"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Kristin Scott Thomas on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Kristin Scott Thomas on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Kristin Scott Thomas on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Kristin Scott Thomas on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Kristin Scott Thomas on Dalai Lama
"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."
"I think in most jobs, you get better as you get older. You gain experience, you gain knowledge."
"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."