"The worst part of success is to try finding someone who is happy for you."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Bette Midler on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Bette Midler on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Bette Midler on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Bette Midler on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Bette Midler on Winston Churchill
"After thirty, a body has a mind of its own."
"I hope to keep entertaining in some way until I can't physically entertain any longer. It's what I was born to do, and I love this profession."
"Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it's like a jackhammer."