Elizabeth Taylor, a true American icon, passed away this morning at the age of 79. I heard the news on the radio in my car after dropping my son off at school today. Elizabeth Taylor will go down in history as one of the most legendary actresses in Hollywood, and her passing has saddened millions of people.
In celebration of her life, we’ve compiled a list of famous Elizabeth Taylor quotes from your favorite Elizabeth Taylor movies. You can also watch some of these quotes in the video clips below.
Cat On a Hot Tin Roof – “I’m not living with you. We occupy the same cage, that is all.”
Butterfield 8 – “Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.”
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf – “I swear to GOD George, if you even EXISTED, I’d divorce you.”
National Velvet – “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.”
The Mirror Crack’d – “You look like a piece of birthday cake, dear! Too bad everyone’s had a piece!”