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Born on this day – September 20 – Sophia Loren

Italian actress Sophia Loren turns 84 today! This post is dedicated to her, to celebrate how amazing she has been as an actress and style icon.

 

A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.” – Sophia Loren

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Sophia Loren flickr photo by kate gabrielle shared under a Creative Commons (BY 2.0) license

 

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” – Sophia Loren

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Sophia_Loren_13 flickr photo by lotuslover1008 shared under a Creative Commons (BY 2.0) license

 

“Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.” – Sophia Loren

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Sophia Loren flickr photo by Pierre Tourigny shared under a Creative Commons (BY 2.0) license

 

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” – Sophia Loren

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Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.” – Sophia Loren

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“Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.” – Sophia Loren

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Featured Image Credit: Sophia Loren flickr photo by kate gabrielle shared under a Creative Commons (BY 2.0) license

 

 

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