"It's very hard for a woman in comedy. It's hard for women to be bold and not care what anyone, particularly men, think. Maybe that is why so many women comics are lesbians."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Margaret Cho on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Margaret Cho on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Margaret Cho on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Margaret Cho on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Margaret Cho on John Lennon
"I didn't appreciate the young woman that I was, or my young beauty, because I was so obsessed with the fact that I felt fat. It's never good to add to anybody else's suffering. It's an important topic to really get the gravity and the importance of - dealing with dignity."
"Thankfully, beauty is easier to remove than apply, and a swipe of demaquillage in the right direction and you are you once again."
"Just because you are blind and unable to see my beauty doesn't mean it does not exist."
"People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in."
"Interventions are really emotionally exhausting and I would never ever want to have one. In the same way, I would never want to have a surprise birthday party. That would be horrible."