"I never wanted to become an actress because I'd read great literature or seen great Shakespeare. It was more just wanting to understand what the people were really like, why they said all the strange things they did."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Julie Walters on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Julie Walters on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Julie Walters on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Julie Walters on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Julie Walters on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."