I leave before being left. I decide.— Brigitte Bardot
The most cheering Brigitte Bardot quotes that are little-known but priceless
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
Human cruelty knows no limits and that one needs immense courage and a will of iron to help others understand that animals are made of flesh and blood like us, that they suffer the same pains as us, that they deserve the same respect as us and that their continuous slaughter should not be part of human entertainment.
Fashion may not be a weapon of the woman but at least it gives her the ammunition.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
I can't do the same thing every night, the same gestures.
.. it's like putting on dirty panties every day.
When you're thirty you're old enough to know better,but still young enough to go ahead and do it.
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
There is a French proverb: To live happy, live hidden. Where can Brigitte Bardot hide?
I am leaving the town to the invaders: increasingly numerous, mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists.
I think animals help us live; they've helped me live. It was only when I began to devote myself to protecting animals that I blossomed completely. Taking care of them, looking out for them, has given my life true meaning, a meaning I hope future generations can experience.
It is better to be unfaithful than faithful without wanting to be.
Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I am tired.
Men are beasts and even beasts don't behave as they do.
I have never put a gun to anyone's head to obligate him to marry me.
Unfortunately, I am not like a snail or a turtle, and I can't take my houses with me when I move.
On the outside one is a star. But in reality, one is completely alone, doubting everything. To experience this loneliness of soul is the hardest thing in the world.
Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.
I know very few Americans, though I like the way they think. They think big.
If this fame, which people call my lucky break, were to stop tomorrow, I shouldn't care
The first time that I came to Cannes, I think it was in 1953, I was 18 and unknown.
I never do anything by chance.
[Roger] Vadim became famous worldwide as a director, and I as an actress, but the other side of the coin was terrible. My life was totally turned upside down. I was followed, spied upon, adored, insulted. My private life became public.
Unfortunately these are not isolated incidents, and the people of Reunion are the first to be horrified by this despicable barbarity which mars the image of their island.
Peanut butter is pâté for children.
The myth of Bardot is finished, but Brigitte is me.
The page has turned. Cinema is finished for me.
I have no regrets. If I wanted to keep acting, I would have never left the cinema.
I really am a cat transformed into a woman.
Solitude scares me. It makes me think about love, death, and war. I need distraction from anxious, black thoughts.
It is better to be wrong than correct with no desire to be.
Success is unpredictable and fragile.
Vadim changed my mind about acting. Vadim was the only man who was certain I had something special to offer.
I had lots of opportunities to survive this [popularity] madness.
Madame de Staël said, "Glory is the bright mourning of happiness."
I am a woman that defends animals, right, left, and in the centre. Animals aren't political.
If I could do anything about the way people behave towards each other, I would, but since I can't, I'll stick to animals.
I have not always loved wisely, but I was young.
I am no mother, and I won't be one.
I never force myself to dance or sing.
I have found out that friendship is quite as important as love and it isn't any easier than love.
I didn't throw myself off my balcony only because I knew people would photograph me lying dead.
Was it me that Botticelli imagined?
I started out as a lousy actress and have remained one.
If people don't like me, I become very plain.
I don't think when I make love.
No more hard work than look beautiful with eight in the morning until midnight.