Judy Garland Quotes

Judy Garland Quotes On Giving

Give the people what they want and then go have a hamburger.

People en masse have always been wonderful to me. I truly have a great love for an audience…I want to give them two hours of just pow.

I truly have a great love for an audience, and I used to want to prove it to them by giving them blood.

Judy Garland Quotes On Kissing

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

To let a fool kiss you is bad…To let a kiss fool you is worse. ‘Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul.

Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul.

Judy Garland Quotes On Love

I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.

In the silence of night

In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.

Judy Garland Quotes On Rainbows

I’ve always taken ‘The Wizard of Oz’ very seriously, you know. I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I’ve spent my entire life trying to get over it.

Birds fly over the rainbow. Why then, oh, why can’t I?

As for my feelings toward “Over the Rainbow”, it’s become part of my life. It is so symbolic of all dreams and wishes that I’m sure that’s why people sometimes get tears in their eyes when they hear it.

When I die I have visions of fags singing ‘Over the Rainbow’ and the flag at Fire Island being flown at half mast.

To let a fool kiss you is bad…To let a kiss fool you is worse. ‘Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul.

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

Wouldn`t it be wonderful if we could all be a little more gentle with each other, and a little more loving, have a little more empathy, and maybe we’d like each other a little bit more.

We cast away priceless time

We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.

When you have lived the life I’ve lived, when you’ve loved and suffered, and been madly happy and desperately sad — well, that’s when you realize you’ll never be able to set it all down. Maybe you’d rather die first.

If I'm such a legend, then

If I’m such a legend, then why am I so lonely? If I’m such a legend, then why do I sit at home for hours staring at the damned telephone, hoping it’s out of order, even calling the operator asking her if she’s sure it’s not out of order?

My life, my career has been like a roller coaster. I’ve either been an enormous success or just a down-and-out failure.

I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot.

He gave me a look at myself I’ve never had before. He saw something in me nobody else ever did. He made me see it too. He made me believe it.

Soon the sun beams will smile through. Before you jump out of that bed, just know, the thought of you was the first thing that hit my head. Good morning my darling.

Behind every cloud is another cloud.

Hollywood is a strange

Hollywood is a strange place if you’re in trouble. Everybody thinks it’s contagious.

I’ve been in love with audiences all my life, and I’ve tried to please. I hope I did.

If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?

As for my feelings toward “Over the Rainbow”, it’s become part of my life. It is so symbolic of all dreams and wishes that I’m sure that’s why people sometimes get tears in their eyes when they hear it.

I try to bring the audience’s own drama – tears and laughter they know about – to them.

How strange when an illusion dies. It’s as though you’ve lost a child.

I’ve never looked through a keyhole without finding someone was looking back.

I’ve never looked through a keyhole without finding someone was looking back.

If I’m such a legend, then why am I so lonely? Let me tell you, legends are all very well if you’ve got somebody around who loves you.

You know something? I’m decent! There isn’t a great deal of decency in the world, especially in our business, and I’m one of the few really decent ladies around.

If you have to be in a soap opera try not to get the worst role.

You are never so alone as when you are ill on stage. The most nightmarish feeling in the world is suddenly to feel like throwing up in front of four thousand people.

On daughter Liza Minnelli: I think she decided to go into show business when she was an embryo, she kicked so much.

I think there’s something peculiar about me that I haven’t died. It doesn’t make sense but I refuse to die.

I’m just an Irish biddy.

I truly have a great love

People en masse have always been wonderful to me. I truly have a great love for an audience…I want to give them two hours of just pow.