22 Greatest Ava Gardner Quotes

22 Greatest Ava Gardner Quotes

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Ava Gardner was an actress from Smithfield, North Carolina. She gained fame after signing with MGM Studios and began appearing in feature films of the 1940′s. Some of the films she starred in are The Killers, Show Boat, Earthquake, and Mogambo, which she earned an Academy Award for Best Actress. She died on January 25, 1990 at the age of 67.

“After my screen test, the director clapped his hands gleefully and yelled: “She can’t talk! She can’t act! She’s sensational!”

“And I won ‘em back fair and square. So what are you going to do about it? Want to fight? Who wants the first bloody nose?”

“Because I was promoted as a sort of a siren and played all those sexy broads, people made the mistake of thinking I was like that off the screen. They couldn’t have been more wrong.”

“Deep down, I’m pretty superficial.”

“Fame gives you everything you never wanted.”

“God knows I’ve got so many frailties myself, I ought to be able to understand and forgive them in others. But I don’t.”

“He will always be my Sir Galahad.”

“Hell, I suppose if you stick around long enough they have to say something nice about you.”

“I caught his drift, but I wasn’t going to argue for a single second. Just get me to the Hampshire House, that’s all I cared about. Besides, how could I say, “No, I’m not a prositute. I’m
“Mrs. Frank Sinatra out for an early morning walk in the rain”

“I couldn’t imagine a better place [Australia] for making a film on the end of the world.”

“I either write the books or sell the jewels , and I’m kinda sentimental about the jewels.”

“I hate cheating. I won’t put up with it. I don’t do it myself.”

“I have only one rule in acting–trust the director, and give him heart and soul.”

“I suffered, I really suffered, with all three of my husbands. And I tried damn hard with all three, starting each marriage certain that it was going to last until the end of my life. Yet
none of them lasted more than a year or two.”

“I think the main reason my marriages failed is that I always loved too well but never wisely.”

“I want to remember it all, the good times and the bad times, the late nights, the boozing, the dancing into dawns, and all the great and not-so-great people I met and loved in those years…”

“If I had my life to live over again, I’d live it the same way. Maybe a few changes here or there, but nothing special. The truth is, honey, I’ve enjoyed my life. I’ve had a hell of a good

“Sex isn’t all that important, but it is when you love someone very much.”

“Some people say Liz and I are whores, but we are saints. We do not hide our loves hypocritically, and when in love, we are loyal and faithful to our men. [On the subject of her multiple

“What’s the point? My face, shall we say, looks lived in.”

“When he fell down the stairs, he told people he’d had a stroke. He was just pissed out of his skull. I love Dirk, he is such a drama queen.”

“When I lose my temper, honey, you can’t find it any place.”