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Shirley Temple
By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

There’s nothing like real love. Nothing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

If you hear someone scream, you shouldn't close the drapes. You should help. You've got to try.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

Some people liked Rudolph Valentino. I liked Rin Tin Tin.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

I work a seventeen hour day, and I'm personally responsible for 108 staff members in the embassy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

Long ago, I became more interested in the real world than in make-believe.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

I ran for Congress, just once.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

In the world of movie personalities the distance between popularity and politics is short.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

We would have to invent the U.N if we did not have it which is not an original thought.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

I have one piece of advice for those of you who want to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award: Start early!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

Dr. Kissinger was surprised that I knew where Ghana was.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

Intentions often melt in the face of unexpected opportunity.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

We salute her for a life of remarkable achievements as an actor, as a diplomat, and most importantly as our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and adored wife for fifty-five years of the late and much missed Charles Alden Black.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

Won't the new 'Suggested for Mature Audience' protect our youngsters from such films? I don't believe so. I know many forty-five-year old men with the mentalities of six-year-olds, and my feeling is that they should not see such pictures, either.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

My mother made it seem perfectly normal for thousands of people to be cheering me, as if there was nothing special going on. I thought all children must live as I did.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

Any star can be devoured by human adoration, sparkle by sparkle.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

Visiting old haunts is hard on memory. Things shrink, change, and disappear.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

My Chicken can do a special trick! "And what is that?" She can lay an egg! "And what's so special about THAT?!" Well, Can YOU lay an egg?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

Time is money. Wasted time means wasted money means trouble.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

Nothing crushes freedom as substantially as a tank.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

I had a very close family and I couldn't get away with anything.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

Animal crackers in my soup Monkeys and rabbits loop the loop Gosh oh gee but I have fun Swallowing animals one by one In every bowl of soup I see Lions and Tigers watching me I make 'em jump right through a hoop Those animal crackers in my soup When I get hold of the big bad wolf I just push him under to drown Then I bite him in a million bits And I gobble him right down When their inside me where it's dark I walk around like Noah's ark I stuff my tummy like a goop With animal crackers in my soup.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

When I was 14, I was the oldest I ever was. I've been getting younger ever since.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

Make-believe colors the past with innocent distortion, and it swirls ahead of us in a thousand ways - in science, in politics, in every bold intention.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

I have always told anyone who would listen that I was available for more public service.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

I'm quite optimistic. I'm also a realist. And I hope, you know, things work out. I don't think that the world will ever know peace. Complete peace in all countries. I think perhaps that's not in our makeup to do this although we can pray for it and work for it. But I think that the building blocks of peace are moving into shape, and I think that the world is going to be a better place.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

Many people consider me an old friend.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

I guess I was an early method actress. I would go to a quiet part of the sound stage with my mother. I wouldn't think of anything sad, I would just make my mind a blank. In a minute I could cry.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

Don't forget to tell your favorite people that you love them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

Most of the people in Ghana wouldn't know me as an actress. They'd know me for my work at the U.N.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

I liked work shoes and big, working-class hands. The stars would come and go, but the crew on my movies was my extended family.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

Be brave and clear. Follow your heart and don't be overly influenced by outside factors. Be true to yourself.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

Delay and indecision are first weapons in the armory of moviemakers.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

One famous movie executive who shall remain nameless, exposed himself to me in his office. 'Mr X,' I said, 'I thought you were a producer not an exhibitor'.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

Our whole way of life today is dedicated to the removal of risk. Cradle to grave we are supported, insulated, and isolated from the risks of life - and if we fail, our government stands ready with Bandaids of every size.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

Sunnybrook Farm is now a parking lot; the petticoats are in the garbage can, where they belong in the modern world; and I detest censorship.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

I've been so blessed. If someone asked me whom I would choose to be if I could come back in another life, I would have to say Shirley Temple Black. I cannot think of a more interesting life to ask for.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

Good luck needs no explanation.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

One has to handle these negative experiences alone.You can't get help from your friends or family.You're finally alone with it, and you have to come to grips with misfortune and go on.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

There are many of us who should be in a position to bring peace to the world.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Shirley Temple

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

[Campaign sign when running for Congress in 1967:] Vote for me or I will hold my breath until I turn blue.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Temple

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shirley Temple

On the good ship Lollipop Its a sweet trip To the candy shop Where bon-bon's play, On the sunny beach Of peppermint bay Lemonade stands, Everywhere Crackerjack bands, Fill the air, And there you are, Happy landings on a chocolate bar. See the sugar bowl Do a tootsie roll In a big bad devils food cake, If you eat too much, Oh, oh, You'll awake, With a tummy ache.