15 Judy Garland Quotes on Fame, Loneliness, and Getting Over the Rainbow

Happy birthday to Wizard of Oz songstress Judy Garland. The actress drew crowds with her remarkable talent and moving voice that made her a star. She graced the stage and screen for over 40 years, but her life was marked by tragedy due to the pressures of child fame, resulting in drug addiction (perpetuated by the studios that fed her pills to keep her on top of her game, according to Judy herself), insecurity, depression, and a battle with alcohol. Despite her hardships, Judy remains a beloved icon with a fascinating story full of vulnerability, grit, determination, and truthfulness. We look back at some of Garland’s most personal quotes in honor of the actress and singer.