"I am a voyager - and the voyage cannot mean that I stay at home."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Emmanuelle Beart on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Emmanuelle Beart on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Emmanuelle Beart on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Emmanuelle Beart on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Emmanuelle Beart on Robert Frost
"Beauty is not something you can count on. Usually, when people say you are beautiful, it is when there is a harmony between the inside and the outside."
"We've all had that fear, that despair of losing someone, or this fierce desire because it's not reciprocated. The less reciprocation there is, the more desire we have."
"Of course I am political. You 'ave to be don't you? Every day it is about your future, your right to that future. 'Ow can people ignore this? We 'ave to leave a good world for our children, n'est-ce pas?"
"We were raised without movies, theater or music. We had only nature, the hills, the trees. When I got on the set of 'Manon,' I wasn't star-struck because I didn't know what a star was."
"I don't always see my movies right away. And there are some I haven't seen at all. Sometimes that bothers the directors, so I'm obliged to see them."