"Often, the roles I'm offered in England are melancholic women who are filled with regret for the past, regret for their fading beauty."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Kristin Scott Thomas on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Kristin Scott Thomas on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Kristin Scott Thomas on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Kristin Scott Thomas on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Kristin Scott Thomas on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"In fact, in many ways my mother was quite hippy-dippy, serving macrobiotic food and reading 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.'"
"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 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."