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A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.

Sophia Loren

A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.

Sophia Loren

After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It’s better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.

Sophia Loren

Be careful about what you eat because otherwise you get fat! Do you like to be fat? Eat very, very, very little things. Almost starve, but I don’t starve, because I eat very much.

Sophia Loren

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.

Sophia Loren

Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.

Sophia Loren

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.

Sophia Loren

I always try to have a vacation.

Sophia Loren

I am against all war.

Sophia Loren

I am lucky. I had a very beautiful mother.

Sophia Loren

I eat a lot of salad, a little meat, and some fruit. That’s all. But I like sweets.

Sophia Loren

I think the quality of sexiness comes from within. It is something that is in you or it isn’t and it really doesn’t have much to do with breasts or thighs or the pout of your lips.

Sophia Loren

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.

Sophia Loren

I walk, walk, walk, walk. That’s very good for your heart.

Sophia Loren

I’m a giraffe. I even walk like a giraffe with a long neck and legs. It’s a pretty dumb animal, mind you.

Sophia Loren

I’m a very shy person and I never tried to do theater.

Sophia Loren

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.

Sophia Loren

I’m an actress. It’s my passion.

Sophia Loren

I’m an actress. It’s my passion. It’s – I’ve always lived for acting.

Sophia Loren

I’m sick when I don’t work for year or two.

Sophia Loren

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.

Sophia Loren

If you haven’t cried, your eyes can’t be beautiful.

Sophia Loren

It is a great advantage for a system of philosophy to be substantially true.

Sophia Loren

It’s a mistake to think that once you’re done with school you need never learn anything new.

Sophia Loren

Many people think they want things, but they don’t really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough.

Sophia Loren

Mistakes are a part of the dues one pays for a full life.

Sophia Loren

Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.

Sophia Loren

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.’

Sophia Loren

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.”

Sophia Loren

Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.

Sophia Loren

Sex is like washing your face – just something you do because you have to. Sex without love is absolutely ridiculous. Sex follows love, it never precedes it.

Sophia Loren

Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.

Sophia Loren

The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn’t know what war is except from television.

Sophia Loren

The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.

Sophia Loren

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.

Sophia Loren

There is a Fountain of Youth: It is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.

Sophia Loren

There’s no pleasure in working if you don’t do the things you want to do.

Sophia Loren

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.

Sophia Loren

You cannot say, because I am from Naples so I like the mixture of drama and comedy all together.

Sophia Loren

You have to be born a sex symbol. You don’t become one. If you’re born with it, you’ll have it even when you’re 100 years old.

Sophia Loren

You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about.

Sophia Loren

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