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Hedy Lamarr Quotes & Quotations
Hedy Lamarr
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    A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    All a woman needs is a good bath, clean clothes, and for her hair to be combed. These things she can do herself. I very seldom go to the hairdresser, but when I do, I just marvel. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    All creative people want to do the unexpected. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    American men, as a group, seem to be interested in only two things, money and breasts. It seems a very narrow outlook. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    Any girl can look glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    Because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    Confidence is something you're born with. I know I had loads of it even at the age of 15. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    Dates with actors, finally, just seemed to me evenings of shop talk. I got sick of it after a hile. So the more famous I became, the more I narrowed down my choices. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    Experts always know everything but the fine points. When I took my citizenship exams, no one there knew how the White House came to be called the White House. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I advise everybody not to save: spend your money. Most people save all their lives and leave it to somebody else. Money is to be enjoyed. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I am a very good shot. I have hunted for every kind of animal. But I would never kill an animal during mating season. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I appreciate subtlety. I have never enjoyed a kiss in front of the camera. There's nothing to it except not getting your lipstick smeared. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I can excuse everything but boredom. Boring people don't have to stay that way. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I don't believe in life after death. But I do believe in some grinding destiny that watches over us on earth. If I didn't, the safety valve would give and the boiler would explode. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I find very often that very ugly women have really handsome men and vice versa because they don't have any competition. Sometimes handsome men have avoided me. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I have always felt that if a man gives you a solid gold key to his door he is entitled to the courtesy of a visit. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I have never seen a wrestling match or a prize fight, and I don't want to. When I find out a man is interested in these sports, I drop him. Hedy-LamarrHedy Lamarr
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    I know when I'm working I seldom get into trouble. My educated guess is that boredom has caused most of the problems with Hollywood celebrities. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    I must quit marrying men who feel inferior to me. Somewhere there must be a man who could be my husband and not feel inferior. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    I never go to funerals. To me a person is dead when he breathes for the last time. After that, your memories should be personal. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    I remember all too well the premiere of Ecstasy when I watched my bare bottom bounce across the screen and my mother and father sat there in shock. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    I think women are concerned too much with their clothes. Men don't really care that much about women's clothes. If they like a girl, chances are they'll like her clothes. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    I would tell anyone who wants something from someone else to feign not wanting it. People are perverse. If you show great affection to them, they'll run the other way. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    I'd rather wear jewels in my hair than anywhere else. The face should have the advantage of this brilliance. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    I'm a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    I've been an important star and lived a full life, yet I only hve three close friends. I guess that's all anyone can expect. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    I've met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat. These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of people I want to be with. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    If I had my way everyone would have a psychiatrist. When the brain is sick and you must throw up, you do it by being purged in a psychiatrist's office. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    If I were to name my favorite pastime, I'd have to say talking about myself. I love it and I think most other people do too. We need, people like us, more listeners and less talkers. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    It is easier for women to succeed in business, the arts, and politics in America than in Europe. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    It's funny about men and women. Men pay in cash to get them and pay in cash to get rid of them. Women pay emotionally coming and going. Neither has it easy. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    Let any pretty girl announce a divorce in Hollywood and the wolves come running. Fresh meat for the beast, and they are always hungry. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    Making pictures, for an actress, is like betting, for a gambler. Each time you make a picture you try to analyze why you won or lost. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    Many people are target people. Once when Louis B. Mayer insulted me I poured a glass of water over his head. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    Men are most virile and most attractive between the ages of 35 and 55. Under 35 a man has too much to learn, and I don't have time to teach him. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    Most children turn out badly because they have the wrong parental image. This doesn't mean their parents are criminal. It means they are boring and cruel. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    Mr. DeMille's theory of sexual difference was that marriage is an artificial state for women. The want to be taken, ruled, raped. That was his theory. Hedy-Lamarr/">Hedy Lamarr
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    My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles. Hedy-Lamarr/41.php">Hedy Lamarr
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    One of my favorite people is Gypsy Rose Lee. She bears out the Biblical promise that he who has, gets. And I hope she gets a lot more. Hedy-Lamarr/42.php">Hedy Lamarr
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    Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage. Hedy-Lamarr/43.php">Hedy Lamarr
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    The ceremony took six minutes. The marriage lasted about the same amount of time though we didn't get a divorce for almost a year. Hedy-Lamarr/44.php">Hedy Lamarr
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    The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true. Hedy-Lamarr/45.php">Hedy Lamarr
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    The public pays and feels it is entitled to participate in the personal affairs of a performer. Hedy-Lamarr/46.php">Hedy Lamarr
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    TO be a star is to own the world and all the people in it. After a taste of stardom, everything else is poverty. Hedy-Lamarr/47.php">Hedy Lamarr
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    When I attained a certain advanced intimacy with a man, and I don't just mean sex, I married him. Hedy-Lamarr/48.php">Hedy Lamarr