Lauren Bacall

When you talk about a great actor, you’re not talking about Tom Cruise.
Lauren Bacall

I don’t sit around thinking that I’d like to have another husband; only another man would make me think that way.
Lauren Bacall

I figure if I have my health, can pay the rent and I have my friends, I call it ‘content.’
Lauren Bacall

Looking at yourself in a mirror isn’t exactly a study of life.
Lauren Bacall

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
Lauren Bacall

They’re guys who want to screw around all the time, which interests me not at all. God knows we’ve done that, been there, and we don’t want to do that any more.
Lauren Bacall

I used to tremble from nerves so badly that the only way I could hold my head steady was to lower my chin practically to my chest and look up at Bogie. That was the beginning of The Look.
Lauren Bacall

You can’t start worrying about what’s going to happen. You get spastic enough worrying about what’s happening now.
Lauren Bacall

A man’s illness is his private territory and, no matter how much he loves you and how close you are, you stay an outsider. You are healthy.
Lauren Bacall

I wish Frank Sinatra would just shut up and sing.
Lauren Bacall

I’m not a sedentary person. I’ve always been active.
Lauren Bacall

A woman isn’t complete without a man. But where do you find a man – a real man – these days?
Lauren Bacall

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
Lauren Bacall

In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
Lauren Bacall

It’s inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable to use your private life to sell anything commercially.
Lauren Bacall

Find me a man who’s interesting enough to have dinner with and I’ll be happy.
Lauren Bacall

I am essentially a loner.
Lauren Bacall

Stardom isn’t a profession; it’s an accident.
Lauren Bacall

I am not a has-been. I am a will be.
Lauren Bacall

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