"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. "
"Success is a great deodorant. It takes away all your past smells. "
"It's not the having, it's the getting. "
"Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses. "
"I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I'm not afraid to look behind them. "
"I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions. "
"The Frank Sinatra of Shakespeare. "
"I've been through it all, baby, I'm mother courage. "
"Everything makes me nervous - except making films. "
"I'm a survivor - a living example of what people can go through and survive. "
"If someone's dumb enough to offer me a million dollars to make a picture, I'm certainly not dumb enough to turn it down. "
"I don't think President Bush is doing anything at all about Aids. In fact, I'm not sure he even knows how to spell Aids. "
"You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal. "
"I really don't remember much about Cleopatra. There were a lot of other things going on. "
"I fell off my pink cloud with a thud. "
"It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. "
"People who know me well, call me Elizabeth. I dislike Liz. "