"If anything interferes with my inner peace, I will walk away. Arguments with family members. All that stuff. None of it matters."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Shirley MacLaine on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Shirley MacLaine on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Shirley MacLaine on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Shirley MacLaine on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Shirley MacLaine on John Lennon
"I've gotten crankier in my old age."
"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."
"I wasn't afraid of getting old, because I was never a great beauty."
"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."
"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."