Elizabeth Taylor Quotes and Sayings

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  • Full name: Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE
  • Born: February 27, 1932 in Hampstead Garden Suburb, Longdon, United Kingdom
  • Died: March 23, 2011 in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Occupation: actress, humanitarian, businesswoman
  • Movies: Cleopatra (1963), Cat on a hot tin roof (1958), the Flintsones (1994), Giant (1956), Butterfield (1960)

29 Elizabeth Taylor quotes

Everything makes me nervous – except making films. ~Elizabeth Taylor

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I have a woman’s body and a child’s emotions. ~Elizabeth Taylor


I’m a survivor – a living example of what people can go through and survive. ~Elizabeth Taylor


Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses. ~Elizabeth Taylor

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So much to do, so little done, such things to be. ~Elizabeth Taylor


People who know me well, call me Elizabeth. I dislike Liz. ~Elizabeth Taylor


It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. ~Elizabeth Taylor


I don’t pretend to be an ordinary housewife. ~Elizabeth Taylor


I’ve always admitted that I’m ruled by my passions. ~Elizabeth Taylor

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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. ~Elizabeth Taylor

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I’ve only slept with men I’ve been married to. How many women can make that claim? ~Elizabeth Taylor


I think I’m finally growing up – and about time. ~Elizabeth Taylor


It’s not the having, it’s the getting. ~Elizabeth Taylor

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I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too – for being married so many times. ~Elizabeth Taylor


You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal. ~Elizabeth Taylor


Success is a great deodorant. ~Elizabeth Taylor


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


I fell off my pink cloud with a thud. ~Elizabeth Taylor


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. ~Elizabeth Taylor

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Marriage is a great institution. ~Elizabeth Taylor


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. ~Elizabeth Taylor

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Big girls need big diamonds. ~Elizabeth Taylor


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. ~Elizabeth Taylor


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


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. ~Elizabeth Taylor


I’ve been through it all, baby, I’m mother courage. ~Elizabeth Taylor


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


I sweat real sweat and I shake real shakes. ~Elizabeth Taylor

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Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.
— Elizabeth Taylor


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