The Best Bette Midler quotes

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Bette Midler has had an illustrious career in the entertainment industry. She’s been nominated for Grammy awards and has starred in Broadway musicals, but she didn’t get there without a lot of hard work. In this blog post, I’m going to share her quotes compilation with you.
Here are the strongest words from Bette Midler.

We are glad to present you the deepest Work, Music, Love, Feelings, Women, Time, Life quotes from Bette Midler, and much more.


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About Bette Midler

birth of the author

December 1, 1945

occupation of the author

Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Author, Comedian And More.

genre of the author

Traditional Pop, Vocal, Pop, Musical Comedy

instrument of the author

Vocals, Ukulele

date of the author

Years Active:

institution of the author

Atlantic, Warner Bros., Columbia, Warner Music Group

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Barry Manilow


I love nature, in spite of what it did to me. — Bette Midler

I hope to keep entertaining in some way until I can’t physically entertain any longer. It’s what I was born to do, and I love this profession. — Bette Midler

On Princess Anne:] Such an active, outdoorsy lass. She loves nature in spite of what it did to her. — Bette Midler

If you can accept your differentness and learn to love it and encourage it, then you can be someone wonderful. — Bette Midler

i love nature in spite of what it did to me Bette Midler quote

Just remember, during the winter, far beneath the bitter snow, that there’s a seed that with the sun’s love in the spring becomes a rose. — Bette Midler

Some say love, it is a razor that leaves your soul to bleed. — Bette Midler

Fuck ’em if they can’t take a joke! — Bette Midler


There comes a time whenyou haveto let yourclothesgo out in the world and try to make it on their own. — Bette Midler

I made a pact with myself a long time ago: Never watch anything stupider than you. It’s helped me a lot. — Bette Midler

i feel like a million tonight but one at a time Bette Midler quote

I feel like a million tonight–but one at a time. — Bette Midler

I wish America would spend even half as much time complaining about plastics in our oceans as we do about actresses’ plastic surgery. — Bette Midler

That’s our mission: to clean and green New York City–one block at a time. — Bette Midler

It is true that in this culture, they throw you out when you get older. I see it all the time, especially in my business. At my age, you’re playing somebody’s mother–and there aren’t even a lot of those roles! — Bette Midler

Life is like cooking your masterpiece recipe. You have to get the right ingredients,have the right mixture and the right cooking time to reveal the PERFECT and DELICIOUS TASTE of your craft. — Bette Midler

that s our mission to clean and green new york city one block at a time Bette Midler quote

Unfortunately, every time there’s a budget crunch in New York, the Parks Department is usually the first to be cut. So they need all the help they can get. — Bette Midler

When it’s time to shuffle off this mortal coil, you leave your ashes to be composted. — Bette Midler


If I don’t feel right about what I’m in, I don’t feel right about anything. — Bette Midler

You can feel compassion for others without feeling victimized yourself. — Bette Midler

Humor disarms people. They don’t feel threatened. — Bette Midler

if i don t feel right about what i m in i don t feel right about anything Bette Midler quote

I tried to charm the pants off Bob Dylan, but everyone will be disappointed to learn that I was unsuccessful. I got close–a couple of fast feels in the front seat of a Cadillac. — Bette Midler


If you wants something done, you’d better do it yourself–or ask another woman to do it. — Bette Midler

Men’s brains are smaller than those of women so they can fit into their penises. — Bette Midler

Honey, I can smell the scent of another woman from 500 paces. — Bette Midler

I’m the last of the truly tacky women. I do trash with flash and sleaze with ease. — Bette Midler

if you wants something done you d better do it yourself or ask another woman to do it Bette Midler quote

The inventor of the modern foundation garment that we women wear today was a German scientist and opera lover by the name of Otto Titsling. — Bette Midler

Here I am, one of the most colorful women of my time–if not of my block–being made to sound positively legumelike in printed interviews. — Bette Midler

The [film] business is run by men, and they’re basically interested in their own species, and they’re not so interested in women belonging to the human race. — Bette Midler


Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it’s like a jackhammer. — Bette Midler

I sometimes think I should go back to school to learn French and music, but who would have me? — Bette Midler

rap is poetry set to music but to me it s like a jackhammer Bette Midler quote

Music is probably the only place I get energy from. Music and maybe watching a really tremendous performer, watching a terrific performer like Jagger or watching a great movie. — Bette Midler

I always wanted to be a performer, I didn’t know exactly what kind of performer, all I knew was there were certain things that I liked. I liked movies a whole lot, and I loved music. — Bette Midler

Image is everything, and the voice or the idea or the song is hardly anything at all. Half the time the person isn’t even doing the singing. I’m a bit cynical about this [music] business. — Bette Midler

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Education is my next big thing. When music and art were taken out of the schools, I went berserk! — Bette Midler

That’s why I’m concerned about education, because it helps our children see other worlds. Education is my next big thing. When music and art were taken out of the schools, I went berserk! — Bette Midler

The Internet has changed everything. People will be discovered online. People buy music online. It’s a completely different way to get entertainment. — Bette Midler


People are not the best because they work hard. They work hard because they are the best. — Bette Midler

There are bugs and there are the pigeons and other predators, but you shouldn’t be afraid of them, because this is how nature works. — Bette Midler

Marriage is such hard work. And it’s full of rage and real human drama. — Bette Midler

Self–esteem is something you have to earn! The only way to achieve self–esteem is to work hard. People have an obligation to live up to their potential. — Bette Midler

people are not the best because they work hard they work hard because they are the best Bette Midler quote

I always look old when I work because I get so upset and tense that my face wrinkles up like a prune, I can’t stop it. — Bette Midler

I’m not interested in perfection. The universe is perfect, and there are some works of art that we see as perfect, but human beings aren’t perfect. — Bette Midler

I’m looking for something that gives me a chance to stretch. Because I have my own work, and I can do anything I want in my own work–juggle, tap dance, anything I want. — Bette Midler

I already have a Tony for my Broadway concert in ’73. It’s one of the most precious things I’ve won. — Bette Midler

That’s the Oscars for ya–you remember who was nominated, but you don’t remember who won! — Bette Midler

marriage is such hard work and it s full of rage and real human drama Bette Midler quote

I wouldn’t say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity. — Bette Midler


I’ve always been lucky enough to have great audiences. It has been quite a life. — Bette Midler

Make sure your life is a rare entertainment! It doesn’t take anything drastic. You needn’t be gorgeous or wealthy or smart, just very enthusiastic! — Bette Midler

A person’s life is a journey, a road. Sometimes you go off the road and sometimes you stay on all the way through. But you are the only one on that road. It’s your road. — Bette Midler

I do look upon all of life as an episode–which is why the people around me are probably on guard! — Bette Midler

i ve always been lucky enough to have great audiences it has been quite a life Bette Midler quote

If only I’d known my differentness would be an asset, then my earlier life would have been much easier. — Bette Midler

A lot of people say that my life is wasted on me because I could be a bigger asshole than I am, but I’ve chosen not to be. — Bette Midler

When I started in this [music] business, I had a dream, but it was amorphous, and I had no experience. I just had a fuzzy notion of what life would be like if I became what I pictured. — Bette Midler

I didn’t belong as a kid, and that always bothered me. If only I’d known that one day my differentness would be an asset, then my early life would have been much easier. — Bette Midler

When I finally did stop and look at my life, I realized that I had done what I’d set out to do. In my pitiful little way, I had climbed the mountain I had chosen. And there I was, on top. — Bette Midler

Let the sun stop burning, Let them tell me love’s not worth going through. If it all falls apart, I will know deep in my heart, The only dream that mattered had come true …In this life I was loved by you. — Bette Midler

Melbourne is the kind of town that really makes you consider the question ‘Is there life after death? — Bette Midler

Life is not fair. And you have to choose your battles, because there are some that you cannot win. If you’re passionate about something, then you should pick up your flag and run with it. — Bette Midler

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