Words matter. These are the best Sophia Loren Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I’m a very shy person, and I never tried to do theater. I’ve been asked many, many times by the most incredible authors in America to do theater. And I always said no, not knowing what it is to be on the stage and to do theater.
I think, in our life I think that when you are an actor, when you are a producer, you have to be very discreet about your personal life, and you have to be closed in, in harmony and in affection and in everything.
I am against all war.
A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.
I’m an actress. It’s my passion. It’s – I’ve always lived for acting.
The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.
I eat a lot of salad, a little meat, and some fruit. That’s all. But I like sweets.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
I’m a giraffe. I even walk like a giraffe with a long neck and legs. It’s a pretty dumb animal, mind you.
I’m an actress. It’s my passion.
I’ve never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don’t understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.
There’s no pleasure in working if you don’t do the things you want to do.
If you haven’t cried, your eyes can’t be beautiful.
Mistakes are a part of the dues one pays for a full life.
You cannot say, because I am from Naples so I like the mixture of drama and comedy all together.
The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn’t know what war is except from television.
Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent.
A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It’s better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
It is a great advantage for a system of philosophy to be substantially true.
I’m a very shy person and I never tried to do theater.
Many people think they want things, but they don’t really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough.
Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.
No press conference announcing a last film. I’d just steal away. Best way because, if by chance after two or three years something interesting comes up, I would not – like Sinatra – have to say: ‘Well, I’ve thought it over and decided to come back.’
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
I always try to have a vacation.
Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.
I’m sick when I don’t work for year or two.
I think the quality of sexiness comes from within. It is something that is in you or it isn’t and it really doesn’t have much to do with breasts or thighs or the pout of your lips.
Be careful about what you eat because otherwise you get fat! Do you like to be fat? Eat very, very, very little things. Almost starve, but I don’t starve, because I eat very much.