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    Success only breeds a new goal
    — Bette Davis
    tags: goal  success 
     
    If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: children  child  parent 
     
    Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: respect  marriage 
     
    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.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: men  women  envy 
     
    Life is the past, the present and the perhaps.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: past  present 
     
    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.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: children  world  believe  child 
     
    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.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: chance  dreams  money 
     
    This became a credo of mine...attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: work  impossible 
     
    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.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: men  women 
     
    I'de luv to kiss ya but I just washed my hair.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: kiss 
     
    A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: happiness 
     
    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.
    — Bette Davis
    You will never be happier than you expect. To change your happiness, change your 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.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: thoughts 
     
    I'm the nicest goddamn dame that ever lived.
    — Bette Davis
    Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: pain  moment  pleasure 
     
    Everybody has a heart. Except some people.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: people  heart 
     
    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.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: age 
     
    The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: key  challenge 
     
    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.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: people  right 
     
    If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: children  child  parent 
     
    There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: time  help 
     
    Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime
    — Bette Davis
    tags: pain  moment  pleasure 
     
    When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.
    — Bette Davis
    tags: men  women  opinion 
     
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    bette davis
    Birth    : April 5, 1908
    Death  : October 6, 1989
    Occupation  : Actress