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Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating
by Barbra Streisand

Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating
only the top half of each slice.
- Barbra Streisand

Related topics: Success

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand PHOTO

You have got to discover you, what you do,
and trust it.
- Barbra Streisand

I've been called many names like perfectionist,
difficult and obsessive.
I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the
details for any artist to be good.
- Barbra Streisand

 

I knew that with a mouth like mine, I just hadda be a star or something.
- Barbra Streisand

How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary
to safeguard us from discrimination.
- Barbra Streisand

Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work...
a woman is allowed that feeling for a man,
but not her work.
- Barbra Streisand

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What does it mean when people applaud? Should I give
'em money? Say thank you? Lift my dress? The lack of applause -
that I can respond to.
- Barbra Streisand

Marlon Brando.
The finest actor who ever lived.
He was my idol when I was 13.
He's done enough work to last two lifetimes.
Everything I do, I think: Can Brando play this with me?
- Barbra Streisand

There is nothing more important in life than love.
- Barbra Streisand

I don't enjoy public performances and being up on a stage.
I don't enjoy the glamour.
Like tonight, I am up on stage and my feet hurt.
- Barbra Streisand

I hated singing.
I wanted to be an actress.
But I don't think I'd have made it any other way.
- Barbra Streisand

The audience is the best judge of anything.
They cannot be lied to.
Truth brings them closer.
A moment that lags - they're gonna cough.
- Barbra Streisand

I'm not that ambitious any more.
I just like my privacy.
I wish I really wasn't talked about at all.
- Barbra Streisand

Why is it men are permitted to be obsessed about their work,
but women are only permitted to be obsessed about men?
- Barbra Streisand

Most awards, you know, they don't give you unless you go and get them -
did you know that? Terribly discouraging.
- Barbra Streisand

Myths are a waste of time.
They prevent progression.
- Barbra Streisand

They're called "angels" because they're in heaven until the reviews come out.
- Barbra Streisand

Why am I so famous? What am I doing right? What are the others doing wrong?
- Barbra Streisand

I wish I could be like Shaw who once read a bad review of one of his plays,
called the critic and said: 'I have your review in
front of me and soon it will be behind me.'
- Barbra Streisand

I just don't want to be hampered by my own limitations.
- Barbra Streisand

Around people I don't know, I'm totally at a loss.
- Barbra Streisand

I am simple, complex, generous, selfish,
unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.
- Barbra Streisand

I go by instinct - I don't worry about experience.
- Barbra Streisand

I'm tired of malicious articles slandering me.
- Barbra Streisand

I was a personality before I became a person -
I am simple,
complex, generous, selfish, unattractive,
beautiful, lazy and driven.
- Barbra Streisand

I find George Bush and Dick Cheney frightening,
Donald Rumsfeld and John Ashcroft frightening.
- Barbra Streisand

I've considered having my nose fixed.
But I didn't trust anyone enough.
If I could do it myself with a mirror.
- Barbra Streisand

It is every woman's dream to be some man's dream woman.
- Barbra Streisand

I arrived in Hollywood without having my nose fixed,
my teeth capped, or my name changed.
That is very gratifying to me.
- Barbra Streisand

What is exciting is not for one person to be stronger than the other...
but for two people to have met their match and yet
they are equally as stubborn,
as obstinate, as passionate, as crazy as the other.
- Barbra Streisand

We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties,
arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives
to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks,
elderly Jews and other minorities.
- Barbra Streisand

A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School
and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated.
A man who invested wisely would be admired,
but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
- Barbra Streisand

My biggest nightmare is I'm driving home and get sick and go to hospital.
I say: 'Please help me.' And the people say:
'Hey,
you look like...' And I'm dying while they're wondering
whether I'm Barbra Streisand.
- Barbra Streisand

To have ego means to believe in your own strength.
And to also be open to other people's views.
It is to be open, not closed.
So, yes, my ego is big, but it's also very small in some areas.
My ego is responsible for my doing what I do -
bad or good.
- Barbra Streisand

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is a will, there is a way.
- Anonymous

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
- Tony Robbins

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

The size of your success is measured by
the strength of your desire;
the size of your dream;
and how you handle disappointment along the way.
- Robert Kiyosaki

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

The boldness of endurance is
the underline to almost every success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Success is failure recycled.
Life is death reborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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