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All Quotes by author - Julie Walters
" Along the way I have been able to choose some themes which ask questions - not necessarily force a message on anyone, but at least invite the audience to question things: jury service, dignity in dying, Ireland - and not least because they force me to ask myself questions. Where do I stand? "
" As soon as I gave birth, it was as if you understand them. They become people, not kids. You start to identify with them. You see yourself in them. "
" Being a mother adds another emotional dimension, a feel for children that I didn't have before I had one. They were a pain before. "
" Debate is so much better than denial. "
" Everyone comes up to me saying, 'Cooee, Julie! Hello!' as if I know them. Of course I don't bloody know them. Am I flummoxed by it? Sometimes. I think, 'Ooh, love, go easy.' For a time, I did feel this pressure that I had to be funny, but it passes. "
" I always loved my mother, felt loved, but she was judgmental. Her father in Ireland didn't approve of women generally, and she took on his values. She believed her own mother was foolish. "
" I can understand why people get annoyed at being remembered for one thing, but a lot of actors aren't remembered for anything. I don't mind that. "
" I couldn't watch Tom and Jerry. The cruelty was too much. I had all these strange images, of tiny animals, all mixed up. "
" I didn't come into the business to get awards or titles. "
" I'd like to think there'll be too much of real life going on for me to want to do much acting. "
" I'd love to be in another film, but they haven't asked me. I think it's a shame but the prospects of me doing another one now are remote. Please do campaign on my behalf. "
" I don't know if you can change things, but it's a drop in the ocean. "
" I don't like being out of the crowd. It's lonely within a group. "
" I don't want to give up acting - it's what I am. "
" I felt my mother about the place. I don't think she haunts me, but I wouldn't put it past her. "
" I keep seeing myself in my daughter, and I see my mother in me and in her. Bloody hell. "
" I'll tell you how it happened. The phone rang. Paul, my agent, goes, 'Would you like to play Meryl Streep's?' I said, 'Yeeees! I'll do it, whatever it is.' He said, 'It's Mamma Mia!.' I said, 'Oh no, which character? The fat friend? "
" I'm massively talented, and very, very beautiful in person; the public don't really realise that. "
" I'm more selective now I've got a family. I don't want to work all the time. My daughter's 12; I don't want to miss out on her life. Soon she'll be a teenager; she won't want me around. "
" I'm too young at 50. I'm not grown up yet. There's part of everybody like that. "
" I'm writing a novel about two actresses who go to New York, because that's what I know about. One has lost touch with reality, disappears and is picked up by a man. "
" I never had any acting heroes. I never really went to the theatre. "
" I never wanted to become an actress because I'd read great literature or seen great Shakespeare. It was more just wanting to understand what the people were really like, why they said all the strange things they did. "
" In order to be creative you have to be allowed to fail. "
" I remember Michael saying, 'Rich and famous? It's much better to be just rich'. I didn't quite get it to begin with. But he's right. You lose anonymity. I say to my family that you've no idea until you lose it how precious anonymity is. "
" I think comedy's something you can't learn. It's an instinct, which makes it rather elusive. "
" It seems that when you get to a certain age you almost give yourself permission to misbehave and say what you think. People allow it, with very old people. "
" It's getting better but men still earn more and there are more jobs for them. Ageism is a big thing. Parts for women disappear as you get older. "
" It's getting better generally, daily, especially in TV, for women in acting; and age and looks count less. As more women come into the business. Change of any sort takes a long time to happen. "
" It's very strong after the birth. It's extraordinary. You can't watch anything to do with kids being harmed. "
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