It's like an American tradition. A person gets successful and then he's supposed to change for the worse. It's silly.
Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work ... a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.
A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
A large part of me is pure nebbish - plain, dull, uninteresting. There's a more flamboyant part, too. Obviously.
I arrived in Hollywood without having my nose fixed, my teeth capped, or my name changed. That is very gratifying to me.
I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.
I don't know why it is that we need to denigrate, to knock down. It's so unhealthy for the culture. It's so sick.
I don't like the word 'superstar'. It has ridiculous implications. These words - star, stupor, superstar, stupid star - they're misleading. It's a myth.
I hated singing. I wanted to be an actress. But I don't think I'd have made it any other way.
I knew that with a mouth like mine, I just hadda be a star or something.