How could you have had such a wonderful life as me if there wasn't a God directing?
My whole life was foretold to me. An old Romany gypsy read my fortune.
In February 1953, I was making a second picture with Jeff Chandler, one called War Arrow. Jeff was a real sweetheart, but acting with him was like acting with a broomstick.
There's a terrible truth for many women in the picture business: Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles.
I spent a great deal of time with Che Guevara while I was in Havana. I believe he was far less a mercenary than he was a freedom fighter.
John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
Some time ago, I told Larry King that I planned to live to be 102. I still do.
The depth of John Candy's talent did surprise me. He was one of my all-time favorite leading men.
I was born into the most remarkable and eccentric family I could possibly have hoped for.
The Parent Trap gave my career another boost, starring in family comedies.
I began to rationalize marrying Will. 'He comes from a good family. A girl could do worse.
I dainty little lass I wasn't. I looked twice my age until I turned 10 or 11.
My heritage has been my grounding, and it has brought me peace.
Comedy is difficult, especially slapstick. The trick is to have fun while you are performing it.
I watch and listen to movies today and am shocked by the way actors deliver their lines. Everybody mumbles now and I don't understand why.