He would use amphetamines to stay awake because he would have late night maneuvers that would go way into the early morning hours and he was given pills to stay up for the long hours.— Priscilla Presley
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Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one's self.
She would go to Memphis and this was after our divorce.
And I would send her to Memphis to be with him.
There is a shyness about me, and I really need to get out more.
It's not that, you know, when a relationship doesn't work and there are issues, you have to somehow work it out if there are children involved.
When one of Lisa's baby teeth fell out here, the tooth fairy left her 50 cents.
Another tooth fell out when she was with her father in Las Vegas, and that tooth fairy left her $5. When I told Elvis that 50 cents would be more in line, he laughed. He knew I was not criticizing him; how would Elvis Presley know the going rate for a tooth?
It was more that his career was going down again and he was tired of the songs.
He was tired of the routine. And there was a point where he just kind of gave up. He couldn't face being 40. And he resorted to stimulants. There's a dark side there, a really dark side.
At times he could be very critical. He didn't like prints on me. He didn't like stripes. He didn't like boldness. He said I was petite and that was taking away from my looks.
I lived a really wonderful life with this man and even after our divorce, it was incredible.
You know, I had my mother and my father convincing me that he would be going back to Hollywood and he'd be back with the actresses and dating them and that he wasn't serious about me at all. So I had him saying one thing to me and my parents telling me something else.
As a person, he was wonderful. He really was a great person. He was full of life. He had a great sense of humor. Very talented, of course, but very caring to his parents. There was a very endearing quality about Elvis.
Yes, the divorce was difficult. It was difficult.
No one has really heard my side of the story, the adventure we had together, the transformation that I had going from a schoolgirl to a woman overnight.
You have so much to share, you have so much to tell, you have so much you want to expose, so much that's inside that you've learned from that life period. There are really very few people I can share that with.
I did, but I'm not real fond of giving interviews.
I don't feel like a grandmother. I don't.
I just look at it, as it's something that I had to do.
I had this vision that really, Graceland is suited for a king and it is his castle. And people really should see it, as he loved it.
I like the creative aspect of developing a project.
You know, Lisa, for the longest time, did not sing.
I don't want to be someone's entertainment.
I lived somebody else's life. It was never about me, it was really about him on every level.
You have to remember that when I met Elvis, you know, it wasn't the fanfare that it is today or even when he was here in the states and I was in Germany growing up.
You know, you know, obviously, if my daughter's happy, you know, then I don't have any problem.
Absolutely. I - you know, he was so that much a part of my life that, you know, Elvis, you know, once - once you bonded with him, I mean, there was no - there was no going back. He was just a great guy.
There were the phone calls and Elvis had asked me to visit him in Los Angeles. This was in 1962.
Being considered beautiful at a young age sends confusing signals.
You think people only like you because of your beauty.
When you live life and you are living the experience, you tend not to appreciate them as you are living them. It's only when you look back and realize how special they were.
There's been a big void out there, in terms of where I've been and what I am currently working on, I'd like to fill that void now and share my exciting plans for the future.
And when Elvis was unhappy, believe me, everyone was unhappy.
I mean, I had probably an illusion of being the wife that, you know, I wanted to create a home. I wanted to have children. I wanted him to be a husband. It was never going to be that way. It couldn't be that way.