Elizabeth Taylor Quotes & Wallpapers

Elizabeth Taylor
Total Quotes: 166

All of my life I've spent a lot of time with gay men - Montgomery Clift, Jimmy Dean, Rock Hudson - who are my colleagues, coworkers, confidantes, my closest friends, but I never thought of who they slept with! They were just the people I loved. I could never understand why they couldn't be afforded the same rights and protections as all of the rest of us. There is no gay agenda, it's a human agenda Elizabeth Taylor

All I see in the mirror every morning is a face that needs washing. Elizabeth Taylor

I'm not like anyone. I'm me. Elizabeth Taylor

I find vocabulary to be a great drawback. Elizabeth Taylor

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

Acting is fun. It's not my whole life. It's not my entire being. It's secondary to my life. My life is primary. I'm running in the primary, as you know. Elizabeth Taylor

I like the connection with fans and people who have been supportive of me. And I love the idea of real feedback and a two-way street, which is very, very modern. Elizabeth Taylor

Without homosexuals there'd be no Hollywood. Elizabeth Taylor

A belly laugh increases the ability of your immune system to fight infections. Elizabeth Taylor

I've never thought of my jewelry as trophies. I'm here to take care of it and to love it, for we are only temporary custodians of beauty. Elizabeth Taylor

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. Elizabeth Taylor

Acting is, to me now, artificial. Seeing people suffer is real. It couldn't be more real. Some people don't like to look at it in the face because it's painful. But if nobody does, then nothing gets done. Elizabeth Taylor

Why shouldn't gay people be able to live as open and freely as everybody else? What it comes down to, ultimately, is love. How can anything bad come out of love? The bad stuff comes out of mistrust, misunderstanding and, God knows, from hate and from ignorance. Elizabeth Taylor

Judaism had absolutely nothing to do with my past marriage to Mike [Todd] or my upcoming marriage to Eddie Fisher, both of whom were Jewish. It was something I had wanted to do for a long time. Elizabeth Taylor

I've come through things that would have felled an ox. That fills me with optimism, not just for myself but for our particular species. Elizabeth Taylor

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

I will love Michael Jackson forever. Elizabeth Taylor

Oh God! I'm going to miss him. I can't yet imagine life without him. But I guess with God's help... I'll learn. I keep looking at the photo he gave me of himself, which says, 'To my true love Elizabeth, I love you forever.' And, I will love HIM forever. Elizabeth Taylor

No matter what happens, I'm loud, noisy, earthy and ready for much more living. Elizabeth Taylor

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. Elizabeth Taylor

I hate to try to be that person in my own skin, in my own way, in my own head, not through exercises or anything else, just by, I guess, belief, concentration. Elizabeth Taylor

When I hear the name Michael Jackson, I think of brilliance, of dazzling stars, lasers and deep emotions. I think he is one of the world's biggest and greatest stars, and it just so happens that he is one of the most gifted music makers the world has ever known. 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. I love you Michael. Elizabeth Taylor

Success is a great deodorant. Elizabeth Taylor

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

I have been supremely lucky in my life in that I have known great love, and of course I am the temporary custodian of some incredible and beautiful things. Elizabeth Taylor

A strong film director does leave you to your devices. A strong director allows you to be free and you trust that he's there and he will tell you if you've gone too far. A strong director allows you to be much more experimental and take greater chances than a director who isn't secure within himself. Elizabeth Taylor

I don't have a set pattern. I take things as they come. Usually with a great amount of relish. I just lay back and wait for it to happen. And it usually does. Elizabeth Taylor

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. Elizabeth Taylor

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

There has never been such a silence. Elizabeth Taylor

I know I'm vulgar, but would you have me any other way? Elizabeth Taylor

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

My heart...my mind... are broken. I loved Michael with all my soul and I can't imagine life without him. We had so much in common and we had such loving fun together. Elizabeth Taylor

It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. Elizabeth Taylor

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. Elizabeth Taylor

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. Elizabeth Taylor

I'm just an instinctive actress, I've never had a lesson in my life. Elizabeth Taylor

When people say, 'She's got everything', I've got one answer - I haven't had tomorrow. Elizabeth Taylor

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

I've only slept with men I've been married to. How many women can make that claim? Elizabeth Taylor

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. Elizabeth Taylor

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

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

On Michael Jackson and child stardom: He had one of the worst childhoods ever. I think I had the second. Elizabeth Taylor

Seems like we always spend the best part of our time...just saying goodbye. Elizabeth Taylor

I've never had an acting lesson. I've never been given techniques. Everything I've done is invented. I just sort of found out [how to do it]. Elizabeth Taylor

To me, acting is a matter of absolute concentration. You can laugh and giggle with your friends up to the minute the director says, "Action!" Then you snap your mind into shape and into the character that you're playing and relate to the people that you're acting with and forget everybody else that you've been joking with. Elizabeth Taylor

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


Every breath you take today should be with someone else in mind... Elizabeth Taylor

Everything was handed to me - looks, fame, wealth, honour, love. I rarely had to fight for anything Elizabeth Taylor

Michael Jackson is one of the most normal people I know. Elizabeth Taylor

Clark Gable was the epitome of the movie star - so romantic, such bearing, such friendliness. Elizabeth Taylor

I've always preferred animals to little girls or boys. I had my first horse - actually it was a Newfoundland pony - when I was three, and I loved riding, without anyone shackling me - riding bareback as fast as I could. Elizabeth Taylor

Something always made me save myself. Either the Betty Ford Center or going onstage to perform in the theater when many people didn't think I could do it. Elizabeth Taylor

A "name" no longer carries a film. People used to go to the cinema to see a "John Wayne film." And you don't have that thing happening now except in the rock world, which has taken the event out of movies. Elizabeth Taylor

I gave a very dear friend of mine my humanitarian award. Because you don't need an award to be, or not be, a humanitarian. Elizabeth Taylor

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

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

I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too - for being married so many times. Elizabeth Taylor

It's not the having, it's the getting. Elizabeth Taylor

Everything makes me nervous - except making films. Elizabeth Taylor

This is a book that respects kids and their ideas. And in that regard, it places Chasing Vermeer in the tradition of classic favorites fondly recalled from our own childhoods. Elizabeth Taylor

Look, sweetheart, I can drink you under any goddamn table you want, so don't worry about me. Elizabeth Taylor

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. Elizabeth Taylor

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. Elizabeth Taylor

I don't entirely approve of some of the things I have done, or am, or have been. But I'm me. God knows, I'm me. Elizabeth Taylor

If it is not to make the world better what is money for? Elizabeth Taylor

I wear perfume even when I'm alone Elizabeth Taylor

I have never felt more alive than when I watched my children delight in something, never more alive than when I have watched a great artist perform, and never richer than when I have scored a big check to fight AIDS. Elizabeth Taylor

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