Bette Davis

United States film actress (1908-1989)

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From the age of six, I have known that I was sexy. And let me tell you it has been hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it.Rate it:
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.Rate it:
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.Rate it:
Getting old is not for sissies.Rate it:
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
I was thought to be 'stuck up.' I wasn't. I was just sure of myself. This is and always has been an unforgivable quality to the unsure.Rate it:
I'd marry again if I found a man who had 15 million and would sign over half of it to me before the marriage and guarantee he'd be dead within a year.Rate it:
I'll play with it first and tell you what it is later.Rate it:
If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.Rate it:
It has been my experience that one cannot, in any shape or form, depend on human relations for lasting reward. It is only work that truly satisfies.Rate it:
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.Rate it:
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone -- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.Rate it:
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today I knew it then as purpose.Rate it:
The act of sex, gratifying as it may be, is God's joke on humanity. It is man's last desperate stand at superintendency.Rate it:
The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart.Rate it:
There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains. the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.Rate it:
This became a credo of mine...attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.Rate it:
This became a credo of mine: attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.Rate it:
To fulfill a dream to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.Rate it:
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to seat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.Rate it:
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life.Rate it:
We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.Rate it:
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.Rate it:

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