Judy Garland Quotes & Wallpapers

Judy Garland
Total Quotes: 53


My life, my career has been like a roller coaster. I've either been an enormous success or just a down-and-out failure. Judy Garland

If my daughter, Liza, wants to become an actress, I'll do everything to help her. Judy Garland

I truly have a great love for an audience, and I used to want to prove it to them by giving them blood. Judy Garland

I've seen the ticket, and I still can't believe it. When I see the money, I hope I don't hit the floor. Judy Garland

When I die I have visions of fags singing 'Over the Rainbow' and the flag at Fire Island being flown at half mast. Judy Garland

My [singing] style really has no style, because I try to sing each number differently. I've always believed that if style takes precedent over the words and music, the audience get's cheated. It's like when people see a fine play or movie. They imagine themselves in the leading role. I want them to imagine that they're singing - not just listening to someone else. Judy Garland

Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul. Judy Garland

He gave me a look at myself I've never had before. He saw something in me nobody else ever did. He made me see it too. He made me believe it. Judy Garland

If I'm such a legend, then why am I so lonely? If I'm such a legend, then why do I sit at home for hours staring at the damned telephone, hoping it's out of order, even calling the operator asking her if she's sure it's not out of order? Judy Garland

I wanted to believe, and I tried my damnedest to believe, in the rainbow I tried to get over, and I couldn't! ... So what? Lots of people can't! Judy Garland

I can live without money, but I cannot live without love. Judy Garland

If I'm such a legend, then why am I so lonely? Let me tell you, legends are all very well if you've got somebody around who loves you. Judy Garland

People en masse have always been wonderful to me. I truly have a great love for an audience...I want to give them two hours of just pow. Judy Garland

You know something? I'm decent! There isn't a great deal of decency in the world, especially in our business, and I'm one of the few really decent ladies around. Judy Garland

I was born at the age of twelve on a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot. Judy Garland

Go and tell that nasty, rude little princess that we've known each other for long enough and gabbed enough in ladies' rooms that she should skip the ho-hum royal routine and just pop over here and ask me herself.... Tell her I'll sing if she christens a ship first. Judy Garland

You shouldn't be told you're completely irresponsible and be left alone with too much medication. It's too easy to forget. You take a couple of sleeping pills and you wake up in twenty minutes and forget you've taken them. So you take a couple more, and the next thing you know you've taken too many. Judy Garland

As for my feelings toward Over the Rainbow, it's become part of my life. It is so symbolic of all dreams and wishes that I'm sure that's why people sometimes get tears in their eyes when they hear it. Judy Garland

I'm just an Irish biddy. Judy Garland

In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people. Judy Garland

I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot. Judy Garland

I'm the original take-orders girl. Judy Garland

On daughter Liza Minnelli: I think she decided to go into show business when she was an embryo, she kicked so much. Judy Garland

Birds fly over the rainbow. Why then, oh, why can't I? Judy Garland

To let a fool kiss you is bad...To let a kiss fool you is worse. 'Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul. Judy Garland

Wouldn t it be wonderful if we could all be a little more gentle with each other, and a little more loving, have a little more empathy, and maybe we'd like each other a little bit more. Judy Garland

Audiences have kept me alive. Judy Garland

You are never so alone as when you are ill on stage. The most nightmarish feeling in the world is suddenly to feel like throwing up in front of four thousand people. Judy Garland

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. Judy Garland

We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality. Judy Garland

Soon the sun beams will smile through. Before you jump out of that bed, just know, the thought of you was the first thing that hit my head. Good morning my darling. Judy Garland

The greatest treasures are those invisible to the eye but found by the heart. Judy Garland

I've been in love with audiences all my life, and I've tried to please. I hope I did. Judy Garland

As for my feelings toward 'Over the Rainbow,' it's become part of my life. It is so symbolic of all my dreams and wishes that I'm sure that's why people sometimes get tears in their eyes when they hear it. Judy Garland

Hollywood is a strange place if you're in trouble. Everybody thinks it's contagious. Judy Garland

There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life... I think I must have been crying for some attention. Judy Garland

I've never looked through a keyhole without finding someone was looking back. Judy Garland

If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely? Judy Garland

When you have lived the life I've lived, when you've loved and suffered, and been madly happy and desperately sad - well, that's when you realize you'll never be able to set it all down. Maybe you'd rather die first. Judy Garland

I was born in a lovely white house with a garden. Judy Garland

My [singing] style really has no style, because I try to sing each number differently. I"ve always believed that if style takes precedent over the words and music, the audience get's cheated. It's like when people see a fine play or movie. They imagine themselves in the leading role. I want them to imagine that they"re singing - not just listening to someone else. Judy Garland

Velveeta: you can eat it - or wax your car with it! Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. Judy Garland

If you have to be in a soap opera try not to get the worst role. Judy Garland

'Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul. Judy Garland

It's lonely and cold on the top... lonely and cold. Judy Garland

I try to bring the audience's own drama - tears and laughter they know about - to them. Judy Garland

Give the people what they want and then go have a hamburger. Judy Garland

Always be a first rate version of yourself, and not a second rate version of someone else. Judy Garland

I've always taken 'The Wizard of Oz' very seriously, you know. I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I've spent my entire life trying to get over it. Judy Garland

Behind every cloud is another cloud. Judy Garland

How strange when an illusion dies. It's as though you've lost a child. Judy Garland

I think there's something peculiar about me that I haven't died. It doesn't make sense but I refuse to die. Judy Garland



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