Shelley Winters Quotes

art is exposure. And until you've developed a degree of maturity to handle that knowledge you are revealing what other people keep hidden.

sometimes in comedy you can make the audience feel poignancy stronger than you can with tears or anguish.

I'm just a Ragetty Anne in a Barbie Doll World

I am the modern intelligent independent-type woman. In other words a girl who can not get a man.

Where do you go to get anorexia?

I hate to tell you how old I am but I reached the age of consent 75 000 consents ago.

All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems.

In Hollywood all marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.

I was so cold I almost got married.

In those days young stars male and female were all virgins until married and if divorced they returned magically to that condition.

Life is a constant process of change for better or worse.

Acting is the developing of one's own personality too you know. That's what the public buys in a star shall we say the personality thing.

I have bursts of being a lady but it doesn't last long.

Acting is like painting pictures on bathroom tissues. Ten minutes later you throw them away and they are gone.

Security is when I'm very much in love with somebody extraordinary who loves me back.

Stardom can be very destructive - particularly if you believe in it.

Good bad or indifferent - it doesn't matter just work.

I don't want to smoke cigars or go to stag parties wear jockey shorts or pick up the check.

The trouble with marrying an actor is they grab you in their arms hold you close and tell you how wonderful they are.

I did a picture in England one winter and it was so cold I almost got married.

We had a lot in common. I loved him and he loved him.

You have a lot of friends who love you dearly and you don't know who they are.

I'm not overweight. I'm just nine inches too short.

Whenever you want to marry someone go have lunch with his ex-wife.

To me the theatre - I don't like to say it but I'll say it - is a temple in a kind of way where human beings go to be elevated.

Now that I'm over sixty I'm veering toward respectability.