123 Quotes From Brigitte Bardot

123 Quotes From Brigitte Bardot
123 Quotes From Brigitte Bardot


123 Quotes From Brigitte Bardot


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

Brigitte Bardot

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

Brigitte Bardot

Only idiots refuse to change their minds.

Only idiots refuse to change their minds.

Brigitte Bardot


Do you have to have a reason for loving?

Do you have to have a reason for loving?

Brigitte Bardot


My wild and free side unsettled some, and unwedged others.

My wild and free side unsettled some, and unwedged others.

Brigitte Bardot


It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.

Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


I am 30, but there are things about me that are still 15.

I am 30, but there are things about me that are still 15.

Brigitte Bardot


I am greatly misunderstood by politically correct idiots.

I am greatly misunderstood by politically correct idiots.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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.

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.

Brigitte Bardot


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.

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.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


You can be barefoot and have worries.

You can be barefoot and have worries.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


I have the courage of my convictions.

I have the courage of my convictions.

Brigitte Bardot


We must boycott fur coats as well as all the accessories.

We must boycott fur coats as well as all the accessories.

Brigitte Bardot


People are forever finding something wrong with you.

People are forever finding something wrong with you.

Brigitte Bardot


I don't think when I make love.

I don't think when I make love.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


There is a certain dignity to being French.

There is a certain dignity to being French.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


My favourite animals are dogs.

My favourite animals are dogs.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


I leave before being left. I decide.

I leave before being left. I decide.

Brigitte Bardot


I belong to no party, and I am militant for no one.

I belong to no party, and I am militant for no one.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


I don't have the time or the desire to gaze at my navel.

I don't have the time or the desire to gaze at my navel.

Brigitte Bardot


As for being a little bunny that never says a word, that is truly the opposite of me.

As for being a little bunny that never says a word, that is truly the opposite of me.

Brigitte Bardot


What does it mean, being a woman?

What does it mean, being a woman?

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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 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.

Brigitte Bardot


I left a world in which I was a queen to enter one in which I'm a human being.

I left a world in which I was a queen to enter one in which I'm a human being.

Brigitte Bardot


Politics disgusts me.

Politics disgusts me.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


Fame had brought me so much unhappiness.

Fame had brought me so much unhappiness.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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.

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.

Brigitte Bardot


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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


I have not always loved wisely, but I was young.

I have not always loved wisely, but I was young.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


I know what sin is.

I know what sin is.

Brigitte Bardot


I never do anything by chance.

I never do anything by chance.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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.

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.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


My soul is not my own any more. I cannot live like I want to. I am going to give up films.

My soul is not my own any more. I cannot live like I want to. I am going to give up films.

Brigitte Bardot


Percentages are why I am rich.

Percentages are why I am rich.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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.

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.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


Nobody has any security in loving me.

Nobody has any security in loving me.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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.

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.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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 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.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


Death was like love, a romantic escape.

Death was like love, a romantic escape.

Brigitte Bardot


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.

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.

Brigitte Bardot


I don't think I was a good comedian.

I don't think I was a good comedian.

Brigitte Bardot


I wanted to be myself. Only myself.

I wanted to be myself. Only myself.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


The world today doesn't please me.

The world today doesn't please me.

Brigitte Bardot


I am typically French.

I am typically French.

Brigitte Bardot


I regret nothing.

I regret nothing.

Brigitte Bardot


I am really not interested in the cinema.

I am really not interested in the cinema.

Brigitte Bardot


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.

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.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


I stopped making films to look after animals.

I stopped making films to look after animals.

Brigitte Bardot


I'm not an extremist, you know.

I'm not an extremist, you know.

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.

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

Brigitte Bardot


I am against the Islamisation of France.

I am against the Islamisation of France.

Brigitte Bardot


I never knowingly wanted to hurt anybody.

I never knowingly wanted to hurt anybody.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


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.

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.

Brigitte Bardot


My private life became public.

My private life became public.

Brigitte Bardot


People have already dirtied my name too much.

People have already dirtied my name too much.

Brigitte Bardot


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

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

Brigitte Bardot


Fur is not luxury: it is an industry of death and suffering.

Fur is not luxury: it is an industry of death and suffering.

Brigitte Bardot


Fur is only of use to the animal that wears it.

Fur is only of use to the animal that wears it.

Brigitte Bardot


I live the life of a farmer. I don't see how I could wear Lagerfeld's designs while feeding my goats. I have respect for Lagerfeld as a man, but I would have so much more for him if he, in turn, respected animals. We do not live in the same world.

I live the life of a farmer. I don't see how I could wear Lagerfeld's designs while feeding my goats. I have respect for Lagerfeld as a man, but I would have so much more for him if he, in turn, respected animals. We do not live in the same world.

Brigitte Bardot


I don't feel old or used up, and I don't have time to waste thinking about aging, because I live only for my cause.

I don't feel old or used up, and I don't have time to waste thinking about aging, because I live only for my cause.

Brigitte Bardot


I wasn't scandalous - I didn't want to be.

I wasn't scandalous - I didn't want to be.

Brigitte Bardot


All of my causes, including the most radical, are motivated by the defense of animals.

All of my causes, including the most radical, are motivated by the defense of animals.

Brigitte Bardot


I adore my houses - they're my refuge - but I detest more and more Saint-Tropez where it's impossible to live: invaded by tourists, social evenings, all of which I avoid and which terrorises me.

I adore my houses - they're my refuge - but I detest more and more Saint-Tropez where it's impossible to live: invaded by tourists, social evenings, all of which I avoid and which terrorises me.

Brigitte Bardot


Yes, I've often been threatened by hunters, by horsemeat butchers, and seal murderers... I am still alive!

Yes, I've often been threatened by hunters, by horsemeat butchers, and seal murderers... I am still alive!

Brigitte Bardot


I am a native Frenchwoman and proud of it.

I am a native Frenchwoman and proud of it.

Brigitte Bardot


I mourn the fact that my beautiful country has deteriorated in every way.

I mourn the fact that my beautiful country has deteriorated in every way.

Brigitte Bardot


French courts are backward and politically correct, which is the height of stupidity.

French courts are backward and politically correct, which is the height of stupidity.

Brigitte Bardot


I never had trouble saying what I have to say.

I never had trouble saying what I have to say.

Brigitte Bardot


A film about my life? But I am not dead.

A film about my life? But I am not dead.

Brigitte Bardot


I have a gruff character.

I have a gruff character.

Brigitte Bardot


I'm too impatient.

I'm too impatient.

Brigitte Bardot


I don't see how a socialist government can tolerate hunting on horseback. The people who do this are snobs; they're very well-to-do.

I don't see how a socialist government can tolerate hunting on horseback. The people who do this are snobs; they're very well-to-do.

Brigitte Bardot


I'm not made to be a mother.

I'm not made to be a mother.

Brigitte Bardot


The woman who made those movies, that's not me. She's someone else.

The woman who made those movies, that's not me. She's someone else.

Brigitte Bardot


I know it's horrible to have to admit that, but I'm not adult enough to take care of a child.

I know it's horrible to have to admit that, but I'm not adult enough to take care of a child.

Brigitte Bardot



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