"There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Shirley Knight on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Shirley Knight on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Shirley Knight on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Shirley Knight on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Shirley Knight on Margaret Mead
"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."
"The only people you can really share certain things with in secret are your girlfriends."