November 30, 2016

Ingrid Bergman Quotes

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.”

“A kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes unnecessary.”

“Be yourself. The world worships the original.”

“Cancer victims who don’t accept their fate, who don’t learn to live with it, will only destroy.””

“Happiness is good health and a bad memory.”

“I can do everything with ease on the stage, whereas in real life I feel too big and clumsy. So I didn’t choose acting. It chose me.”

“I don’t think anyone has the right to intrude in your life, but they do. I would like people to separate the actress and the woman.”

“I have grown up alone. I’ve taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18.”

“I have no regrets. I wouldn’t have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say.”

“I made so many films which were more important, but the only one people ever want to talk about is that one with Bogart.”

“I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn’t enough. I was exploding inside.”

“I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up!”

“If you took acting away from me, I’d stop breathing.”

“It’s not whether you really cry. It’s whether the audience thinks you are crying.”

“I’ve never sought success in order to get fame and money; it’s the talent and the passion that count in success.”

“Never again! I can see no reason for marriage – ever at all. I’ve had it. Three times is enough.”

“No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight of the soul.”

“Old age is like climbing a mountain. You climb from ledge to ledge. The higher you get, the more tired and breathless you become, but your views become more extensive.”

“Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.”

“The key to happiness is good health and a bad memory.”

“There are advantages to being a star though – you can always get a table in a full restaurant.”

“Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.”

“You must train your intuition – you must trust the small voice inside you which tells you exactly what to say, what to decide.”