My Bette Davis quotes collection

I think Bette Davis is one of the the most amazing dames that ever lived. Sometimes I remember scenes from her movies and I just feel like going back to reading eveerything I find about her. Like today, when I wanna share some of the greatest words I’ve ever read.

“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.”

“If you’ve never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent.”

“Old age is no place for sissies.”

Source: The Red List

“Basically, I believe the world is a jungle, and if it’s not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.”

“I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed.”

“The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he’s dead.”

“Everybody has a heart. Except some people.”

“I will not retire while I’ve still got my legs and my make-up box.”

“Today everyone is a star – they’re all billed as ‘starring’ or ‘also starring’. In my day, we earned that recognition.”

“Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism.”


Source: The Red List

“I was the Marlon Brando of my generation.”

“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’m the nicest goddamn dame that ever lived.”

“I’ve always liked men better than women.”

“I survived because I was tougher than anybody else.”

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