Famous Elizabeth Taylor Quotes and Sayings: Things You May Not Know about the Legend

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Famous Elizabeth Taylor Quotes

Elizabeth Taylor was one of the most beloved actresses in Hollywood.  The legendary actress passed away today at the age of 70.

As we remember her beauty, talent and celebrate her life, we remember some of her famous words:

“My mother says I didn’t open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked.”

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

“Everything makes me nervous – except making films.”

“When people say, ‘She’s got everything’, I’ve got one answer – I haven’t had tomorrow.”