Quotation Explorer - '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
I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year. - Bette Davis
From the age of six, I have known that I was sexy. And let me tell you it has been hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it. - Bette Davis
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did. - 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
This became a credo of mine...attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. - Bette Davis
She's the original good time that was had by all. - Bette Davis
With the newspaper strike on, I wouldn't consider dying. - Bette Davis
When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch. - Bette Davis
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. - Bette Davis
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
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
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
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
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 out-of-work actor wears out more than shoe leather. The very sensibilities that make him an artist are shattered by the disregard he is shown as a human being. - Bette Davis
Getting old is not for sissies. - Bette Davis
The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead. - 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
There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne. - Bette Davis
If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent. - Bette Davis
Old age ain't no place for sissies. - Bette Davis
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