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100 Sandra Bernhard Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I was really going through a transition in my life. I was tired of feeling I was really going through a transition in my life. I was tired of feeling victimized by my career.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I don't like going back and listening to myself. It makes me uncomfortable, and I I don't like going back and listening to myself. It makes me uncomfortable, and I know I can never emulate what I did that night, so why listen to it?
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I think bravery is when you're willing to really put yourself on the line and I think bravery is when you're willing to really put yourself on the line and maybe lose out, financially - and be able to say exactly what motivates you and what inspires you and what you find completely unacceptable in humanity and in culture.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: At some point, the pride has to be a part of the whole day-to-day oeuvre. At some point, the pride has to be a part of the whole day-to-day oeuvre. It's part of who you are and doesn't need to be discussed anymore.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I think so much of what informs us as performers is what we had to I think so much of what informs us as performers is what we had to endure as kids growing up. I was the youngest in my family. I always got a lot of attention.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I've always been opposed to groups. I can't believe the doctrine of group is going I've always been opposed to groups. I can't believe the doctrine of group is going to work for every single person within the group.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I hate to judge everybody across the board. I hate to judge everybody across the board.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I try to avoid people's eyes because I don't like to get that intimate with I try to avoid people's eyes because I don't like to get that intimate with just anybody. i don't need the responsibility.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I didn't belong when I was in high school. Now people are trying to buy I didn't belong when I was in high school. Now people are trying to buy lips.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: The live show is different from the album. It's different every night depending on where The live show is different from the album. It's different every night depending on where I am and how many months have gone by since I last performed.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: People feel like if they don't have a voice or a name or the spotlight, People feel like if they don't have a voice or a name or the spotlight, then they're invisible. But if you can't wake up in your world, in your life, with your family and your friends, and enjoy it, then forget it. All bets are off, because that's all anybody is guaranteed.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I believe in people living their lives and having privacy. I believe in people living their lives and having privacy.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I don't believe in karma. I don't believe in karma.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: When you're watching the news, how many days in a row can you watch that When you're watching the news, how many days in a row can you watch that and feel good about yourself and the world?
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: You can't just try to be a performer. It's in your DNA. I really believe You can't just try to be a performer. It's in your DNA. I really believe that it's either what you are or it's not at all.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Coming to a place like Nashville, which is just music music music, it's always been Coming to a place like Nashville, which is just music music music, it's always been such an influence on me. And there are so many interesting songwriters out there, and it's such a crazy business and so many people are trying to do it, and it's all right there in Nashville.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Hip doesn't really come into play anymore as far as I can tell. Hip doesn't really come into play anymore as far as I can tell.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Love is the only shocking act left on the face of the earth. Love is the only shocking act left on the face of the earth.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: You have to take the basics of feminism and the kind of outline of it You have to take the basics of feminism and the kind of outline of it and do what you do with it. You have to make things work for your own life.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I like the energy of live performance. I like the energy of live performance.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: My father was a proctologist and my mother was an abstract artist, so that's how My father was a proctologist and my mother was an abstract artist, so that's how I view the world.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Smut, if it's really smut, there's nothing backing it up. It's the easy way out. Smut, if it's really smut, there's nothing backing it up. It's the easy way out.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: As a kid, I loved being loved, and still do. Who doesn't love being loved? As a kid, I loved being loved, and still do. Who doesn't love being loved?
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Maybe I'd be in a different place in my career if I'd had that 10-year Maybe I'd be in a different place in my career if I'd had that 10-year plan, a lot of people went at it with this voracity that I never had. My only voracity was to have fun and to be in the mix.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Personally, I'm waiting for caller IQ. Personally, I'm waiting for caller IQ.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I was looking for something within Judaism that had a spiritual nature and not just I was looking for something within Judaism that had a spiritual nature and not just a religious nature. So my trainer at the time was the one who took me to the Kabbalah center on my 40th birthday. I was like, "Oh, this is so cool." I was just ready for it. I was ready for something different.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I get happier every day. I have a sense of accomplishment every day of my I get happier every day. I have a sense of accomplishment every day of my life.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I'm somebody who can absorb a lot. I'm somebody who can absorb a lot.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: A remembrance can mean nothing to the one remembered; it can only remind the ones A remembrance can mean nothing to the one remembered; it can only remind the ones left behind how little they did while you were still alive.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Random things make me laugh. Random things make me laugh.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I'm the only actress in Hollywood who didn't pay to have these lips. I'm the only actress in Hollywood who didn't pay to have these lips.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I'm not saying I'm some high priestess. I do things, I'm sure, that are damaging, I'm not saying I'm some high priestess. I do things, I'm sure, that are damaging, but it's certainly not on purpose.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Of course, everybody's family is dysfunctional - we've accepted that. What are we supposed to Of course, everybody's family is dysfunctional - we've accepted that. What are we supposed to do? Hate our parents for the rest of our lives?
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: There will come a day when Anne Heche will be straight again. There will come a day when Anne Heche will be straight again.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: When people pay to see you live, they connect with you on a much deeper When people pay to see you live, they connect with you on a much deeper level than people who just buy your records.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Lots of people think that bisexual means cowardly lesbian. Lots of people think that bisexual means cowardly lesbian.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I'm sure that Jesus was an incredible person. I'm sure that Jesus was an incredible person.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: For most of my relationships, I would have liaisons, and I would feel guilty. For most of my relationships, I would have liaisons, and I would feel guilty.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: On one side you have book burners, Congressional wives and Pat Robertson. On the other On one side you have book burners, Congressional wives and Pat Robertson. On the other side, you have vulgar comedians, foul-mouthed rap groups and Dennis Hopper - all your choices should be so easy.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I definitely want to be with somebody who doesn't feel lost or in my shadow. I definitely want to be with somebody who doesn't feel lost or in my shadow.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: You reach a certain point in your 30s when you say things in a much You reach a certain point in your 30s when you say things in a much safer way.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I think Bush is amateurish and self-serving, and frankly, it's disgusting. I think Bush is amateurish and self-serving, and frankly, it's disgusting.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: The real terrorist threats are George W. Bush and his band of brown-shirted thugs. The real terrorist threats are George W. Bush and his band of brown-shirted thugs.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Morality is standing by your friends, standing by people when it's not popular. It's sacrificing Morality is standing by your friends, standing by people when it's not popular. It's sacrificing things on a big international stage, and sometimes it's sacrificing your basic comforts.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I've always loved being at the eye of the storm creatively with people that I I've always loved being at the eye of the storm creatively with people that I find exciting and glamorous. So sometimes I got sidetracked in my career and maybe I would have done more TV or film.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: You don't need to be famous to live a life as an artist. You don't need to be famous to live a life as an artist.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: It's usually a spiritual thing that's preventing somebody from having happiness. It's usually a spiritual thing that's preventing somebody from having happiness.
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Sandra Bernhard Sayings: When you're collaborating with somebody who's got a lot of stuff they haven't worked out When you're collaborating with somebody who's got a lot of stuff they haven't worked out yet, you're working out their vision as well.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Things are so scary and intimidating with AIDS and the right wing that people are Things are so scary and intimidating with AIDS and the right wing that people are looking for somebody to just give them safe harbors.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I don't want someone coming in and passing judgment on my life. I don't want someone coming in and passing judgment on my life.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: When I was really little, I was skinny and people laughed at me for being When I was really little, I was skinny and people laughed at me for being skinny, so, we all pay our dues for the bodies we're in one way or another. But thank god I haven't needed to alter it to feel good about myself.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I would be dishonorable in a relationship because I wasn't getting what I wanted from I would be dishonorable in a relationship because I wasn't getting what I wanted from that person.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: From the time I was a kid, I'd never joined groups. I hated high school From the time I was a kid, I'd never joined groups. I hated high school groups. I hung out with hippies, musical people. I hung out with whomever I found compelling and interesting and smart. And I continued to do that throughout my life.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: If you want to dig, if you want to pry, do it on your time, If you want to dig, if you want to pry, do it on your time, but I'm going to be a woman of dignity.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I think there are always different times in your life when you go, "Oh, god. I think there are always different times in your life when you go, "Oh, god. I wish I were traditionally pretty. My life would be so much easier." But then you get through that, and you go, "Well, I'm not."
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: My family wasn't the Brady Bunch. They were the Broody Bunch. My family wasn't the Brady Bunch. They were the Broody Bunch.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I really thought I wanted to be a musical-comedy star, but I lived in Phoenix I really thought I wanted to be a musical-comedy star, but I lived in Phoenix and didn't want to go all the way to New York and be that far away from home. So I thought maybe I'd be a rock 'n' roll singer or an opera singer.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I love performing. I love being a provocateur. I love putting myself in situations that I love performing. I love being a provocateur. I love putting myself in situations that are uncomfortable and that I have to get out of.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I love National Geographic. Just when you think you've seen the last lost native tribe, I love National Geographic. Just when you think you've seen the last lost native tribe, National Geographic will find a new one.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Gayness is a non-issue. Gayness is a non-issue.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Once you're heterosexual and comfortable with that, you don't need to take out an announcement Once you're heterosexual and comfortable with that, you don't need to take out an announcement every day.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Onstage, I'm still wearing my fabulous, sheer dresses because I'm not that big. Onstage, I'm still wearing my fabulous, sheer dresses because I'm not that big.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I am always hoping to do another CD. This atmosphere has been difficult. I am always hoping to do another CD. This atmosphere has been difficult.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I think I've drawn from some of the most feminine women, like Jackie Kennedy. I I think I've drawn from some of the most feminine women, like Jackie Kennedy. I am totally devastated that she's gone. She had it all.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I'm studying Kabbalah, which is really the essence of Jewish spirituality. I'm studying Kabbalah, which is really the essence of Jewish spirituality.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I think people are a little bit intimidated by me. You know, I'm not exactly I think people are a little bit intimidated by me. You know, I'm not exactly a wilting flower, so I think they're a little bit scared of me sometimes.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: If you come home to a household of chaos and anger and fear, you're not If you come home to a household of chaos and anger and fear, you're not going to feel protected from the world.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Growing up in the '60s and the '70s, things certainly seemed more simplistic and easier Growing up in the '60s and the '70s, things certainly seemed more simplistic and easier to digest.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I knew I wanted to be a performer and do comedy at 5 years old. I knew I wanted to be a performer and do comedy at 5 years old. My dad's wife, Marlene Rosenbaum, was boiling water and she goes, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" I said, "A comedian." And she laughed and laughed because she thought that was the cutest, funniest thing ...
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: There are so few women in general who aren't completely threatened and confused by other There are so few women in general who aren't completely threatened and confused by other women's success. It's very disappointing.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I would never wanna do a show that's strictly maudlin and invaded my personal life I would never wanna do a show that's strictly maudlin and invaded my personal life and my home. I would never do that.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I really have a problem with any kind of drug, I always have. I really have a problem with any kind of drug, I always have.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: If I've learned anything in my 30s, it's about holding back a little bit. If I've learned anything in my 30s, it's about holding back a little bit.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: The most important, overriding arc of my career has been that I would never be The most important, overriding arc of my career has been that I would never be self-deprecating.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I'm a sexual person. A lot of different people turn me on and have over I'm a sexual person. A lot of different people turn me on and have over the years, and I've always wanted to make it very clear that this was not coming from some sort of antimale point of view.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Be who you are and I'll be who I am. I refuse to take sides, Be who you are and I'll be who I am. I refuse to take sides, because everybody has their story.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: There are few performers who would have had the audacity to even bring up the There are few performers who would have had the audacity to even bring up the fact that they had been poorly reviewed.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: The fumes are killing us, and we wonder why things are going haywire. The fumes are killing us, and we wonder why things are going haywire.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I've become this sort of icon for the gay community. I don't like the position. I've become this sort of icon for the gay community. I don't like the position.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I'm very much an optimist. I don't think I could do my work if I I'm very much an optimist. I don't think I could do my work if I didn't believe there was some kind of hope for humanity.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: It's up to couples, to individuals, to have a trust between each other. It's up to couples, to individuals, to have a trust between each other.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: It's nobody's business how you do something. It's nobody's business how you do something.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I'm very much a humanist. I'm very much pro-choice. I'm very much politically correct. I'm very much a humanist. I'm very much pro-choice. I'm very much politically correct.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Barbara Bush has her finger on the pulse of America. Im so glad shes back Barbara Bush has her finger on the pulse of America. Im so glad shes back and more compassionate than ever, ... Thats right, of course people just sat around New Orleans, boring, uninspired, soulless New Orleans, and dreamed of someday relocating to the Astrodome. Oh, dear Lord, if only I could leave my unhappy existence and head on up to wonderful Houston and live with my friends side by side in a spacious football stadium, my life would be so much richer and complete.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I'm trying to appeal to the disenfranchised everybody, not just specifically gay. I'm trying to appeal to the disenfranchised everybody, not just specifically gay.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: In the late '60s and '70s, when feminism was on the up sweep, there was In the late '60s and '70s, when feminism was on the up sweep, there was an awareness of things that we're losing again.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I don't consider myself a comic but a performer. A comic tells bad jokes. I don't consider myself a comic but a performer. A comic tells bad jokes.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: It's depressing sitting at a comedy club all night, waiting to get on to do It's depressing sitting at a comedy club all night, waiting to get on to do your five or ten minutes of material.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Anything that has cynicism to it and that's jaded is smutty. Anything that has cynicism to it and that's jaded is smutty.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I've always gotten myself overly involved in supporting other women who've not always been as I've always gotten myself overly involved in supporting other women who've not always been as supportive in return.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I certainly wish Gov. Palin no harm. I'd just like her to explain to me I certainly wish Gov. Palin no harm. I'd just like her to explain to me how she can hold such outrageous views ... and then go back to Alaska.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: At no time do I come from a cynical point of view. I'm coming from At no time do I come from a cynical point of view. I'm coming from a concerned point of view.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Unfortunately, most college kids these days aren't coming from any place-they seem to ask the Unfortunately, most college kids these days aren't coming from any place-they seem to ask the same kind of questions over and over again.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: That disturbs people when they know they didn't have the guts or integrity to stick That disturbs people when they know they didn't have the guts or integrity to stick to their dreams.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I feel like you've gotta be able to get up every night in front of I feel like you've gotta be able to get up every night in front of a live audience. Whether it's 10 people or 50 people or a hundred people, whether you're in a rock band or doing the comedy circuit.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Purim, one of my favorite holidays. It's like the original drag queen's holiday. It's when Purim, one of my favorite holidays. It's like the original drag queen's holiday. It's when all the Jewish men go for it and feel no guilt for a change.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I can't tell you 100 percent what makes a relationship work. But I can see I can't tell you 100 percent what makes a relationship work. But I can see something good coming and I can see something bad coming.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: I am still comfortable with my body, because I'm like, What's not to be comfortable I am still comfortable with my body, because I'm like, What's not to be comfortable with? I mean, it's just my nature.
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: How far can we go? How much can we absorb and still have some peace How far can we go? How much can we absorb and still have some peace of mind?
Sandra Bernhard Sayings: Madonnas got one big choice. Take a couple of years off and become a human Madonnas got one big choice. Take a couple of years off and become a human being.