Cary Grant Quotes

“My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.” – Cary Grant

“There’s no point in being unhappy about growing older. Just think of the millions who have been denied the privilege.” – Cary Grant

“I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.” – Cary Grant

I pretended to be somebody

“Destiny is not necessarily what we get out of life, but rather, what we give.” – Cary Grant

“To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you’re impotent. She can’t wait to disprove it.” – Cary Grant

“I began by acting like the person I wanted to be, and eventually I became that person.” – Cary Grant

“When people tell you how young you look, they are also telling you how old you are.” – Cary Grant

When people tell you how

“Simplicity, to me, has always been the essence of good taste.” – Cary Grant

“All it takes are a few simple outfits. And there’s one secret – The Simpler The Better” – Cary Grant

“We should all just smell well and enjoy ourselves more.” – Cary Grant

“It is the law of life that if you are kind to someone you feel happy. If you arecruel you are unhappy. And if you hurt someone, you will be hurt back.” – Cary Grant

It is the law of life that if

“Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues.” – Cary Grant

“Do your job and demand your compensation – but in that order.” – Cary Grant

“Sometimes angels rush in where fools fear to tread.” – Cary Grant

“I may not have married for very sound reasons, but money was the least of them.” – Cary Grant

I may not have married for

“One pretends to do something, or copy someone or some teacher, until it can be done confidently and easily in what becomes one’s own style” – Cary Grant

“It takes 500 small details to add up to one favorable impression.” – Cary Grant

“I think that making love is the best form of exercise.” – Cary Grant

“The only really good thing about acting in movies is that there’s no heavy lifting.” – Cary Grant

The only really good thing

“I suppose you might call me the sophisticated type. I like to act with dialogue. Not with grunts.” – Cary Grant

“My father used to say, ‘Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'” – Cary Grant

“You know I have about the same interest in jewelry as I have in politics, horse racing, modern poetry, and women who need weird excitement – none.” – Cary Grant

“It’s better to buy one good pair of shoes than four cheap ones.” – Cary Grant

It's better to buy one good

“Divorce is a game played by lawyers.” – Cary Grant

“If you want to be an actor, my advice is to learn your lines and don’t bump into the other actors.” – Cary Grant

“I really am a happy, amusing fellow at heart. Trouble is I seem the only one left.” – Cary Grant

“I’m prepared. I have a gun and I know how to shoot, and whoever comes calling without an invitation will get it in the rear end.” – Cary Grant

“I have no plans to write an autobiography, I will leave that to others. I’m sure they will turn me into a homosexual or a Nazi spy or something else.” – Cary Grant

I have no plans to write an

“I acted like Cary Grant for so long that I became Cary Grant” – Cary Grant

“There must be something between us, even if it’s only an ocean.” – Cary Grant

“We have our factory, which is called a stage. We make a product, we color it, we title it and we ship it out in cans.” – Cary Grant

“Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.” – Cary Grant

Insanity runs in my family.

“A shot of brandy can save your life, but a bottle of brandy can kill you.” – Cary Grant

“Dying’s tough – but not as tough as comedy.” – Cary Grant

“There are only seven movie stars in the world whose name alone will induce American bankers to lend money for movie productions, and the only woman on the list is Ingrid Bergman.” – Cary Grant

“I improve on misquotation.” – Cary Grant

I improve on misquotation.

“Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one’s own past failings.” – Cary Grant

“When I’m married I want to be single, and when I’m single I want to be married.” – Cary Grant

“I’ve often been accused by critics of being myself on-screen. But being oneself is more difficult than you’d suppose.” – Cary Grant