Roseanne Cherrie Barr is an American producer, comedian, actress, talk show host and writer. She gained recognition for her part in the popular television show ‘Roseanne’. Barr started off her journey as a stand-up comedian in club shows but soon hit it big time with the show ‘Roseanne’. Barr is particularly well-known for creating a comic persona that was a tribute to the working class American. The show ran from 1988 till 1997 and made Barr one of the most iconic characters on television and she bagged in the ‘The Golden Globe’ and ‘The Emmy Award’ for best actress. Barr is not only a highly influential comedian known for her quick wit and excellent turn of phrase, but also an excellent conversationalist, which is why she had her own talk show as well. Her talk show ‘The Roseanne Show’ ran for a couple of years and later on she went back to stand up comedy. Here is a collection of some of her greatest quotes and thoughts excerpted from her years as a stand up comic, talk show host and media personality. Go through the quotations and sayings by Roseanne Barr that will not only inspire you but also bring a smile on your face.
Growing up in a Jewish matriarchal world inside the patriarchal paradise of Salt Lake City, Utah, gave me increased perspective on gender issues, as it also did my gay brother and my lesbian sister. Our younger sister is the perfect Jewish-American wife and mother, and is fiercely proud of that fact.
Women of this planet need some essential resources: wells, seeds and roads. That is primarily all we have ever needed. Added to that, women need righteous and strong men who will help us to use our most cherished gifts: the ability to multitask and problem solve.
A guy is a lump like a doughnut. So, first you gotta get rid of all the stuff his mom did to him. And then you gotta get rid of all that macho crap that they pick up from beer commercials. And then there's my personal favorite, the male ego.
I want to say that nobody accuses their parents of abusing them without justification to do that. I didn't just make it up. A lot of things were true and abusive and horrible things that happened to me that my father did.
I actually regard Facebook as a huge bore, but I cannot refrain from participating in it. I guess I crave the feeling of hope it gives me to think that today will be different from yesterday, that I will find an interesting comment or poke or video, and on the extremely rare occasion when that happens, I am just thrilled.
I always had a dissociative disorder. But I healed from it over the course of 14 years of big-time therapy. But, you know, I mean, everybody's kind of loony now. So I was kind of a pioneer in the mental illness thing, too.
I'm tired of watching as men destroy all the world. Everything used to be beautiful when women were in charge, and now I, working as the physical manifestation of the goddess Isis and the reincarnation of Cleopatra, have decided to save the world.
Judaism is one of the last of the world's matrilineal philosophies. Matriarchies are always the cultures that patriarchy attacks and decimates, because they don't spend all their money on the military like patriarchy does. They are easy prey.