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Born Caryn Elaine Johnson in New York City on November 13, 1955, Whoopi Goldberg has become one of the most successful comedians and actresses in Hollywood. After a difficult upbringing, Goldberg found success in both stand-up comedy and television before moving to movies. Her unique brand of humor and outspokenness have made her a favorite with audiences around the world. This quotes compilation takes a look at Goldberg’s life and career.

We are glad to present you the most inspiring Women, Believing, Americans, Color quotes from Whoopi Goldberg, and much more.

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About Whoopi Goldberg

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November 13, 1955

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Actor, Author, Comedian, Television Personality

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Years Active:

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Stand-Up, Film, Television

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Observational Comedy, Black Comedy, Insult Comedy, Surreal Humor, Character Comedy, Satire


I’m as American as Chevrolet. — Whoopi Goldberg

I am the American Dream. I am the epitome of what the American Dream basically said. It said you could come from anywhere and be anything you want in this country. That’s exactly what I’ve done. — Whoopi Goldberg

The Africans know I’m not an African. I’m an American. — Whoopi Goldberg

If every American donated five hours a week, it would equal the labor of 20 million full–time volunteers. — Whoopi Goldberg

i m as american as chevrolet Whoopi Goldberg quote

You know what? I think the American people are a little pissed, and I think they’re pissed at both parties–I think they’re really pissed at both parties–and it will be reflected during election time. — Whoopi Goldberg

Most of all, I dislike this idea nowadays that if you’re a black person in America, then you must be called African–American. Listen, I’ve visited Africa, and I’ve got news for everyone: I’m not an African. — Whoopi Goldberg


An actress can only play a woman. I’m an actor, I can play anything. — Whoopi Goldberg

The people who can be helping to make movies that have blacks and Latinos and women and all that–that movie doesn’t come to you. Because the idea is that there’s no place for black movies. — Whoopi Goldberg

We don’t need to talk about it–do it, women are not good at helping each other, We talk( stuff) about women like that. — Whoopi Goldberg

an actress can only play a woman i m an actor i can play anything Whoopi Goldberg quote

What I am is a humanist before anything–before I’m a Jew, before I’m black, before I’m a woman. And my beliefs are for the human race–they don’t exclude anyone. — Whoopi Goldberg

I always thought that rape cases were open–ended, what we have learned Is, there’s no recourse for these women except what they’re doIng. — Whoopi Goldberg

When I listen to these women, it makes what I thought were my hard knocks feel like little nudges. — Whoopi Goldberg

I have a lot of questIons for the lady. — Whoopi Goldberg


Actors have no color. That’s the art form. — Whoopi Goldberg

actors have no color that s the art form Whoopi Goldberg quote

I am an artist, art has no color and no sex. — Whoopi Goldberg

I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be. — Whoopi Goldberg

On writing to Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple:] I told her I would play a Venetian blind, dirt on the floor, anything. — Whoopi Goldberg

Sitting at the table during Color Purple and looking up and suddenly realizing I was acting in front of Steven Spielberg, was pretty cool. It was pretty good. — Whoopi Goldberg


You have to believe in yourself in spite of what other people believe. — Whoopi Goldberg

you have to believe in yourself in spite of what other people believe Whoopi Goldberg quote

I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities. — Whoopi Goldberg

Don’t you believe that the punishment should fit the crime? Isn’t that what justice is? Letely, though, I wonder if we’ve gotten more into vengenance than justice. — Whoopi Goldberg

If you’re willing to stand for what you believe in … you won’t need advice from me, because you will be able to handle whatever comes. — Whoopi Goldberg

My family is Jewish, Buddhist, Baptist and Catholic. I don’t believe in man–made religions. — Whoopi Goldberg

I’m a big old egotistical baby and that’s okay. I can accept it. — Whoopi Goldberg

i am where i am because i believe in all possibilities Whoopi Goldberg quote

Inspiring Phrases From Whoopi Goldberg

We used to say b *** h all the time, and then one of the people that was here used to get upset and now b *** h has creeped in, they’re good with b *** h ! — Whoopi Goldberg

I had such a good time doing that movie [Sister Act 2]. My daughter’s in that movie. It was a fun film to do. And it shocked a lot of people, because they loved it, and they take it with them. — Whoopi Goldberg

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In Whoopi Goldberg Statements


If you don’t look out for others, who will look out for you? — Whoopi Goldberg

The minute you put yourself out There in someone’s underwear, you ca n’t be surprised. — Whoopi Goldberg

I’d like everyone to imagine a world where you get a job as Tom, and then the next day you’re Tina. Imagine you’re in the world where you love what you do, but people say that you can’t be who you are. — Whoopi Goldberg

if you don t look out for others who will look out for you Whoopi Goldberg quote

Children are a quality of life … when our children are happy, then we are better as human beings. — Whoopi Goldberg

When I was 9 years old, Star Trek came on. — Whoopi Goldberg

Various Statements From Whoopi Goldberg

Ok, guys! ok! its a great discussion and we can go back to it. i just need everybody to take a beat. — Whoopi Goldberg

Art and life are subjective. Not everybody’s gonna dig what I dig, but I reserve the right to dig it. — Whoopi Goldberg

It’s a tough day today, yet another massacre. — Whoopi Goldberg

it s a tough day today yet another massacre Whoopi Goldberg quote

Sometimes experience trumps assumption. — Whoopi Goldberg

I’ve learned to take time for myself and to treat myself with a great deal of love and respect, because I like me.. I think I’m kind of cool. — Whoopi Goldberg

Born ham, that’s basically me. — Whoopi Goldberg

We’re born with success. It is only others who point out our failures, and what they attribute to us as failure. — Whoopi Goldberg

More Phrases From Whoopi Goldberg

I grew up in a time when it would never have occurred to anyone to tell me there was anything I couldn’t do. — Whoopi Goldberg

i don t really view communism as a bad thing Whoopi Goldberg quote

The original Sister Act] is running all over the world now, on–stage as a musical. It lives! — Whoopi Goldberg

On her monologue as the thief ‘Fontaine’:] People always got things. People always want things. So I provide a service. — Whoopi Goldberg

I don’t like driving very much. That makes me very unhappy, because I scream a lot in the car, but other than that, life is actually pretty good. — Whoopi Goldberg

I don’t think in terms of failure….I don’t feel like anyone outside of me should be setting limitations. People should be encouraged to shoot for the moon. — Whoopi Goldberg

The first couple just stepped off a plane in israel hours ago and There may be no peace in The middle east between The two of Them. — Whoopi Goldberg

I don’t really view communism as a bad thing. — Whoopi Goldberg

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