Growth Quotes By Barbra Streisand


I remember when I   was 5 living on Pulaski Street in Brooklyn, the hallway of our building had a   brass banister and a great sound, a great echo system. I used to sing in the   hallway.

I love road trips!   My husband and I love that. We bought a truck with a bench seat so we could   put the dog in the middle.

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.

In the music   business, we all do different things, but we sit there and admire other   people who can write a song differently or sing differently. It's not so   competitive.

We have a   president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and   intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of   voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other   minorities.

Doubt can motivate   you, so don't be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the   scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.

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.

What does it mean   when people applaud? Should I give 'em money? Say thank you? Lift my dress?   The lack of applause - that I can respond to.

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.

I also have   intense relationships with furniture... probably because we practically had   none when I was growing up.