Quotes by: Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand
Streisand in 1965
Born Barbara Joan Streisand
(1942-04-24) April 24, 1942 (age 74)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Residence Malibu, California, U.S.
Education Erasmus Hall High School
Singer songwriter actress filmmaker
Spouse(s) Elliott Gould
(m. 1963; div. 1971)

James Brolin
(m. 1998)
Children Jason Gould
Relatives Roslyn Kind (maternal half-sister)
Josh Brolin (stepson)
Musical career
Broadway jazz traditional pop disco
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1963–present
Labels Columbia
Associated acts
Alan and Marilyn Bergman Barry Gibb Diana Krall Marvin Hamlisch Phil Perry
Website barbrastreisand.com

I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.
Barbra Streisand
How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination.
Barbra Streisand
It is sort of boring to stay in the same spot. You know, I didn't set out to become the first to do this, the first to do that. It was just that my interests were so diversified.
Barbra Streisand
I started going to acting school when I was 14, and I would always have my own take on things.
Barbra Streisand
My mother had a great voice. Not like mine, not like my sister's, not like my son's - a high soprano voice, but like a bird. I mean, really beautiful.
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
I think when I was younger, I wanted to be a star, until I became a star, and then it's a lot of work. It's work to be a star. I don't enjoy the stardom part. I only enjoy the creative process.
Barbra Streisand
There's a part of you that always remains a child, no matter how mature you get, how sophisticated or weary.
Barbra Streisand
I'm sure that I don't know everything I want to know. I have so much more to learn.
Barbra Streisand
Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each slice.
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
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
They're called 'angels' because they're in heaven until the reviews come out.
Barbra Streisand
Nobody on this earth has the right to tell anyone that their love for another human being is morally wrong.
Barbra Streisand
I'll see a celadon green room in an 18th century New Hampshire house and just fall in love. Colors stay in my head.
Barbra Streisand

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