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  1. I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.
  2. I was very strongly influenced by women’s magazines and I really believed tha a woman could not be married and raise a family and have a successful career all at the same time.
  3. To this day I get mail from women who say, I went to law school because of your song. But I would hate to think out of the wide spectrum of things I have done in my career, that’s all I would be remembered for.
  4. I had a career for 25 years in Australia before I ever came to the United States.
  5. Yoga is wonderful. It clears up most health problems. It also gives you an overview.
  6. I don’t think any one person is the cause of all of someone else’s problems.
  7. Three-quarters of the world’s population doesn’t have enough to eat!
  8. It took me a year to really learn the American lingo. I really feel for people who are coming here and don’t speak English at all. It must be hell.
  9. If you had told me when I was 18 that I wouldn’t have made it until I was 29, I would have said, Forget it.
  10. I think that two people who decide to live together in a marriage situation, they have an obligation to make the marriage work for them.
  11. My audience are the same people who bought my albums years ago. These people are now married, with their own homes, their own families. If I’m in concert, I get people now who bring their kids.
  12. Depression, as far as I’m concerned, is just a waste of time.
  13. Stop living a day at a time and stop worrying about age.
  14. It took so long to make it in America. The year I arrived was a bad year for women singers, the record company told me. So I starved. I lived in a hotel so dreadful I can’t even talk about it.
  15. Please don’t ask me any questions about the politics of 30 years ago.
  16. I thought Erica Jong’s Fear of Flying was one of the biggest pieces of crap that I’ve ever read in my life.
  17. I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label.
  18. I am woman, hear me roar.
  19. I think back and marvel that my ambitions were so small.
  20. A lot of women are turned off by the physical appearance of some of the first feminists.

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