Lana Turner Quotes

Who is Lana Turner?

Lana Turner was an American actress born as Julia Jean Turner.

Born February 08, 1921
Died June 29, 1995

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Best 26 Quotes by Lana Turner

“A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.”

“A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.”

“All men are alike. The approach is different; the result is always the same.”

“Artie said it would be nice if we got married. I said it would be nice, too. The next thing I knew, we were on our way to Las Vegas.”

“Fame is one thing, notoriety is another.”

“How does it happen that something that makes so much sense in the moonlight doesn't make any sense at all in the sunlight?”

“Humor has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana.”

“I expected to have one husband and seven babies. Instead I had seven husbands and one living baby.”

“I find men terribly exciting, and any girl who says she doesn't is an anemic old maid, a streetwalker, or a saint.”

“I have matured with the realization that I can live without a man!”

“I started off wanting one husband and seven children, but it ended up the other way around.”

“I would rather lose a good earring than be caught without make-up.”

“If you stay away from parties, you're called a snob. If you go, you're an exhibitionist. If you don't talk, you're dumb. If you do talk, you're quarrelsome. Pardon me while I change my nail polish.”

“It used to be that when an actress reached thirty, she was considered almost washed up.”

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“It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies – because you never know when you'll have to work with them.”

“Let's be honest, the physical attracts me first. Then if you get to know the man's mind and soul and heart, that's icing on the cake.”

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“I advise everybody not to save: spend your money. Most people save all their lives and leave it to somebody else. Money is to be enjoyed.”

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“My life has been a series of emergencies.”

“Oh, how I treasure this freedom. I really do. It's a glorious, wonderful experience. I am off marriage – for life!”

“The more famous an actress becomes, the less she's allowed to eat. Unless she wants to play people's mothers. And in bad clothes, yet.”

“The most important tool of my trade was a mirror.”

“The thing about happiness is that it doesn't help you to grow; only unhappiness does that. So I'm grateful that my bed of roses was made up equally of blossoms and thorns. I've had a privileged, creative, exciting life, and I think that the parts that were less joyous were preparing me, testing me, strengthening me.”

“The truth is, sex doesn't mean that much to me now.”

“Trash is something you get rid of – or disease. I'm not something you get rid of.”

“We started by playing girls who only married at the end of the picture. We didn't play wives. That came later. But the most dreadful thing was when a star had to play a mother. That was the beginning of her professional end.”

“Whenever I do something, it seems so right. And turns out so wrong.”

“Where wolves live, the forest is healthy.”

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