October 17, 2013

Elizabeth Taylor Quotes




She could be any woman's role model, and not simply for her amazing beauty.

From her film career to her role in Entebbe, her love of jewellery, and her work for AIDS,,, she was quite incredible!

1: "Big girls need big diamonds"

2: "I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions."

3: "I fell off my pink cloud with a thud."

4: "I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too - for being married so many times."

5: "I don't think President Bush is doing anything at all about Aids. In fact, I'm not sure he even knows how to spell Aids."
6: "I really don't remember much about Cleopatra. There were a lot of other things going on."
7: "I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up. It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get."
8: "I’m a survivor - a living example of what people can go through and survive."
9: "I've been through it all, baby, I'm mother courage."
10: "Everything makes me nervous - except making films."
11: "I've only slept with men I've been married to. How many women can make that claim?"
12: "If someone's dumb enough to offer me a million dollars to make a picture, I'm certainly not dumb enough to turn it down."
13: "Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses."
14: "Success is a great deodorant."
15: "You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal."
16: "It's not the having, it's the getting."
17: "Marriage is a great institution."
18: "People who know me well, call me Elizabeth. I dislike Liz."
19: "So much to do, so little done, such things to be."
20: "I don't like my voice. I don't like the way I look. I don't like the way I move. I don't like the way I act. I mean, period. So, you know, I don't like myself."


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Larger pictures with thanks to Elizabeth Taylor's Facebook Page

And some more:

1. Before I made films, I had a lemonade stand in Southern California.

2. When José Eber is out of town, I love to cut my hair and anyone else's.

3. I'm mad for Law & Order and have seen every single episode. My children and Mariska Hargitay, a dazzling actress, played together as kids.

4. I converted to Judaism in 1959.

5. My Jewish name is Elisheba Rachel.

6. My first horse was named Betty.

7. I didn't go on a date until I was 16.

8. My legs are too short.

9. The film I'm proudest of is Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


10. I never face the day without perfume.

11. I dreamed of designing perfume 25 years before I did it.

12. I love blood-orange juice.

13. My very first memory is of pain.

Dame Elizabeth Taylor after she became a Dame at Buckingham Palace.

14. I'm still heartbroken that Richard [Burton] never won an Oscar.

15. I am sincerely not worried about getting old.

16. I never tried to act until A Place in the Sun.

17. I am disgusted by the amount of myth about me that is accepted as fact.

18. People on Twitter named my new fragrance, Violet Eyes.

19. I've never had acting lessons, though many people think I need them.

20. In my twenties, I nearly lost my eye and my leg. Still have them both, tee hee.

21. Nerves are the nemesis of all actors.

22. I hate being called Liz, because it can sound like such a hiss.

23. I believe you can be close to God anywhere.

24. My dog Delilah is in love with my cat Fang. To each his own.

25. My family and people with HIV/AIDS are my life.


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