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I thought Erica Jong's Fear of Flying was one of the biggest pieces of crap that I've ever read in my life.
I think back and marvel that my ambitions were so small.
I'm a very private person, and when I leave the stage, I leave the stage.
I had a career for 25 years in Australia before I ever came to the United States.
I like music to soothe me.
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.
Most of the people I know in show business don't need anybody pushing them at all. They're extremely aggressive.
Please don't ask me any questions about the politics of 30 years ago.
There is a wealth of twentieth century music that is being re-discovered by a generation that hasn't heard it.
Three-quarters of the world's population doesn't have enough to eat!
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.
I couldn't do anything. I'd work in a department store for a couple of weeks, but I couldn't hack it. I couldn't even type! I had no skills whatsoever outside of show business.
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've been in a serious conversation with one of my children, and a fan has come up. I've been in a public bathroom and had the hand come under the stall with a paper and pen. That sort of thing anybody can live without.
If you tell people your ambitions, they usually laugh at you. When I told my girlfriends when I was 12 that I was going to Hollywood, they all laughed. And here I am!
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.
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