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By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I don't have a short temper, I just have a quick reaction to bullshit

By Anonym 15 Sep

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

My forties are the best time I have ever gone through.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

How can money be the root of all evil when shopping is the cure for all sadness?

By Anonym 14 Sep

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.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Time went by. It could be proved that it did, although so little happened.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

There's no deodorant like success.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I find vocabulary to be a great drawback.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

It's amazing the gymnastics you can do when you don't want to do something. How you can force yourself against all the forces of nature. I threw myself backward.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

You can always avert throwing yourself in front of an oncoming train. There is something that just pulls you away - and it has pulled me away, because I'm not dead yet - just at the brink of impact. Sometimes I have been really grazed by that train.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I've been married too many times. How terrible to change children's affiliations, their affections - to give them the insecurity of placing their trust in someone when maybe that someone won't be there next year.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I would totally lose myself in the music and be a gypsy. I would go wherever I wanted to in my head - wherever the music took me. My body followed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Follow your passions, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Richard is a very sexy man. He's got that sort of jungle essence that one can sense." (on Richard Burton)

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I want it all quickly 'cause I don't want God to stop and think and wonder if I'm getting more than my share.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up. It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

It is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS, but no one should die of ignorance.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

There's still so much more to do. I can't sit back and be complacent, and none of us should be. I get around now in a wheelchair, but I get around.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Humility, never me; it is a characteristic I expect to find in other people.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

The beauty of fragrance is that it speaks to your heart and hopefully someone else's.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I call upon you to draw from the depths of your being - to prove that we are a human race, to prove that our love outweighs our need to hate, that our compassion is more compelling than our need to blame.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I love to be casual and comfortable, but I also love the easy glamour of wearing jewelry all the time.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Thanks Darling for the beautiful flowers and all the prayers. Now can you just get my puppy past security?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Oh, I love red. I'm very loyal to my colors. I love violet.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Success is a great deodorant.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I always wanted to have a fragrance, and I always wanted to be able to connect with people in ways other than through film.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.

By Anonym 14 Sep

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I find it rather tedious working with some actors who have to go into a corner and bounce up and down, shake their hands and arms, saying to the director, "Just a second - I'll be ready in a few minutes, " while all the other actors are waiting around to get in. Then they say, "OK! I'm ready now." And then they come on and do it exactly the same way they've done it in rehearsal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I love going to rock concerts, I love to lose myself in that vast wave of rhythm and body heat and get on the same vibe.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I mean, how many young women get a set of rubies just for doing something wholesome like swimming laps? Or win a diamond ring at Ping-Pong with their husband... ? Well, I did, and for all of these memories and the people in my life I feel blessed.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

When women stops blushing, she has lost the most powerful weapon of charm.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Taylor

Big girls need big diamonds.