Shirley Temple Quotes

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Shirley Temple Quotes

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

— 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.

— Shirley Temple

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

— Shirley Temple

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

— Shirley Temple

I've always been bossy.

— 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.

— 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.

— 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.

— 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'.

— 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.

— Shirley Temple

I don't like to do negatives. There are always pluses to things.

— Shirley Temple

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