Quotes of 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

“ 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

“ 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

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

- 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

“ 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. ”

- Bette Davis

“ If you have never been hated by your child you have never been a parent. ”

- Bette Davis

“ Old age is no place for sissies. ”

- Bette Davis

“ Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime. ”

- Bette Davis

“ There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne. ”

- Bette Davis

“ I’d like to kiss you but I just washed my hair. ”

- Bette Davis

“ Sex is God’s joke on human beings. ”

- Bette Davis

“ Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. ”

- Bette Davis

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

- 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

“ The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart. ”

- Bette Davis

“ This became a credo of mine…attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. ”

- Bette Davis

“ This has always been a motto of mine: Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. ”

- Bette Davis

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

- Bette Davis

“ 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. ”

- Bette Davis

“ 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. 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. ”

- 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

“ In this business, until you're known as a monster you're not a star. ”

- Bette Davis

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

- Bette Davis

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

- Bette Davis

“ In this rat-race everybody's guilty till proved innocent! ”

- 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

“ 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

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

- Bette Davis

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

- Bette Davis
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