"Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Bette Davis on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Bette Davis on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Bette Davis on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Bette Davis on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Bette Davis on Abraham Lincoln
"Old age is no place for sissies."
"The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?"
"I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business."
"In this business, until you're known as a monster you're not a star."
"I've lost my faith in science."