Shirley MacLaine is a celebrated American actress, singer, dancer, author and activist. One of the leading legendary ladies of Hollywood, she is popularly known for her eccentric characters. She kicked her career with the musical show ‘The Pajama Game’. She made her film debut with the movie ‘The Trouble with Harry’ in the year 1955. ‘Some Came Running’ was the first movie which gained her the nomination for the ‘Academy Award’. She was nominated for the ‘Academy Award’ six times for different movies. One of her best performances was in the movie, ‘The Apartment’. She is also known as the ‘Dramatic Actress’. Her first memoir, ‘Don’t Fall off the Mountain’ was published in 1970. ‘Dance While You Can’, ‘You Can Get There From Here’, ‘My Lucky Stars: A Hollywood Memoir’ and ‘Cameo: A Journey of the Spirit’ are some of her autobiographical books. Following is a compilation of views and thoughts that the legendary actress has expressed through her writings, work, speeches, interviews and life. Let’s take a look at what we can learn from some of the noteworthy quotes and thoughts by Shirley MacLaine on success, love, experience, culture, acting, age and more.