"My parents have a strong work ethic, but their attitude to life, their philosophy, is: 'whatever makes you happy.'"
"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life."Sally Hawkins on Joel Osteen
"My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength."Sally Hawkins on Michael Jordan
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."Sally Hawkins on Albert Einstein
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."Sally Hawkins on Thomas Jefferson
"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."Sally Hawkins on Winston Churchill
"Comedy was why I got into acting the first place. Peter Sellers was a huge influence on my wanting to act. I grew up with him and found him hysterical. The Pink Panther films were an inspiration, from my earliest childhood days, when I was watching them with my brother and my dad."
"I remember once giving my dad some drawings and writings and said, 'If you could just give these to the publisher, that would be great.' And I was about five!"
"People are funny, and in the most tragic situations, when comedy erupts from nowhere, it can turn on its head within the space of a second or a minute. You're laughing one minute and you're crying the next and that's just life for me, and that is what people are like."