England as a culture has endured so much more than America has as a culture, so it's given them a different perspective.
I like writing letters and receiving letters. It's a shame that we've lost the art of letter-writing and saving correspondence. I mourn that.
Most people grow up dreaming of going to Hollywood and some of them work and work and work and finally end up in Hollywood.
By definition, an actor's life is a recipe for regret. There are always roads you could have taken. But I've lived long enough to realise that each road has its own rewards.
Well, I have a band, Sadie and the Hotheads, and we have an album that is already out that is available on our website.
I don't believe in villains - just people who channel their energy in the wrong way.
I turned down the opportunity to be in some films that went on to be blockbusters.
I've got my private life - that's sacred - and I didn't have that before.
We lack rituals in this modern world.
If I feel I can play a part I do everything in my power to try to play it.
Now we have to contend with overstimulation and too many opportunities all the time, and too many decisions all the time.
The way it works in Hollywood is that if you're hot it doesn't matter if you're right for the part or not, you're just offered it.
That feeling of being 19 or 20 and 'hot' in Hollywood was so intense.
There is nothing in my life where I view myself as a 1920s person.
North Hollywood isn't actually Hollywood, it's in the San Fernando Valley... it's not the most glamorous part of L.A.
My job now is to work hard and learn all I can.
My father was an academic, an eccentric. He was a lecturer.
My family were all into classical music, and I found that very intimidating.
To me, the lyrics of the song define the kind of style it is.
I've raised daughters who are English, and I'm American, so they're culturally different to me, which is an unusual situation.
I have a terrible sense of direction.
I miss sometimes the buzz of America. A sense that anything can change at the drop of a hat. In a way, it's an exhausting thing to live with.
I wasn't ecstatic about being pregnant - I wasn't somebody who actively wanted kids. Certainly there were no fantasies about nappy-changing.
I'm someone who's done the opposite of whatever the received wisdom is, to keep your career going into your 50s.
I've been in things that have impressed people and they've come up to congratulate you but in a kind of, you-must-think-you're-really-special way.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends