The best Quotes by Bette Davis

The best Quotes by Bette Davis

Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress with a career spanning more than 50 years and 100 acting credits.

Old age is no place for sissies!
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The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead.
I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life.
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.

Quotes about Bette Davis

I've been close to Bette Davis for thirty-eight years - and I have the cigarette burns to prove it.

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You're gonna like Massachusetts. It's very patriotic - perfect for a fresh start.
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I'm lucky to have been raised in the most beautiful place - Amherst, Massachusetts, state of my heart. I'm more patriotic to Massachusetts than to almost any place.
I will work my heart out to earn the trust of the people of Massachusetts.
The man in the White House is not the cause of what is broken, he is just the latest and most extreme symptom of what's gone wrong in America. A product of a rigged system that props up the rich and powerful and kicks dirt on everyone else.
Elizabeth Warren (as Senator of Massachusetts) - February 9, 2019
I went to Massachusetts to make a difference. I didn't go there to begin a political career running time and time again. I made a difference. I put in place the things I wanted to do.
Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Massachusetts - and that's pretty much the same thing.
I haven't ever done anything except be other people.
No one could have nicer sisters. No sibling problems there.
All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
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Be loyal to those who are loyal to you. And respect everyone, even your enemies and competition.
I personally think if something's not a challenge, there's no point doing it, because you're not gonna learn much.
It's the way it works: Love plus time minus distance equals hate.
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A happy marriage doesn't mean you have a perfect spouse or a perfect marriage. It simply means you've chosen to look beyond the imperfections in both.
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Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
I think that with any emotion - fear, love, nervousness - if the actor's feeling it, then the audience feels it.
Don't wear makeup all the time. When you wear makeup all the time it clogs your pores.
"Told you I was going to mess up your make up," he said, a smug grin on his face.
I only drink Champagne on two occasions: when I'm in love and when I'm not.
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Show business is like champagne. You'll appreciate it more if you don't drink it every day.
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For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
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Stop that! I'm your boss...- uhm: husband!
Louis de Funès - Der Querkopf
It's not about the absence of fear. It's overcoming it.
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What gets scary is when your self-worth is tied up in what strangers think of you.
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If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
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Create your own visual style... let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
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I don't know what acting is, but I enjoy it.
My father always said, "Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf" - so I make sure I read.
I came out of my mum's stomach going, "I want to be an actor!"
We think too much and feel too little.
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I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
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If one does not attach himself to people and desires, never shall his heart be broken. But then, does he ever truly live?
Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person's life.
One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.
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I only drink with people I like. When meeting people I don't like, I drink right before.
I'm much more proud of being a father than being an actor.

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