Sophia Loren Quotes

Sophia Loren is an Academy Award winning actress, widely known to be the most famous Italian actress the world has known. She has said that living in extreme poverty as a youth gave her the strength of character to succeed in life.

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“Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.”

“Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.”

“The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.”

“It’s better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”

E”xtravagant though it may sound, solitude is the filter of my soul. It nourishes me, and rejuvenates me. Left alone, I discovered that I keep myself good company.”

– Sophia Loren  (1934- )

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