100 Total Quotes

Bette Davis Quotes

Bette Davis
Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
Bette Davis
#Children #Caring

Bette Davis
I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep.
Bette Davis
#American Actress

Bette Davis
Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Hollywood

Bette Davis
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
Bette Davis
#Home

Bette Davis
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.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Bitch

Bette Davis
I will not retire while I've still got my legs and my make-up box.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Retirement

Bette Davis
I'm the nicest goddamn dame that ever lived.
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#American Actress

Bette Davis
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.
Bette Davis
#American Actress

Bette Davis
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.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Hero

Bette Davis
The only reason anyone goes to Broadway is because they can't get work in the movies.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Movie

Bette Davis
Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Acting And Actors

Bette Davis
Psychoanalysis. Almost went three times - almost. Then I decided what was peculiar about me was probably what made me successful. I've seen some very talented actors go into analysis and really lose it.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Psychoanalysis

Bette Davis
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Acting And Actors

Bette Davis
Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror, and you keep making faces all your life.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Acting And Actors

Bette Davis
Locations are all tough, all miserable. I never left the sound stage for 18 years at Warners. We never went outside the studio, not even for big scenes.
Bette Davis
#American Actress

Bette Davis
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Aggression

Bette Davis
I'd luv to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair.
Bette Davis
#American Actress #Hair

Bette Davis
People often become actresses because of something they dislike about themselves: They pretend they are someone else.
Bette Davis
#American Actress