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Gene Tierney Quotes

About my career I was serious and earnest, sometimes impatient.

As an actress, I was trained to show emotion I did not feel, or no emotion at all.

Cars, furs, and gems were not my weaknesses.

Chaplin was notoriously strict with his sons and rarely gave them spending money.

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

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

Eccentric behavior is not routinely noticed around a movie set.

Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.

Fonda and Gary Cooper had the best sense of timing of all the actors I knew.

For years it never occurred to me to question the judgment of those in charge at the studio.

Hollywood can be hard on women, but it did not cause my problems.

Houses are one of my passions. I probably should have been an interior decorator.

I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction.

I always tried to play my hunches.

I am not the kind of woman who excuses her mistakes while reminding us of what used to be.

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 dated dozens of young men, had fun with all, made commitments to none.

I do not recall spending long hours in front of a mirror loving my reflection.

I existed in a world that never is - the prison of the mind.