"There is not a lot of separation between work and home life."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Cate Blanchett on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Cate Blanchett on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Cate Blanchett on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Cate Blanchett on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Cate Blanchett on Robert Frost
"If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles - you're lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers you're brother and sister. That's what intimacy is, if you're with your soulmate."
"It's not the normal way to look at things but I experienced death at a really young age and because of that it's been part of my mental landscape that death is really very possible."
"I've an enormous respect for my mother who at the age of 39 raised three children, and I grew up with my grandmother in the household. And so it was a really strong household of women - my poor brother! It was great growing up with so many generations of women."
"My everyday beauty routine is always rushed and pretty simple."
"Well, I've never looked upon myself as being a beauty, per se."