Gene Tierney Quotes

Gene Eliza Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. Acclaimed as a great beauty, she became established as a leading lady. Tierney was best known for her portrayal of the title character in the film Laura (1944), and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Ellen Berent Harland in Leave Her to Heaven (1945).

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Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.

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Life is a little like a message in a bottle, to be carried by the winds and the tides.

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Some women feel the best cure for a broken heart is a new beau.

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Children don't understand about people loving each other and then suddenly not.

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When you have spent an important part of your life playing Let's Pretend, it's often easy to see symbolism where none exists.

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There were days that I worked all the time, without a layoff, or a rest, finishing one picture and reporting for another sometimes on the same day.

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What a different world it was when I first sailed for Europe in 1930, with my mother, sister, and brother to spend six months abroad.

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I remember the 1940s as a time when we were united in a way known only to that generation. We belonged to a common cause-the war.

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I had no romantic interest in Gable. I considered him an older man.

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My mother would not talk to me for weeks, would not stay under my roof for as long as I was married to Oleg.

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We cannot calculate the numbers of people who left, fled or were fished out of Europe just ahead of the Holocaust.

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The word actress has always seemed less a job description to me than a title.

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Day after day, I spent long afternoons in the talent pool, being told how to walk, how to talk, how to sit.

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The Hollywood structure was monopolistic, run by four or five big studios.

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Cars, furs, and gems were not my weaknesses.

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