21 Beautiful Gloria Vanderbilt Quotes That You Need to Read Today

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Rest in Peace, Gloria.

21 Gloria Vanderbilt Quotes That Keep Her Vibrant Spirit Alive

Gloria Vanderbilt was an icon, in more ways than one.

Sadly, the news of Gloria's passing has reverberated towards all ends of the world. But her spirit lives on and in reading all the articles about her childhood and subsequent life are endearing. She endured a lot of pain but managed to continue a fulfilled life regardless of bumps in the road. Which is why we wanted to celebrate her life by revisiting some inspiring Gloria Vanderbilt quotes. Her energy was illuminating one that we can continue to experience even after she's gone.

Gloria Vanderbilt Quotes

  • "Death is the price you paid for being born."

  • "I've always believed that one woman's success can only help another woman's success."

  • "To be happy-- one must find one's bliss."

  • "We are not put on this earth to see through one another. We are put on this earth to see one another through."

  • "You must always have great, secret, big fat hopes for yourself in love and in life. The bigger, the better."

  • "The heart of another is a dark forest."

  • "I'm in love with beauty and things and people and love and being in love, and those things, I think, on the inside, show on the outside."

The Best Gloria Vanderbilt Quotes

  • "In anything there has to be dark and light. There's a lot of joy in my paintings and a lot of darkness."

  • "Everything in life is elusive."

  • "The fame you earn has a different taste from the fame that is forced upon you."

  • "And it came to me, and I knew what I had to have before my soul would rest. I wanted to belong-- to belong to my mother. And in return-- I wanted my mother to belong to me."

  • "I've had many, many loves. I always feel that something wonderful is gong to happen. And it always does."

  • "I do think all art is autobiographical, and I do think I know quite a bit about women. I don't know anything about men."

  • "A work of fiction is conceived very much the same way as a dream occurs in the mind of a sleeper. But a lot of its imagination. It's not based on real people.

Inspiring Gloria Vanderbilt Quotes

  • "That is the best - to laugh with someone because you think the same things are funny."

  • "...one of the goals of life is to try and be in touch with one's most personal themes -- the values, ideas, styles, colors that are the touchstones of one's own individual life, its real texture and substance."

  • "When anybody says, 'why me?' why is 'me' exempt?"

  • "I have a tremendous appetite for life; the phone rings and your whole life could change."

  • "Nobody should get married at 17."

  • "He had the greatest gift of all, the ability to love without fear."

  • "I believe in marriage and fidelity."

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