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.
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.