"Some directors cast you because they trust you to do the performance - but then they forget to direct you."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Samantha Morton on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Samantha Morton on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Samantha Morton on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Samantha Morton on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Samantha Morton on Golda Meir
"I have worked very hard on being aware of my childhood but moving forward and not letting it bring me down emotionally. That is a hard thing - especially when you have children of your own and you remember what happened to you at that age."
"Everyone wants to look their best, everyone has dreams of wanting to look like something else. But we are who we are."
"Catholicism played such a huge part in my life, I would not have survived without my faith."
"It's more important for me to feel content than to be famous."
"It's fantastic to strive towards a nice life where you eat nice organic food and your children go to a nice school and you can afford nice clothes and nice perfume and the hypoallergenic make-up. But there's never a day goes by, and I mean this from the bottom of my heart, that I don't think about where I'm from."