Shirley MacLaine Quotes

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Angels

I thought playing an angel would be very good for my image.

I believe in UFOs, I believe in extraterrestrials, and I believe in angels. And maybe they’ll protect all of us.

It is incredible, when

It is incredible, when you start believing in angels your life becomes a lot smoother.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Art

Art is about energy positive and negative. All art has the power to heal because it helps us see who we are, and what we resist.

Dance is an art that imprints on the soul. It is with you every moment, it expresses itself in everything you do.

To dance at all is to confront oneself. It is the art of honesty.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Being Single

I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.

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

If you’re comfortable with yourself-which everyone can get to, to some extent-that’s when you start getting into who is your real self.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Character

I realized that if what we call human nature can be changed, then absolutely anything is possible. From that moment my life changed.

I simply channeled a

I simply channeled a character, this time I allowed the character to inhabit me.

I was always a character actress and never a sex symbol. Even when I was the leading lady, I was a character actor.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Children

We’ve had so many lifetimes of different cultures and different religions and different points of view and different wars and different loves and different children.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Dance

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

Dance is an art that imprints on the soul. It is with you every moment, it expresses itself in everything you do.

Then come the lights shining on you from above. You are a performer. You forget all you learned, the process of technique, the fear, the pain, you even forget who you are you become one with the music, the lights, indeed one with the dance.

You can’t lie when you dance. It’s so direct. You do what is in you. It is impossible to dance out of the side of your mouth.

Being a dancer meant you nearly always thought about food.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Energy

Art is about energy positive and negative. All art has the power to heal because it helps us see who we are, and what we resist.

We humans should never

We humans should never forget our capacity to connect with the collective spirit of animals. Their energy is essential to our future growth.

You have to surrender to the energy above and below.

You let the energy go wherever it wants. I have such a rich spiritual life. Most people take drugs to experience that.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Fear

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.

Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. It’s where all the fruit is.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Friendship

The more I traveled the

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

Fear is concealed in smiles and flashing teeth. ‘Please say you still love me,’ the kings and queens are really saying. And, when they fare badly, they return to their palaces and sleep fitfully.

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.

Friendship is not linear. It moves in all directions, teaching us about ourselves and about each other.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Funny

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

The best way to get husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they are too old to do it.

A person who knows how to laugh at himself will never ceased to be amused.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Giving

All life is a boomerang. We receive what we give.

If we can genuinely honor our mother and father we are not only at peace with ourselves but we can then give birth to our future.

I loved the idea of doing

I loved the idea of doing a love story with people over the age of 60 and a film that will hopefully give so many of the audience a chance to see themselves on the screen.

I can’t give up my own identity.

Shirley MacLaine Quotes On Hear

He [Jimmy Carter] says his lust is in his heart. I hope it’s a little lower.

Of course I’m schooled in the old school method: taking what I think the director wants, then reworking it through my own brain and heart.

Some people think I look like a sweet potato, I consider myself a spud with a heart of gold.

New York is the perfect town for getting over a disappointment, a loss, or a broken heart.