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born December 1, 1945; American actress and singer-songwriter

Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.
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I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me.
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The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.
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I haven't left my house in days. I watch the news channels incessantly. All the news stories
are about the election; all the commercials are Viagra and Cialis. Election, erection, election,
erection! Either way we're screwed!
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It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance. It is the dream afraid of waking
that never takes the chance. It is the one who won't be taken who cannot seem to give.
And the soul afraid of dying that never learns to live.
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Group conformity scares the pants off me because it's so often a prelude to cruelty towards
anyone who doesn't want to - or can't - join the Big Parade.
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Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you're really a yawn if it goes.
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I feel like a million tonight - but one at a time.
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My idea of super woman is someone who scrubs her own floors.
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Underneath all this drag I'm really a librarian, you know.
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But enough of me, let's talk about you. What do you think about me?
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If somebody makes me laugh, I'm his slave for life.
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If only I'd known my differentness would be an asset, then my earlier life would have been
much easier.
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I have my standards. They're low, but I have them.
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After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
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Get the trash off the street and back on the stage where it belongs!
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Writing a book is not as tough as it is to haul thirty-five people around the country and sweat
like a horse five nights a week.
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When it's three o'clock in New York, it's still 1938 in London.
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If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it?
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I bear no grudges. I have a mind that retains nothing.
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Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it's like a jackhammer.
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