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“[To reporter who telephoned with news of her Oscar:] If you are joking me, I will get up immediately and kill you wherever you are.”
“Great passions, my dear, don't exist: they're liars' fantasies. What do exist are little loves that may last for a short or a longer while.”
“... his infidelities gave me more horns than a basketful of snails.”
“Children are like puppies: you have to keep them near you, and look after them, if you want their affection.”
“Ah, the feeling you get holding a diamond in your hand! It seems to bore into your skin, to burn, to breathe. It's like holding a bit of the moon in your hand.”
“It's so unfair that we should die, just because we are born.”
Anna Magnani, Italian actor
(1918 - 1973)