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Sandra Bernhard

At the Daryl Roth Theater (NYC), 2006
Born (1955-06-06) June 6, 1955 (age 61)
Flint, Michigan, United States
Nationality American
Occupation

Comedian
singer
actress
author

Years active 1970s–present
Partner(s) Sara Switzer
Children 1
Website sandrabernhard.com

I can't tell you 100 percent what makes a relationship work. But I can see something good coming and I can see something bad coming.
Sandra Bernhard
I'm sure that Jesus was an incredible person.
When you're watching the news, how many days in a row can you watch that and feel good about yourself and the world?
Sandra Bernhard
Unfortunately, most college kids these days aren't coming from any place-they seem to ask the same kind of questions over and over again.
Sandra Bernhard
There are few performers who would have had the audacity to even bring up the fact that they had been poorly reviewed.
Sandra Bernhard
Everybody has their own way of tapping into their realness.
Smut, if it's really smut, there's nothing backing it up. It's the easy way out.
Sandra Bernhard
Gayness is a non-issue.
I'm trying to appeal to the disenfranchised everybody, not just specifically gay.
Sandra Bernhard
I think I've drawn from some of the most feminine women, like Jackie Kennedy. I am totally devastated that she's gone. She had it all.
Sandra Bernhard
When people pay to see you live, they connect with you on a much deeper level than people who just buy your records.
Sandra Bernhard
I'm very much an optimist. I don't think I could do my work if I didn't believe there was some kind of hope for humanity.
Sandra Bernhard
I really, really love Hilary Clinton. I think she's very cool. She's out there and she's involved.
Sandra Bernhard
I'm very much a humanist. I'm very much pro-choice. I'm very much politically correct.
Sandra Bernhard
I've become this sort of icon for the gay community. I don't like the position.
Sandra Bernhard
At some point, the pride has to be a part of the whole day-to-day oeuvre. It's part of who you are and doesn't need to be discussed anymore.
Sandra Bernhard
That disturbs people when they know they didn't have the guts or integrity to stick to their dreams.
Sandra Bernhard
I don't like surgery. I don't like elective surgery, I don't like surgery that you have to have.
Sandra Bernhard
Anything that has cynicism to it and that's jaded is smutty.
The real terrorist threats are George W. Bush and his band of brown-shirted thugs.
Sandra Bernhard
I like the energy of live performance.
I don't believe in karma.
There are so few women in general who aren't completely threatened and confused by other women's success. It's very disappointing.
Sandra Bernhard
I don't consider myself a comic but a performer. A comic tells bad jokes.
Sandra Bernhard
I'm studying Kabbalah, which is really the essence of Jewish spirituality.
Sandra Bernhard
I really have a problem with any kind of drug, I always have.
When you're constantly looking for things from other people, you're not looking within yourself.
Sandra Bernhard