Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1914 – January 19, 2000) was an Austrian and American film actress and inventor. Lamarr appeared in numerous popular feature films, including Algiers (1938), I Take This Woman (1940), Comrade X (1940), Come Live With Me (1941), H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941), and Samson and Delilah (1949).

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All creative people want to do the unexpected.

American men as a group seem to be interested in only two things: money and breasts. It seems a very narrow outlook.

When I attained a certain advanced intimacy with a man, and I don't just mean sex, I married him.

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

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.

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.

I'd rather wear jewels in my hair than anywhere else. The face should have the advantage of this brilliance.

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.

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.

A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company comforts and inspires.

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.

I never go to funerals. To me a person is dead when he breathes for the last time. After that your memories should be personal.

Confidence is something you're born with. I know I had loads of it even at the age of 15.

If you use your imagination you can look at any actress and see her nude... I hope to make you use your imagination.

I appreciate subtlety. I have never enjoyed a kiss in front of the camera. There's nothing to it except not getting your lipstick smeared.

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.

I'm a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts.

The public pays and feels it is entitled to participate in the personal affairs of a performer.

I enjoy countless hundreds pursuing me. I love those who love me the most. I am sort of flattered by men showing attention to me.

If I had my way everyone would have a psychiatrist. When the brain is sick and you must throw up you do it by being purged in a psychiatrist's office.

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