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Saturday, December 1, 2018

In Honor Of Miss M’s Birthday: 25 Of Her Divine Quotes

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December 1, 2018

In Miss M's Honor: 25 Divine Quotes From Bette Midler

Not for nothing do we call her the Divine Miss M. Here, in honor of her birthday, are 25 funny wisecracks, astute observations and two-bit opinions from Bette Midler.

  • On Her Sense of Ambition: “I want it all—and I would like it delivered.”

  • On Standing Out From the Crowd: “If only I’d known my differentness would be an asset, then my earlier life would have been much easier.”
  • On Power: “I firmly believe that with the right footwear, one can rule the world.”
  • On Housework: “My idea of Superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors.”
  • On Her Gay Fans: “Thank God for the gays. I don’t know what would have happened, but I know what did happen. Good for them and good for me.”
  • On Nightlife: “I try not to drink too much because when I’m drunk, I bite.”
  • On Camp: “I wouldn’t say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity.”
  • On Princess Anne: “Such an active, outdoorsy lass. She loves nature in spite of what it did to her.”
  • On Helen Reddy: “She ought to be arrested for loitering in front of an orchestra.”
  • On Madonna: “The only thing Madonna will ever do like a virgin is give birth in a stable.”
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