Liza Minnelli Quotes (42 Quotes)


    What I'm saying is that I tried very hard to give them my reality and my reality is kind of interesting.

    I worked very hard, but I think it's unfair to make it all sound like it's all David's fault.

    I had the drink after I fell out of bed. It hurt.

    Growing up in Hollywood it seemed like every kid was the child of some star. We had no idea that other people would think we were special, because there was no other lifestyle to compare it to.

    But I don't think there's any reason to get married again, especially after what I've been through.


    an inner strength that my parents gave me, especially my mother.

    It was done in one night. It was one performance only. That was it. That was our shot.

    But my brother Joey was there, and my sister Tina Nina Minnelli was there.


    I know that. I'm having a ball. I'm not slap happy. I'm just filled up with joy and with peace and with all kinds of things that have eluded me for quite a few years. And they're back and they're thriving.

    I mean, I inherited the disease of alcoholism, and I learned early to get help when I needed it. I always went to people who knew more than I did.

    Audiences are the same all over the world, and if you entertain them, they'll respond.

    I thought, 'My God, every tiny little thing, every moment that I did, Fosse caught.' He caught a total performance that could have been nothing, but he found these pieces and put them together to make it the one thing that I don't really have, which is a film of what I really do. I'm an animal of the stage. I was bred to be that.

    I'm fine, and my hips are fine. My false knee is fine. My false hips are fine. Everything's cooking.


    His costumes in 'Flora' were wonderful. They were really of the style of the 1930's, but his clothes to wear in real life were elegant. They made everybody look tall.

    The director, of course, was Bob Fosse. But again, I worked with my father to prepare for the role.

    Now, having had this experience, I can't say really what they were looking for. I don't know their minds. But every time I see a reality show, it seems that the most entertaining parts on other reality shows are when they make their guests look foolish.


    Don't worry. Just stick with me. I'll never let you down. I won't. Just believe me, not what you read. Just believe what you see, all right


    Dream on it. Let your mind take you to places you would like to go, and then think about it and plan it and celebrate the possibilities. And don't listen to anyone who doesn't know how to dream.

    It was no great tragedy being Judy Garland's daughter. I had tremendously interesting childhood yearsexcept they had little to do with being a child.

    I thought maybe, just by never preaching, never doing any of that stuff because it doesn't work. By just maybe the power of example and some laughs, maybe somebody might go take a walk.

    Smoking is one of the leading causes of all statistics.

    The thing is, is to raise your hand. It's not to hide, and it's not to try and pretend or do anything like that. You raise your hand, that's the best thing about it.

    I had a one day slip, Matt. So what do you do? You get up and you go on, and you try not to do it again.

    He was doing - Ray was designing the clothes for my mom's show from California. And one of the first appearances I ever made on television was on my mother's show and Ray and Bob did the clothes for that. It has been a long time.


    No, I'm a theatrical, live performer or a movie performer.

    I feel like I haven't done my best work yet. I feel like there's a world of possibilities out there.

    In Hollywood now when people die they don't say, 'Did he leave a will?' but 'Did he leave a diary?'

    Ben Vereen is going to be on the show with me, too.

    Well, we have theatrical parties. It's not me singing. People like to get up and jam on the piano.


    Well, I'll tell you something, this wedding is something that I will always, always cherish. It was a show of love and support and kindness like I'd never seen from the people, and that's who I entertain. I entertain the people.

    Well, I've known Elizabeth almost all of her life and almost all of my life. And I love her with all of my heart and she's always been there for me. She's a wonderful, wonderful dame. She's a great lady.

    Maybe what a gay icon is, is a person who is rooted for in other words, cheered on by people who feel different.

    But God really did bless me, you know? He really said, All right. Come on. I'm still waiting for you. Get over here. Get over here.

    I believe all drunks go to heaven, because they've been through hell on Earth.

    He's a good tough producer, yes. But I don't think that he's unreasonable unless he feels threatened. And when somebody's in your home, I think everybody in the home gets threatened.

    We held off sending our invitations out because we want to have our party when the world is at peace and people can come and enjoy themselves.


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