Julie Andrews Quotes

A lot of my life happened in great, wonderful bursts of good fortune, and then I would race to be worthy of it.

Life Quotes, Great Quotes, Wonder Quotes, Worth Quotes

I think every young girl at some point in her early life wonders what it's like to be a princess. They like the idea of dressing up and the fun of it.

Life Quotes, Fun Quotes, Wonder Quotes

On the whole, I think women wear too much and are to fussy. You can't see the person for all the clutter.

Women Quotes


The old fairy tales are very, very violent, and these days I think we could do with a little less of it

Tooth Fairy Quotes

I don't want to be thought of as wholesome.

Thought Quotes

I thought it was all a flash in the pan. It wasn't until Broadway came along that I felt I had really made it.

Thought Quotes

I think that the best way to explain that is that my mother gave me all the color and character and flare and liveliness, and my father gave me all the sanity and nature and all the things that helped me be a more rounded human being.

Character Quotes, Nature Quotes, Sanity Quotes

I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect.

Luck Quotes, Respect Quotes, Music Quotes

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

Time Quotes, Perseverance Quotes

Because of the Thames I have always loved inland waterways - water in general, water sounds - there's music in water. Brooks babbling, fountains splashing. Weirs, waterfalls; tumbling, gushing.

Love Quotes, Music Quotes

I don't think today's younger audience... would even know what 1920s musicals were like.

Music Quotes

As a rule, my focus is on classical music, but I love jazz. I love everything, actually.

Love Quotes, Music Quotes

I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.

Work Quotes, Authority Quotes, Money Quotes

All careers go up and down like friendships, like marriages, like anything else, and you can't bat a thousand all the time.

Marriage Quotes, Time Quotes

My sense of the family history is somewhat sketchy, because my mother kept a great deal to herself.

Great Quotes, History Quotes

I was named after my two grandmothers - Julia Elizabeth.

Grandparents Quotes

I was raised never to carp about things and never to moan, because in vaudeville, which is my background, you just got on with it through all kinds of adversities.

Evil Quotes

Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.

Discipline Quotes

I adored my birth father and constantly worried that I was being disloyal to him and his schoolteacher roots if I spent too much time performing and enjoying it.

Time Quotes, Birth Quotes

Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.

Opportunity Quotes, Work Quotes

Behaving like a princess is work. It's not just about looking beautiful or wearing a crown. It's more about how you are inside.

Work Quotes

5 Top Julie Andrews quotes about Love

I play with my grandchildren. I tend to my garden, which I love. Of course, I love to read, and family is really what it's all about.

Children Quotes, Love Quotes

I have always wished I could learn to be a potter. I love collecting ceramics; it would be so fulfilling to create something lovely.

Love Quotes

I love singing, and I came to absolutely adore it in the later part of my career.

Love Quotes

If the director says you can do better, particularly in a love scene, then it is rather embarrassing.

Love Quotes

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Love Quotes, Change Quotes, Time Quotes, Heart Quotes