As a single mum I have to work, so I'm grateful to have the help of a wonderful and trusted nanny like I had when I was young.
Babies are endlessly fascinating to look at and I'm obsessed about their complete and utter lack of guile.
I really fancy Harrison Ford. I've got to say I think he's really divine. He's, like, an older man, I guess, although he's not really that old, obviously. I don't want to offend him
But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England.
There is absolutely no point in sitting around and feeling sorry for yourself. The great power you have is to let go ... focus on what you have, no that which has been mean or unkindly removed.
I wouldn't change a thing about what I've done in the past because what may have been bad choices have all led me to this moment.
People go 'You look a lot like Minnie Driver.' Once I said, 'Thanks, Minnie is a great actress.' But, it blew up in my face. This person said, 'Nah, didn't like the last movie she did.'
I would never judge anyone for going anywhere for money.
I wouldn't go back and be 25 again for all the tea in China.
I live a generally quiet life, as it were.
Anyone who has that weird volition to become an actor probably has a weird volition to do lots of other creative things - to write, to play music, to paint, to cook.
I don't know why my parents split up. I guess they just drifted apart, but I do know they stayed very good friends.
Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting - a very personal one. I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me. Except diamonds. That's the exception to the rule.
I can't pass a puppy, a kid or a baby without stopping. It's really annoying to every boyfriend I've ever head. My mother will roll her eyes and go, "God, really?!" But, I find children funny and great, and I love them.
I really believe in the characters I play.
I taught myself how to play guitar - pretty badly, but I knew enough about music to start to figure it out.
I like the theater enormously, but I truly love films - the whole bizarre, boring process that it can be.
I'd prefer not to be the pretty thing in a film. It's such a bloody responsibility to look cute, because people know when you don't and they're like, They're trying to pass her off as the cute girl and she's looking like a bedraggled sack of potatoes.
I want a regular pay cheque.
You do a James Bond film, you're being part of an anachronism, a tradition.
The Masonic aspect of Hollywood is so bizarre.
In some movies you feel like you're a very small part of a huge machine. Whereas in the theater you can have a very small part, but you can still feel the weight and the gravity of it. Given the nature of theater, it's a more concentrated and quiet experience
I will make time to eat every day. I couldn't do as much as I do, actually, if I didn't eat.
I waited a long time to have children because I had this career that was kind of like my kid, it required as much nurturing.
I don't really put my name to anything that I don't love and believe in, because there's no point.
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