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    Sophia Loren would be a glamour girl even if she were in rags selling fish. She has the look, the movement and the intellect.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: girls 
     
    It's funny about men and women. Men pay in cash to get them and pay in cash to get rid of them. Women pay emotionally coming and going. Neither has it easy.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: men  women  funny 
     
    I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: death  fear 
     
    The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: sleep  star  true  success 
     
    I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria. My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    Most children turn out badly because they have the wrong parental image. This doesn't mean their parents are criminal. It means they are boring and cruel.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    I think women are concerned too much with their clothes. Men don't really care that much about women's clothes. If they like a girl, chances are they'll like her clothes.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: chance  men  women  girls  care 
     
    I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: men  father 
     
    I find very often that very ugly women have really handsome men and vice versa because they don't have any competition. Sometimes handsome men have avoided me.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: men  women  competition 
     
    Experts always know everything but the fine points. When I took my citizenship exams, no one there knew how the White House came to be called the White House.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    Because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: live 
     
    My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    Analysis gave me great freedom of emotions and fantastic confidence. I felt I had served my time as a puppet.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    Some men like a dull life - they like the routine of eating breakfast, going to work, coming home, petting the dog, watching TV, kissing the kids, and going to bed. Stay clear of it - it's often catching.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: men  work  dog  kissing  kids  breakfast 
     
    All creative people want to do the unexpected.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: people  creative 
     
    I enjoy countless hundreds pursuing me. I love those who love me the most. I am sort of flattered by men showing attention to me.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: men  attention 
     
    I'm a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: enemies  enemy 
     
    Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: girls 
     
    Dirt makes a man look masculine. Let your hair blow in the wind, and all that. It's OK. All you have to do is look neat when you have to look neat.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: men 
     
    Films have a certain place in a certain time period. Technology is forever.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: time  forever  film  technology 
     
    Hope & curiosity about the future seemed better than guarantees. The unknown was always so attractive to me...and still is.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: future  curiosity  hope 
     
    The world isn't getting any easier. With all these new inventions I believe that people are hurried more and pushed more... The hurried way is not the right way; you need time for everything - time to work, time to play, time to rest.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: time  people  work  world  believe  right 
     
    Men are most virile and most attractive between the ages of 35 and 55. Under 35 a man has too much to learn, and I don't have time to teach him.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: time  men  age  learn 
     
    I never go to funerals. To me a person is dead when he breathes for the last time. After that, your memories should be personal.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: time  people  memory  personal 
     
    The ceremony took six minutes. The marriage lasted about the same amount of time though we didn't get a divorce for almost a year.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: time  marriage  divorce  year 
     
    Compromise and tolerance are magic words. It took me 40 years to become philosophical.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    I'd rather wear jewels in my hair than anywhere else. The face should have the advantage of this brilliance.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: advantage 
     
    I would tell anyone who wants something from someone else to feign not wanting it. People are perverse. If you show great affection to them, they'll run the other way.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: people 
     
    I win because I learned years ago that scared money always loses. I never care, so I win.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: care  money  year 
     
    I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn't have it.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: health  true  wise  money  worth 
     
    I have never seen a wrestling match or a prize fight, and I don't want to. When I find out a man is interested in these sports, I drop him.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: men  fight 
     
    One of my favorite people is Gypsy Rose Lee. She bears out the Biblical promise that he who has, gets. And I hope she gets a lot more.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: people  gypsy  hope 
     
    I know why most people never get rich. They put the money ahead of the job. If you just think of the job, the money will automatically follow. This never fails.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: people  job  money  fail 
     
    Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    I advise everybody not to save: spend your money. Most people save all their lives and leave it to somebody else. Money is to be enjoyed.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: people  live  money 
     
    I must quit marrying men who feel inferior to me. Somewhere there must be a man who could be my husband and not feel inferior.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: men 
     
    Many people are target people. Once when Louis B. Mayer insulted me I poured a glass of water over his head.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: people  water 
     
    I appreciate subtlety. I have never enjoyed a kiss in front of the camera. There's nothing to it except not getting your lipstick smeared.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: kiss  appreciate 
     
    Confidence is something you're born with. I know I had loads of it even at the age of 15.
    — Hedy Lamarr
    tags: age  confidence 
     
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