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Lauren Bacall Quotes





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A man's illness is his private territory and, no matter how much he loves you and how close you are, you stay an outsider. You are healthy.
 

A woman isn't complete without a man. But where do you find a man - a real man - these days?
 

Find me a man who's interesting enough to have dinner with and I'll be happy.
 

I am essentially a loner.
 

I am not a has-been. I am a will be.
 

I don't sit around thinking that I'd like to have another husband; only another man would make me think that way.
[Happiness]
 

I figure if I have my health, can pay the rent and I have my friends, I call it "content."
[Forgiveness]
 

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
[Age]
 

I used to tremble from nerves so badly that the only way I could hold my head steady was to lower my chin practically to my chest and look up at Bogie. That was the beginning of "The Look."
 

I wish Frank Sinatra would just shut up and sing.
 

I'm not a sedentary person. I've always been active.
[Active]
 

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
 

Imagination is the highest kite that can fly.
[Visualization]
 

In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
 

It's inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable to use your private life to sell anything commercially.
 

Looking at yourself in a mirror isn't exactly a study of life.
 

People should tell their children what life is all about-it's about work.
[Work]
 

Stardom isn't a profession; it's an accident.
 

They're guys who want to screw around all the time, which interests me not at all. God knows we've done that, been there, and we don't want to do that any more.
 

When you talk about a great actor, you're not talking about Tom Cruise.
 


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