Quotes by Gene Tierney
- I approached everything, my job, my family, my romances, with intensity.
- I ask myself: Would I have been any worse off if I had stayed home or lived on a farm instead of shock treatments and medication?
- I followed the same diet for 20 years, eliminating starches, living on salads, lean meat, and small portions.
- I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday. It gave me the spark I needed.
- I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him.
- I had no romantic interest in Gable. I considered him an older man.
- I knew I could not cope with the future unless I was able to rediscover the past.
- 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.
- In the months leading up to World War II, there was a tendency among many Americans to talk absently about the trouble in Europe. Nothing that happened an ocean away seemed very threatening.
- Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.
- Some women feel the best cure for a broken heart is a new beau.
- The Howard Hughes I knew began to change after his plane crash in 1941.
- Those who become mentally ill often have a history of chronic pain.
- Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.