judy garland Quotes

I'm a woman who wants to reach out and take 40 million people in her arms.
tags: people women
— Judy Garland
From the time I was thirteen, there was a constant struggle between MGM and me - whether or not to eat, how much to eat, what to eat. I remember this more vividly than anything else about my childhood.
tags: time struggle childhood
— Judy Garland
My mother had a marvelous talent for mishandling money - mine.
tags: talent money mother
— Judy Garland
There have been a lot of stories written about me, some of them fantastically distorted.
tags: stories
— Judy Garland
I was always lonesome. The only time I felt accepted or wanted was when I was on stage performing. I guess the stage was my only friend: the only place where I could feel comfortable. It was the only place where I felt equal and safe.
tags: time
— Judy Garland
When you get to know a lot of people, you make a great discovery. You find that no one group has a monopoly on looks, brains, goodness or anything else. It takes all the people - black and white, Catholic, Jewish and Protestant, recent immigrants and Mayflower descendants - to make up America.
tags: people goodness brain discovery america black
— Judy Garland
A really great reception makes me feel like I have a great big warm heating pad all over me. People en masse have always been wonderful to me. I truly have a great love for an audience, and I used to want to prove it to them by giving them blood.
tags: people giving blood
— Judy Garland
I believe that the real expression of your religious beliefs is shown in the daily pattern of your life, in what you contribute to your surroundings and what you take away without infringing on the rights of other people.
tags: belief people believe right real religious
— Judy Garland
I don't always have to sing a song. There is something besides 'The Man That Got Away' or 'Over the Rainbow' or 'The Trolley Song.' There's a woman. There are three children. There's me! There's a lot of life going here.
tags: children men women child song
— Judy Garland
I think that I have every right to write a book. I think I'm interesting. I have perspective about me.
tags: right book write perspective
— Judy Garland
In our house, the word of Louis B. Mayer became the law.
tags: law
— Judy Garland
My father's death was the most terrible thing that happened to me in my life.
tags: death father
— Judy Garland
When I die I have visions of fags singing 'Over the Rainbow' and the flag at Fire Island being flown at half mast.
tags: fire die vision
— Judy Garland
I try to bring the audience's own drama - tears and laughter they know about - to them.
tags: laughter drama tears
— Judy Garland
Hollywood is a strange place if you're in trouble. Everybody thinks it's contagious.
— Judy Garland
I've never looked through a keyhole without finding someone was looking back.
— Judy Garland
Audiences have kept me alive.
— Judy Garland
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.
tags: people world alone
— Judy Garland
I've been in love with audiences all my life, and I've tried to please. I hope I did.
tags: hope
— Judy Garland
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.
tags: sad die
— Judy Garland
If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
— Judy Garland
If you have to be in a soap opera try not to get the worst role.
— Judy Garland
Birds fly over the rainbow. Why then, oh, why can't I?
— Judy Garland
We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
tags: death time reality illusion dreams imagination
— Judy Garland
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.
tags: believe
— Judy Garland
Behind every cloud is another cloud.
— Judy Garland
Give the people what they want and then go have a hamburger.
tags: people
— Judy Garland
I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot.
tags: age
— Judy Garland
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.
tags: believe ideas
— Judy Garland
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.
tags: men people silence night
— Judy Garland
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.
tags: soul kiss fools
— Judy Garland
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
tags: live money
— Judy Garland
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.
tags: empathy loving
— Judy Garland
The greatest treasures are those invisible to the eye but found by the heart.
tags: heart eyes
— Judy Garland
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
— Judy Garland
I've seen the ticket, and I still can't believe it. When I see the money, I hope I don't hit the floor.
tags: believe hope money
— Judy Garland
I'm the original take-orders girl.
tags: girls
— Judy Garland
There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life... I think I must have been crying for some attention.
tags: time crying attention
— Judy Garland
I'm just an Irish biddy.
— Judy Garland
I was born in a lovely white house with a garden.
tags: garden
— Judy Garland
judy garland
Birth    : June 10, 1922
Death  : June 22, 1969
Occupation  : Actress