Judaism had absolutely nothing to do with my past marriage to Mike [Todd] or my upcoming marriage to Eddie Fisher, both of whom were Jewish. It was something I had wanted to do for a long time.
I’ve come through things that would have felled an ox. That fills me with optimism, not just for myself but for our particular species.
Michael Jackson is one of the most normal people I know.
So much is said with the electricity of the eyes, the intensity of a whisper. Less is more.
Acting is, to me now, artificial. Seeing people suffer is real. It couldn’t be more real. Some people don’t like to look at it in the face because it’s painful. But if nobody does, then nothing gets done.
I use my fame now when I want to help a cause or other people.
There’s still so much more to do. I can’t sit back and be complacent, and none of us should be. I get around now in a wheelchair, but I get around.
When women stops blushing, she has lost the most powerful weapon of charm.
I hate being called “Liz”, because it can sound like such a hiss.
Michael Jackson is part of my heart. We would do anything for each other.
I will love Michael Jackson forever.
When I’m not with the one I love, I love the one I’m with.
I have the emotions of a child in the body of a woman. I was rushed into womanhood for the movies. It caused me long moments of unhappiness and doubt.
Why shouldn’t gay people be able to live as open and freely as everybody else? What it comes down to, ultimately, is love. How can anything bad come out of love? The bad stuff comes out of mistrust, misunderstanding and, God knows, from hate and from ignorance.
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.
John Wayne is as tough as an old nut and as soft as a yellow ribbon.
Clark Gable was the epitome of the movie star – so romantic, such bearing, such friendliness.
I’m not worried about dying. I consult with God, my maker. And I don’t have a lot of problems to work out. I’m pretty squared anyway.
How can money be the root of all evil when shopping is the cure for all sadness?
Richard is a very sexy man. He’s got that sort of jungle essence that one can sense.” (on Richard Burton)