Shirley MacLaine Quotes

17 Shirley MacLaine quotes:

"(At a certain age) if you don't know who you are, there is a serious problem, as we can see by some of our leaders,"
"Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends."
"It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Love Quotes
"I don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Existence Quotes
"The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"I've never cared whether a picture makes money or not. Now I care, because it's all about whether they'll finance the next one. And we've got to start making better pictures in Hollywood."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Finance Quotes
"I loved the examination of old money in Pasadena (California) and I loved that this woman (Jennifer Aniston's character) from a background that was sculpted in Pasadena has been in New York she is about to get married she comes back looks at what she came from and is so appalled and astonished and I am the grandmother who is the only one she can talk to and the only one in Pasadena who is basically talking the truth."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"It's exciting for a character in the movie to say he knows all the best places to eat and this is a good one,"
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"He's very happily married, thank goodness, and we are friends."
"I know they are important movie people, ... but here they were at my kitchen table waiting for food they had just discovered."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Food Quotes
"People come in here and say, 'Why can't we get Jamaican food where we live in Ohio or California?' ... I'd like to make that happen. Even in Paris and Tokyo."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Food Quotes
"The person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Laughter Quotes
"I hoped that the trip would be the best of all journeys: a journey into ourselves"
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Journey Quotes
"Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power"
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"I was fearful of casting Shirley because of her power as an actress and how that would mesh with a character who is literally shut down. But the fact is, Shirley is an actor and a working actor. She was excited by the challenge."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"This isn't about female relationship really. It is about familial relationship in which there are real problems: a suicide, and a hidden grandmother. So that's not really exploring female relationships. It's about, 'Why did my son-in-law do that?' And the girls' lives are out of control and (my character helps) bring their lives together with some kind of stability."
Author: MacLaine Quotes Category: Problems Quotes
"To prove it, I'm going to kiss your [bleep] - literally."

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