Cyndi Lauper is an eminent American singer, actress, LGBT rights activists and songwriter. Her first debut solo album titled, ‘She’s So Unsual’ made it to the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ making it the first debut female album to have achieved this feat in 1983. She also bagged in the ‘Grammy Awards’ in 1985. Some of her other popular works include, ‘Merry Christmas...Have A Nice Life’, ‘Detour’, ‘Sister’s Of Avalon’, ‘Memphis Blue’ and ‘Bring Ya To The Brink’ amongst various others. We have compiled some notable quotes and sayings by the renowned singer, which have been excerpted from her writings, songs, lyrics, thoughts, interviews, tweets, public utterances and life. Go through the quotes and thoughts by Cyndi Lauper on short, ducks, hands, color, hair, know, sleep, worry, God, remember, circle, everything, die, great, starts, bridge, speak, singing, getting, older, judge, family, friends, music, experience, dance, jazz, brave, creative etc.
We lived large in a way that people who really live large don't - there's a spice, a richness, a joy that working-class people have. And even though we were kind of products of misery, we still had a vibrance.
With fame, I'm able to create more. With every success, you have more freedom to create.
My career never went like anyone else’s, so I never followed anyone.” Cyndi Lauper People Magazine July 8, 2013
Men and women are different. I don't think men grow a brain until 26 or even 30. Girls mature a lot quicker.
Before I became famous I had a very full life, and that gave me a lot to pick from. I always use everything. It always comes in handy. Working with animals... Well, I just enjoyed that. That was the most peaceful time.
I never had a rivalry with Madonna. You don't knock another sister, ever. There's room for everybody on this planet; you don't have to be like anyone else.
You can laugh when I talk, but not when I sing.
I come from a line of great Sicilian women, and their mentality is to endure and push through to the other side.
I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.
I've always wondered what it would be like if somebody from outer space landed with three heads. Then all of a sudden everybody else wouldn't look so bad, huh? Well, OK you're a little different from me but, hey, ya got one head.
I have a hard time doing anything someone else tells me to do! I've always been driven to follow my own path and not be pushed down another lane because some executive thought I could be more commercially successful or whatever.
I do have a lot of difficulty figuring out what I want to be working on, but what's the alternative? To be one of those people who has a million things they want to do, and then never does any of them? And then where will you be?
Dick Clark was a really great influence in my career; he helped me a lot with his whole organization, and they were awesome to me at all different points - but one thing that I really disagreed with him on was when he said that what I do, pop music, is a disposable art form.