Remembering Elizabeth Taylor: 'Big Girls Need Big Diamonds' and Other Quotes from Liz


giant-liz-taylorElizabeth Taylor was bigger than life, a true movie star.  Here are a few of the many quotes from the beautiful and head strong actress.

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.

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

Elizabeth Taylor’s life off the big screen was often as dramatic as her films, so the next two quotes are especially meaningful.

You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.

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.

Elizabeth Taylor is survived by her four children.  Taylor had two sons with Michael Wilding: Michael Howard (born January 6, 1953) and Christopher Edward (born February 28, 1955).

Her daughter with Michael Todd, Elizabeth Frances Todd, called “Liza”, was born August 6, 1957. Her daughter, Maria Burton, (adopted 1964 with Richard Burton) was born August 1, 1961. In addition to her children, Taylor is survived by 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

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