Gene Tierney Quotes

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Born: November 19, 1920, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Houston, Texas, USA, November 6, 1991
Occupation: Actor

I approached everything, my job, my family, my romances, with intensity.
- Gene Tierney

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?
- Gene Tierney

I followed the same diet for 20 years, eliminating starches, living on salads, lean meat, and small portions.
- Gene Tierney

I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday. It gave me the spark I needed.
- Gene Tierney

I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him.
- Gene Tierney

I had no romantic interest in Gable. I considered him an older man.
- Gene Tierney

I knew I could not cope with the future unless I was able to rediscover the past.
- Gene Tierney

I remember the 1940s as a time when we were united in a way known only to that generation. We belonged to a common cause-the war.
- Gene Tierney

In the months leading up to World War II, there was a tendency among many Americans to talk absently about the trouble in Europe. Nothing that happened an ocean away seemed very threatening.
- Gene Tierney

Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.
- Gene Tierney

Some women feel the best cure for a broken heart is a new beau.
- Gene Tierney

The Howard Hughes I knew began to change after his plane crash in 1941.
- Gene Tierney

Those who become mentally ill often have a history of chronic pain.
- Gene Tierney

Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.
- Gene Tierney

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