The beauty and wit of Bette Davis

There is no actress in Hollywood, now or ever, more iconic and legendary than Bette Davis.

“Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life.”

“From the moment I was six I felt sexy. And let me tell you it was hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it.”

“I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed.”

“I was never beautiful like Miss Hayworth or Miss Lamarr. I was known as the little brown wren. Who’d want to get me at the end of the picture?”

“Technicolor makes me look like death warmed over.”

“Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism.”

“Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life.”

“I survived because I was tougher than anybody else.”

“With the newspaper strike on, I wouldn’t consider dying”

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