Bette Davis Quotes

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

Old age ain’t no place for sissies.

I have always been driven by some distant music – a battle hymn no doubt – for I have been at war from the beginning. I’ve never looked back before. I’ve never had the time and it has always seemed so dangerous. To look back is to relax one’s vigilance.

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.

When Noel Coward wanted to leave a party unfashionably early, he told his hostess, Tallelulah Bankhead: “I must think of my youth” She replied: “Well, next time, bring him along!”

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.

Basically, I believe the world is a jungle, and if it’s not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.