Quotes by Hedy Lamarr

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
– Hedy Lamarr
The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true.
– Hedy Lamarr
The ceremony took six minutes. The marriage lasted about the same amount of time though we didn't get a divorce for almost a year.
– Hedy Lamarr
Some men like a dull life - they like the routine of eating breakfast, going to work, coming home, petting the dog, watching TV, kissing the kids, and going to bed. Stay clear of it - it's often catching.
– Hedy Lamarr
Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage.
– Hedy Lamarr
One of my favorite people is Gypsy Rose Lee. She bears out the Biblical promise that he who has, gets. And I hope she gets a lot more.
– Hedy Lamarr
My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles.
– Hedy Lamarr
Mr. DeMille's theory of sexual difference was that marriage is an artificial state for women. The want to be taken, ruled, raped. That was his theory.
– Hedy Lamarr
It's funny about men and women. Men pay in cash to get them and pay in cash to get rid of them. Women pay emotionally coming and going. Neither has it easy.
– Hedy Lamarr
It is easier for women to succeed in business, the arts, and politics in America than in Europe.
– Hedy Lamarr
If you use your imagination, you can look at any actress and see her nude... I hope to make you use your imagination.
– Hedy Lamarr
I've met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat. These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of people I want to be with.
– Hedy Lamarr
I think women are concerned too much with their clothes. Men don't really care that much about women's clothes. If they like a girl, chances are they'll like her clothes.
– Hedy Lamarr
I know why most people never get rich. They put the money ahead of the job. If you just think of the job, the money will automatically follow. This never fails.
– Hedy Lamarr
I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn't have it.
– Hedy Lamarr
I have never seen a wrestling match or a prize fight, and I don't want to. When I find out a man is interested in these sports, I drop him.
– Hedy Lamarr
I find very often that very ugly women have really handsome men and vice versa because they don't have any competition. Sometimes handsome men have avoided me.
– Hedy Lamarr
I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away.
– Hedy Lamarr
I don't believe in life after death. But I do believe in some grinding destiny that watches over us on earth. If I didn't, the safety valve would give and the boiler would explode.
– Hedy Lamarr
I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much.
– Hedy Lamarr