Quotes by: Helen Reddy

Helen Reddy
Helen Reddy in concert, 1974
Background information
Birth name Helen Maxine Lamond Reddy
Born (1941-10-25) 25 October 1941 (age 75)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Genres Pop, easy listening
Occupation(s) Singer, actress
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 1970–2002, 2011, 2013–present
Labels Fontana, Capitol,
Helen Reddy Inc.
Associated acts Olivia Newton-John
Website www.helenreddy.com

Women today have more of an overview of their lives and how marriage is or is not a part of it.
Helen Reddy
It took so long to make it in America. The year I arrived was a bad year for women singers, the record company told me. So I starved. I lived in a hotel so dreadful I can't even talk about it.
Helen Reddy
I thought Erica Jong's Fear of Flying was one of the biggest pieces of crap that I've ever read in my life.
Helen Reddy
I was very strongly influenced by women's magazines and I really believed tha a woman could not be married and raise a family and have a successful career all at the same time.
Helen Reddy
I've been in a serious conversation with one of my children, and a fan has come up. I've been in a public bathroom and had the hand come under the stall with a paper and pen. That sort of thing anybody can live without.
Helen Reddy
I couldn't do anything. I'd work in a department store for a couple of weeks, but I couldn't hack it. I couldn't even type! I had no skills whatsoever outside of show business.
Helen Reddy
If I have to, I can do anything. I am strong, I am invincible, I am Woman.
Helen Reddy
I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.
Helen Reddy
You're not going to find a man whose socks don't get dirty or who doesn't snore.
Helen Reddy
My audience is the baby-boomers, the bulk of the population. This is also a group that is being ignored by most record companies because they're not the Top 40 hit singles market. They forget these people still listen to music.
Helen Reddy
Most of the people I know in show business don't need anybody pushing them at all. They're extremely aggressive.
Helen Reddy
I think that two people who decide to live together in a marriage situation, they have an obligation to make the marriage work for them.
Helen Reddy
I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label.
Helen Reddy
I believe wholeheartedly in marriage. I don't exclusively mean a marriage with a legal contract, but any relationship that constitutes a marriage because of the quality of their relationship.
Helen Reddy
Yoga is wonderful. It clears up most health problems. It also gives you an overview.
Helen Reddy
It took me a year to really learn the American lingo. I really feel for people who are coming here and don't speak English at all. It must be hell.
Helen Reddy
Believe it or not, most people think of me as a recording artist, but actually the way I think of myself and the way I earn my living is as a performing artist.
Helen Reddy
I always believed that I could make it or I would never have spent so many years trying to get here.
Helen Reddy

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