Bette Davis Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Bette Davis quotes, Bette Davis sayings, and Bette Davis proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Oh, don't let's ask for the moon. We've already got the stars. Bette Davis
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. Bette Davis
If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent. Bette Davis
The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead. Bette Davis
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. Bette Davis
If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent. Bette Davis
I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache. Bette Davis
Old age is no place for sissies. Bette Davis
There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne. Bette Davis
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
There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne. Bette Davis
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. 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 in a year. Bette Davis
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. Bette Davis
An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring I ought to know. Bette Davis
If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent. Bette Davis
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. Bette Davis
People often become actresses because of something they dislike about themselves: They pretend they are someone else. 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
It's a rare man who can stand being around an intelligent woman, let alone married to her. 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
The only way you can become a legend is in your coffin. Bette Davis
There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne. Bette Davis
Old age is no place for sissies. Bette Davis
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. It is endless. Bette Davis
I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache. Bette Davis
I will not retire while I’ve still got my legs and my make-up box. Bette Davis
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation. Bette Davis
When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch. Bette Davis