Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker

Lived from: 1942-

Category: Music | Movie | Writers (Contemporary)

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    Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
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    A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
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    A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
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    Around people I don't know, I'm totally at a loss.
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    Art does not exist only to entertain, but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for truth.
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    How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination.
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    I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.
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    I'd started going to acting classes at 14, played 'Medea' at 15 and really wanted to be a classical actress.
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    I'm interested in the truth, and unauthorized biographies are not. Yes, I would like to correct those errors someday.
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    I'm not that ambitious any more. I just like my privacy. I wish I really wasn't talked about at all.
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    I'm sure that I don't know everything I want to know. I have so much more to learn.
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    I'm tired of malicious articles slandering me.
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    I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.
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    I've considered having my nose fixed. But I didn't trust anyone enough. If I could do it myself with a mirror.
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    It is every woman's dream to be some man's dream woman.
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