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22 Famous Quotes by Bette Davis
4/5/1908 - 10/6/1989
Also Known As:  
Ruth Elizabeth Davis     Davis, Bette     The Fifth Warner Brother
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If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.

Luck Quotes, by Bette Davis

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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.

Guidance Quotes, by Bette Davis

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Old age is no place for sissies.

Ageing Quotes, by Bette Davis

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

Retirement Quotes, by Bette Davis

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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.

Experience Quotes, by Bette Davis

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Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Love Quotes, by Bette Davis

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The weak are the most treacherous of us all. They come to the strong and drain them. They are bottomless. They are insatiable. They are always parched and always bitter. They are everyone's concern and like vampires they suck our life's blood.

Weakness Quotes, by Bette Davis

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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.

Discipline Quotes, by Bette Davis

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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.

Eternity Quotes, by Bette Davis

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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.

Heroism Quotes, by Bette Davis

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Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.

Wonder Quotes, by Bette Davis

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I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.

Movies Quotes, by Bette Davis

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The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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I'm the nicest goddamn dame that ever lived.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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I survived because I was tougher than anybody else

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Bette Davis

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