“It's not the having, it's the getting”.
“I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it”.
“I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look behind them”.
“I've only slept with men I've been married to. How many women can make that claim?”.
“It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting”.
“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”.
|Suddely, Last summer, starring Elisabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Katharine Hepburn, 1959|
|On location filming Giant, Texas, 1955|
|Relaxing with James Dean, Giant, 1955|
|Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , 1958, Richard Brooks|
|Liz Taylor wearing a creation of Balmain and Cartier jewels, photographed by Richard Avedon.|
Harper's Bazaar, July 1961
|Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Richard Avedon|
|Swathed in a headscarf on the set of Giant, 1956|
|Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, July 1964|
|Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, 1965, Paris by © Douglas Kirkland|
source: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images, © John Springer Collection/Corbis, Image by © Douglas Kirkland/CORBIS