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March 23, 2011

Rest in Peace Elizabeth Taylor

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February 27, 1932 - March 23, 2011

“I call upon you to draw from the depths of your being — to prove that we are a human race, to prove that our love outweighs our need to hate, that our compassion is more compelling than our need to blame.” 

Elizabeth Taylor


“My Mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest, with great passion, humor, and love. Though her loss is devastating to those of us who held her so close and so dear, we will always be inspired by her enduring contribution to our world.  My mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest with great passion, humor and love. Her remarkable body of work in film, her ongoing success as a businesswoman, and her brave and relentless advocacy in the fight against HIV/AIDS, all make us all incredibly proud of what she accomplished.  We know, quite simply, that the world is a better place for Mom having lived in it. Her legacy will never fade, her spirit will always be with us, and her love will live forever in our hearts.”

Michael Wilding

Quotes by Dame Elizabeth Taylor

“I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened and I’m not afraid to look behind them.”

“I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too - for being married so many times. “

“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 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.”

“I’ve only slept with men I’ve been married to. How many women can make that claim?”

“It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.”

“It’s not the having, it’s the getting.”

“So much to do, so little done, such things to be.”

“The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they’re going to have some pretty annoying virtues.”

 

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