Cher Quotes


You've probably noticed already that I'm dressed like a grown-up... I apologize to the Academy and I promise that I will never do it again.

Women are the architects of society

You know honey husbands come and go but I'm still Cher at the end of the day.

Anyone who's a great kisser I'm always interested in.

I only answer to two people myself and God.

I remember a great America where we made everything. There was a time when the only thing you got from Japan was a really bad cheap transistor radio that some aunt gave you for Christmas.

The first concert I attended was an Elvis concert when I was eleven. Even at that age he made me realize the tremendous effect a performer could have on an audience.

My mother was the most creative fantastic person and would come up with great things for us to do. She'd buy art supplies and all of us would sit around painting. I was lucky.

I've been screaming at the top of my lungs at my family 'Work out! Work out! Old age is coming!'

It's not always a happy ending when sometimes you say things that you think and it goes against the grain of the larger group. It doesn't always turn out.

Do you believe in life after love?

I'm not gonna become Ann Bancroft or Meryl Streep and have all the burden that being a "serious actress" entails.

I don't know what else I would be if I wasn't me. I am not looking from the outside looking back. I am who I am.

Living your life the way you want to live it is the most important thing so if you have to pay small prices along the way it's not important.

If you can't go straight ahead you go around the corner.

Life is about enjoying yourself and having a good time.

I'm still friends with all my exes apart from my husbands.

The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing - and then marry him.

Would you look at that body language? Legs crossed towards each other. That is an unequivocal sex invite.

Fitness - if it came in a bottle everybody would have a great body.

Some guy said to me: Don't you think you're too old to sing rock n' roll? I said: You'd better check with Mick Jagger.

I'm just the worst little Buddhist in town.

I wouldn't give myself any advice because advice is kinda bullshit. Take a deep breath and don't take any of it too seriously.

Don't buy into the idea that women aren't strong enough to do anything they want on their own.

For someone who likes tattoos the most precious thing is bare skin.

In this business (showbiz) it takes time to be really good and by that time you're obsolete.

In this business it takes time to be really good - and by that time you're obsolete.

Come hell or water high you'll never see me cry this is our last good bye.

I don't like Bush. I don't trust him. I don't like his record. He's stupid. He's lazy.

Going hungry never bothered me - it was having no clothes.

OMG! Is this true? [Marcus Bachmann] has a Christian clinic where he de-programs gay boys & girls! I'm gonna strangle him with my Boa!

I kill myself for my body.

The road is a nasty place and lonely.

I was a shy ugly kid who led a big fantasy life. I thought I was an angel sent from heaven to cure polio. When Dr. Salk did that I was really pissed off.

I'm from a Gypsy background!

I'm insecure about everything because... I'm never going to look in the mirror and see this blond blue-eyed girl. That is my idea of what I'd like to look like.

I know it sounds weird but how bad how hard can dying be?

You don't have to be smart to act - look at the outgoing president of the United States.

Men should be like Kleenex soft strong and disposable

I keep coming back because I have no place else to go. What else would I do? I love to sing.

If a man's a good kisser he's a great f-.

I went through absolute stress and mayhem. I couldn't go out because people were constantly on my back all the time.

Until you're ready to look foolish you'll never have the possibility of being great.

I'm learning English at the moment. I can say 'Big Ben' 'Hello Rodney' 'Tower Bridge' and 'Loo'.

I wish that I did the things that I really believe in because when I do my life goes much smoother.

Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill. It never fails. Exercise is nothing short of a miracle.

I have no belief in the system. So Sonny is perfectly at home (in Washington D.C.). Politicians are one step down below used-car salesmen.

If you're waiting for someone to believe in you you'll be waiting forever. You must believe in yourself.

I have a belief: What belongs to you comes to you.

When you stop trying to find the right man and start becoming the right woman the right man will find his way to you.

The only grounds for divorce in California are marriage.

If grass can grow through cement love can find you at every time in your life.

The only thing in the world you can change is yourself and that makes all the difference in the world.

I won't be able to do what I'm doing forever. There aren't that many scripts floating around for fifty-year-old chicks.

I have a problem with religion that makes it so like 'We are the ones. We are the chosen ones.'

Christian said he'd call the next day but in boy time that meant Thursday.

I can't do coffee but I can do Dr. Pepper.

If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.

I wear my clothes my clothes don't wear me.

I haven't a clue why I've lasted so long. There's no reason. There are many people more talented than me. I think it's luck.

You make good coffee . . . You're a slob but you make good coffee.

Donald Trump can't come up with a hairstyle that looks human how can he come up with a plan to defeat ISIS.

It's not necessary in order to be a complete person that I have a man. It's not the end-all be-all of my life.

I've never compromised who I am not ever. If I've gotten anywhere in my life it's been on my own merits.

Where's my white collarless shirt from Fred Segal? It's my most capable-looking outfit!

Some years I'm the coolest thing that ever happened and then the next year everyone's so over me and I'm just so past my sell date.

I'm the female equivalent of a counterfeit $20 bill. Half of what you see is a pretty good reproduction the rest is a fraud.

Everyone's got to have a dream... It's not reaching your dream that counts. It's going toward them.

Credibility is to be good. You must be good. That's all I ever wanted - to be good at what I did.

Hate crimes are the scariest thing in the world because these people really believe what they're doing is right.

A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that still doesn't mean she can't have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones.

It's a dirty job being ridiculous but I'll do it

If it doesn't matter in five years it doesn't matter.

I just wanted my daughter to grow up get married have children and get divorced like everyone else.

You can't just sit around and watch life pass you by. You have to keep dreaming. Sonny taught me that and I intend to do him proud.

I am never offended when I see the drag-queens dressed up like me.

Younger men are more supportive and a lot less demanding and they also have more time for their relationships.

Honesty makes me feel powerful in a difficult world.

The truth is that in my job becoming old and becoming extinct are one and the same thing.

I can trust my friends These people force me to examine myself encourage me to grow.

If you are going to wait for someone to encourage you to do something you just better give up.

Elvis was the first person in music that I really identified with.

I've been famous my entire life; I don't know any other way.

I really don't think of myself as a singer. I think of myself as an entertainer and the best place I do it is onstage.

Until mankind is peaceful enough not to have violence on the news there's no point in taking it out of shows that need it for entertainment value.

I don't need a man. But I'm happier with one. I like to have someone I can touch and squeeze and kiss. But I don't fold up and die if I don't have a man around.

Unless you're willing to look a little foolish forget the possibility of becoming great.

Sometimes I feel like an old hooker.

I think that the longer I look good the better gay men feel.

I am the girl who everyone said was never going anywhere. I guess I shocked a few people.

You see how picky I am about my shoes and they only go on my feet.

I know I'm not supposed to have any opinions about politics because I'm famous.

I'm scared to death of being poor. It's like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside. I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside. It's my pet paranoia.

Husbands are like fires - they go out when they're left unattended.

To me marriage is for five or ten years.

I love ghosts; I prefer ghosts to some people.

I felt impotent and out of control which I really really hate. I had to find sanctuary in a place where I could gather my thoughts and regain my strength.

There are lots of things that I'd like to be and nice just doesn't seem good enough.

I'm going to have wrinkles really soon

I am a part of history whether people want to take it seriously or not.

There is only one value to having the look you have when you are young and no value to the look you have when you are older.

Singing is like going to a party at someone else's house. Acting is like having the party at your house.

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true. It's just learning not to take the first no. And if you can't go straight ahead you go around the corner.

Women have to harness their power - it's absolutely true. It's just learning not to take the first no. And if you can't go straight ahead you go around the corner.

Searching for a boy in high school is as useless as searching for meaning in a Pauly Shore movie.

Don't take your toys inside just because it's raining.

I can't listen to my own voice I don't like it. You see all your mistakes when you hear your voice. You see all your imperfections.

All of us invent ourselves. Some of us just have more imagination than others.

It's my body and if I want to do it like Michael Jackson I will. My nose bothered me for a long time. Now it's smaller and I'm happy. If I wanna put my tits on my back they're mine!

Meryl Streep is an acting machine in the same sense that a shark is a killing machine.

Women unlike most men are able to accept mystery accept whatever comes to them - even if it's not logical.

In the recession people are going to be looking even more at what movie stars are wearing as it provides a fantasy outlet.

Sometimes you have to show a little skin. This reminds boys of being naked and then they think of sex.

Men aren't necessities. They're luxuries.

Men are a luxury not a necessity.

People are negative no matter what you do.

I've had so many rebirths I should come with my own midwife by now.

If you're black in this country if you're a woman in this country if you are any minority in this country at all what could possibly possess you to vote Republican?

A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that doesn't mean she can't have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones

If I want to put my tits on my back it's nobody's business but my own

It was always 'Cher' I never thought of myself as anything but 'Cher'.

I'm not old-fashioned.

One thing about prejudices -- once you break one of them you're screwed because then they all have got to go.

I've been up and down so many times that I feel as if I'm in a revolving door.

I've always taken risks and never worried what the world might really think of me.

I'm not a role model nor have I ever tried to be a role model. The only thing about me as a role model is I've managed to stay here and be working and survive. For 40 years.

Words are like weapons; they wound sometimes.