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A collection of Kickass quotes and sayings by Rita Hayworth on destiny, beauty, age, looks etc.

27 Kickass Quotes By Rita Hayworth That Prove She Was A Born Rebel

Quick Facts

Born On: October 17, 1918

Died On: May 14, 1987

Born In: Brooklyn

Died At Age: 68

A pin-up girl for military servicemen and a beauty icon for women, Rita Hayworth was actually a self-confessed shy girl. In an interview with Louella Parsons, she is known to have said, "I naturally am very shy ... and I suffer from an inferiority complex." At another time, she unhesitatingly said, “All I wanted was just what everybody else wants, you know, to be loved”. Indeed, her quotes reveal that her actual personality is an antithesis of her screen image.  Let us now look into some of her quotes in which, she had not only revealed herself, but had also talked about her early years and her career, about her faith in destiny, her views on beauty and marriage etc. 

Men fell in love with Gilda, but they wake up with me.

Rita Hayworth

Just because I was married to Aly Khan, people think I'm rich. Well, I'm not. I never got a dime from Aly or from any of my husbands.

Rita Hayworth

No one can be Gilda twenty-four hours a day.

Rita Hayworth

From the time I was three and a half... as soon as I could stand on my own feet, I was given dance lessons.

Rita Hayworth

Every actor. every director, everybody needs an Oscar. You have to have that little statue in Hollywood or else you are nothing.

Rita Hayworth

I guess the only jewels of my life were the pictures I made with Fred Astaire.

Rita Hayworth

When I look back on my marriages, or the breakups, sure I know the pain I went through, but that's part of life and it has its own value.

Rita Hayworth

I'm an afternoon person.

Rita Hayworth

Sensitive, shy-of course I was. The fun of acting is to become someone else.

Rita Hayworth

To Yesterday's Companionship and Tomorrow's Reunion.

Rita Hayworth

I haven’t had everything from life. I’ve had too much.

Rita Hayworth

Every man I have ever known has fallen in love with Gilda and awakened with me.

Rita Hayworth

From the time I was twelve I was dancing for bread and butter, but in my heart I was always an actress.

Rita Hayworth

When you're in love you're living, you matter.

Rita Hayworth

What surprises me in life are not the marriages that fail, but the marriages that succeed.

Rita Hayworth

I can't take his genius any more.

Rita Hayworth

I've had a lot of unhappiness in my life — and a lot of happiness. Who doesn't? Maybe I've learned enough to be able to guide my daughters.

Rita Hayworth

I always thought that if I ever got good reviews I'd be happy. It's so empty. It's never what I wanted, ever. All I wanted was just what everybody else wants - to be loved.

Rita Hayworth

Old age - that's when a woman takes vitamins A through G, and still looks like H.

Rita Hayworth

After all, a girl is... well, a girl. It's nice to be told you're successful at it.

Rita Hayworth

Whatever you write about me, don't make it sad.

Rita Hayworth

Basically, I am a good, gentle person, but I am attracted to mean personalities.

Rita Hayworth

I think all women have a certain elegance about them which is destroyed when they take off their clothes.

Rita Hayworth

All I wanted was just what everybody else wants, you know, to be loved.

Rita Hayworth

We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves.

Rita Hayworth

Every man I knew went to bed with Gilda... and woke up with me.

Rita Hayworth

I like having my picture taken and being a glamorous person. Sometimes when I find myself getting impatient, I just remember the times I cried my eyes out because nobody wanted to take my picture at the Trocadero.

Rita Hayworth