"When I was doing ensemble theater and comedy work, I felt I had some talents. But when I started doing my shows in Berkeley and found that I could be funny on my own, I was shocked."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Whoopi Goldberg on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Whoopi Goldberg on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Whoopi Goldberg on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Whoopi Goldberg on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Whoopi Goldberg on Elbert Hubbard
"Sitting at the table during Color Purple and looking up and suddenly realizing I was acting in front of Steven Spielberg, was pretty cool. It was pretty good."
"We're born with success. It is only others who point out our failures, and what they attribute to us as failure."
"You know, be an actor because you love to act. Don't be an actor because you think you're going to get famous, because that's luck."
"When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they'll remember and be kind to someone else. And it'll become like a wildfire."
"I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be."