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American comedian, Birth: 26-1-1958 Ellen DeGeneres Quotes
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Romance often begins by a splashing waterfall and ends over a leaky sink.
Ellen DeGeneres

'Romance often starts with a roaring cascade and concludes amidst a dripping faucet.'
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I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
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I inquire of people the reason they have deer heads adorning their walls. They usually provide the explanation that it is a magnificent creature. Thus, in turn, I can say that I find my mother attractive but possess pictures of her.
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My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.
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My grandmother began trekking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we haven't the faintest clue of her whereabouts.
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Find out who you are and be that person. That's what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come.
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I really don't think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon.
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It's our challenges and obstacles that give us layers of depth and make us interesting.
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Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It's about knowing and accepting who you are.
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Way, way back in the day, like in the 1990s, if you wanted to tell everyone you ate waffles for breakfast, you couldn’t just go on the Internet and tweet it out. There was only one way to do it. You had to go outside and scream at the top of your lungs, 'I ate waffles for breakfast!' That’s why so many people ended up in institutions. They seemed crazy, but when you think about it, they were just ahead of their time.
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Quote Topics by Ellen DeGeneres: Funny People Thinking Humor Animal Believe Inspirational Gay Mean Hurt Trying Feelings Giving Want Hilarious Talking Men Eye Nice Procrastination Success Kindness Way Worry Laughing Life Children Party Real Challenges
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Never follow anyone else's path, unless you're in the woods and you're lost.
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Do things that make you happy within the confines of the legal system.
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Asking who's the 'man' and who's the 'woman' in a same-sex relationship is like asking which chopstick is the fork.
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When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
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If someone ever says you’re weird, say thank you.
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So many people prefer to live in drama because it's comfortable. It's like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship - it's actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect.
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Sometimes when I am driving I get so angry at inconsiderate drivers that I want to scream at them. But then I remember how insignificant that is, and I thank God that I have a car and my health and gas. That was phrased wrong-normally you wouldn't say, thank God I have gas.
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I gotta work out. I keep saying it all the time. I keep saying I gotta start working out. Its been about two months since I've worked out. And I just don't have the time. Which uh..is odd. Because I have the time to go out to dinner. And uh..and watch TV. And get a bone density test. And uh.. try to figure out what my phone number spells in words.
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If we're destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there's got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.
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The most important thing in your life is to live your life with integrity and to not give in to peer pressure to try to be something that you're not.
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Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.
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Golden eagles have an interesting way of mating, where they connect in the air while flying at eighty miles an hour and then they start dropping and they don't stop dropping until the act is completed. So it's not uncommon that they both fall all the way to the ground, hit the ground and both of them die. That's how committed they are to this. I thought to myself, 'Boy, don't we feel like wimps for stopping to answer the phone.' I don't know about you, but if I'm one of these two birds, you're getting close to the ground... I would serioulsy consider fakin' it.
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People always ask me, 'Were you funny as a child?' Well, no, I was an accountant.
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Our flaws are what makes us human. If we can accept them as part of who we are, they really don't even have to be an issue.
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Laugh. Laugh as much as you can. Laugh until you cry. Cry until you laugh. Keep doing it even if people are passing you on the street saying, "I can't tell if that person is laughing or crying, but either way they seem crazy, let's walk faster." Emote. It's okay. It shows you are thinking and feeling.
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I was doing stand-up at a restaurant and there was a chalkboard on the street out front. It said, Soup of the Day: Cream of Asparagus. Ellen DeGeneres.
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Now,I'm no scientist,but I know what endorphins are. They're tiny little magical elves that swim through your blood stream and tell funny jokes to each other. When they reach your brain,you hear what they're saying and that boosts your health and happiness. "Knock Knock... Who's There?.. Little endorphin... Little endorphin who?... Little Endorphin Annie." And then the endorphins laugh and then you laugh. See? Its Science.
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Honestly, we'd probably be great parents. But it's a human being, and unless you think you have excellent skills and have a drive or yearning in you to do that, the amount of work that that is and responsibility - I wouldn't want to screw them up! We love our animals.
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I'm a godmother, that's a great thing to be, a godmother. She calls me god for short, that's cute, I taught her that.
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There's lotion for your face, for your hands, for your feet, for your body. Why? What would happen if you put hand lotion on your feet? Would your feet get confused and start clapping? Each kind has something special in it - aloe, shea butter, coconut, cocoa butter, vanilla, lemon extract. That's not lotion. That's one ingredient short of a Bundt cake.
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The world is full of a lot of fear and a lot of negativity, and a lot of judgment. I just think people need to start shifting into joy and happiness. As corny as it sounds, we need to make a shift.
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Accept who you are. Unless you're a serial killer.
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Being a teenager and figuring out who you are is hard enough without someone attacking you.
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Take a nap in a fireplace and you'll sleep like a log.
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When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important. It's hard to understand failure when you're going through it, but in the grand scheme of things it's good to fall down - not because you're drunk and not near stairs.
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My point is, life is about balance. The good and the bad. The highs and the lows. The pina and the colada.
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I was raised around heterosexuals, as all heterosexuals are. That's where us gay people come from - you heterosexuals.
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The world is filled with negativity. I want people to watch me and think, “I feel good, and I’m going to make somebody else feel good today.
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Do we have to know who's gay and who's straight? Can't we just love everybody and judge them by the car they drive?
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The problem with labels is that they lead to stereotypes and stereotypes lead to generalizations and generalizations lead to assumptions and assumptions lead back to stereotypes. It’s a vicious cycle, and after you go around and around a bunch of times you end up believing that all vegans only eat cabbage and all gay people love musicals.
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The definition of success changes. Success is to live your life with integrity and not give in to peer pressure to be something you're not. Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else's path; unless you're in the woods and you're lost and you see a path, then by all means, you should follow that.
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Normally, I try not to pay attention to my haters, but this time I'd like to talk about it, because my haters are my motivators.
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Penguins mate for life. Which doesn't really surprise me, because they all look exactly alike. It's not like they're gonna meet a better-looking penguin someday.
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Find out who you are and figure out what you believe in. Even if it's different from what your neighbors believe in and different from what your parents believe in. Stay true to yourself. Have your own opinion. Don't worry about what people say about you or think about you. Let the naysayers nay. They will eventually grow tired of naying.
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It's failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.
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True beauty is not related to what color your hair is or what color your eyes are. True beauty is about who you are as a human being, your principles, your moral compass.
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All the commercials on TV today are for antidepressants, for Prozac or Paxil. And they get you right away. "Are you sad? Do you get stressed, do you have anxiety?" "Yes, I have all those things! I'm alive!"
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We're told to go on living our lives as usual, because to do otherwise is to let the terrorists win, and really, what would upset the Taliban more than a gay woman wearing a suit in front of a room full of Jews?
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What's New Orleans without music? And what's music without dancing?
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Human beings only use ten percent of their brains. Ten percent! Can you imagine how much we could accomplish if we used the other sixty percent?
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This is my real secret to being a joyful person: I make my life easy. I spend more time being grateful for what I have instead of focusing on what isn't working. I no longer believe that people have to do things my way and that I have to be perfect.
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I feel like I have a hangover, without all the happy memories and mystery bruises.
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