A human being is only interesting if he`s in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
|—||Barbra Streisand (via retrochic)|
The girl not only has a magnificent talent, but she is beautiful, too. The point is that Barbra Streisand has an unconventional face. In another way, mine is unconventional, too. But now the unconventional is accepted. She looks like no one else and her unconventional face is all lighted up by her magnificent talent
|—||Audrey Hepburn on Barbra Streisand (1964)|
Did you ever hear Helen Morgan sing? Were you ever at the theatre when Fanny Brice clowned in her classic comedic way-or when Beatrice Lillie deliciously poked fun at all sham and pomp? Have you heard our top vocalists “belt,” “whisper” or sing with that steady and urgent beat behind them? Have you ever seen a painting by Modigliani? If you have, do not think the above has been ballooned out of proportion. I advise you to watch Barbra Streisand’s career. This young lady (a mere twenty) has a stunning future. Keep listening, keep watching. And please remember, I told you so…