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56 Famous Elizabeth Taylor Quotes (LOVE)

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“You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.”

Elizabeth Taylor
The problem with the people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
The problem with the people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues.
I don't have a short temper, I just have a quick reaction to bullshit.
I don’t have a short temper, I just have a quick reaction to bullshit.
You cannot have passion of any kind unless you have compassion.
You cannot have passion of any kind unless you have compassion.
Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.
Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.
Follow your passions, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.
Follow your passions, follow your heart, and the things you need will come.
I’ve always admitted that I’m ruled by my passions.
I’ve always admitted that I’m ruled by my passions.
It's all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another.
It’s all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another.
I don’t dwell on the miserable. I skirt around that. Give it a wave. Wave goodbye and concentrate on the good things.
I don’t dwell on the miserable. I skirt around that. Give it a wave. Wave goodbye and concentrate on the good things.
You are who you are. All you can do in this world is help others to be who they are and better themselves.
You are who you are. All you can do in this world is help others to be who they are and better themselves.

12 Inspirational Elizabeth Taylor Quotes About Life

“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
I’m a survivor – a living example of what people can go through and survive.
I’m a survivor – a living example of what people can go through and survive.
I'm not like anyone. I'm me.
I’m not like anyone. I’m me.
I believe in life and I’ll fight for it. I believe you have to put up your dukes and fight, even if you don’t know what you’re fighting against.
I believe in life and I’ll fight for it. I believe you have to put up your dukes and fight, even if you don’t know what you’re fighting against.
I know I'm vulgar, but would you have me any other way
I know I’m vulgar, but would you have me any other way?
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.
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.
I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I'm not afraid to look behind them.
I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look behind them.
It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
It's not the having, it's the getting.
It’s not the having, it’s the getting.
It is not true that I like animals more than people. But they come a very close second. There is no bullsht about them.
It is not true that I like animals more than people. But they come a very close second. There is no bullsh*t about them.
I’ve been through it all, baby, I’m mother courage.
I’ve been through it all, baby, I’m mother courage.
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.
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.

14 Elizabeth Taylor Quotes on Love and Marriage

“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.”

Elizabeth Taylor
When I'm not with the one I love, I love the one I'm with.
When I’m not with the one I love, I love the one I’m with.
Michael Jackson is part of my heart. We would do anything for each other.
Michael Jackson is part of my heart. We would do anything for each other.
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 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 think marriage does give a sense of oneness that just being together can’t.
I think marriage does give a sense of oneness that just being together can’t.
There can be no love without respect.
There can be no love without respect.
I think having a fight, an out and out outrageous, ridiculous fight is one of the greatest exercises in marital togetherness.
I think having a fight, an out and out outrageous, ridiculous fight is one of the greatest exercises in marital togetherness.
How can anything bad come out of love? The bad stuff comes out of mistrust, misunderstanding and God knows from hate and from ignorance.
How can anything bad come out of love? The bad stuff comes out of mistrust, misunderstanding and God knows from hate and from ignorance.
If it is love, it must encompass everything. The faults as well as the things you are proud of, and one has to be tolerant of one’s intolerancies.
If it is love, it must encompass everything. The faults as well as the things you are proud of, and one has to be tolerant of one’s intolerancies.
When I have fallen in love it’s always ended up being a marrying kind of love.
When I have fallen in love it’s always ended up being a marrying kind of love.
I've only slept with men I've been married to. How many women can make that claim?
I’ve only slept with men I’ve been married to. How many women can make that claim?
Every breath you take today should be with someone else in mind.
Every breath you take today should be with someone else in mind.
Every day we need to tell someone we love them. Touch them. Thank them for being. It’s so important.
Every day we need to tell someone we love them. Touch them. Thank them for being. It’s so important.
If I love someone, I love them always.
If I love someone, I love them always.

9 Wise Elizabeth Taylor Quotes that will Make You Think

When people say, 'She's got everything', I've got one answer - I haven't had tomorrow.
When people say, ‘She’s got everything’, I’ve got one answer – I haven’t had tomorrow.
How can money be the root of all evil when shopping is the cure for all sadness?
How can money be the root of all evil when shopping is the cure for all sadness?
I am glad that in my life I have never cut short my emotions. The most awful thing of all is to be numb.
I am glad that in my life I have never cut short my emotions. The most awful thing of all is to be numb.
You can be fat and still be sexy. It all depends on how you feel about yourself.
You can be fat and still be sexy. It all depends on how you feel about yourself.
As a girl, my mother told me I’m nice looking and that I have pretty eyes, but it’s not your eyes…it’s the expression behind your eyes that will make you truly beautiful.
As a girl, my mother told me I’m nice looking and that I have pretty eyes, but it’s not your eyes…it’s the expression behind your eyes that will make you truly beautiful.
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.
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.
I have a woman's body and a child's emotions.
I have a woman’s body and a child’s emotions.
I’ve always been very aware of the inner me that has nothing to do with the physical me.
I’ve always been very aware of the inner me that has nothing to do with the physical me.
You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal.
You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.

6 Elizabeth Taylor Quotes on Fragrance and Diamond

You can't cry on a diamond's shoulder, and diamonds won't keep you warm at night, but they're sure fun when the sun shines.
You can’t cry on a diamond’s shoulder, and diamonds won’t keep you warm at night, but they’re sure fun when the sun shines.
Fragrance is an incredibly intimate thing. It can evoke very specific thoughts or memories and is a little different for each person who wears it. I also think it's the most accessible luxury.
Fragrance is an incredibly intimate thing. It can evoke very specific thoughts or memories and is a little different for each person who wears it. I also think it’s the most accessible luxury.
Big girls need big diamonds.
Big girls need big diamonds.
I wear perfume even when I’m alone.
I wear perfume even when I’m alone.
Success is a great deodorant. It takes away all your past smells.
Success is a great deodorant. It takes away all your past smells.
I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.
I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can’t possess radiance, you can only admire it.

5 Funny Elizabeth Taylor Quotes

All I see in the mirror every morning is a face that needs washing.
All I see in the mirror every morning is a face that needs washing.
I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too - for being married so many times.
I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too – for being married so many times.
Those against gay marriages say marriage should only be between a man and a woman. God… I of all people know that that doesn’t always work!
Those against gay marriages say marriage should only be between a man and a woman. God… I of all people know that that doesn’t always work!
If you hear of me getting married [again], slap me!
If you hear of me getting married [again], slap me!
I’ve been pronounced dead and I’ve read my own obituaries. And they were the best reviews I ever read.
I’ve been pronounced dead and I’ve read my own obituaries. And they were the best reviews I ever read.

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