Rita Moreno Quotes


C'mon we're actors. We love the attention. We love the applause. We sure don't like to be rejected.

People tell me I look good these days. I look good because I feel good. I know people who are older than I am who are twenty-five... It's all about attitude. To me age is just a number.

I'm an actress and I am Latina.

Bigger than life is not difficult for me. I am bigger than life.

I've always been a very sexual person. That doesn't mean I'm going around feeling my breasts and pressing myself against men but I'm a sexual being.

I deliberately state my age because it keeps me honest. I think lying is a bad idea. Sooner or later someone's going to catch you.

Puerto Ricans are many colors - we are Spanish we're French we're Thai Indian we're almost black some of us.

This is my idea of heaven coming home and watching the news.

Is there a grandmother that isn't spunky on television? Is there such a creature?

Retirement is just not in my DNA.

It is through art that we will prevail and we will endure. It lives on after us and defines us as people.

I love playing people who don't have a sense of humor for instance there's nothing funnier to me than a person with no sense of humor.

Then there's the story of ill-fated love. It's universal.

I'm so happy. I'm one of the happiest people I know. I truly am.

I'm one of the most joyous people I've ever met.

You don't die if someone doesn't like you.

I'm 81 and I'm in the prime of my life.

I grew up thinking I had very little value. It's not something I felt I could share with my mom so it was all inside me.

You can't or you shouldn't be nominated for an Oscar unless you've turned in a performance that's special.