Bette Midler
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"Bette Midler", also known by her informal stage name "The Divine Miss M", is an American singer-songwriter, actress, film producer and entrepreneur. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards, and won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award. She has sold over 30 million records worldwide and along with that has also received 4 Gold, 3 Platinum and 3 Multiplatinum albums by RIAA.

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The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.

I never know how much of what I say is true.

I try not to drink too much because when I'm drunk, I bite.

Cats always seem so very wise, when staring with their half-closed eyes. Can they be thinking, "I'll be nice, and maybe she will feed me twice?"

If I could be granted a wish, I'd shine in your eye like a jewel.

If somebody makes me laugh, I'm his slave for life.

Group conformity scares the pants off me because it's so often a prelude to cruelty towards anyone who doesn't want to -- or can't -- join the Big Parade.

If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to?

I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me.

Self-esteem is something you have to earn! The only way to achieve self-esteem is to work hard. People have an obligation to live up to their potential.

I say 'girl' because I love to annoy people. I love the word 'girl'. 'Gal' is pretty great, too. I don't just want to be called a woman. It sounds like someone with a mustache.

Cherish forever what makes you unique, 'cuz you're really a yawn if it goes.