Barbra Streisand Quotes

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Born: April 24, 1942, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music artist, Actor, Actress Ideology: Democrat

1.
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.
- Barbra Streisand

2.
I always wear the same thing at home. I can't be bothered with jewelry. My pants have elastic waists. I like to be comfortable. There are so many more important things to worry about.
- Barbra Streisand

3.
I can take any truth just don't lie to me.
- Barbra Streisand

4.
I go by instinct - I don't worry about experience.
- Barbra Streisand

5.
I must have got my detailed, obsessive streak from my father, who was an English teacher, because my mother wasn't like me at all.
- Barbra Streisand

6.
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.
- Barbra Streisand

7.
I've considered having my nose fixed. But I didn't trust anyone enough. If I could do it myself with a mirror.
- Barbra Streisand

8.
Just like my father, I've always loved education. In school I was a member of the honor society.
- Barbra Streisand

9.
Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work... a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.
- Barbra Streisand

10.
My biggest nightmare is I'm driving home and get sick and go to hospital. I say: 'Please help me.' And the people say: 'Hey, you look like...' And I'm dying while they're wondering whether I'm Barbra Streisand.
- Barbra Streisand

11.
Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each slice.
- Barbra Streisand

12.
The audience is the best judge of anything. They cannot be lied to. Truth brings them closer. A moment that lags - they're gonna cough.
- Barbra Streisand

13.
To have ego means to believe in your own strength. And to also be open to other people's views. It is to be open, not closed. So, yes, my ego is big, but it's also very small in some areas. My ego is responsible for my doing what I do - bad or good.
- Barbra Streisand

14.
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.
- Barbra Streisand

15.
What is exciting is not for one person to be stronger than the other... but for two people to have met their match and yet they are equally as stubborn, as obstinate, as passionate, as crazy as the other.
- Barbra Streisand

16.
Why am I so famous? What am I doing right? What are the others doing wrong?
- Barbra Streisand

17.
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

18.
Why is it men are permitted to be obsessed about their work, but women are only permitted to be obsessed about men?
- Barbra Streisand

19.
You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
- Barbra Streisand

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