Brigitte Bardot Quotes

I only want to protect animals from barbarous cruel inhuman and backward rituals.

I only live in the world of animal protection. I speak only of that. I think only of that. I am obsessed.

No matter whether it's someone from the political left or right we just need a voice to stand up and defend animal rights.

I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.

China once again disgusts the world portraying the image of a cruel perverted people devoid of any feelings towards animals.

Solitude scares me. It makes me think about love death and war. I need distraction from anxious black thoughts.

Nobody has any security in loving me.

I never do anything by chance.

I never knowingly wanted to hurt anybody.

I am not finding pregnancy much of a joy. I am afraid of childbirth but I am afraid I can't find a way of avoiding it.

They may call me a sinner but I am at peace with myself.

I am astonished and surprised that someone could consider making a film about me without talking to me about it.

I stopped making films to look after animals.

It's the decomposition that gets me. You spend your whole life looking after your body. And then you rot away.

I am against the Islamisation of France.

We have abolished the death penalty for humans so why should it continue for animals?

I started out as a lousy actress and have remained one.

I am not an actress. I can only play me - on and off the screen.

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.

People have already dirtied my name too much.

Fashion may not be a weapon of the woman but at least it gives her the ammunition.

I know very few Americans though I like the way they think. They think big.

I absolutely loathe luxury. It is the one thing I cannot stand.

Animals have never betrayed me. They are an easy prey as I have been throughout my career. So we feel the same. I love them.

I didn't throw myself off my balcony only because I knew people would photograph me lying dead.

When you're thirty you're old enough to know better but still young enough to go ahead and do it.

I am leaving the town to the invaders: increasingly numerous mediocre dirty badly behaved shameless tourists.

Swallows have disappeared bees are dying out because of pesticides that should have been banned long ago - it's a scandal.

Fame had brought me so much unhappiness.

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.

You can be barefoot and have worries.

Was it me that Botticelli imagined?

I have to live with both my selves as best I may.

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.

I never force myself to dance or sing.

I wanted to be myself. Only myself.

I am greatly misunderstood by politically correct idiots.

I am no mother and I won't be one.

I'm a girl from a good family who was very well brought up. One day I turned my back on it all and became a bohemian.

James Stewart was so kind and considerate and had such personal integrity.

There is a certain dignity to being French.

It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.

My private life became public.

If people don't like me I become very plain.

Every age can be enchanting provided you live within it.

No more hard work than look beautiful with eight in the morning until midnight.

What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting provided you live within it.

Men are beasts and even beasts don't behave as they do.

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

What does it mean being a woman?

I have no private life at all. I am a hunted woman. I can't take a step without being questioned and surrounded.

I would like before I die to see the changes I've always fought for being made. If not my life will have been worth nothing.

I leave before being left. I decide.

I really am a cat transformed into a woman.

My parents gave me a strict upbringing which at times has caused me to suffer distress but today I am grateful to them for it.

I am a woman that defends animals right left and in the centre. Animals aren't political.

I really wanted to die at certain periods in my life.

Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I am tired.

Only idiots refuse to change their minds.

Vadim changed my mind about acting. Vadim was the only man who was certain I had something special to offer.

I was just a cheap little starlet hardly acting at all in a very mediocre film.

Have you ever heard of a good marriage growing in front of the cameras?

The page has turned. Cinema is finished for me.

I am really not interested in the cinema.

I have no regrets. If I wanted to keep acting I would have never left the cinema.

I am really not interested in the cinema. I loathed it when I started six years ago and I don't enjoy it even now.

I don't think I was a good comedian.

The first time that I came to Cannes I think it was in 1953 I was 18 and unknown.

My mother wanted me to be friends only with children she considered socially suitable.

Romania will not be able to evolve if it continues to take cruel decisions against sensitive creatures which are under the protection of European law.

I have the courage of my convictions.

We have to convince the people of Bucharest who are dog lovers to treat dogs like they treat their children and not just let them roam the streets.

It is better to be wrong than correct with no desire to be.

A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.

When I love I do it without counting. I give myself entirely. And each time it is the grand love of my life.

My country France my homeland my land is again invaded by an overpopulation of foreigners especially Muslims.

In a democracy one must have the right to express oneself and that's what I do even if it displeases.

I can't do the same thing every night the same gestures... it's like putting on dirty panties every day.

Death was like love a romantic escape.

If I upset some notions and went against established rules that wasn't part of what I wanted to do. It wasn't my goal.

Film-making was not at all what I had expected.

I was afraid of not living up to what people expected me to be.

Vadim was both my teacher and my husband. I placed myself entirely in his hands.

I never left France for Hollywood nor stashed my money in Switzerland.

Success is unpredictable and fragile.

I have found out that friendship is quite as important as love and it isn't any easier than love.

I do not understand girls who imagine that something forbidden. You can prohibit someone but did not imagine.

There is a French proverb: To live happy live hidden. Where can Brigitte Bardot hide?

It's better to be unfaithful than faithful without wanting to be.

The myth of Bardot is finished but Brigitte is me.

I am against marriage and I don't give a fig for society.

People are forever finding something wrong with you.

I have never put a gun to anyone's head to obligate him to marry me.

If only every man who sees my films did not get the impression he can make love to me I would be a lot happier.

I never get hung up on the past - the memories are too negative.

I have been very happy very rich very beautiful much adulated very famous and very unhappy.

Unfortunately I am not like a snail or a turtle and I can't take my houses with me when I move.

I can no longer walk. I can no longer swim. But I'm lucky when I see how animals suffer.

Do you have to have a reason for loving?

I am shocking impertinent and insolent that's how it is.

I regret nothing.

I don't think when I make love

I am all right when I work. I am not superficial and I am not ungrateful.

Percentages are why I am rich.

I have understood that the most important things are tenderness and kindness. I can't do without them.

Films have never shown the kind of relationship that can exist between two women.

I know what sin is.

If this fame which people call my lucky break were to stop tomorrow I shouldn't care.

I have not always loved wisely but I was young.

Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.

I had lots of opportunities to survive this [popularity] madness. Madame de Staël said "Glory is the bright mourning of happiness.

Among Muslims I think there are some who are very good and some hoodlums like everywhere.

If I go to a restaurant other people stare. The meal is ruined.

I tried to make myself as pretty as possible and even then I thought I was ugly. I found it madly difficult to go out to show myself.

I knew I had to be the best at something otherwise I would be nothing. I knew I wanted the world to know about Brigitte Bardot.

Now if there was one woman in the world who didn't need publicity who always had too much publicity it was me.

The world today doesn't please me.

My wild and free side unsettled some and unwedged others.

I say what I think and I think what I say.