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Shirley MacLaine – 23 Quotes

 

23 Quotes by Shirley MacLaine

 

I’ve gotten crankier in my old age.

– Shirley MacLaine


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


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


I wasn’t afraid of getting old, because I was never a great beauty.

– Shirley MacLaine


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


The soul is everlasting, and its learning experience is lifetime after lifetime.

– Shirley MacLaine


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


Women love working together. That’s my experience anyway.

– Shirley MacLaine


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

– Shirley MacLaine


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


Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.

– Shirley MacLaine


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

– Shirley MacLaine


I never would have given up my work to stay home.

– Shirley MacLaine


It’s useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk, or running for office.

– Shirley MacLaine


Things are done according to money these days.

– Shirley MacLaine


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


It’s a big deal for me to say I’m over politics.

– Shirley MacLaine


I don’t need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.

– Shirley MacLaine


We need proof in our society.

– Shirley MacLaine


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


Well, success does not mean doing well.

– Shirley MacLaine


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

– Shirley MacLaine


Women being pitted each other another in Hollywood is an old tactic, but it’s not real at all.

– Shirley MacLaine


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