Ingrid Bergman Quotes & Wallpapers

Ingrid Bergman
Total Quotes: 54


In Paris, when the picture came out [Casablanca] they weren't too pleased with it. They didn't like the political point of view. The picture was taken off immediately and was never sold to television. A while ago it was brought in and opened in five theatres in Paris, as a new movie. They had a big gala opening where I appeared and people were absolutely crazy about it. Ingrid Bergman

The theater was my mother and my father. Ingrid Bergman

Thank you for your coffee, seignior. I shall miss that when we leave Casablanca. Ingrid Bergman

On acting to daughter Isabella Rossellini: Keep it simple. Make a blank face and the music and the story will fill it in. Ingrid Bergman

I don't worry about it because we are all growing old. If I were the only one I would worry. But we're all in the same boat, and all of my friends are coming with me. We all go toward old age. How many years left we don't know. We just have to accept it. Ingrid Bergman

In Hollywood, you're never any better than your last picture. Ingrid Bergman

Just give the Italians a chance for drama and they take it with both hands. Ingrid Bergman

Happiness is good health and a bad memory. Ingrid Bergman

I'm only interested in two kinds of people, those who can entertain me and those who can advance my career. Ingrid Bergman

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. Ingrid Bergman

Cancer victims who don't accept their fate, who don't learn to live with it, will only destroy what little time they have left. Ingrid Bergman

A kiss is the natures way to stop a conversation, when the words are superfluous Ingrid Bergman

One is never too old for romance. Ingrid Bergman

I've never sought success in order to get fame and money; it's the talent and the passion that count in success. Ingrid Bergman

I have had my different husbands, my families. I am fond of them all and I visit them all. But deep inside me there is the feeling that I belong to show business. Ingrid Bergman

my life has been wonderful. I have done what I felt like. I was given courage and I was given adventure and that has carried me along. And then also a sense of humor and a little bit of common sense. It has been a very rich life. Ingrid Bergman

[On Alfred Hitchcock:] Hitch is a gentleman farmer who raises goose flesh. Ingrid Bergman

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

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

A kiss is a secret told to the mouth instead of the ear; kisses are the messengers of love and tenderness. Ingrid Bergman

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. Ingrid Bergman

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

If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing. Ingrid Bergman

You must train your intuition - you must trust the small voice inside you which tells you exactly what to say, what to decide. Ingrid Bergman

A kiss is a lovely trick to stop speech. Ingrid Bergman

There's nothing like a love song to give you a good laugh. Ingrid Bergman

I thank God who slowly dressed me in a heavy skin, otherwise I would now be dead. Ingrid Bergman

when one never speaks, one has nothing to say because one has too much to say. Ingrid Bergman

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. Ingrid Bergman

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. Ingrid Bergman

I regret the things I didn't do, not what I did. Ingrid Bergman

I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn't shut up! Ingrid Bergman

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go? Ingrid Bergman

I said, "I don't think I can give you that kind of emotion." And he [Hitchcock] sat there and said, "Ingrid, fake it!" Well, that was the best advice I've had in my whole life, because in all the years to come there were many directors who gave me what I thought were quite impossible instructions and many difficult things to do, and just when I was on the verge of starting to argue with them, I heard his voice coming to me through the air saying, "Ingrid, fake it!" It saved a lot of unpleasant situations and waste of time. Ingrid Bergman

I won't do this movie because I don't believe the love story," she told Selznick. "The heroine is an intellectual woman, and an intellectual woman simply can't fall in love so deeply. Ingrid Bergman

The best way to keep young is to keep going in whatever it is that keeps you going. With me that's work, and a lot of it. And when a job is finished, relax and have fun. Ingrid Bergman

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. Ingrid Bergman

The key to happiness is good health and a bad memory. Ingrid Bergman

Until 45 I can play a woman in love. After 55 I can play grandmothers. But between those ten years, it is difficult for an actress. Ingrid Bergman

I always felt guilty. My whole life. Ingrid Bergman

It's not whether you really cry. It's whether the audience thinks you are crying. Ingrid Bergman

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

Be yourself. The world worships the original. Ingrid Bergman

Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better! Ingrid Bergman

I hate Sunday, I can't wait for Monday so I can go back to work again. Ingrid Bergman

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

Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get. Ingrid Bergman

There are advantages to being a star though - you can always get a table in a full restaurant. Ingrid Bergman

It is not whether you really cry. It's whether the audience thinks you are crying. Ingrid Bergman

I didn't choose acting. It chose me. Ingrid Bergman

Give me an hour and I'll make a lifetime out of it. Ingrid Bergman

The first time an autograph hunter told me, 'You are my mother's favorite actress,' I aged twenty years. Ingrid Bergman

I have grown up alone. I've taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18. Ingrid Bergman

Never again! I can see no reason for marriage - ever at all. I've had it. Three times is enough. Ingrid Bergman



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