judy garland quotes
 
Judy Garland quotes talk about a lady who faced many challenges in her life despite fame and fortune due to her acting career. Her life was short as she died at the age of 47 even though she spent 45 of those years before the limelight. She was an American singer, actress, and dancer who shared many of her memories in quotes, see them below.
 
You can read about other famous persons like Adam Sandler who also became famous through acting.
 

Judy Garland Quotes

 
“When you get to know a lot of people, you make a great discovery. You find that no one group has a monopoly on looks, brains, goodness or anything else. It takes all the people – black and white, Catholic, Jewish and Protestant, recent immigrants and Mayflower descendants – to make up America.”
Judy Garland
 
“I believe that the real expression of your religious beliefs is shown in the daily pattern of your life, in what you contribute to your surroundings and what you take away without infringing on the rights of other people.”
Judy Garland
 
“I was always lonesome. The only time I felt accepted or wanted was when I was on stage performing. I guess the stage was my only friend: the only place where I could feel comfortable. It was the only place where I felt equal and safe.”
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
 
“I think that I have every right to write a book. I think I’m interesting. I have perspective about me.”
Judy Garland
 
“I try to bring the audience’s own drama – tears and laughter they know about – to them.”
Judy Garland
 
“My father’s death was the most terrible thing that happened to me in my life.”
Judy Garland
 
“There have been a lot of stories written about me, some of them fantastically distorted.”
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
 
“My mother had a marvelous talent for mishandling money – mine.”
Judy Garland
 

Judy Garland Quotes About Love

 
“A really great reception makes me feel like I have a great big warm heating pad all over me. People en masse have always been wonderful to me. 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 can live without money, but I cannot live without love.”
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
 
“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
 
“The greatest treasures are those invisible to the eye but found by the heart.”
Judy Garland
 
“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’ve been in love with audiences all my life, and I’ve tried to please. I hope I did.”
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
 
“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
 
“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
 

Judy Garland Famous Quotes

 
“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.”
Judy Garland
 
“Behind every cloud is another cloud.”
Judy Garland
 
“If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?”
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
 
“If you have to be in a soap opera try not to get the worst role.”
Judy Garland
 
“Hollywood is a strange place if you’re in trouble. Everybody thinks it’s contagious.”
Judy Garland
 
“I’ve never looked through a keyhole without finding someone was looking back.”
Judy Garland
 
“From the time I was thirteen, there was a constant struggle between MGM and me – whether or not to eat, how much to eat, what to eat. I remember this more vividly than anything else about my childhood.”
Judy Garland
 
“It’s lonely and cold on the top… lonely and cold.”
Judy Garland
 
“I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot.”
Judy Garland
 
See more fascinating quotes about celebrities by checking out Tom Hanks who is also an actor who has taken on the role of producer as well.
 
Judy Garland quotes reveal how tender the life of a celebrity can become as she talked about how lonely it can get at the top. Despite her passing, her thoughts live on through the many things she said.