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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

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

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

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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

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

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Gene Tierney

Unlike the stage, I never found it helpful to be good in a bad movie.

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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

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

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

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

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Gene Tierney

I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices.

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Gene Tierney

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

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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

I was not cut out to be a rebel.

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Gene Tierney

Movie failures are like the common cold. You can stay in bed and take aspirin for six days and recover. Or you can walk around and ignore it for six days and recover.

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Gene Tierney

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

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Gene Tierney

I had been introduced to psychotherapy, in which the doctors let you talk, talk, talk, until you find the source of your problem or find another doctor.

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Gene Tierney

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

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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

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

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Gene Tierney

I am not the kind of woman who excuses her mistakes while reminding us of what used to be.

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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 never understood the theory, once popular among doctors, that blamed mental disorders on too little or too much mother love. My own mother was my darling.

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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

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

Some women feel the best cure for a broken heart is a new beau.

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Gene Tierney

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

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Gene Tierney

that strange conflict in the American character: we pride ourselves on being the melting pot of the world but we insist on regarding most immigrants with suspicion.

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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.

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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

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

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Gene Tierney

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

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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

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

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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

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

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Gene Tierney

What a different world it was when I first sailed for Europe in 1930, with my mother, sister, and brother to spend six months abroad.

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

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Gene Tierney

Eccentric behavior is not routinely noticed around a movie set.

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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

There were days that I worked all the time, without a layoff, or a rest, finishing one picture and reporting for another sometimes on the same day.

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Gene Tierney

As an actress, I was trained to show emotion I did not feel, or no emotion at all.

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Gene Tierney

I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction.

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Gene Tierney

I'm not sure I can explain the nature of Jack Kennedy's charm, but he took life just as it came.

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Gene Tierney

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

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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

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

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Gene Tierney

In my early days in Hollywood I tried to be economical. I designed my own clothes, much to my mother's distress.

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Gene Tierney

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