I have always told anyone who would listen that I was available for more public service.
Any star can be devoured by human adoration, sparkle by sparkle.
There's nothing like real love. Nothing.
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
When you're a performer, you have to please a large audience. And when you're in politics, you have to please a large audience, too.
Time is money. Wasted time means wasted money means trouble.
I was in Vienna in August 1968 for a meeting of the International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies, of which I was co-founder, and we wanted a 20th country to join. They asked for a volunteer to go to Prague to get Czechoslovakia to do it, and my hand always goes up first.
The U.N. acts as the world's conscience, and over eighty-five percent of the work that is done by the United Nations is in the social, economic, educational and cultural fields.
When I was 14, I was the oldest I ever was. I've been getting younger ever since.
Shirley Temple opens doors for Shirley Temple Black.
Long ago, I became more interested in the real world than in make-believe.
By the time I got to the Fox studio for my first major film, I knew how to hit a mark. I knew how to memorize lines. I knew how to pay attention.
Dr. Kissinger was a former child. Jerry Ford was a former child. Even F.D.R. was a former child. I retired from the movies in 1949, and I'm still a former child.
Politicians are actors, too, don't you think? Usually, if you like people and you're outgoing, not a shy little thing, you can do pretty well in politics.
There are many of us who should be in a position to bring peace to the world.
Good luck needs no explanation.
I've led three lives: the acting part, wife and mother - which is a career - and international relations. I'm proud of my career, the first one, and I'm proud of the other two, too.
I have one piece of advice for those of you who want to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award: Start early!
At the end of the Depression, people were perhaps looking for something to cheer themselves up. They fell in love with a dog and a little girl. It won't happen again.
I'm not too proud of the movies I made as a grownup except for 'That Hagen Girl', which nobody remembers but which gave me a chance to act.