"I remember Michael saying, 'Rich and famous? It's much better to be just rich'. I didn't quite get it to begin with. But he's right. You lose anonymity. I say to my family that you've no idea until you lose it how precious anonymity is."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Julie Walters on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Julie Walters on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Julie Walters on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Julie Walters on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Julie Walters on Ambrose Bierce
"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."