if she's sure it's not out of order?
I try to bring the audience's own drama - tears and laughter they know about - to them.
I'm just an Irish biddy.
I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot.
I was born in a lovely white house with a garden.
I've been in love with audiences all my life, and I've tried to please. I hope I did.
Velveeta: you can eat it - or wax your car with it!
My life, my career has been like a roller coaster.
I've either been an enormous success or just a down-and-out failure.
He gave me a look at myself I've never had before.
He saw something in me nobody else ever did. He made me see it too. He made me believe it.
Soon the sun beams will smile through.
Before you jump out of that bed, just know, the thought of you was the first thing that hit my head. Good morning my darling.
If you have to be in a soap opera try not to get the worst role.
I truly have a great love for an audience, and I used to want to prove it to them by giving them blood.
My [singing] style really has no style, because I try to sing each number differently. I’ve always believed that if style takes precedent over the words and music, the audience get’s cheated. It’s like when people see a fine play or movie. They imagine themselves in the leading role. I want them to imagine that they’re singing - not just listening to someone else.
Audiences have kept me alive.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
Give the people what they want and then go have a hamburger.
There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life.
.. I think I must have been crying for some attention.
Birds fly over the rainbow. Why then, oh, why can't I?