80+ Incredible Elizabeth Taylor Quotes (A Life in Pictures)

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The Best Elizabeth Taylor Quotes and Sayings

Elizabeth Taylor was an actress and singer who was a prominent figure in Hollywood for more than 40 years. She was known for her beauty and film roles, including her roles in “The Nun’s Story” and “A Star Is Born”. She was also a philanthropist and AIDS activist.

Here’s what you will gain from reading this collection of Liz Taylor quotes.

These Liz Taylor Quotes Will…

  • Inspire you to live your best life
  • Motivate you to achieve your dreams
  • Make you proud to be a woman
  • Bring a smile to your face as you read them daily.

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Famous Elizabeth Taylor Quotes And Sayings

“Success is the best deodorant…”

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“Now is the time for guts and guile.”

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“I don’t have a short temper, I just have a quick reaction.”

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“When people say, ‘She’s got everything’, I’ve got one answer – I haven’t had tomorrow.”

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“It’s all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another.”

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“Those against gay marriages say marriage should only be between a man and a woman. God… I of all people know that that doesn’t always work!”

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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.”

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

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

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“I have a woman’s body and a child’s emotions.”

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“I think I’m finally growing up – and about time.”

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

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“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.”

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“I’m a survivor – a living example of what people can go through and survive.”

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“I’ve always admitted that I’m ruled by my passions.”

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“So much to do, so little done, such things to be.”

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“How can anything bad come out of love? The bad stuff comes out of mistrust, misunderstanding and God knows from hate and from ignorance.”

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“I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too – for being married so many times.”

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“I’ve been through it all, baby, I’m mother courage.”

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Elizabeth Taylor Quotes on Love

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

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“So much is said with the electricity of the eyes, the intensity of a whisper. Less is more.”

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“I’ve always been very aware of the inner me that has nothing to do with the physical me.”

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“You can’t possess radiance, you can only admire it.”

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“I don’t entirely approve of some of the things I have done, or am, or have been. But I’m me. God knows I’m me.”

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Marriage is a great institution.

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“How can the money be the root of all evil when shopping is the cure for all sadness?”

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“I don’t dwell on the miserable. I skirt around that. Give it a wave. Wave goodbye and concentrate on the good things.”

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“I believe in life and I’ll fight for it. I believe you have to put up your dukes and fight, even if you don’t know what you’re fighting against.”

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“If it is love, it must encompass everything. The faults as well as the things you are proud of, and one has to be tolerant of one’s intolerancies.”

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“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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“When the sun comes up, I have morals again.”

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

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“As a girl, my mother told me I’m nice looking and that I have pretty eyes, but it’s not your eyes…it’s the expression behind your eyes that will make you truly beautiful.”

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“I fell off my pink cloud with a thud.”

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

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“Big girls need big diamonds.”

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

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“I sweat real sweat and I shake real shakes.”

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

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“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.”

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“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.”

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“People who know me well, call me Elizabeth. I dislike Liz.”

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“I really don’t remember much about Cleopatra. There were a lot of other things going on.”

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“I haven’t read any of the autobiographies about me.”

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

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“I’ve been pronounced dead and I’ve read my own obituaries. And they were the best reviews I ever read.”

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“I don’t entirely approve of some of the things I have done, or am, or have been. But I’m me. God knows, I’m me.”

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“When people say: She’s got everything. I’ve only one answer: I haven’t had tomorrow.”

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Since I was a little girl, I believed I was a child of destiny, and if that is true, Richard Burton was surely my fate.

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“It’s amazing the gymnastics you can do when you don’t want to do something. How you can force yourself against all the forces of nature. I threw myself backward.”

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“I just loved the feeling of flying. I could jump six feet bareback and it was the closest thing to being Pegasus and flying next to God. It’s the most liberating freedom-making feeling in the world.”

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“I left home as soon as I could, when I was 18. I thought I was in love and got married – the press called it Prince Charming and Cinderella. He was a Hilton so I was the poor little Cinderella. And when I got a divorce nine months later I never told the court why, but he was cruel.”

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“You can be fat and still be sexy . It all depends on how you feel about yourself”

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

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“I have never felt more alive than when I watched my children delight in something, never more alive than when I have watched a great artist perform, and never richer than when I have scored a big check to fight AIDS.”

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“I was so strictly brought up that the only time I could get away would be on my own pony. I could ride wherever I wanted on my godfather’s estate in Kent.I wasn’t brought up to be afraid of anything.”

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“The things that are important to me – being a mother, a businesswoman, an activist – are all things that were borne out of great passion.”

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“I always wanted to have a fragrance, and I always wanted to be able to connect with people in ways other than through film.”

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“Acting is fun. It’s not my whole life. It’s not my entire being. It’s secondary to my life. My life is primary. I’m running in the primary, as you know.”

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“There has never been such a silence.”

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Elizabeth Taylor Beauty Quotes

“I’ve always sung in the shower. Now I make the stage a mental shower in order not to get too uptight and enjoy it.”

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“I would totally lose myself in the music and be a gypsy. I would go wherever I wanted to in my head – wherever the music took me. My body followed.”

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“I want it all quickly ’cause I don’t want God to stop and think and wonder if I’m getting more than my share.”

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“It is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS, but no one should die of ignorance.”

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“On Michael Jackson and child stardom: He had one of the worst childhoods ever. I think I had the second.”

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“I believe in mind over matter and doing anything you set your mind on.”

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“Just in case you get pneumonia or die. The dangerous bits are always the last days of shooting.”

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“Being able to go on location and see the world was the greatest perk of all.”

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“You are who you are. All you can do in this world is help others to be who they are and better themselves.”

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“Everything makes me nervous – except making films.”

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“Take out all the homosexuals and there is no Hollywood.”

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“Everything makes me nervous – “The trouble is not getting the man that you want. The trouble is wanting the man once you get him!making films.”

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

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

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

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“How dare you and the rest of your barbarians set fire to my library! Play conqueror all you want, Mighty Caesar! Rape, murder, pillage thousands, even millions of human beings! But neither you nor any other barbarian has the right to destroy one human thought!”

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“Oh, you poor, poor dear. You could have married Elliot Firestone, the man who invented the wheel. Instead you picked Fred Flintstone, the man who invented the excuse!”

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“What are you supposed to be, a birthday cake? Too bad everybody’s had a piece.”

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“The first day I saw Richard Burton on the ‘Cleopatra’ set, there was a lot of hemming and hawing and he said hello to Joe Mankiewicz and everyone. And then he sort of sidled over to me and said ‘Has anybody ever told you that you’re a very pretty girl?’. And I said to myself, Oh gevaldt, here’s the great lover, the great wit, the great…”

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“All of my life I’ve spent a lot of time with gay men – Montgomery Clift, Jimmy Dean, Rock Hudson – who are my colleagues, coworkers, confidantes, my closest friends, but I never thought of who they slept with! They were just the people I loved. I could never understand why they couldn’t be afforded the same rights and protections as all of the rest of us. There is no gay agenda, it’s a human agenda”

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“When I was young, MGM was a very exciting place to be. I’ve always loved movie stars, loved movies, loved everything about them except doing them. It was so tremendously thrilling to go into the commissary for lunch. They were all there – Judy Garland, Lana Turner, Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr. And there was the lovely, sweet smell of the puncake…”

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E. Taylor Quotes About Fashion

“My mottto has always been to be true to myself whether it pleases others or not.”

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“How can money be the root of all evil, when shopping is the care for all sadness.”

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

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“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and learn not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight.”

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

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Taylor Quotes About Jewelry

“Big girls need big diamon.”

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“I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can’t possess radiance, you can only admire it.”

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“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.”

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“I mean, how many young women get a set of rubies just for doing something wholesome like swimming laps? Or win a diamond ring at ping pong with their husband? Well, I did, and for all of these memories and the people in my life I feel blessed.”

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“I’ve never thought of my jewellery as trophies. I’m here to take care of it and to love it, for we are only temporary custodians of beauty.”

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“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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So guys that is it for this collection of E. Taylor quotes. Which of these quotes was your favourite? Let us know in the comments section. Until we meet again cheers!

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