50 Elizabeth Taylor Quotes And Sayings For Inspiration

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Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was an English-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian. She began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. Hope, our collection of Elizabeth Taylor Quotes will give you the courage to follow your dream and live your life to the fullest.

I never face the day without perfume.

– Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor Quotes

1. “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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

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

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4. “Marriage is a great institution.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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

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6. “I sweat real sweat and I shake real shakes.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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

8. “So much to do, so little done, such things to be.” – Elizabeth Taylor

9. “Big girls need big diamonds.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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10.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

11.Success is a great deodorant. It takes away all your past smells.” – Elizabeth Taylor

12. “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.” – Elizabeth Taylor

13. “I think marriage does give a sense of oneness that just being together can’t.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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

15. “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

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

17. “You cannot have passion of any kind unless you have compassion.” – Elizabeth Taylor

18. “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.” – Elizabeth Taylor

19. “Every breath you take today should be with someone else in mind.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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

21. “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.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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

23. “I love to be casual and comfortable, but I also love the easy glamour of wearing jewelry all the time.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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24. “The public library is more than a repository of books. It’s a mysterious, wondrous place with the power to change lives.” – Elizabeth Taylor

25. “When the sun comes up, I have morals again.” – Elizabeth Taylor

26. “The beauty of fragrance is that it speaks to your heart and hopefully someone else’s.” – Elizabeth Taylor

27. “Fragrance is an incredibly intimate thing. It can evoke very specific thoughts or memories and is a little different for each person who wears it. I also think it’s the most accessible luxury.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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

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

30. “Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.” – Elizabeth Taylor

31. “A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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

33. “I’ve always admitted that I’m ruled by my passions.” – Elizabeth Taylor

34. “I believe in the difference between men and women. In fact, I embrace the difference.” – Elizabeth Taylor

35. “I don’t have a short temper, I just have a quick reaction to bullshit.” – Elizabeth Taylor

36. “Sometimes I think we know too much about our idols and that spoils the dream.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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

38. “The most sensible thing to do to people you hate is to drink their brandy.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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39. “I hate the idea of always having to interpret other people’s ideas and thoughts and words, because I’m very independent and, I guess, a free thinker.” – Elizabeth Taylor

40. “If you can’t laugh at yourself, you’re cooked!” – Elizabeth Taylor

41. “You can’t choose between right and wrong by taking a census.” – Elizabeth Taylor

42. “There’s still so much more to do. I can’t sit back and be complacent, and none of us should be. I get around now in a wheelchair, but I get around.” – Elizabeth Taylor

43. “How can money be the root of all evil when shopping is the cure for all sadness?” – Elizabeth Taylor

44. “If it is not to make the world better what is money for?” – Elizabeth Taylor

45. “Follow your passions, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.” – Elizabeth Taylor

46. “I’m not like anyone. I’m me.” – Elizabeth Taylor

47.Give. Remember always to give. That is the one thing that will make you grow.” – Elizabeth Taylor

48. “No matter what happens, I’m loud, noisy, earthy and ready for much more living.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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49. “The ups and downs, the problems and stress, along with all the happiness, have given me optimism and hope because I am living proof of survival.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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50. “When women stops blushing, she has lost the most powerful weapon of charm.” – Elizabeth Taylor

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