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

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inspiring women quotes

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inspiring women quotes

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Diana Pearl
Diana Pearl

Diana is a producer at ELLE.com. She previously wrote for MarieClaire.com. Diana is a Syracuse grad and a Chicago native, and therefore a pro at dealing with cold weather. She's also an Anglophile, which means she love all things British—especially Downton Abbey, London, and Will and Kate (and Prince George!)