Words matter. These are the best Helen Reddy Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
In the ’50s, a lot of girls never saw beyond the wedding day.
I was looking for a husband, but meanwhile to survive, I had to work.
I don’t think any one person is the cause of all of someone else’s problems.
There is a wealth of twentieth century music that is being re-discovered by a generation that hasn’t heard it.
Depression, as far as I’m concerned, is just a waste of time.
I am woman, hear me roar.
A lot of women are turned off by the physical appearance of some of the first feminists.
Hindsight is wonderful. It’s always very easy to second guess after the fact.
You’re not going to find a man whose socks don’t get dirty or who doesn’t snore.
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’m a very private person, and when I leave the stage, I leave the stage.
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.
There is no magic person out there, no perfect human being out there waiting for you.
Yoga is wonderful. It clears up most health problems. It also gives you an overview.
I like music to soothe me.
I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.
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 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.
It took so long to make it in America. The year I arrived was a bad year for women singers, the record company told me. So I starved. I lived in a hotel so dreadful I can’t even talk about it.
Three-quarters of the world’s population doesn’t have enough to eat!
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.
Stop living a day at a time and stop worrying about age.
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.
It took me a year to really learn the American lingo. I really feel for people who are coming here and don’t speak English at all. It must be hell.
I don’t know if it’s a sign of all the chaos that is happening out there or not, but I’ve lately craved the structure and order of classical music, the balance and symmetry.
I always believed that I could make it or I would never have spent so many years trying to get here.
Most of the people I know in show business don’t need anybody pushing them at all. They’re extremely aggressive.
Women today have more of an overview of their lives and how marriage is or is not a part of it.
I was very strongly influenced by women’s magazines and I really believed tha a woman could not be married and raise a family and have a successful career all at the same time.
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.