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18 quotations by Shirley Knight

QuoteWhen you're a woman in your 40s, it's not the best time to do films, because there really aren't that many roles. Then you reach 50 and there are more roles again. Mother parts.Quote

QuoteThey said this is Vanity Fair, and I said, Oh, I already take the magazine. They said Annie Leibovitz wants to take your picture and I thought, How nice!Quote

QuoteThere's no place to act in Kansas. You're supressed.Quote

QuoteThere's a great difference between being popular and being an artist.Quote

QuoteThere are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.Quote

QuoteThe thing that separates a so-so director and a great director is a love and caring for film.Quote

QuoteThe only people you can really share certain things with in secret are your girlfriends.Quote

QuoteSo many directors are solely focused on their own success in Hollywood and multimillion dollar budgets and deals.Quote

QuoteMy goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater.Quote

QuoteMy acting career helped pull me through the rough times.Quote

QuoteMen are allowed to get older and women are not.Quote

QuoteI'm writing a book and working on my one-woman show, Learning To Be Human.Quote

QuoteI plan to work ever day they'll let me.Quote

QuoteI moved to LA and decided to do films and television, mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead.Quote

QuoteI just let the character speak to me and things appear.Quote

QuoteI got an agent and went up for the part of my first film, Five Gates to Hell.Quote

QuoteI did the occasional odd film, like Endless Love.Quote

QuoteFilm actors reach a certain level, but they don't get beyond it unless they work in the theater.Quote