52 Total Quotes

Barbra Streisand Quotes

Barbra Streisand
Bitches. It's a very male-chauvinist word. I resent it deeply. A person who's a bitch would seem to be mean for no reason. I'm not a mean person. Maybe I'm rude without being aware of it - that's possible.
Barbra Streisand
#Bitch

Barbra Streisand
Why is it men are permitted to be obsessed about their work, but women are only permitted to be obsessed about men?
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#American Actress

Barbra Streisand
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
#Commitment

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The result [Republicans winning the Senate] would be devastating for reproductive choice, the environment, civil liberties, Social Security and health care, as well as corporate accountability.
Barbra Streisand
#Choice

Barbra Streisand
How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination.
Barbra Streisand
#American Actress #Discrimination

Barbra Streisand
Al Gore has won the election.
Barbra Streisand
#Elections

Barbra Streisand
I wish I could be like Shaw who once read a bad review of one of his plays, called the critic and said: 'I have your review in front of me and soon it will be behind me.'
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#American Actress

Barbra Streisand
I go by instinct - I don't worry about experience
Barbra Streisand
#Experience

Barbra Streisand
I'm very grateful to the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association who have been so supportive of me throughout my career.
Barbra Streisand
#Hollywood

Barbra Streisand
I hated singing. I wanted to be an actress. But I don't think I'd have made it any other way.
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#American Actress

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I'm tired of malicious articles slandering me.
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#American Actress

Barbra Streisand
I loved the first stanza, because to me this war is kind of senseless, and I don't know why we're there,
Barbra Streisand
#War

Barbra Streisand
You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
Barbra Streisand
#American Actress

Barbra Streisand
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
#American Actress #Perfection

Barbra Streisand
I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.
Barbra Streisand
#American Actress #Words

Barbra Streisand
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
#American Actress #Egotism

Barbra Streisand
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
#American Actress #Audiences

Barbra Streisand
Most awards, you know, they don't give you unless you go and get them - did you know that? Terribly discouraging.
Barbra Streisand
#American Actress

Barbra Streisand
I just don't like the idea of her singing my songs. Who the hell does she thinks she is? The world doesn't need another Streisand!" (on Diana Ross)
Barbra Streisand
#Singers And Singing

Barbra Streisand
Marlon Brando. The finest actor who ever lived. He was my idol when I was 13. He's done enough work to last two lifetimes. Everything I do, I think: Can Brando play this with me?
Barbra Streisand
#American Actress

Barbra Streisand
It is every woman's dream to be some man's dream woman.
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#American Actress #Love #Cute

Barbra Streisand
There is nothing more important in life than love.
Barbra Streisand
#American Actress