Elizabeth Taylor Quotes

Big girls need big diamonds.

Everything makes me nervous – except making films.

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

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


I don’t pretend to be an ordinary housewife.

I don’t think President Bush is doing anything at all about Aids. In fact, I’m not sure he even knows how to spell Aids.

I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look behind them.

I fell off my pink cloud with a thud.


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

I haven’t read any of the autobiographies about me.

I really don’t remember much about Cleopatra. There were a lot of other things going on.

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.

I sweat real sweat and I shake real shakes.


I think I’m finally growing up – and about time.

I’m a survivor – a living example of what people can go through and survive.

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

I’ve been through it all, baby, I’m mother courage.

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


If someone’s dumb enough to offer me a million dollars to make a picture, I’m certainly not dumb enough to turn it down.

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

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