Favorite Insightful Quotes by Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco.

Today I share my favorite insightful quotes by Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco, one of the most beautiful actresses from Hollywood with amazing elegance and exceptional grace.



Tuesday, August 6, 2013.


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Grace, Princess of Monaco (née Grace Patricia Kelly, 12 November 1929 – 14 September 1982) was an American film actress and wife of Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She was the Princess Consort of Monaco from 1956 until her death in 1982.

“I would like to be remembered as someone who accomplished useful deeds, and who was a kind and loving person. I would like to leave the memory of a human being with a correct attitude and who did her best to help others.”

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“I’ve been accused of being cold, snobbish, distant. Those who know me well know that I’m nothing of the sort. If anything, the opposite is true. But is it too much to ask to want to protect your private life,  your inner feelings? Lots of things touch me and I don’t want to be indiscreet.”

“I avoid looking back. I prefer good memories to regrets.”

English: Screenshot of Grace Kelly from the tr...

Grace Kelly from the trailer of the film en:High Society (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I am basically a feminist. I think that women can do anything they decide to do.”

“Why getting angry? Getting angry doesn’t solve anything… I don’t like yelling and fighting and I can’t quarrel, I prefer to let it drop…  When people use disagreeable words, I feel crushed and remember them for a long time.”

English: Screenshot of Grace Kelly from the tr...

Grace Kelly from the trailer of the film en:Dial M for Murder (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Before my marriage, I didn’t think about all the obligations that were awaiting me. My experience has proved useful and I think that I have a natural propensity to feel compassion for people and their problems.”

English: Screenshot of Grace Kelly from the tr...

Grace Kelly from the trailer of the film To Catch a Thief (film) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“My father had a very simple view of life: you don’t get anything for nothing. Everything has to be earned, through work, persistence and honesty. My father also had a deep charm, the gift of winning our trust.  He was the kind of man with whom many people dream of spending an evening.”

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“My parents, despite their serious attitude toward life in general, and that of their children in particular, were very broadminded people.  There was no such thing as a bad profession for them. As I was their daughter, they knew that, whatever profession I chose, I would do it well. That was enough for them. There was always trust among the Kellys

English: Montage of Golden Hollywood

Montage of Golden Hollywood (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

.””When I married Prince Rainier, I married the man and not what he represented or what he was. I fell in love with him without giving a thought to anything else.”

“It would be very sad if children had no memories before those of school. What they need most is the love and attention of their mother.”

Wedding dress of Grace Kelly

Wedding dress of Grace Kelly (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“I’ve always treated my children as beings in their own right. I respect their feelings and aspirations entirely.”

English: Screenshot of Grace Kelly and Frank S...

Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra from the trailer of the film High Society (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The sometimes inquisitive and unhealthy interest that the media show in us is often the source of childish anxieties that are hard to allay. I do everything I can to protect my children from them.”
 “Although I’ve played a wide variety of roles, I’ve never had the chance to act in a story written specially for me. It’s a pity as they are the only stories that really let you reveal your personality.”

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“I hated Hollywood. It’s a town without pity. Only success counts. I know of no other place in the world where so many people suffer from nervous breakdowns,  where there are so many alcoholics, neurotics and so much unhappiness.”

English: Screenshot of Grace Kelly and Cary Gr...

Grace Kelly and Cary Grant from the trailer of the film en:To Catch a Thief (film) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Mr. Hitchcock taught me everything about cinema. It was thanks to him that I understood that murder scenes should be shot like love scenes and love scenes like murder scenes.”

“My real difficulty was to become a normal person again, after having been a movie actress for so long. For me, at the time I was living in New York and Hollywood, a normal person was someone who made movies.”

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“I get up at seven for the make-up, Rita Hayworth at six, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis at five. I don’t want to know the time when I’ll have to come to the studio even earlier.”

English: Screenshot of Grace Kelly and Clark G...

Grace Kelly and Clark Gable from the trailer of the film en:Mogambo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“When Ava Gardner get in a taxi, the driver knows at once she’s Ava Gardner. It’s the same for Lana Turner or Elizabeth Taylor, but not for me. I’m never Grace Kelly, I’m always someone  who looks like Grace Kelly.”

“If there is one thing that is foreign to me it is shopping for pleasure. On the other hand, I believe that it is right to honor all those who create beautiful things and give satisfaction to those who see me wearing them.”

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English: Screenshot of Grace Kelly fom the tra...

Grace Kelly fom the trailer of the film en:High Society (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Stamp of Tajikistan. Grace Kelly, 200...

Stamp of Tajikistan. Grace Kelly, 2000. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Deodatta Shenai-Khatkhate
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 11:04:05

    Reblogged this on Deo Volente.


  2. Dr. Rex
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 12:09:39

    Good day, DEO! You’ve done it again …. love this format of the quotes and the pictures. Grace Kelly …. beauty personified!! Could you do one on Diana?
    Reblog: http://hrexach.wordpress.com/


  3. Dr. Rex
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 12:10:22

    Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Grace Kelly …. beauty personified!!! Take a look …….


  4. Trackback: Favorite Insightful Quotes by Princess Grace Kelly of Monaco. | Deo Gratias

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