Zitat des Tages von Lorna Luft:
Children have a way of forcing you back into the present moment.
Fabio kept asking me out, but I knew we'd never get his ego through the door.
My mother's life had been destroyed by the Garland legend.
The high point of my entire junior high school career was going backstage to meet George Harrison. I was simply awestruck.
The most memorable night of The Judy Garland Show for me was the night my mother pulled me out of the audience and sang to me onstage.
It was at one of the parties at our house that The Rat Pack got started.
My mother wasn't rational those last years; if she had been, she would have been horrified by her own behavior.
A gay man has no business leading on a heterosexual woman.
The one thing I never questioned about my mother was whether she loved me.
I used drugs as a social activity; a way to have fun with friends.
Barry Manilow has gone from being the love of my life to being a friend for life.
Although I loved Liza as a little girl, it would be true to say I really didn't know her.
My mother was electric onstage, and I vividly recall the extraordinary power she had over her audiences.
A star needs all the rest she can get.
Even at al my mother's concerts, I had never seen people go crazy the way they did with the Beatles.
Sinatra was just one of Mom's friends.
There is a time of reckoning in all our lives.
I have a healthy body, free of the chemicals that once controlled it.
Dinah had all the class.
People come up to me as I leave the stage after a performance and tell me tey saw my mother onstage with me every time I sing. I keep a sense of humor about it.
I had grown up accustomed to living a life of high drama.
To me, being grown-up meant smoking cigarettes, drinking cocktails, and dressing up in high heels and glamourous outfits.
When my mother signed at MGM, that was the only kind of contract you could sign. There was no such thing as an independent agent.
I was born in a blender.
Studio 54 made Halloween in Hollywood look like a PTA meeting.
I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, being charmed from either side. It was pure Hollywood magic.
One trait of addictive families is that we never recognize our own addictions.
People are always asking me what it's like to be Judy Garland's daughter. It's hard to be a legend's child.
I have spent much of my adult life flinching with pain as I tried to pull out the threads that bound the shadows of my past to me.
My mother should have been Jewish. She could have taught a class on how to induce guilt.
My sister Liza and I have never felt that we were in competition.
The sicker mother got, the stranger the people surrounding her became. I called them The Garland Freaks.
When you're Judy Garland and you want something, you just pick up the phone and call somebody. Anybody.
If you really want to kill yourself, you get a gun and blow your head off.
When I got a call from Los Angeles to do the Tonight Show, I considered it more of an inconvenience than an opportunity.
My mother's suicide attempts were a way to release anxiety and get attention. Some of the attempts were drug reactions she didn't even remember later on.