9 Iconic Elizabeth Taylor Quotes

"It's not the having, it's the getting."

Elizabeth Taylor
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Elizabeth Taylor is the epitome of knowing who she is and never apologizing for it—she liked what she liked, married who she wanted to marry, and dressed the way she wanted to dress. Whether she was planning one of her—count 'em—six weddings, winning one of her two Academy Awards, or starring in acclaimed role after acclaimed role, Taylor was icon for more than just her violet eyes.

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inspiring women quotes

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inspiring women quotes

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inspiring women quotes

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inspiring women quotes

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inspiring women quotes

(Image credit: Getty Images)

inspiring women quotes

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inspiring women quotes

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inspiring women quotes

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I'm an Associate Editor at the Business of Fashion, where I edit and write stories about the fashion and beauty industries. Previously, I was the brand editor at Adweek, where I was the lead editor for Adweek's brand and retail coverage. Before my switch to business journalism, I was a writer/reporter at PEOPLE.com, where I wrote news posts, galleries and articles for PEOPLE magazine's website. My work has been published on TheAtlantic.com, ELLE.com, MarieClaire.com, PEOPLE.com, GoodHousekeeping.com and in Every Day with Rachael Ray. It has been syndicated by Cosmopolitan.com, TIME.com, TravelandLeisure.com and GoodHousekeeping.com, among other publications. Previously, I've worked at VOGUE.com, ELLE.com, and MarieClaire.com.