Ingrid Bergman Quotes

Ingrid Bergman Acting Quotes

If you took acting away

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

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.

On acting to daughter Isabella Rossellini: Keep it simple. Make a blank face and the music and the story will fill it in.

I didn’t choose acting. It chose me.

Ingrid Bergman Giving Quotes

Give me an hour and

Give me an hour and I’ll make a lifetime out of it.

There’s nothing like a love song to give you a good laugh

Just give the Italians a chance for drama and they take it with both hands.

Ingrid Bergman Inspirational Quotes

I've never sought success

I’ve never sought success in order to get fame and money; it’s the talent and the passion that count in success.

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

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

Ingrid Bergman Kiss Quotes

A kiss is a lovely trick

A kiss is a lovely trick to stop speech.

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

A kiss is a secret told to the mouth instead of the ear; kisses are the messengers of love and tenderness.

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go?

A kiss is the natures way to stop a conversation, when the words are superfluous

Ingrid Bergman Mother Quotes

The first time an autograph

The first time an autograph hunter told me, ‘You are my mother’s favorite actress,’ I aged twenty years.

The theater was my mother and my father.

On acting to daughter Isabella Rossellini: Keep it simple. Make a blank face and the music and the story will fill it in.