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Joan Crawford quotes

1904 - 1977, American Oscar-winning actress

Don't fuck with me, fellas. This cowgirl has been to the rodeo before.
Joan Crawford

Working with Bette Davis on Whatever Happened to Baby Jane was one of the greatest
challenges I ever had. And I mean that kindly. Bette is of a different temperament than I.
Bette had to scream and yell every morning. I just sat and knitted. I knitted a scarf from
Hollywood to Malibu.
Joan Crawford

You have to be self-reliant and strong to survive in this town. Otherwise you will be
destroyed.
Joan Crawford

I love playing bitches. There's a lot of bitch in every woman - a lot in every man.
Joan Crawford

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can
never tell.
Joan Crawford

Any actress who appears in public without being well-groomed is digging her own grave.
Joan Crawford

Hollywood is like life. You face it with the sum total of your equipment.
Joan Crawford

I'd like to think every director I've worked with has fallen in love with me.
Joan Crawford

1. Find your own style and have the courage to stick to it.
2. Choose your clothes for your way of life.
3. Make your wardrobe as versatile as an actress. It should be able to play many roles.
4. Find your happiest colours - the ones that make you feel good.
5. Care for your clothes, like the good friends they are!
Joan Crawford

I have always known what I wanted, and that was beauty... in every form.
Joan Crawford

I was born in front of a camera and really don't know anything else.
Joan Crawford

I never go outside unless I look like Joan Crawford the movie star. If you want to see the girl
next door, go next door.
Joan Crawford

If I can't be me, I don't want to be anybody.
Joan Crawford

Send me flowers while I'm alive. They won't do me a damn bit of good when I'm dead.
Joan Crawford

I think that the most important thing a woman can have - next to talent, of course - is her
hairdresser.
Joan Crawford

It has been said that on screen I personified the American woman.
Joan Crawford

There was a saying around MGM - Norma Shearer got the productions, Greta Garbo supplied
the art, and Joan Crawford made the money to pay for both.
Joan Crawford

I believe in the dollar. Everything I earn, I spend!
Joan Crawford

If you've earned a position, be proud of it. Don't hide it. I want to be recognized. When I
hear people say, "There's Joan Crawford!" I turn around and say, "Hi! How are you?"
Joan Crawford

I need sex for a clear complexion, but I'd rather do it for love.
Joan Crawford

The Democratic party is one that I've always observed. I have struggled greatly in life from
the day I was born and I am honored to be apart of something that focuses on working class
citizens and molds them into a proud specimen. Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Kennedy have done so
much in that regard for the two generations they've won over during their career course.
Joan Crawford