I don't have a short temper, I just have a quick reaction to bullshit

— Elizabeth Taylor

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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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Big girls need big diamonds.

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It's all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another.

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Elizabeth Taylor quote Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipst

Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick

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Put on some lipstick and pull yourself together.

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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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My favorite name for a color is "puce.

" It's kind of a dried blood color. It's a hideous color. But I love the word. It's so euphonic. But my favorite colors are lavender, purple, periwinkle blue, and white.

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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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Success is a great deodorant. It takes away all your past smells.

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Success is a great deodorant.

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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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The beauty of fragrance is that it speaks to your heart and hopefully someone else's.

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Money is the best deodorant.

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About Elizabeth Taylor

Quotes 161 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

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

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Follow your passions, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.

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You can't cry on a diamond's shoulder, and diamonds won't keep you warm at night, but they're sure fun when the sun shines.

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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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If you can't laugh at yourself, you're cooked!

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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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You can't choose between right and wrong by taking a census.

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

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Originally, we were going to set up a cappuccino bar in the showroom, but we've been so busy, ... We decided when we're old and grey, we're going to set up a coffee shop, and we formed the company about 18 months ago when we thought of the name. It's going to be TLC - Tastes Like Chocolate.

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I never face the day without perfume.

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

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Now is the time for guts and guile.

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I've been through it all, baby, I'm mother courage.

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The most sensible thing to do to people you hate is to drink their brandy.

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I'm a survivor - a living example of what people can go through and survive.

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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 was born with scoliosis. I have a double curvature of the spine, and it's forced me to use a wheelchair because the disease has really taken hold. It really saddens me that I can't ride.

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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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I think I'm finally growing up - and about time.

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Everything makes me nervous - except making films.

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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've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions.

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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.

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

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

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

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When you're older, you'll appreciate the advantages of sleeping alone.

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I believe in the difference between men and women. In fact, I embrace the difference.

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When you're fat, the world is divided into two groups - people who bug you and people who leave you alone. The funny thing is, supporters and saboteurs exist in either camp.

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I have a woman's body and a child's emotions.

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I'm loud and I'm vulgar, and I wear the pants in the house because somebody's got to, but I am not a monster. I'm not.

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Any home where there is love constitutes a family and all families should have the same legal rights, including the right to marry and have or adopt children. Why shouldn't gay people be able to live as open and freely as everybody else?

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What is a genius? What is a living legend? What is a megastar? Michael Jackson -- that's all. And when you think you know him, he gives you more. I think he is one of the finest people to hit this planet, and, in my estimation, he is the true King of Pop, Rock and Soul.

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