"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Julie Walters on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Julie Walters on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Julie Walters on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Julie Walters on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Julie Walters on Robert Frost
"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."
"There were all us baby boomers who had a grammar school education, started to learn, then went on the pill, the whole thing, and so there are today a lot more women writers, editors, producers, and so a lot more women's stories. God, the BBC's practically run by women."