If you’re a preacher, you talk for a living, so even if you don’t make sense, you learn to make nonsense eloquently.
“People would always ask me if I had seen her movies. I was not interested in her film persona. I wanted her to be my mom and know something about who she was: who she loved, what made her sad, and I wanted to know how I was like her. I wanted to hear real stories.”
“I think she was ahead of her time. She was a wonder-woman. She had a career and five children. She was sexy, played the violin and had an amazingly high IQ. She had a zest for life, lived every minute to the fullest. She did it all.”
I just can’t control myself. When I’m near you, I’m crazy about you.
Well, I’m – I’m crazy about you, too, Jayne, but it’s so ridiculous. I mean, look at the difference in our ages.
There’s not that much difference, Jack. I’m twenty-six, and you’re thirty-nine.
I know, but I was thinking. Twenty-five years from now, when you’ll be fifty-one, and I’ll be thirty-nine.
“I’ve been identified with pink throughout my career, but I’m not as crazy about it as I’ve led people to believe. My favorite colors are actually neutrals — black and white — but then who thinks of a movie queen in black and white? Everything has to be in living color.” Jayne Mansfield
“There’s this picture of her in a director’s chair with her measurements on the back: 40-21-35. When I look at that picture part of me says, ‘Mom, I love your sense of humor.’ But the other part of me says, ‘No, your name is supposed to go there. Your body is not who you are.”