Bette Davis was a bad-ass wit. If you need any proof, look up her famous rivalry with Joan Crawford. But she was also an unapologetic woman who refused to compromise on what she believed— and she'll inspire you to do the same.
"I was thought to be stuck-up. I wasn't. I was just sure of myself."
"I survived because I was tougher than anybody else."
"What other people think of me is none of my business."
"When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch."
"It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for someone you're not. It's a sign of your worth, sometimes, if you're hated by the right people."
"There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne."
"Without things to overcome, you don't become much of a person, do you?"
"I'm guilty of giving people more chances than they deserve but when I'm done, I'm done."
"Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work."
"Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism."
"If everybody likes you, you're pretty dull."
"Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime."
"I decided what was peculiar about me was probably what made me successful."
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