The best Quotes by Lauren Bacall

The best Quotes by Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall (born Betty Joan Perske; September 16, 1924 - August 12, 2014) was an American actress. She made her film debut at the age of 20 as the leading lady opposite her future husband Humphrey Bogart in To Have and Have Not (1944). Some other of her films include The Big Sleep (1946), Dark Passage (1947), and Key Largo (1948), How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) with Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable, and Designing Woman (1957) with Gregory Peck. She portrayed the female lead in Written on the Wind (1956). She co-starred with John Wayne in his final film The Shootist (1976).

I am not a has-been. I am a will be.
Legends are all to do with the past and nothing to do with the present.
You learn to rise above a lot of bad things that happen in your life. And you have to keep going.
A woman isn't complete without a man. But where do you find a man - a real man - these days?
Looking at yourself in a mirror isn't exactly a study of life.

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Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
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Talk low, talk slow and don't talk too much.
Ain't nothing a man can't do if he believes in himself.
I gave up drinking once - it was the worst afternoon of my entire life.
The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind.
Things are never so bad they can't be made worse.
I should never have switched from Scotch to martinis.
Nothing lasts forever. So live it up, drink it down, laugh it off, avoid the drama, take chances and never have regrets because at one point, everything you did was exactly what you wanted.
I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.
To all the girls that think you’re ugly because you are not a size 0, you’re the beautiful one. It’s society who’s ugly.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
I've spent most of my life running away from myself.
I restore myself when I'm alone. A career is born in public - talent in privacy.
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
They will only care when you are gone .
If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.
The king is a man, and a man can fail. But a myth is indestructible.
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Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
It's not about the absence of fear. It's overcoming it.
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.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
My father always said, "Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf" - so I make sure I read.
We think too much and feel too little.
If one does not attach himself to people and desires, never shall his heart be broken. But then, does he ever truly live?
One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.
I'm much more proud of being a father than being an actor.
I dream of a day where I walk down the street and hear people talk about Morality, Sustainibility and Philoshophy instead of the Kardashians.
It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart.
I never thought I'd see in my life a black candidate running for President.
You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see. But you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
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