"Oh all the time when Victoria Wood and I did our series. There were people asking 'Can women be funny?' People still ask that. It's like asking: 'Can women breathe in and out?'"
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Julie Walters on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Julie Walters on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Julie Walters on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Julie Walters on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Julie Walters on Elbert Hubbard
"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."