"Remember, I come from such an excessively overdone, red-carpet place called Hollywood. So I'm used to people blowing up their success in ways that are far above and beyond the truth."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Shirley MacLaine on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Shirley MacLaine on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Shirley MacLaine on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Shirley MacLaine on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Shirley MacLaine on Winston Churchill
"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."