Dame Elizabeth Taylor, who has died aged 79, on success, diamonds and failed marriages.
"I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions."
"I fell off my pink cloud with a thud."
"I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too - for being married so many times."
"Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses."
"Success is a GREat deodorant."
"You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal."
"It's not the having, it's the getting."
"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."
"I really don't remember much about Cleopatra. There were a lot of other things going on."
"I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up. It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get."
"I’m a survivor - a living example of what people can go through and survive."
"I've been through it all, baby, I'm mother courage."
"Everything makes me nervous - except making films."
"I've only slept with men I've been married to. How many women can make that claim?"
"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."
"People who know me well, call me Elizabeth. I dislike Liz."
"So much to do, so little done, such things to be."
"I don't like my voice. I don't like the way I look. I don't like the way I move. I don't like the way I act. I mean, period. So, you know, I don't like myself."