"My mother was born on a tiny farm in County Mayo. She was meant to stay at home and look after the farm while her brother and sister got an education. However, she came to England on a visit and never went back."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Julie Walters on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Julie Walters on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Julie Walters on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Julie Walters on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Julie Walters on Oscar Wilde
"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 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."
"I don't know if you can change things, but it's a drop in the ocean."
"I was always someone who lived in the future all the time, it was always the next thing - dreams of escape."
"There were all us baby boomers who had a grammar school education, started to learn, then went on the pill, the whole thing, and so there are today a lot more women writers, editors, producers, and so a lot more women's stories. God, the BBC's practically run by women."
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