I never go outside unless I look like Joan Crawford the movie star. If you want to see the girl next door, go next door.
Be afraid of nothing.
I have always known what I wanted, and that was beauty… in every form.
I think that the most important thing a woman can have – next to talent, of course – is her hairdresser.
You have to be self-reliant and strong to survive in this town. Otherwise you will be destroyed
There was a saying around MGM: “Norma Shearer got the productions, Greta Garbo supplied the art, and Joan Crawford made the money to pay for both
“Nobody can imitate me. You can always see impersonations of Katharine Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe. But not me. Because I’ve always drawn on myself only.”
If you’ve earned a position, be proud of it. Don’t hide it. I want to be recognized. When I hear people say, “Joan Crawford!” I turn around and say, “Hi! How are you?”
I am just too much