Ingrid Bergman quotes

Born
29 August 1915 Stockholm, Sweden.

Died
29 August 1982.

Occupation
Actress.

Ingrid Bergman was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, and a Tony Award. She is best remembered for her role as Ilsa Lund in Casablanca (1942).

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

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

Be yourself. The world worships the original.
– Ingrid Bergman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
– 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 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

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

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

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