The Best Brigitte Bardot quotes

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When most people think of Brigitte Bardot, they think of a voluptuous sex symbol from the 1950s and 60s. But what many people don’t know is that BB was also a successful entrepreneur. This post will explore her career as an entrepreneur and discuss some of the lessons we can learn from her success.

Here are the most inspiring Love, Women, Time, Giving, Life, World, Cinema, Animals quotes from Brigitte Bardot, and much more.


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About Brigitte Bardot

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28 September 1934

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What does it mean, being a woman? — Brigitte Bardot

Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves. — Brigitte Bardot

The woman who made those movies, that’s not me. She’s someone else. — 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. — Brigitte Bardot

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I really am a cat transformed into a woman. — Brigitte Bardot

And god created woman. — 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. — Brigitte Bardot

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

I am a woman that defends animals, right, left, and in the centre. Animals aren’t political. — Brigitte Bardot

women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves Brigitte Bardot quote

I do not understand girls who imagine that something forbidden. You can prohibit someone, but did not imagine. — Brigitte Bardot


My private life became public. — Brigitte Bardot

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

we have abolished the death penalty for humans so why should it continue for animals Brigitte Bardot quote

If I could do anything about the way people behave towards each other, I would, but since I can’t, I’ll stick to animals. — Brigitte Bardot

My favourite animals are dogs. — Brigitte Bardot

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

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

i only want to protect animals from barbarous cruel inhuman and backward rituals Brigitte Bardot quote

I can no longer walk. I can no longer swim. But I’m lucky when I see how animals suffer. — Brigitte Bardot

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

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

I stopped making films to look after animals. — Brigitte Bardot

When you’re thirty you’re old enough to know better,but still young enough to go ahead and do it. — Brigitte Bardot

my favourite animals are dogs Brigitte Bardot quote

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


The world today doesn’t please me. — 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

I left a world in which I was a queen to enter one in which I’m a human being. — Brigitte Bardot

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In Brigitte Bardot Statements


On the outside one is a star. But in reality, one is completely alone, doubting everything. To experience this loneliness of soul is the hardest thing in the world. — Brigitte Bardot

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Death was like love, a romantic escape. — Brigitte Bardot

I have found out that friendship is quite as important as love and it isn’t any easier than love. — 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. — 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. — Brigitte Bardot

Solitude scares me. It makes me think about love, death, and war. I need distraction from anxious, black thoughts. — Brigitte Bardot

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I have not always loved wisely, but I was young. — Brigitte Bardot

Do you have to have a reason for loving? — Brigitte Bardot

Nobody has any security in loving me. — Brigitte Bardot


I am really not interested in the cinema. — 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. — Brigitte Bardot

i am really not interested in the cinema Brigitte Bardot quote

I have no regrets. If I wanted to keep acting, I would have never left the cinema. — Brigitte Bardot

The page has turned. Cinema is finished for me. — Brigitte Bardot


The first time that I came to Cannes, I think it was in 1953, I was 18 and unknown. — Brigitte Bardot

I don’t have the time or the desire to gaze at my navel. — 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. — Brigitte Bardot

the first time that i came to cannes i think it was in 1953 i was 18 and unknown Brigitte Bardot quote

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 greatly misunderstood by politically correct idiots. — Brigitte Bardot


Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I am tired. — Brigitte Bardot

I am against marriage, and I don’t give a fig for society. — Brigitte Bardot

Fashion may not be a weapon of the woman but at least it gives her the ammunition. — Brigitte Bardot

champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when i am tired Brigitte Bardot quote

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

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

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

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

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