Monday, August 23, 2010

Bette Davis


One of my inspirations, Bette Davis.

I admire her sooo much because she was one of the actresses who wasn't afraid to say frankly her opinions. When I want to cheer myself up a little I just read some of her quotes or watch her movies. 

Here are some of my favorite Bette Davis quotes:

  • Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
  • Everybody has a heart. Except some people.
  • From the moment I was six I felt sexy. And let me tell you it was hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it.
  • I am just too much.
  • I never did pal around with actresses. Their talk usually bored me to tears.
  • I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
  • I survived because I was tougher than anybody else.
  • I will never be below the title.
  • I will not retire while I've still got my legs and my make-up box.
  • I'd luv to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair.
  • 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.
  • I'm the nicest goddamn dame that ever lived.
  • I've always liked men better than women.
  • I've lost my faith in science.
  • In this business, until you're known as a monster you're not a star.
  • Life is a jest; and all things show it. I thought so once; but now I know it
  • Oh, don't let's ask for the moon. We've already got the stars.
  • Old age is no place for sissies.
  • People often become actresses because of something they dislike about themselves: They pretend they are someone else.
  • Sex is God's joke on human beings.
  • Strong women only marry weak men.
  • That's me: an old kazoo with some sparklers.
  • The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
  • Why am I so good at playing bitches? I think it's because I'm not a bitch. Maybe that's why Miss Crawford always plays ladies.
  • The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead.
  • Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life.


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  3. nice post! =)


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  5. "I'd luv to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair." haha
    Great quotes! :)

  6. such a sweet post :)

    great blog!
    loving the posts
    stop by some time xx

  7. I've always loved her, she's amazing in "All about Eve". But you have to see her in "The Nanny", she's so scary !

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  8. great post darling!
    I've just bumped into your blog...i love it!!!
    i will come back soon for more! waiting for new posts!! take a look on mine if you have time :D
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  9. I love those funky little glasses in the second picture. Kind of nerdy scientist meets awesome beauty. :)


  10. brilliant post! I love the second picture, the glasses and sailor blouse are perfect!! xx

  11. yes! i absolutely adore her! loving this, and now following.

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  12. read all of the quotes - what a cute post!

  13. LOVE IT
    your blog is spilling with inspiration
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