bette davis Quotes

Success only breeds a new goal
tags: goal success
— Bette Davis
If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.
tags: children child parent
— Bette Davis
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
tags: respect marriage
— Bette Davis
I never wished I'd been a man. I always felt like a woman and wanted to be a woman. I wanted to be fulfilled professionally and personally, as a woman. There are some who might say I had penis envy, but I only had penis admiration.
tags: men women envy
— Bette Davis
Life is the past, the present and the perhaps.
tags: past present
— Bette Davis
Getting old is not for sissies.
— Bette Davis
I have been uncompromising, peppery, intractable, monomaniacal, tactless, volatile, and oftentimes disagreeable... I suppose I'm larger than life.
— 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.
tags: children world believe child
— Bette Davis
I will not retire while I've still got my legs and my makeup box.
— Bette Davis
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lovely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
tags: chance dreams money
— Bette Davis
This became a credo of mine...attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
tags: work impossible
— Bette Davis
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
tags: men women
— Bette Davis
I'de luv to kiss ya but I just washed my hair.
tags: kiss
— Bette Davis
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
tags: happiness
— Bette Davis
I am just too much.
— Bette Davis
If everybody likes you, you're pretty dull.
— 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.
tags: children child discipline parent
— Bette Davis
You will never be happier than you expect. To change your happiness, change your expectation.
tags: happiness expectation
— Bette Davis
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.
tags: thoughts
— Bette Davis
I'm the nicest goddamn dame that ever lived.
— Bette Davis
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
tags: pain moment pleasure
— Bette Davis
Everybody has a heart. Except some people.
tags: people heart
— Bette Davis
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, to yielding.
— Bette Davis
You should know me well enough by now to know I don't ask for things I don't think I can get.
— Bette Davis
Old age ain't no place for sissies.
tags: age
— Bette Davis
The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead.
tags: key challenge
— Bette Davis
It's better to be hated for who you are, than to be loved for someone you're not. It's a sign of your worth sometimes, if you're hated by the right people.
tags: people right
— Bette Davis
If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
tags: children child parent
— Bette Davis
There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.
tags: time help
— Bette Davis
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime
tags: pain moment pleasure
— Bette Davis
When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.
tags: men women opinion
— Bette Davis
bette davis
Birth    : April 5, 1908
Death  : October 6, 1989
Occupation  : Actress