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101 Top Joan Collins Quotes That May Come Handy When Life Throws Lemons At You

Famous As: Actress
Born On: May 23, 1933
Born In: Paddington, London, England
Age: 91 Years
Joan Collins is a prolific English author, columnist and actress. She was born in London and grew up during the World War II. At the age of nine she made her acting debut with a play titled ‘A Doll’s House’. Later, she pursued her training in acting from the ‘Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’. She was then signed by Rank Organization exclusively and did a number of British films. She then landed with sultry roles in Hollywood in 1955 including ‘Rally Round The Flag, Boys!’ and ‘The Girl In The Red Velvet Swing’. She also appeared in two softcore pornographic films titled, ‘The Bitch’ and ‘Joan Collins: The Stud’. Following is a collection of best quotes and sayings by the ultimate diva which have been corralled from her movies, dialogues, films, thoughts, works, interviews, public utterances and life. Read through the popular zingers, quotable quotes and thoughts by Joan Collins on glamour, problems, loneliness, coffee, light, end, mirror, mistake, rules, blame, fashion, great-look, marriage, friends, reading, sexy, sky, beautiful and more.
The sad truth is that most of my husbands turned out to be convincing liars.

The sad truth is that most of my husbands turned out to be convincing liars.

Joan Collins
Having had five husbands, I guess I should know a thing or two about marriage.

Having had five husbands, I guess I should know a thing or two about marriage.

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.

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
I was so fortunate to work closely with the designer Nolan Miller whilst on 'Dynasty' to create the wardrobe for Alexis Carrington Colby, and we had great fun sourcing outfits.

I was so fortunate to work closely with the designer Nolan Miller whilst on 'Dynasty' to create the wardrobe for Alexis Carrington Colby, and we had great fun sourcing outfits.

Joan Collins
The clothes were a huge part of what made 'Dynasty' fun.

The clothes were a huge part of what made 'Dynasty' fun.

Joan Collins
You can't help getting older, but you can help yourself from becoming old and infirm, in mind as well as body.

You can't help getting older, but you can help yourself from becoming old and infirm, in mind as well as body.

Joan Collins
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.

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
If you eat junk, you look like junk. People say, 'It's not my fault, it's my glands.' It's not; it's greed!

If you eat junk, you look like junk. People say, 'It's not my fault, it's my glands.' It's not; it's greed!

Joan Collins
My mother use to call me 'Miss Perpetual Motion' because I rarely keep still.

My mother use to call me 'Miss Perpetual Motion' because I rarely keep still.

Joan Collins
When I was 49, I posed for Playboy - I was very flattered to be asked. I was quite honoured, really, considering that most of the models they feature are in their twenties.

When I was 49, I posed for Playboy - I was very flattered to be asked. I was quite honoured, really, considering that most of the models they feature are in their twenties.

Joan Collins
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.

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
If I need to cheer myself up, I will put on some fabulous '40s musical on video. But I'm very lucky; I seldom get depressed. Without question, I'm a 'glass half full' person. In fact, it's three-quarters full!

If I need to cheer myself up, I will put on some fabulous '40s musical on video. But I'm very lucky; I seldom get depressed. Without question, I'm a 'glass half full' person. In fact, it's three-quarters full!

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.

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
I have never been the mousy, stand-two-paces-behind, obedient 'little woman' type.

I have never been the mousy, stand-two-paces-behind, obedient 'little woman' type.

Joan Collins
I was voted the most beautiful girl in the world in 1958, and courted by every young, available man in Los Angeles, most of whom I didn't go out with, by the way.

I was voted the most beautiful girl in the world in 1958, and courted by every young, available man in Los Angeles, most of whom I didn't go out with, by the way.

Joan Collins
My father is Jewish, and I look exactly like him... My mother is British, but she's of French extraction.

My father is Jewish, and I look exactly like him... My mother is British, but she's of French extraction.

Joan Collins
I've never been that keen on Shakespeare.

I've never been that keen on Shakespeare.

Joan Collins
It is unseemly to undress on stage. I won't do that.

It is unseemly to undress on stage. I won't do that.

Joan Collins
I'm a bit shy, I suppose, and a bit lazy.

I'm a bit shy, I suppose, and a bit lazy.

Joan Collins
My parents instilled in me that life was going to be very difficult and that I'd have to work for everything.

My parents instilled in me that life was going to be very difficult and that I'd have to work for everything.

Joan Collins
I do all my own make-up, it takes me 10 minutes.

I do all my own make-up, it takes me 10 minutes.

Joan Collins
I like to remember phone numbers because it keeps your brain active. If you don't use it, you lose it.

I like to remember phone numbers because it keeps your brain active. If you don't use it, you lose it.

Joan Collins
I have girlfriends who've had Botox and been left with lumps in their faces. And the lips, don't even get me started.

I have girlfriends who've had Botox and been left with lumps in their faces. And the lips, don't even get me started.

Joan Collins
And the truth is I've always taken very good care of my skin, and always, always worn make-up.

And the truth is I've always taken very good care of my skin, and always, always worn make-up.

Joan Collins
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.

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
I was a pin-up girl. I did it for 30 years and, quite frankly, it gets a bit boring.

I was a pin-up girl. I did it for 30 years and, quite frankly, it gets a bit boring.

Joan Collins
I've spent years when I've not been in the limelight at all and I'm perfectly happy living my life without being swooped on by paparazzi.

I've spent years when I've not been in the limelight at all and I'm perfectly happy living my life without being swooped on by paparazzi.

Joan Collins
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.

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
Gone are the days when a gentleman lightly took your hand in his and brushed his lips across it, or tipped his hat to acknowledge you as he chivalrously stepped aside to let you pass.

Gone are the days when a gentleman lightly took your hand in his and brushed his lips across it, or tipped his hat to acknowledge you as he chivalrously stepped aside to let you pass.

Joan Collins
It's no one's fault to be born ugly, but, honestly, must it be worn as a symbol of pride?

It's no one's fault to be born ugly, but, honestly, must it be worn as a symbol of pride?

Joan Collins