I like to be bought flowers and taken out for dinner. I like a man to be a gentleman. I don't like to be treated as if I am brainless. I like to be respected and to give respect.— Sharon Stone
The most unexpected Sharon Stone quotes that will add value to your life
I don't believe makeup and the right hairstyle alone can make a woman beautiful.
The most radiant woman in the room is the one full of life and experience.
Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake whole relationships.
Real happiness comes from inside. Nobody can give it to you.
We Barbie dolls are not supposed to behave the way I do.
The more famous and powerful I get the more power I have to hurt men.
The doctor told Phil, my then husband, that my condition was really bad news.
They had found an artery tearing and said I could die. They said they could try to patch it up but it could go horribly wrong. It all turned out okay in the end but it was touch and go.
This idea that being youthful is the only thing that's beautiful or attractive simply isn't true. I don't want to be an 'ageless beauty.' I want to be a woman who is the best I can be at my age.
Men can not stand the explosive mixture of beauty and intelligence.
A truly beautiful woman is always good and the other women, and to people in general. She rejects rivalry, intrigue and dirty tricks.
Peace does exist. It exists in your heart and soul.
I tried for modelling work but it was a bit slow and that's when I took a part-time job at McDonalds. It gave me income while I was waiting for my big break and at the very least I could eat.
I don't take myself very seriously. I like to make people laugh. You know, it's like, if a woman can't be happy for another woman's work, they have to go work on that.
I think that's why Meryl Streep is working so much, because she looks like a woman we can all relate to. I look at her and I think, 'I'm chasing my kids, I've moved my parents in with me, I'm coping with food spills - that looks like me in real life'. Meryl looks like an unmade bed, and that's what I look like. To me, that looks true.
I could do nice, but it's just not as much fun.
Being nice isn't my biggest goal in life. I'm trying to be honest about who I am, and that's not always nice. I'm not always the world's cheerleader.
I'm not trying to make myself look like a girl because I'm not a girl anymore.
I'm very happy about being a grown woman.
Once you've had your life burn down, it takes time to be a Phoenix.
A lot of people think that fame is the Band-Aid that cures their ills.
I'm no kid, and I knew long before I got famous that wasn't the deal. I'm the court jester, not the queen.
I am ready for love but I'm not desperately seeking it.
I bake all the time, but I don't like to eat the cookies when they're done. I just like the dough.
I've done an awful lot of trying to make everybody else okay and happy.
I have learned, now it would really be ok to wait for someone who wants to be there for me and partner with me and I'm really looking forward to it.
I have absolutely no objection to growing older.
I am a stroke survivor so I am extremely grateful to be ageing - I have nothing but gratitude for the passing years. I am ageing - lucky, lucky me!
I've never been willing to lie about my age.
Why on earth would I want to tell people I'm 35, which I'm not, and have them say, 'Oh that's nice,' when I could tell them I'm 47, which I am, and have them look at me and go, 'Whoa!'. I'm not afraid of aging. I stopped being afraid of life a long time ago.
You grow. You don't want to stay the same. The thing that was great for you before isn't going to be great for you now. A woman should have many faces through her life, not just one face, not just one hairdo, not just one way. You want to keep rediscovering what's fun for you.
I think we have to be not so afraid of scarcity. We have to be willing to give away all things.
To be happy, to make other people happy, to get into movie production more and probably to give some other people the chances that I had, to carry on enjoying being a mum and never to stop having flowers bought for me. I've still got a long way to go.
I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won. I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania.
Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back - when there's some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth.
Some people work hard in this business and become really popular, really big stars but they never receive an award from within the business. Somehow, when your colleagues and friends believe in you to the point of handing you an award it means so much more.
I carry condoms in my purse, even though I haven't had sex in a long time.
I'm hoping for luck! And I carry them so I can give them to other people who might want or need them, or who might want to have a conversation.
Ava Gardner was the most beautiful woman in the world, and it's wonderful that she didn't cut up her face. She addressed aging by picking up her chin and receiving the light in a better way. And she looked like a woman. She never tried to look like a girl.
Stardom is no longer the fuel of my soul.
It is the deeper aspects of life that nurture me. And I realise I am very blessed.
I've never thought of myself as a great beauty -- just a great magician.
I did a guest appearance on The Practice and loved it.
I think it's really important that the people who are going to make decisions for other people have fair, truthful and compassionate regard for all people, not just some people.
I swear to God, I went in to buy bikinis, and the lady's like, 'You're not getting out of this store 'til you get down there and show me what you do for those abs and the arms.' She wouldn't sell me my bikinis! I had to get on the floor and do the stomach thing.
I drive with my knees. Otherwise, how can I put on my lipstick and talk on my phone?
I couldn't stop looking at the award when I received it.
It was as if my whole career flashed in front of me, from beginning to the moment I was handed the Golden Globe.
I can't tell you how many doctors try to sell me a facelift.
I've even gone as far as having someone talk me into it, but when I went over and looked at pictures of myself, I thought 'What are they going to lift?' . . Frankly, I think that in the art of aging well there's this sexuality to having those imperfections. It's sensual.
Before I was a year old I walked and talked and I was even potty trained.
When I started going to school I think I got on everyone's nerves because I used to ask adult questions rather than settle for the stuff usually fed to kids.
You can't treat an illness with cosmetic surgery, and that's why it would be great if there were qualified therapists in plastic surgeons' offices, and that people would go to a therapeutic meeting before plastic surgery. I think that should be part of the FDA requirement.
Watching children grow up, you learn a lot about life and about being a better person - you learn a lot about what's really important in the world and what isn't.
I was in Woody Allen's Stardust Memories in 1980.
It was only a bit part and I didn't get to speak but I felt that I was in a real movie and heading where I had always wanted to be.
If you want to have plastic surgery or cosmetic surgery, live it up;
go ahead and have it. But if you don't want to have it, don't have it.
I loved old black and white movies, especially the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals. I loved everything about them - the songs, the music, the romance and the spectacle. They were real class and I knew that I wanted to be in that world.
I could make Basic Instinct 16. If guys will keep thinking I'm hot, I might turn it into a TV series.
I don't think there is anything wrong with cosmetic surgery at all.
I think it's great. But I don't think it's alright to distort yourself.
At first it was exhilarating but when I realized it wasn't going away, it became scary and claustrophobic. Fame is a weird thing.
I feel sad when I realize how much truth is being changed or obscured in the American media.
I loved the movies and I wanted to be like Marilyn Monroe.
I thought she was so glamorous and everyone seemed to love her. I wanted to be like that and I told everyone I would be the next Marilyn Monroe.