The Best Joan Collins quotes

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What can you learn about entrepreneurship from the life of Joan Collins? Quite a lot, as it turns out. The British actress and businesswoman has led an illustrious career in both Hollywood and the business world. Collins has been a trailblazer in many ways, proving that women can be successful in male-dominated industries. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at her life and her key lessons for entrepreneurs.

Discover the most known Love, Feelings, Life, Time quotes from Joan Collins, and much more.


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About Joan Collins

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23 May 1933

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Actress, Author, Columnist

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Love may be a dream but marriage is a nightmare. — Joan Collins

I admIre how she handled thIs. she was a wonderful, brave and a beautIful person and I love her. — Joan Collins

Yes, I love playing cartoony characters. Been known for that. — Joan Collins

I have a lot of male friends that I go the cinema with and movie and shopping. A lot of men friends I know love shopping. — Joan Collins

love may be a dream but marriage is a nightmare Joan Collins quote

I do it because I love acting, I love working, and whether it’s radio, television, films, theater, I don’t care as long as I can get out there and do it. — Joan Collins

I’ve fallen in love maybe five times in my life. But it’s a long life. I do get crushes. Whether it’s men or women or babies. — Joan Collins

The endless bonking was exhausting me. — Joan Collins


Hair, in fact, is probably the bane of most women’s lives. — Joan Collins

Isn’t three quarters of life a guilty pleasure? — Joan Collins

hair in fact is probably the bane of most women s lives Joan Collins quote

Life is a predator: you have to eat it before it eats you. — Joan Collins

I’m extremely happy in my life. I consider myself to be very blessed. — Joan Collins

The secret of having a personal life is not answering too many questions about it. — Joan Collins

If life throws you a lemon–make lemonade. — Joan Collins

I have always tried to live my life with enthusiasm and pleasure. — Joan Collins

isn t three quarters of life a guilty pleasure Joan Collins quote

I’ve spent years when I’ve not been in the limelight at all and I’m perfectly happy living my life without being swooped on by paparazzi. — Joan Collins

Of course it’s true: the public want to see young people–young people are the people who go to the cinema. It’s a sad fact of life, but you’ve got to accept it and not whine about it. — Joan Collins

I don’t use e–mail; I phone and fax. I think people who are hunched over their computer screens all day should get a life. — Joan Collins

I really hope that, as more people get vaccInated, we wIll move further along the path back to a more normal way of lIfe. — Joan Collins

But I have had to give up certain things in my life. One is shopping. Two is lunch with the girls. Three is cocktail parties, and four is studying my lines. — Joan Collins

life is a predator you have to eat it before it eats you Joan Collins quote


Most of the time we’ve been living in England and now we’ve bought an apartment in New York which we absolutely love. — Joan Collins

And I used to write novels and little stories and compositions and I–but I put them away because I started acting when I was 17. So there wasn’t much time. — Joan Collins

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I often wear wigs and have in fact launched my own ‘Dynasty’ range, named after various characters. I find this saves a ton of time–as well as my own hair. — Joan Collins

Botox, I think, is poison, I would never put it into my face, and I’m needle–phobic. I spend a lot of time keeping my face out of the sun and taking care of my skin and wearing make–up. — Joan Collins

I’m a woman for all seasons. I mix ‘n’ match, do designer and high street–keep all my good pieces. I design all my evening and cocktail dresses most of the time as I dislike what is out there. — Joan Collins

i do all my own make up it takes me 10 minutes Joan Collins quote

I do all my own make–up, it takes me 10 minutes. — Joan Collins

I’m a bit shy, I suppose, and a bit lazy. — Joan Collins


I really feel now like a native New Yorker. And I’m very happy here. — Joan Collins

I consider you as old as you look and feel. And in that case I feel–I feel I’m about 39, like Jack Benny. — Joan Collins

I don’t look my age, I don’t feel my age and I don’t act my age. To me age is just a number. — Joan Collins

i really feel now like a native new yorker and i m very happy here Joan Collins quote

And I kissed a lot of frogs as well, but no, I kissed a lot of frogs and now I’ve found my prince. — Joan Collins

Inspiring Phrases From Joan Collins

When I was at school, I was terrible at algebra and arithmetic, but I was always the best at English and literature. And acting, of course. — Joan Collins

I’ve three children, three grandchildren, I work, I travel, and I’m very happily married. I’m very satisfied and happy with my life and there really isn’t anything I want. — Joan Collins

I like to remember phone numbers because it keeps your brain active. If you don’t use it, you lose it. — Joan Collins

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The clothes were a huge part of what made ‘Dynasty’ fun. — Joan Collins

the clothes were a huge part of what made dynasty fun Joan Collins quote

I mean, even my dressing room at the studio has candles and cushions and cashmere rugs and things. — Joan Collins

Gone are the days when a gentleman lightly took your hand in his and brushed his lips across it, or tipped his hat to acknowledge you as he chivalrously stepped aside to let you pass. — Joan Collins

Making each day a mini lifetime–to achieve something and to enjoy something. — Joan Collins

Various Statements From Joan Collins

When I was 49, I posed for Playboy–I was very flattered to be asked. I was quite honoured, really, considering that most of the models they feature are in their twenties. — Joan Collins

Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out. — Joan Collins

the problem with beauty is that it s like being born rich and getting poorer Joan Collins quote

The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer. — Joan Collins

My mother use to call me ‘Miss Perpetual Motion’ because I rarely keep still. — Joan Collins

I’m older than my sister so I started writing first. I started writing at school. I was always top of my class in composition, essays, English Lit and all of that. — Joan Collins

There are very few designers in Hollywood today who know how to really flatter a woman’s body, and Mark Zunino is at the top of my list. — Joan Collins

I loathe conflict, and I loathe not getting along well with people, so I always try very hard to be on the best terms with the people I work with. — Joan Collins

More Phrases From Joan Collins

I was so fortunate to work closely with the designer Nolan Miller whilst on ‘Dynasty’ to create the wardrobe for Alexis Carrington Colby, and we had great fun sourcing outfits. — Joan Collins

Well, it is quite daunting, but I made my first appearance on the stage when I was nine, because I went to a theatrical school, because I wanted to be an actress since I was eight. — Joan Collins

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you somebody who has never achieved much. — Joan Collins

So–called designer bags are useless, and most are also ugly, faddish and overpriced. Pared down and sleek is always best. — Joan Collins

It’s just something that I like, and I also don’t buy into the ageism theory. — Joan Collins

it s just something that i like and i also don t buy into the ageism theory Joan Collins quote

I am a fan of marriage and a fan of being committed to the right person. — Joan Collins

You can’t help getting older, but you can help yourself from becoming old and infirm, in mind as well as body. — Joan Collins

Deeper Quotes From Joan Collins

Of course it does on opening night, but I’ve never had that devastating stage fright that some people get, but apparently, you can develop it. — Joan Collins

I’ve become totally hooked on Cellex–C. It’s an anti–ageing serum and is fantastic. I use it morning and evening and even on my hands, where it has faded those dark spots. — Joan Collins

Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people. — Joan Collins

loneliness is the universal problem of rich people Joan Collins quote

The sad truth is that most of my husbands turned out to be convincing liars. — Joan Collins

I have the absolute utmost respect for soap opera actors now. They work harder than any actor I know in any other medium. And they don’t get very much approbation for it. — Joan Collins

The easiest way to convince my kids that they don’t really need something is to get it for them. — Joan Collins

I think health is another exceedingly important thing. — Joan Collins

JOAN COLLINS Quotes Take Away

Joan Collins is a true inspiration, and her words remind us that no matter what life throws our way, we can always dust ourselves off and keep moving forward. We hope these quotes have inspired you as much as they’ve inspired us, and we encourage you to check out our courses if you want to learn more about how to achieve success in your own life.

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