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    My idea as far as comedy goes has always been to push the limits of what's acceptable for a woman to do or say or be. My hero in that would be Lenny Bruce, who teaches us that words have no meaning. It's the intent behind them that is what's important.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: women  meaning  comedy  hero  ideas 
     
    Because I'm not a nice lesbian, I'm a big dyke!
    — Lea DeLaria
    Straight girls like me. They flirt with me to get whatever they want. Of course it works.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: work  girls 
     
    Never point at anything beige and call it cool.
    — Lea DeLaria
    Guns don't kill, people do.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: people 
     
    It's really not enough to just have black women. A really good idea could be to comment on how they are treated by society.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: women  society  ideas  black 
     
    It's not that I don't like penises. I just don't like them on men.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: men 
     
    What do you mean, you "don't believe in homosexuality?" It's not like the Easter Bunny, your belief isn't necessary.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: belief  believe 
     
    Learn all the rules... then break them.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: rules  learn 
     
    No one has the responsibility to be out to anyone but himself or herself. I made my choice a million years ago.
    — Lea DeLaria
    They are preserving the sanctity of marriage, so that two gay men who've been together for twenty-five years can't get married, but a guy can still get drunk in Vegas and marry a hooker at the Elvis chapel! The sanctity of marriage is saved!
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: men  gay  marriage  marry  year 
     
    A woman will allow herself to be clouded by her emotions. Her reasonable thought becomes completely unreasonable over the most ridiculous thing. It's a girl thing.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: women  thoughts  emotion  girls 
     
    As a standup, I try to change the world. As an entertainer, I try to entertain. And as a lesbian, I try to pick up the prettiest girl in the room.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: world  girls 
     
    It's a cosmic joke that I'm a lesbian, because I understand men so well but women are a complete mystery to me.
    — Lea DeLaria
    tags: men  women  mystery 
     
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