"The only people you can really share certain things with in secret are your girlfriends."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Shirley Knight on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Shirley Knight on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Shirley Knight on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Shirley Knight on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Shirley Knight on John Lennon
"There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about."
"My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater."
"I'm writing a book and working on my one-woman show, Learning To Be Human."
"This house was our dream-the gardens, the study, even the swimming pool. Even though I can't see John when I wake up in the morning, I can always feel him here with me."