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By Anonym 14 Sep

Gene Tierney

Joe Schenck, a top 20th Century-Fox executive, once said to me that he really believed I had a future, and that was because I was the only girl who could survive so many bad pictures.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gene Tierney

I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday. It gave me the spark I needed.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gene Tierney

Throughout my career, I was to be cast as a frontier girl, an aristocrat, an Arabian, a Eurasian, a Polynesian, and a Chinese.

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Gene Tierney

I used up every cent I had earned as an actress.

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Gene Tierney

My parents argued more than I remembered, about money and all the little things that disguise the truth that you are still arguing about money.

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Gene Tierney

Eccentric behavior is not routinely noticed around a movie set.

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Gene Tierney

A romantic, I think, picks the rose and is careless with the thorn.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gene Tierney

The Hollywood structure was monopolistic, run by four or five big studios.

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Gene Tierney

there are many ways to fail. Some reject success. And others do not recognize it when success comes.

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Gene Tierney

Cars, furs, and gems were not my weaknesses.

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Gene Tierney

I had no romantic interest in Gable. I considered him an older man.

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Gene Tierney

I was fortunate enough to work under directors who were, most of them, brilliant, emotional men.

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Gene Tierney

I was fine when it came to cheering up others, not so fine with myself.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Gene Tierney

I can't honestly say I ever forgave my father for what I considered his "mistakes." He hurt us terribly. But time has a way of tempering bitterness. My brother owes his drive and success to him and I know I do. He gave us the best kind of education and encouraged each of us to be resourceful.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gene Tierney

Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gene Tierney

we Irish don't really need thousands of people surging behind a big brass band to have a parade. One guitar player and a few people whistling will do the job.

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Gene Tierney

Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.

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Gene Tierney

Where there is hope, there is no despair.

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Gene Tierney

When you have spent an important part of your life playing Let's Pretend, it's often easy to see symbolism where none exists.

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Gene Tierney

It was the fashion of the time, still is, to feel that all actors are neurotic, or they would not be actors.

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Gene Tierney

I simply did not want my face to be my talent.

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Gene Tierney

We cannot calculate the numbers of people who left, fled or were fished out of Europe just ahead of the Holocaust.

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Gene Tierney

I approached everything, my job, my family, my romances, with intensity.

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Gene Tierney

I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction.

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Gene Tierney

In show business the saying seems too often true: it isn't enough to succeed; someone else must fail.

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Gene Tierney

I was not cut out to be a rebel.

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Gene Tierney

Rehearsals and screening rooms are often unreliable because they can't provide the chemistry between an audience and what appears on the stage or screen.

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Gene Tierney

I knew I could not cope with the future unless I was able to rediscover the past.

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Gene Tierney

Men are wonderful. I adore them. They always give you the benefit of the doubt.

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Gene Tierney

Trying to make order out of my life was like trying to pick up a jellyfish.

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Gene Tierney

I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him.

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Gene Tierney

When I met Jack Kennedy, he was a serious young man with a dream. He was not a womanizer, not as I understood the term.

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Gene Tierney

I existed in a world that never is - the prison of the mind.

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Gene Tierney

I used to annoy my father by telling him how much I felt luck was with me.

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Gene Tierney

Chaplin was notoriously strict with his sons and rarely gave them spending money.

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Gene Tierney

Houses are one of my passions. I probably should have been an interior decorator.

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Gene Tierney

When my mood was high, I seemed normal, even buoyant. I felt smarter. I had secrets. I could see God in a light bulb

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Gene Tierney

I ask myself: would I have been any worse off if I had stayed home or lived on a farm, and instead of shock treatments received rest and quiet and the good medication?

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Gene Tierney

Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.

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Gene Tierney

The word actress has always seemed less a job description to me than a title

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gene Tierney

I suppose life is a little like that, isn't it, a message in a bottle pitched out to sea, to be carried by the winds and the tides, washing up on the beaches we could never imagine.

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Gene Tierney

About my career I was serious and earnest, sometimes impatient.

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Gene Tierney

In the months leading up to World War II, there was a tendency among many Americans to talk absently about the trouble in Europe. Nothing that happened an ocean away seemed very threatening.

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Gene Tierney

I have a role now that I think becomes me. I am a grandmother.

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Gene Tierney

I dated dozens of young men, had fun with all, made commitments to none.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Gene Tierney

The main cause of my difficulties stemmed from the tragedy of my daughter's unsound birth and my inability to face my feelings.

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Gene Tierney

I existed in a world that never is , a prison of the mind.

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Gene Tierney

I learned quickly at Columbia that the only eye that mattered was the one on the camera.

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Gene Tierney

The Howard Hughes I knew began to change after his plane crash in 1941.

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Gene Tierney

I do not recall spending long hours in front of a mirror loving my reflection.