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60 Great Quotes By Cyndi Lauper That Will Make You Dance On Air

Famous As: Singer-Songwriter who Ruled the Billboard Hot 100 with Tracks Like ‘She Bop’ and ‘True Colors’
Born On: June 22, 1953
Born In: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Age: 69 Years
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.
If you're lost you can look and you will find me. Time after time. If you fall I will catch you, I'll be waiting. Time after time

If you're lost you can look and you will find me. Time after time. If you fall I will catch you, I'll be waiting. Time after time

Cyndi Lauper
God has more important things to worry about than who I sleep with.

God has more important things to worry about than who I sleep with.

Cyndi Lauper
In the darkest place, shed the brightest light.

In the darkest place, shed the brightest light.

Cyndi Lauper
I used to say I was Saint Cyndi of a Feces, because wherever shit fell, there I was.

I used to say I was Saint Cyndi of a Feces, because wherever shit fell, there I was.

Cyndi Lauper
Not for nothing, but if you do that again, I'm gonna have to punch ya fuckin' heart out!

Not for nothing, but if you do that again, I'm gonna have to punch ya fuckin' heart out!

Cyndi Lauper
I still am a little late, though. I'm trying. There's a lot of shit to do to pull this old ass together.

I still am a little late, though. I'm trying. There's a lot of shit to do to pull this old ass together.

Cyndi Lauper
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.

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.

Cyndi Lauper
With fame, I'm able to create more. With every success, you have more freedom to create.

With fame, I'm able to create more. With every success, you have more freedom to create.

Cyndi Lauper
My career never went like anyone else’s, so I never followed anyone.” Cyndi Lauper People Magazine July 8, 2013

My career never went like anyone else’s, so I never followed anyone.” Cyndi Lauper People Magazine July 8, 2013

Cyndi Lauper
I always sang. I wanted to be in a band with my sister, and I was, at 11. At 12, I started writing seriously, and that was my pacifier all through high school - that and painting.

I always sang. I wanted to be in a band with my sister, and I was, at 11. At 12, I started writing seriously, and that was my pacifier all through high school - that and painting.

Cyndi Lauper
I have a wig for when I go outside among the regular folks, so they don't feel uncomfortable because I have a Day-Glo color somewhere in my hair.

I have a wig for when I go outside among the regular folks, so they don't feel uncomfortable because I have a Day-Glo color somewhere in my hair.

Cyndi Lauper
I wouldn't record any song that I didn't like.

I wouldn't record any song that I didn't like.

Cyndi Lauper
When I sing I have a lot of visions. Like what's happening now in my life.

When I sing I have a lot of visions. Like what's happening now in my life.

Cyndi Lauper
I wanted to make the album I always needed to make. I had to say the things I never could.

I wanted to make the album I always needed to make. I had to say the things I never could.

Cyndi Lauper
There have been great things that happened to me.

There have been great things that happened to me.

Cyndi Lauper
I'm in the business where you get the business all the time.

I'm in the business where you get the business all the time.

Cyndi Lauper
I've got a Grammy and Emmy, I'd like to have a Tony.

I've got a Grammy and Emmy, I'd like to have a Tony.

Cyndi Lauper
Sharon Osbourne is such a blast and she's so, so bright.

Sharon Osbourne is such a blast and she's so, so bright.

Cyndi Lauper
Fame doesn't redeem you. It takes a long time to get there, and when you're finally there, you realise you still have authority figures telling you what to do.

Fame doesn't redeem you. It takes a long time to get there, and when you're finally there, you realise you still have authority figures telling you what to do.

Cyndi Lauper
Men and women are different. I don't think men grow a brain until 26 or even 30. Girls mature a lot quicker.

Men and women are different. I don't think men grow a brain until 26 or even 30. Girls mature a lot quicker.

Cyndi Lauper
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.

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.

Cyndi Lauper
My mother said I was a little odd as a kid. I was alone a lot, but I didn't feel alone.

My mother said I was a little odd as a kid. I was alone a lot, but I didn't feel alone.

Cyndi Lauper
When I got hoarse, the manager would say, 'Drink this. Joplin used to drink this,' and I used to say, 'Joplin? Joplin's dead.

When I got hoarse, the manager would say, 'Drink this. Joplin used to drink this,' and I used to say, 'Joplin? Joplin's dead.

Cyndi Lauper
Just like I am obsessed with the history of fashion, I love reading about the history of makeup.

Just like I am obsessed with the history of fashion, I love reading about the history of makeup.

Cyndi Lauper
If you saw me without makeup, you wouldn't recognize me.

If you saw me without makeup, you wouldn't recognize me.

Cyndi Lauper
I lucked out when I started to sing. I'd already experienced failing at everything else.

I lucked out when I started to sing. I'd already experienced failing at everything else.

Cyndi Lauper
Sometimes my mind boggles. It's so deep my mind actually boggles.

Sometimes my mind boggles. It's so deep my mind actually boggles.

Cyndi Lauper
What, do you think that feminism means you hate men?

What, do you think that feminism means you hate men?

Cyndi Lauper
I don't have good business sense. You never get much money for the arts. But I like independence. I like to grow.

I don't have good business sense. You never get much money for the arts. But I like independence. I like to grow.

Cyndi Lauper
The more you practice and study, the better you are... so I still practice and study all the time.

The more you practice and study, the better you are... so I still practice and study all the time.

Cyndi Lauper
Somebody did complain to me and tell me that my clothes were so loud they couldn't hear me sing.

Somebody did complain to me and tell me that my clothes were so loud they couldn't hear me sing.

Cyndi Lauper
I've always felt, even as a songwriter, that the rhythm of speech is in itself a language for me.

I've always felt, even as a songwriter, that the rhythm of speech is in itself a language for me.

Cyndi Lauper
The '80s was a really creative and brave period. Remember, it was a period of ultraconservatism, and so you needed brave people to push ahead like that.

The '80s was a really creative and brave period. Remember, it was a period of ultraconservatism, and so you needed brave people to push ahead like that.

Cyndi Lauper
When I sing I don't feel like it's me. I feel I am fabulous, like I'm 10 feet tall. I am the greatest. I am the strongest. I am Samson. I'm whoever I want to be.

When I sing I don't feel like it's me. I feel I am fabulous, like I'm 10 feet tall. I am the greatest. I am the strongest. I am Samson. I'm whoever I want to be.

Cyndi Lauper
My music is about a joyful experience. I've learned that if you can affect other people, you should.

My music is about a joyful experience. I've learned that if you can affect other people, you should.

Cyndi Lauper
I learned jazz; that comes from blues. I learned rock; that comes from blues. I learned pop; that comes from blues. Even dance, that comes from blues, with the answer-and-response.

I learned jazz; that comes from blues. I learned rock; that comes from blues. I learned pop; that comes from blues. Even dance, that comes from blues, with the answer-and-response.

Cyndi Lauper
It's that anonymous person who meanders through the streets and feels what's happening there, feels the pulse of the people, who's able to create.

It's that anonymous person who meanders through the streets and feels what's happening there, feels the pulse of the people, who's able to create.

Cyndi Lauper
I can't judge the way other people behave. I can only look at myself.

I can't judge the way other people behave. I can only look at myself.

Cyndi Lauper
If you can't go one way, there's many ways to get where you're going. So you just take a step back and see beyond the wall.

If you can't go one way, there's many ways to get where you're going. So you just take a step back and see beyond the wall.

Cyndi Lauper
Where I come from, if you see your family and friends' civil rights being taken away, you speak up and do everything you can to keep that from happening!

Where I come from, if you see your family and friends' civil rights being taken away, you speak up and do everything you can to keep that from happening!

Cyndi Lauper
You know, I do speak the Queens English. It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean.

You know, I do speak the Queens English. It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean.

Cyndi Lauper
There's ageism in everything. I don't give a hoot. It isn't what other people think; it's what you think. But it's hard to come to terms with getting older. I admire people like Vivienne Westwood.

There's ageism in everything. I don't give a hoot. It isn't what other people think; it's what you think. But it's hard to come to terms with getting older. I admire people like Vivienne Westwood.

Cyndi Lauper
Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across. If you get too serious, you could die of starch.

Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across. If you get too serious, you could die of starch.

Cyndi Lauper
Everything does go in a circle.

Everything does go in a circle.

Cyndi Lauper
People can save the world by the way they think and by the way they behave and what they hold to be important.

People can save the world by the way they think and by the way they behave and what they hold to be important.

Cyndi Lauper
You know, I've been playing with my hair color ever since I was nine.

You know, I've been playing with my hair color ever since I was nine.

Cyndi Lauper
You always have to remember - no matter what you're told - that God loves all the flowers, even the wild ones that grow on the side of the highway.

You always have to remember - no matter what you're told - that God loves all the flowers, even the wild ones that grow on the side of the highway.

Cyndi Lauper
When I perform on stage, I often pretend to be someone other than myself to bring a certain emotion or intent to a song.

When I perform on stage, I often pretend to be someone other than myself to bring a certain emotion or intent to a song.

Cyndi Lauper
My torso is short, but my arms are really long and gangly and my legs and my neck, and my feet and hands are really long, and I look like a duck.

My torso is short, but my arms are really long and gangly and my legs and my neck, and my feet and hands are really long, and I look like a duck.

Cyndi Lauper
I absolutely refuse to reveal my age. What am I - a car?

I absolutely refuse to reveal my age. What am I - a car?

Cyndi Lauper
I'm not gonna worry about what people think about me. I'm too busy. I don't give a hoot.

I'm not gonna worry about what people think about me. I'm too busy. I don't give a hoot.

Cyndi Lauper
Understand where it is you want to go. Then picture yourself there. If you can picture yourself there, then you can be there. Bottom line.

Understand where it is you want to go. Then picture yourself there. If you can picture yourself there, then you can be there. Bottom line.

Cyndi Lauper
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.

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.

Cyndi Lauper
You can laugh when I talk, but not when I sing.

You can laugh when I talk, but not when I sing.

Cyndi Lauper
I come from a line of great Sicilian women, and their mentality is to endure and push through to the other side.

I come from a line of great Sicilian women, and their mentality is to endure and push through to the other side.

Cyndi Lauper

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.

Cyndi Lauper

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.

Cyndi Lauper

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.

Cyndi Lauper

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?

Cyndi Lauper

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.

Cyndi Lauper