“Can you imagine being
wonderfully overpaid for
dressing up and playing games?”
“I’d like to have made one of
those big splashy Technicolor
musicals with Rita Hayworth.”
“If I had one day when I didn’t have
to be all confused and I didn’t have to
feel that I was ashamed of everything.
If I felt that I belonged someplace.
James Dean as Jim Stark in
“Rebel Without A Cause” (1955)
“I don’t go to the movies. They’re indecent.
They appeal to the baser tendencies, to temptations.
Young people aren’t able to cope with them, all
this sex starting too early. It’s thrown at them
under the guise of art. But it’s really immoral,
amoral stuff , made just for the money.”
in a 1972 interview
“To generalize on
women is dangerous.
To specialize in them
is infinitely worse.”
“You have to be born a sex symbol.
You don’t become one. If you’re born with it,
you’ll have it even when you’re 100 years old.”
~ Sophia Loren ~
“Life is hard.
After all, it kills you.”
~ Katharine Hepburn ~
“When people say,
‘She’s got everything’,
I’ve got one answer.
I haven’t had tomorrow.”
~ Elizabeth Taylor ~
“I wish to live until 150 years old
but the day I die, I wish it to be
with a cigarette in one hand and a
glass of whiskey in the other.”
~ Ava Gardner ~
“Women are not in love with me
but with the picture of me on the screen.
I am merely the canvas upon which
the women paint their dreams.”
~ Rudolph Valentino ~
Rudolph Valentino in the silent classic
“The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” (1921)