The Best Cary Grant quotes

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Cary Grant was one of Hollywood’s most iconic and enduring stars. He had an effortless screen presence that delighted audiences for decades. But what is less well-known about Grant is the many personal challenges he faced throughout his life. This post will explore the highs and lows of Cary Grant’s remarkable life.

Here are the most known quotes from Cary Grant, and much more.


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About Cary Grant

birth of the author

January 18, 1904

death of the author

November 29, 1986

occupation of the author

Actor, Businessman

award of the author

Academy Honorary Award

Inspiring Phrases From Cary Grant

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

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

I’d like to have made one of those big splashy Technicolor musicals with Rita Hayworth. โ€” Cary Grant

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

i began by acting like the person i wanted to be and eventually i became that person Cary Grant quote

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

My father used to say, ‘Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.’ โ€” Cary Grant

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

Various Statements From 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. โ€” Cary Grant

I think that making love is the best form of exercise. โ€” Cary Grant

i think that making love is the best form of exercise Cary Grant quote

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

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

Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. even i want to be Cary Grant. โ€” 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. โ€” Cary Grant

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

More Phrases From Cary Grant

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

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

How did Cary Grant acquire his name?

Archie Leach acquired the stage name Cary Grant after getting a contract with Paramount Pictures in 1932.

Studio executives there thought the name “Archie Leach” was unsuitable for a leading man in movies, so he was rechristened โ€œCary Grant,โ€ a name he legally adopted in 1941


Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops. โ€” Cary Grant

Redundant Thematics

In Cary Grant Statements


It`s important to know where you`ve come from so that you can know where you`re going. I probably chose my profession because I was seeking approval, adulation, admiration and affection. โ€” Cary Grant

the only really good thing about acting in movies is that there s no heavy lifting Cary Grant quote

To write an autobiography, you’ve got to expose other people. I hope to get out of this world as gracefully as possible, without embarrassing anyone. โ€” 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. โ€” Cary Grant

Deeper Quotes From Cary Grant

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. โ€” Cary Grant

It takes 500 small details to add up to one favorable impression. โ€” Cary Grant

Comedy holds the greatest risk for an actor, and laughter is the reward. โ€” Cary Grant

it takes 500 small details to add up to one favorable impression Cary Grant quote

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

I was a fatโ€“headed guy, full of pain. โ€” Cary Grant

I improve on misquotation. โ€” Cary Grant

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

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