Elizabeth Taylor Quotes

Who is Elizabeth Taylor?

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was a British-American actress known for Cleopatra and her many marriages.

Born February 27, 1932
Died March 23, 2011

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Best 19 Quotes by Elizabeth Taylor

“Big girls need big diamonds.”

“I don’t pretend to be an ordinary housewife.”

“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.”

“I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look behind them.”

“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.”

“I, along with the critics, have never taken myself very seriously.”

“I’ve only slept with the men I’ve been married to. How many women can make that claim?”

“If not to make the world better, what is money for?”

“If someone was stupid enough to offer me a million dollars to make a picture, I’m certainly not dumb enough to turn it down.”

“It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.”

“It's not the having, it's the getting.”

“My mother says I didn’t open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked.”

“Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.”

“Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.”

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“Success is a great deodorant. It takes away all your past smells.”

“That’s the trouble with life – crap dialogue and bad lighting.”

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“Friends are God's way of apologizing to us for our families.”


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“The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues.”

“You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.”

“You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.”

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