Facts about Hedy Lamarr

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Summary

Hedy Lamarr was a famous Actress from Austria, who lived between November 9, 1914 and January 19, 2000. She became 85 years old.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 53 quotes who is written / told by Hedy, under the main topics: Art, Funny.

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Famous quotes by Hedy Lamarr (53)


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"I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn't have it"
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"A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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"Jack Kennedy always said to me, Hedy, get involved. That's the secret of life. Try everything. Join everything. Meet everybody"
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"If you use your imagination, you can look at any actress and see her nude... I hope to make you use your imagination"
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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"
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"I know why most people never get rich. They put the money ahead of the job. If you just think of the job, the money will automatically follow. This never fails"
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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"
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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"
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"Because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake"
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"Analysis gave me great freedom of emotions and fantastic confidence. I felt I had served my time as a puppet"
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"All creative people want to do the unexpected"
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"Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid"
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"A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires"
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"When I attained a certain advanced intimacy with a man, and I don't just mean sex, I married him"
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"The public pays and feels it is entitled to participate in the personal affairs of a performer"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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"It is easier for women to succeed in business, the arts, and politics in America than in Europe"
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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"
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"I enjoy countless hundreds pursuing me. I love those who love me the most. I am sort of flattered by men showing attention to me"
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"I don't have any gnawing guilt over contributing to any unhappiness suffered by my husbands. They were as much to blame as I was"
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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"
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"I can excuse everything but boredom. Boring people don't have to stay that way"
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"Compromise and tolerance are magic words. It took me 40 years to become philosophical"
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"All my six husbands married me for different reasons"
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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"
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"Lawyers know how to take isolated complaints in a divorce case and build them into one big one"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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"Any girl can look glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid"
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"Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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"I was in constant demand, in my professional life and my personal life"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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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"
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"Dirt makes a man look masculine. Let your hair blow in the wind, and all that. It's OK. All you have to do is look neat when you have to look neat"
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"Confidence is something you're born with. I know I had loads of it even at the age of 15"


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