"I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and it's in the public arena, but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Francesca Annis on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Francesca Annis on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Francesca Annis on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Francesca Annis on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Francesca Annis on Robert Frost
"I can feel the 60S looming. In my profession, I've just moved along with my age. By thinking in decades, rather than whether someone's 42 or 47, you can give yourself a whole 10 years to turn yourself around in."
"We all know now that people can look good for their age. It isn't so extraordinary, I don't know why people go on about it so much."
"After all my various relationships I find myself now home alone."
"You can love more than one person in your life, but things will be different. There'll be a different dynamic. Needs and desires change."
"However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them."