Quotes from Elizabeth Taylor movies and TV shows

Gloria Wandrous: I think I'll get cleaned up and do my nails.
Mrs. Fanny Thurber: Yes, sharpen them.
Gloria Wandrous: For you, Mrs. Thurber, I would.

Gloria Wandrous: I spent the night with Steve's girlfriend, Norma.
Mrs. Wandrous: Ah, isn't that nice! She knows a boy whose girlfriend is that unselfish.
Mrs. Fanny Thurber: That's a girl who won't have a boyfriend long.
Gloria Wandrous: A compliment from you, Mrs. Thurber?
Mrs. Fanny Thurber: I must have said it wrong.

Gloria Wandrous: Terrible, isn't it, Steve? I say "yes" too much when I shouldn't and you say "no" too much when you shouldn't.

Gloria Wandrous: You act like a man who's expecting his wife back in town.
Weston Liggett: Look, Gloria, I have to spend at least tonight with her.
Gloria Wandrous: A good night's sleep will be the best thing for you.

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Cleopatra: How dare you and the rest of your barbarians set fire to my library! Play conqueror all you want, Mighty Caesar! Rape, murder, pillage thousands, even millions of human beings! But neither you nor any other barbarian has the right to destroy one human thought.

Cleopatra: You come before me as a suppliant.
Antony: If you choose to regard me as such.
Cleopatra: I do. You will therefore assume the position of a suppliant before this throne. You will kneel.
Antony: I will what?
Cleopatra: On-your-knees.
Antony: You dare ask the Proconsul of the Roman Empire?
Cleopatra: I asked it of Julius Caesar. I demand it of you.

Antony: What has angered you? That I dealt with Octavian however I could, or that I married his sister to do it? Jealousy or politics, which?
Cleopatra: Both! And damn you for not understanding either.
Antony: It would not occur to me to look to you for instruction.
Cleopatra: Which is why you have come back chained to Octavian like a slave. And with such an exquisite set of chains. So softly spoken, so virtuous! She sleeps, I hear, fully-clothed.

Julius Caesar: Ah, yes. I seem to recall some mention of an obsession you have about your divinity... Isis, is it not?
Cleopatra: I shall have to insist that you mind what you say. I AM Isis. I am worshipped by millions who believe it. You are not to confuse what I am with the so-called divine origin which every Roman general seems to acquire together with his shield. It was, uh, Venus you chose to be descended from, wasn't it?

Cleopatra: The way to prevent war is to be ready for it.
Sosigenes: Have 300 warships ever been built for war without war?

Cleopatra: Catullus doesn't approve of you. Why haven't you had him killed?
Julius Caesar: Because I approve of him..

Apollodorus: I've always loved you.
Cleopatra: And I have always known.

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Leslie Benedict: Money isn't everything, Jett.
Jett Rink: Not when you've got it.

Bick Benedict: Leslie... don't behave like that... making a fuss o'er those people. You're a Texan now.
Leslie Benedict: Is that a state of mind? I'm still myself.
Bick Benedict: You're my wife now honey, you're a Benedict.
Leslie Benedict: I still have a mind of my own. Elsewhere being gracious is acceptable.
Bick Benedict: Uh, well, but... we're gracious.

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Rebecca: I love you - and I must not feel it - yet Ivanhoe I love you, with all the longing in this lonely world.

Rebecca: My heart is breaking, Father.
Isaac of York: My heart broke long ago. But it serves me still.

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Amy: How was I dressed when we had all that money?
Jo March: In diapers.

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Beryl Mason: I was with Freddie because I was in a blackout. What's your excuse?

Beryl Mason: I think of sex as a language and I'm fluent in it. You? Well, for you it's... a second language.

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Martha: Hey.
George: Hark! Jungle sounds.
Martha: Hey.
George: Animal noises.

Martha: You make me puke.
George: That wasn't a very nice thing to say, Martha.

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