Shirley MacLaine Quotes

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Born: April 24, 1934, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

1.
Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
- Shirley MacLaine

2.
I can't advise any of the young ones, because I don't know what their background was, but I would suggest that anyone who wants to be famous more than anything - there's a real problem.
- Shirley MacLaine

3.
I don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.
- Shirley MacLaine

4.
I mean, no one asks beauty secrets of me, or 'What size do you wear?' or 'Who's your couturier?' They ask me about really deep things and I love that.
- Shirley MacLaine

5.
I never would have given up my work to stay home.
- Shirley MacLaine

6.
I want women to be liberated and still be able to have a nice ass and shake it.
- Shirley MacLaine

7.
I wasn't afraid of getting old, because I was never a great beauty.
- Shirley MacLaine

8.
I'd like to introduce someone who has just come into my life. I've admired him for 35 years. He's someone who represents integrity, honesty, art, and on top of that stuff I'm actually sleeping with him.
- Shirley MacLaine

9.
I've gotten crankier in my old age.
- Shirley MacLaine

10.
I've made so many movies playing a hooker that they don't pay me in the regular way anymore. They leave it on the dresser.
- Shirley MacLaine

11.
If anything interferes with my inner peace, I will walk away. Arguments with family members. All that stuff. None of it matters.
- Shirley MacLaine

12.
It's a big deal for me to say I'm over politics.
- Shirley MacLaine

13.
It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office.
- Shirley MacLaine

14.
Remember, I come from such an excessively overdone, red-carpet place called Hollywood. So I'm used to people blowing up their success in ways that are far above and beyond the truth.
- Shirley MacLaine

15.
Someday perhaps change will occur when times are ready for it instead of always when it is too late. Someday change will be accepted as life itself.
- Shirley MacLaine

16.
The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
- Shirley MacLaine

17.
The soul is everlasting, and its learning experience is lifetime after lifetime.
- Shirley MacLaine

18.
Things are done according to money these days.
- Shirley MacLaine

19.
We need proof in our society.
- Shirley MacLaine

20.
Well, success does not mean doing well.
- Shirley MacLaine

21.
When a child comes in, I believe that it's a 'multipersonhood,' and it knows it, its consciousness knows it, and it has a nuclei in the center of its consciousness that is the repository of all experience and all knowledge. And when you look in the eyes of your baby and you feel this sense that they are an old soul, I believe indeed they are.
- Shirley MacLaine

22.
Women being pitted each other another in Hollywood is an old tactic, but it's not real at all.
- Shirley MacLaine

23.
Women love working together. That's my experience anyway.
- Shirley MacLaine

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