"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."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Sally Hawkins on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Sally Hawkins on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Sally Hawkins on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Sally Hawkins on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Sally Hawkins on Elbert Hubbard
"My parents have a strong work ethic, but their attitude to life, their philosophy, is: 'whatever makes you happy.'"
"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!"