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.
I worked with my parents on the stage in production numbers since I was 4, but I never really gave much thought to being a performer on my own until I was 12 or 13.
I always believed that I could make it or I would never have spent so many years trying to get here.
You're not going to find a man whose socks don't get dirty or who doesn't snore.
I like music to soothe me.
Believe it or not, most people think of me as a recording artist, but actually the way I think of myself and the way I earn my living is as a performing artist.
Three-quarters of the world's population doesn't have enough to eat!
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.
I was looking for a husband, but meanwhile to survive, I had to work.
Yoga is wonderful. It clears up most health problems. It also gives you an overview.
There is a wealth of twentieth century music that is being re-discovered by a generation that hasn't heard it.
I don't think any one person is the cause of all of someone else's problems.
My audience is the baby-boomers, the bulk of the population. This is also a group that is being ignored by most record companies because they're not the Top 40 hit singles market. They forget these people still listen to music.
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.
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.
I think back and marvel that my ambitions were so small.
In the '50s, a lot of girls never saw beyond the wedding day.
I had a career for 25 years in Australia before I ever came to the United States.
Most of the people I know in show business don't need anybody pushing them at all. They're extremely aggressive.
If I have to, I can do anything. I am strong, I am invincible, I am Woman.
Please don't ask me any questions about the politics of 30 years ago.
I did my own music videos, my own TV commercials.
Stop living a day at a time and stop worrying about age.