"I don't know what makes a marriage work. My husband and I don't have it right at all it's very tough on him. From the outside it looks like it's all about me - I have a glorious career and he doesn't."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Emily Watson on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Emily Watson on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Emily Watson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Emily Watson on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Emily Watson on James C. Dobson
"And it is very sexy as well: somebody says I'm taking you on a surprise date, you don't know where you are going and you can't see and then you put your hand out and there is a tiger. Amazing."
"I am married to the most amazing, generous and beautiful human being and it has been hard on him because from the outside if you look at it it's just all about me."
"My husband. He keeps me grounded. If I were in the world on my own, it would all be much more seductive. But I'm in a relationship that has nothing to do with the film world."
"My character Lena is somebody who responds to people in a very simple way. I didn't have to take myself off to a darkened room to concentrate, I just had to try and be open. It's an interesting, subtle relationship."