40 Ingrid Bergman Quotes from the Top Swedish Actress

Ingrid Bergman was a Swedish actress who appeared in various European and American movies.

Best Ingrid Bergman Quotes


I regret the things I didn’t do, not what I did. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


In Hollywood, you’re never any better than your last picture. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


I’m only interested in two kinds of people, those who can entertain me and those who can advance my career. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


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


Be yourself. The world worships the original. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


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

Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


Happiness is good health and a bad memory. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

Until 45 I can play a woman in love. After 55 I can play grandmothers. But between those ten years, it is difficult for an actress. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

I don’t worry about it because we are all growing old. If I were the only one I would worry. But we’re all in the same boat, and all of my friends are coming with me. We all go toward old age. How many years left we don’t know. We just have to accept it. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


I hate Sunday, I can’t wait for Monday so I can go back to work again. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

Cancer victims who don’t accept their fate, who don’t learn to live with it, will only destroy what little time they have left. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

Famous Ingrid Bergman Quotes

I have had my different husbands, my families. I am fond of them all and I visit them all. But deep inside me there is the feeling that I belong to show business. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up! ~ Ingrid Bergman.

I made so many films which were more important, but the only one people ever want to talk about is that one with Bogart. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


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

There are advantages to being a star though – you can always get a table in a full restaurant. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

I thank God who slowly dressed me in a heavy skin, otherwise I would now be dead. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


You must train your intuition – you must trust the small voice inside you which tells you exactly what to say, what to decide. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

I have no regrets. I wouldn’t have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

I have grown up alone. I’ve taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

Top Ingrid Bergman Quotes

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

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


There’s nothing like a love song to give you a good laugh. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

I always felt guilty. My whole life. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

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. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

The best way to keep young is to keep going in whatever it is that keeps you going. With me that’s work, and a lot of it. And when a job is finished, relax and have fun. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


I don’t think anyone has the right to intrude in your life, but they do. I would like people to separate the actress and the woman. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

Thank you for your coffee, seignior. I shall miss that when we leave Casablanca. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

I won’t do this movie because “I don’t believe the love story,” she told Selznick. The heroine is an intellectual woman, and an intellectual woman simply can’t fall in love so deeply. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


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

Popular Ingrid Bergman Quotes

Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better! ~ Ingrid Bergman.

Never again! I can see no reason for marriage – ever at all. I’ve had it. Three times is enough. ~ Ingrid Bergman.


The theater was my mother and my father. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn’t enough. I was exploding inside. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

One is never too old for romance. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

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


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

It is not whether you really cry. It’s whether the audience thinks you are crying. ~ Ingrid Bergman.

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