"Being gay and being a woman has one big thing in common, which is that we both become invisible after the age of 42. Who wants a gay 50-year-old? No one, let me tell you."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Rupert Everett 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."Rupert Everett on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Rupert Everett on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Rupert Everett on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Rupert Everett on Robert Frost
"I am at that age when you panic at the slightest thing."
"Listen, in England people are already writing their memoirs at the age of 23."
"It's amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy."
"I think we've been dulled by capitalism. We're just blobs now - we're so worried about how we can keep paying the lease on the car, the mortgage, the lease on the toaster and all that. You can't really think about much else. If you lose that, you lose the whole lot."
"We now live in a world where the only thing to have is success, but failure is marvelous. It's fertiliser, it's like living fertiliser, because you're forced on yourself."