Liz Taylor quotes
“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...” (continue)(continue reading)
“The trouble is not getting the man that you want. The trouble is wanting the man once you get him!
[After her 7th marriage].”
“Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.”
“It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.”
“I've only slept with the men I've been married to. How many women can make that claim?”
“- Apollodorus: I've always loved you.
- Cleopatra: And I have always known.”
“There are never enough hours in the days of a queen, and her nights have too many.”
“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!”
“What are you supposed to be, a birthday cake? Too bad everybody's had a piece.”
“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...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Take out all the homosexuals and there is no Hollywood.”
“- Lola Brewster: You seem lovely, as always. Of course, there are fewer lights on than usual. In fact, any fewer, and I'd need a seeing-eye dog.
- Marina Rudd: Oh, I shouldn't bother to buy one, dear. In that wig, you could play Lassie.
- Lola Brewster: Same adorable sense of humor. And I'm so glad to see that you've not only kept your gorgeous...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't pretend to be an ordinary housewife.”
“When the sun comes up, I have morals again.”
“Success is a great deodorant.”
“- Lola Brewster: I couldn't wait to begin our little movie. You know the saying: once an actress, always an actress.
- Marina Rudd: Oh, I do know the saying. But what does it have to do with you?
- Lola Brewster: Cute angel. So do tell. How does it feel to be back, after being away so long?”
“- Marina Rudd: Lola, dear, you know, there are really only two things I dislike about you.
- Lola Brewster: Really? What are they?
- Marina Rudd: Your face.”