Use your knowledge, and your heart, to stand up for those who can't stand, speak for those who can't speak, be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark.

— Julie Andrews

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Feed the body food and drink, it will survive today.

Feed the soul art and music, it will live forever.


Leave every place you go, everything you touch, a little better for your having been there.


Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.


If you're passionate about what you do, then go for it wholeheartedly.

Be prepared that if anytime, you may be surprised by a phenomenal opportunity that may come your way, and that's when I say, do your homework. Be ready.


Miracles, contrary to popular belief, do not just happen.

A miracle is the achievement of the impossible, and it is only when we put aside out greed, anger, pride and prejudice so that our minds are open and ready to accept it, that a miracle can occur.


The anateur works until they get something right. The professional works until they can't go wrong.


Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.


You never feel lonely if you're writing, because you're living with all these characters in your head.


Words are what make the song. I get a personal vision about what the lyrics are about.


On the whole, I think women wear too much and are to fussy.

You can't see the person for all the clutter.


Where the Lord closes a door, somewhere He opens a window.


Have you noticed how nobody ever looks up? Nobody looks at chimneys, or trees against the sky, or the tops of buildings. Everybody just looks down at the pavement or their shoes. The whole world could pass them by and most people wouldn't notice.


About Julie Andrews

Quotes 120 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

Because of the Thames I have always loved inland waterways - water in general, water sounds - there's music in water. Brooks babbling, fountains splashing. Weirs, waterfalls; tumbling, gushing.


When in doubt, stand still.


I do think, where would kids be if it weren't for you and for the good pediatricians, and for the good parents? I passionately believe in sitting a child on your lap and tracing the lines of the book with your finger, and they can read before they know they can, if you bother enough. I did it with my kids, and they're doing it with their kids now.


I've learned a lot of things about myself through singing.

I used to have a certain dislike of the audience, not as individual people, but as a giant body who was judging me. Of course, it wasn`t really them judging me. It was me judging me. Once I got past that fear, it freed me up, not just when I was performing but in other parts of my life.


Steadiness is coming up short 19 times and succeeding the twentieth.


Success is failing nineteen times and soaring the twentieth.


Because I come from the theater, I use the images of the theater and of movies a great deal when I write. I see the story in my head. I have to break down the outline of a story first. I have to know where I'm going. Usually I have a good beginning and a good ending, and then I think, "Now I have to find my way through it."


Sometimes I'm so sweet even I can't stand it.


I would be a fool to deny my own abilities.


The world is full of magical places, and the library has always been one of them for me. A library can be that special place for our children.


For me, singing was always about the lyrics. I'm hopeless at singing songs that don't have a core.


Books make great gifts because they're everybody's favorite things.


The old fairy tales are very, very violent, and these days I think we could do with a little less of it.


A library takes the gift of reading one step further by offering personalized learning opportunities second to none, a powerful antidote to the isolation of the Web.


After all, children are children no matter their background.


Once upon a time, there was a Magic Kingdom made of hopes and childhood fantasies. A timeless place where every land was filled with wonder. A place where everyone who entered its gates would be given the gift of the young at heart.


Dear Lady Gaga , thank you for the wonderful tribute. Oh my god, it really warmed my heart!


I am very proud to be British. I'm very conscious of carrying my country with me wherever I go. I feel I need to represent it well.


Don't you get a swollen head. There's always someone who could come and do what you do, maybe even better, so be grateful and work hard.


Be a part of all that is decent and be an ambassador for the kind of world that you want to live in.


Broadway is a tough, tough arena for singing.


It's lovely that the Hollywood stars are crossing over to Broadway.

... There used to be such a dividing line in the country between Hollywood and the theatre and that's just melting away. It's just wonderful right now!


I adored my birth father and constantly worried that I was being disloyal to him and his schoolteacher roots if I spent too much time performing and enjoying it.


The film industry is a cyclical business. Even musicals are coming back.


I love singing, and I came to absolutely adore it in the later part of my career.


The thrill of being in front of a camera remains exactly the same.


I hate the word wholesome.


I was raised never to carp about things and never to moan, because in vaudeville, which is my background, you just got on with it through all kinds of adversities.


I thought it was all a flash in the pan.

It wasn't until Broadway came along that I felt I had really made it.


In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.

You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!


I was fortunate enough to work at the peak of the great golden age of musicals.

And then for awhile, I think they were being advanced in different ways. Andrew Lloyd-Webber brought the rock beat to musicals; people tried different things. The joy of musicals is that there is no perfect recipe; it is what you throw into it.


So many things that you can ask children hopefully pique their interest and they can design and think for themselves. Having children draw and illustrate what they saw in their minds' eyes during the story is a tremendous teaching aid.


All love shifts and changes.


If the director says you can do better, particularly in a love scene, then it is rather embarrassing.


It is America that gave me so much in my life.

It wasn't until I came to America that my life just exploded in so many ways. So for me, I think in a way, though I'm English, I've been living the American Dream and I'm eternally grateful to Americans for allowing me to do what I love doing the most.


I think of part of myself as a very passionate person, but I don't think that comes across. I don't know where it comes from, that reserve or veneer of British niceness. But it doesn't bother me if other people don't spot the passion. I know it's there.


As you become older, you become less judgmental and take offense less.

But marriage is hard work; the illusion that you get married and live happily ever after is absolute rubbish.

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