10 Beautiful Photos Of Lauren Bacall And Her Most Memorable Quotes

August 13, 2014 12:41 PM

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Legendary actress Lauren Bacall passed away on August 12 while at her home, The Dakota, her residence on the Upper West Side next to Central Park in New York City. She was 89 years old.

Her career spanned seven decades in which she was well-known not just for her beauty, but also her sharp wit. During that time she was nominated and won many awards, including a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for Applause in 1970 and Woman of the Year in 1981, a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for The Mirror Has Two Faces in 1997, and in 2009 Bacall was the recipient of the Academy Honorary Award “in recognition of her central place in the Golden Age of motion pictures.”

We remember Lauren Bacall with some great photos and a few of her most memorable quotes.


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“You know how to whistle, don’t you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow.”


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“Stardom isn’t a profession, it’s an accident.”


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“Looking at yourself in a mirror isn’t exactly a study of life.”


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“I don’t live in the past, although your past is so much a part of what you are that you can’t ignore it. But I don’t look at scrapbooks. I could show you some, but I’d have to climb ladders, and I can’t climb.”


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


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“You can’t always be a leading lady.”


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


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“Here is a test to find out whether your mission in life is complete. If you’re alive, it isn’t.”


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“I am not a has-been. I am a will be.”


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


~ E.J. Judge, CBS Local


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