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A list of the best Bette Davis quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Bette Davis quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Bette Davis quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Bette Davis should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Bette Davis quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. Bette Davis

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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

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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 within a year. Bette Davis

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I'll play with it first and tell you what it is later. Bette Davis

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Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a bumpy night! -- As Margo Channing in All About Eve Bette Davis

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The weak are the most treacherous of us all. They come to the strong and drain them. They are bottomless. They are insatiable. They are always parched and always bitter. They are everyone's concern and like vampires they suck our life's blood. Bette Davis

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The act of sex, gratifying as it may be, is God's joke on humanity. It is man's last desperate stand at superintendency. Bette Davis

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This became a credo of mine: attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. Bette Davis

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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

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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

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Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. Bette Davis

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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

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To fulfill a dream to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. Bette Davis

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The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart. Bette Davis

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We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to. Bette Davis