Joan Crawford Quotes

Joan Crawford Quotes On Love

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.

I need sex for a clear

I need sex for a clear complexion, but I’d rather do it for love.

Joan Crawford Quotes On Like

Care for your clothes, like the good friends they are

I never go outside unless I look like Joan Crawford the movie star. If you want to see the girl next door, go next door.

Well, we can skip childhood because I didn’t have any. Not one goddam moment on the Good Ship Lollipop.

If you have an ounce

If you have an ounce of common sense and one good friend you don’t need an analyst.

Be afraid of nothing.

My God, I’m four hundred years old and the most I can do is look three hundred.

I think that the most important thing a woman can have – next to talent, of course – is her hairdresser.

If I can’t be me, I don’t want to be anybody

The 1930s Hollywood

The 1930s Hollywood was capable of hurting me so much. The things about Hollywood that could hurt me (when I first came) can’t touch me now. I suddenly decided that they shouldn’t hurt me – that was all

If you’ve earned a position, be proud of it. Don’t hide it. I want to be recognized. When I hear people say, ‘There’s Joan Crawford!’ I turn around and say, ‘Hi! How are you!’

Make your wardrobe as versatile as an actress. It should be able to play many roles.

Joan Crawford Quotes On Life

I was a strict disciplinarian, perhaps too strict at times, but my God, without discipline what is life?

1. Find your own style and have the courage to stick to it. 2. Choose your clothes for your way of life. 3. Make your wardrobe as versatile as an actress. It should be able to play many roles. 4. Find your happiest colours – the ones that make you feel good. 5. Care for your clothes, like the good friends they are!

Hollywood is like life,

Hollywood is like life, you face it with the sum total of your equipment.

You have to be self-reliant and strong to survive in this town. Otherwise you will be destroyed.

[To the mother of two unruly children in a restaurant after the woman said she really didn’t know what to do with her children:] Have you tried infanticide?

It is my intention to make no provision herein for my son Christopher or my daughter Christina for reasons which are well known to them.

all that time hanging around the sets, watching Norma Shearer make the most of her three expressions, was a help.

Learn to breathe, learn to speak , but first ..learn to feel

I was born in front of

I was born in front of a camera and really don’t know anything else

Joan Crawford Quotes On House

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Not that anyone cares, but there’s a right and wrong way to clean a house.

I had always known what I wanted, and that was beauty… in every form… a beautiful house, beautiful man, a beautiful life and image. I was ambitious to get the money which would attain all that for me.

I used to wash my hands every ten minutes. I couldn’t step out of the house unless I had gloves on. I wouldn’t smoke a cigarette unless I opened the pack myself, and I would never use another cigarette out of that pack if someone else had touched it.

Joan Crawford Quotes On Talent

I think that the most important thing a woman can have – next to talent, of course – is her hairdresser.

Of all the actresses … to me, only Faye Dunaway has the talent and the class and the courage it takes to make a real star.

Sensitive husbands don’t like second billing. I don’t believe Franchot ever for a moment resented the fact that I was a star. Possibly he resented Hollywood’s refusal to let him forget it. There was never a doubt in my mind that his talent was greater than mine.