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Top Cary Grant quotes on love, life, Hollywood, films, fame and more.

13 Cary Grant Quotes To Start Your Day

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One of the flag-bearers of the golden phase of Hollywood, the name of Cary Grant stands tall among the list of ‘All Time Hollywood Greats.’ Born and raised in England, Cary started his career at a young age with theatre troops and toured around the country. Two times Academy Award nominee, Cary started in Hollywood in the 30s with screwball comedy films and later moved up the ladder to become an ‘Alfred Hitchcock Actor.’

Known for his light heartedness, style, and punctuality, he became a role model both in life as well as career. Critics mentioned him as one of the rare actors who did not take himself seriously and presented us with some of the most endearing films Hollywood has ever produced. His quotes on love, life, Hollywood, films and fame still continue to inspire and entertain his admirers. We present to you a list of his best quotes lifted from his interviews, articles and talk show appearances.

When people tell you how young you look, they are telling you how old you are.

- Cary Grant

Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.

- 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.

- Cary Grant

I think that making love is the best form of exercise.

- Cary Grant

To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you're impotent. She can't wait to disprove it.

- Cary Grant

My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'

- Cary Grant

I improve on misquotation.

- Cary Grant

Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant.

- 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.

- Cary Grant

Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings.

- Cary Grant

Divorce is a game played by lawyers.

- Cary Grant

Do your job and demand your compensation - but in that order.

- Cary Grant

I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.

- Cary Grant