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    I don't know why people are so obsessed with age anyway. I mean, 90 is the new 70 70 is the new 50 and 50 is the new 40 so the whole act-your-age thing? Only up to a point.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: people  age 
     
    Certainly there are dozens of over-50 actresses who look great: Sophia Loren, Susan Sarandon, Ursula Andress, Stefanie Powers, Raquel Welch, Barbara Eden, Joanna Lumley, Linda Gray - the list is endless, and these are just the actresses! I have many friends in their 60s, 70s and 80s, not in the limelight, but who all look absolutely stunning.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: power  friends 
     
    I mean, I'm a war baby, and we had rationing, and we didn't have sugar and sweets, which is very good for you in actual fact. Because when we had a piece of fruit, we'd gulp it down. It was just great.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: facts  war 
     
    If life throws you a lemon - make lemonade.
    — Joan Collins
    The body is like a car: the older you become the more care you have to take care of it - and you don't leave a Ferrari out in the sun.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: body  care 
     
    Life is a predator: you have to eat it before it eats you.
    — Joan Collins
    I've made no secret of the fact that I often wear wigs and have in fact launched my own 'Dynasty' range, named after various characters. I find this saves a ton of time - as well as my own hair.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: character  time  secret  facts 
     
    Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people.
    — Joan Collins
    Doing 20 minutes of stretching, light weights and floor exercises three times a week takes the same amount of time as a long coffee break - and eating a tuna fish salad, sardines on toast or scrambled eggs is surely preferable to a Big Mac or KFC.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: time  exercise 
     
    I was a pin-up girl. I did it for 30 years and, quite frankly, it gets a bit boring.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: girls  year 
     
    Making each day a mini lifetime - to achieve something and to enjoy something.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: achieve 
     
    And then I wrote my first autobiography when I - well, it was 23 years ago. And since then I've written about one book every two years.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: book  year 
     
    I don't look my age, I don't feel my age and I don't act my age. To me age is just a number.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: age 
     
    My grandmother spoiled my father rotten, and he grew up expecting women to do whatever he wanted. When he married my beautiful mother, Elsa, he expected her to give up her career as a champion ballroom dancer and become a good wife and mother, which she dutifully did.
    — Joan Collins
    I've become totally hooked on Cellex-C. It's an anti-ageing serum and is fantastic. I use it morning and evening and even on my hands, where it has faded those dark spots.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: dark 
     
    I've always maintained that there is a very fine line between a daring, sexy older woman and mutton dressed as lamb.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: women  sexy 
     
    Life is not life unless you make mistakes
    — Joan Collins
    tags: mistakes 
     
    One of the rules about being an actor or an actress is that you never diss other actors or actresses, particularly when you don't know them.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: rules 
     
    My mother use to call me 'Miss Perpetual Motion' because I rarely keep still.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: mother 
     
    You can't help getting older, but you can help yourself from becoming old and infirm, in mind as well as body.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: body  help  mind 
     
    It's no one's fault to be born ugly, but, honestly, must it be worn as a symbol of pride?
    — Joan Collins
    The secret of having a personal life is not answering too many questions about it.
    — Joan Collins
    No, that's what I think God does to you. He gives you some great gig in which you make a whole heap of money, and you're just on top of the world and on every magazine cover, but your personal life is miserable. And for most of that time, I have to say, my personal life was pretty miserable.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: time  world  personal  god  money 
     
    The problem with beauty is that it's like being born rich and getting poorer.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: beauty  problem 
     
    Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: age 
     
    I have always tried to live my life with enthusiasm and pleasure.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: live  pleasure 
     
    The easiest way to convince my kids that they don't really need something is to get it for them.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: kids 
     
    I don't use e-mail; I phone and fax. I think people who are hunched over their computer screens all day should get a life.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: people  computer 
     
    Only fine cigars are worth smoking and only men who smoke fine cigars are worth kissing.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: men  kissing  smoke  worth  cigar 
     
    Every woman should wear make-up. It takes years off. I'm wearing lots of false eyelashes today, and to me, lipstick is the best cosmetic that exists.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: women  year 
     
    I really feel now like a native New Yorker. And I'm very happy here.
    — Joan Collins
    I think dieting is bad for you.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: bad 
     
    I think, Larry, one of the things is I'm a very active person.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: people 
     
    I think it is shocking that 15- and 16-year-olds leave school unable to add up and with the reading ability of a four-year-old.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: school  reading 
     
    I don't buy into you're on the slag heap when you're 40 or 50 or 60 or 70 or whatever.
    — Joan Collins
    I don't believe in dieting.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: believe 
     
    Most ankle strap shoes are seriously unattractive, cutting the line of the leg as well as cutting off the circulation! Try dancing in them - your feet will look like a pair of overdone hotdogs afterwards.
    — Joan Collins
    Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out.
    — Joan Collins
    And the truth is I've always taken very good care of my skin, and always, always worn make-up.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: truth  care 
     
    I am a fan of marriage and a fan of being committed to the right person.
    — Joan Collins
    tags: people  right  marriage 
     
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