Zsa Zsa Gabor Quotes

    I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.

    A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.

    Being jealous of a beautiful woman is not going to make you more beautiful.

    I never hated a man enough to give him diamonds back.

    All my life, I have been a positive thinker… I have always been able to survive by telling myself that no matter how bad things are, they will one day be better. And that out of every event – no matter how tragic – one can always find a way to survive and even, perhaps, to be a little bit happy.

    I want a man who’s kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire?

    I know nothing about sex, because I was always married.

    You never really know a man until you have divorced him.

    Macho does not prove mucho.

    To be loved is a strength. To love is a weakness.

    How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?

    Men fall in love with their eyes – they like what they see – and women fall in love with their ears – they like what they hear!

    I call everyone ‘Darling’ because I can’t remember their names.

    The only way to learn a language properly, in fact, is to marry a man of that nationality. You get what they call in Europe a ‘sleeping dictionary.’ Of course, I have only been married five times, and I speak seven languages. I’m still trying to remember where I picked up the other two.

    Being jealous of a beautiful woman is not going to make you beautiful.

    Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and dogs are a man’s best friend. Now you know which sex has more sense.

    Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5000 Gideon Bibles.

    I tell you, in this world, being a little crazy helps to keep you sane.

    I have learned that not diamonds but divorce lawyers are a girl’s best friend.

    I admit I have a Hungarian temper. Why not? I am from Hungary. We are descendants of Genghis Khan and Attila the Hun.

    If you like a man and he likes you, you should get married as fast as you can. Otherwise, you both are going to change your minds. There’s plenty of time for that after marriage.

    When I’m alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.

    There is nothing wrong with a woman encouraging a man’s advances, as long as they are in cash.

    A woman who tells her age tells everything, and I won’t tell it.

    I’m a compulsive buyer. Anything beautiful I see I want. That’s how we got the Waldorf Astoria. I told Conrad Hilton, ‘I want the Waldorf,’ and he bought it. The only problem was I divorced him before the escrow was finished.

    Husbands are like fires – they go out when unattended.

    I never really mind what people say about me – I am far too unconventional and far too dedicated to being true to myself to let other people’s disdain or nastiness upset me for long.

    There is no bigger aphrodisiac than power.

    I don’t remember anybody’s name. How do you think the ‘dahling’ thing got started?

    The minute I understand a man, he is no longer exciting and a challenge to me. And the last thing in the world I want is for a man to understand me and know what’s always going on inside my head. It takes away from all my mystery, which, as I’ve told you before, is the most important thing between a man and a woman.

    Getting divorced just because you don’t love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.

    My advice is not always so logical and consistent. But then, love is not logical and consistent. So why should my advice be? If you want that kind of thinking, go to a computer. Computers are always logical and consistent, and you see how often they get proposed to.

    You must be independent and able to do for yourself. Then you do not have to marry a rich man; you can marry a poor one. And if it is wrong, you can go.

    I always liked parties. You meet people; you can have fun.

    To a smart girl men are no problem – they’re the answer.

    I love to put on diamonds and beautiful evening gowns and make my girl-friends upset.

    Any woman who diets all the time can’t help but be grouchy. Nobody can be amusing or entertaining on a diet.

    Every girl should be married at least once in her life. It’s a must. Because once you have been married, you are a Mrs., and even if the marriage doesn’t work out, they can’t take that away from you.

    As a teenager, I preferred the company of boys to girls, focusing always on the most indifferent male and flirting with him until he became my slave.

    It’s not hard to find a new husband, but someone who is, for an example, a good bridge partner for you comes along once in a lifetime.

    Of course I love being in love – but it is marriage that really fulfills me. But not in every case.

    We were both in love with him. I fell out of love with him, but he didn’t.

    The women’s movement hasn’t changed my sex life. It wouldn’t dare.

    One of my theories is that men love with their eyes; women love with their ears.

    I think I’m very old-fashioned.

    I pay all my own bills… I want to choose the man. I do not permit men to choose me.

    I like a mannish man: a man who knows how to talk to and treat a woman – not just a man with muscles.

    I only cook when I’m in love.

    The feather in your cap is to get a man you love who’ll marry you.

    I believe in large families: every woman should have at least three husbands.

    A girl must marry for love – and keep on marrying until she finds it.

    It’s never as easy to keep your own spouse happy as it is to make someone else’s spouse happy.

    Love should be an inspiration, not an obligation.

    I’m not a girl who sits home and knits, you know.

    What is really important for a woman, you know, even more than being beautiful or intelligent, is to be entertaining.

    I wasn’t born, I was ordered from room service.

    I don’t accept gifts from perfect strangers – but then, nobody’s perfect.

    I am not a name-dropper. I can’t help it if everybody I know is famous.

    I deserve attention not because of any talent, but just because of who I am.

    I was hired because I am Zsa Zsa Gabor, but when I go to work, directors try to force their methods on me. John Huston’s intense, precise directions tortured me.

    I am a horsewoman. I am a princess. I am Zsa Zsa.

    I’ve never been jealous. I’ve never had to be.

    If you can fight directly with your mother, you can save a fortune in psychiatrist’s bills.

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