Grace Kelly (12 November 1929 – 14 September 1982) was an Academy Award-winning American actress. She became princess consort of Monaco in 1956 when she married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. Thereafter, she was commonly referred to as Princess Grace.
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- Personally, I wouldn't go anywhere important without my own favorite Hermès black bag... I have my jewelry with me in case something happens and I suddenly have to dress up. For me, going out without that purse would seem almost like going out naked. Well, almost.
- Kelly (1954) attributed to her in: Charlotte Chandler (2005) It's Only a Movie: Alfred Hitchcock: A Personal Biography. p.212 : Kelly had mentioned this to Hitchcock during the preparations of the movie Rear Window.
- I certainly don't think of my life as a fairy tale.
- Kelly (1956) as cited in Editors of People Magazine (2007) The Royals: Their Lives, Loves and Secrets. p.62
- For a woman, forty is torture, the end. I think turning forty is miserable.
- Kelly (1969) in interview with William B. Arthur. Cited in: James Spada (1988) Grace: The Secret Lives of a Princess. p.280
- To create harmony in the home is the woman's right and duty.
- Attributed to Kelly in: Tom Tierney (1986) Grace Kelly: paper dolls in full color. p.17
- The freedom of the press works in such a way that there is not much freedom from it.
- Attributed to Kelly in: Robert Andrews Ed. (1987) The Routledge dictionary of quotations. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Books. p.209
- Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
- Attributed to Kelly in: Paula Munier (2004) On Being Blonde: Wit And Wisdom From The World's Most Infamous Blondes. p.78
About Grace Kelly
- Grace Kelly's apparent frigidity was like a mountain covered with snow, but that mountain was a volcano.
- Alfred Hitchcock in the 1950s, cited in: Michael Johns (2004) Moment of Grace: The American City in the 1950s. p.24
- I didn't discover Grace, but I saved her from a fate worse than death. I prevented her from being eternally cast as a cold woman.
- Alfred Hitchcock cited in: William Shurtleff, Lawton L. Shurtleff (2005) The Shurtleff and Lawton families: genealogy and history. p.450