"I think in most jobs, you get better as you get older. You gain experience, you gain knowledge."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Kristin Scott Thomas on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Kristin Scott Thomas on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Kristin Scott Thomas on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Kristin Scott Thomas on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Kristin Scott Thomas on Mark Twain
"In fact, in many ways my mother was quite hippy-dippy, serving macrobiotic food and reading 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.'"
"Often, the roles I'm offered in England are melancholic women who are filled with regret for the past, regret for their fading beauty."
"If you're feeling insecure and you need to feel special, the best place to go is somewhere foreign where people treat you as special because you're different."
"I can't move back to England. My home is in France now. I'd love to but I can't. My family's all there now."
"I'm not one of those famous people flying round the world emoting over every catastrophe. I'm too feeble."