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“Your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that” – Lauren Bacall’s Most Famous Quotes

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As well as being remembered as one of the last true icons of the Golden Hollywood Age, Lauren Bacall’s dazzling film career and of course her high-profile marriage to Humphrey Bogart, she was well-known for humorously and fearlessly speaking her mind.

As we remember Lauren – who sadly passed away at the age of 89 this week – we celebrate her poise, her style, her talent, her wit and we take a look at some of her most famously remembered quotes.

“I wish Frank Sinatra would just shut up and sing!”

“A woman isn’t complete without a man. But where do you find a man – a real man – these days?”

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“Find me a man who is interesting enough to have dinner with and I’ll be happy”

“Stardom isn’t a career. It’s an accident”

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“Imagination is the highest kite one can fly”

“I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that”

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“Legends are all to do with the past and nothing to do with the present”

“I don’t think that anyone that has a brain can really be happy. What is there really to be happy about? You tell me. If you’re a thinking human being, there’s no way to divorce yourself from the world.”

Do you have a favourite Lauren Bacall quote or movie moment? Share it with us below…

Written by Yvette Le Grew

Yvette Le Grew is the former Online Editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly, former Head of Digital Content at Westfield & freelance fashion, travel, health & lifestyle writer for titles across the UK, Asia and Australia. Yvette now contributes 'at large' for

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