Sophia Loren is a distinguished Italian actress and singer, regarded as one of the most glamorous actresses ever and is counted among the greatest actresses to have graced Hollywood. Loren started off her career in films at the time when she was only 15-year-old and was primarily cast in unimportant roles. However, she became a global star after she entered Hollywood and went on to become one of the most famous actors of all time, not only due to her looks but also her skills as an actor. Some of her most well-known works include ‘Marriage Italian Style’, ‘It Started in Naples’, ‘The Pride and the Passion’, ‘The Voyage’, ‘Today and Tomorrow’, ‘Sunflower’, ‘Houseboat and Two Women’ among others. In 1962, Loren won the ‘Academy Award’ for Best Actress for her performance in the film ‘Two Women’. Loren has spoken about a lot of aspects of the film industry, her personal life and acting throughout the course of her career and here is a collection of quotes and thoughts about several things by the gorgeous actress. Read through the quotations and sayings by Sophia Loren that you might just never forget.
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'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.
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'm an actress. It's my passion. It's - I've always lived for acting.
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.
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.'