Imelda Staunton quotes
“You can't make someone want education.”
“In the first flush of a romantic love, we’re all blind. We see only what we want to see.”
“The first 10 years of marriage are just an overture. That there’s often a crisis at 10 years, but then you work it out and settle in and it’s only then that it really gets into its stride.”
“Look, I’m strong. You know that. And I can cope with the truth. I just demand to know the truth. It’s when people don’t tell me the truth that I can’t bear it.”
“They say listening is important in any marriage.”
“To do nothing is often the best course of action, but I know from personal experience how frustrating it can be. History was not made by those who did nothing.”
“I am Queen, but I am also a woman. And a wife.
“In an increasingly complex world, we all need certainty.”
“That’s the thing about unhappiness. All it takes is for something worse to come along and you realize it was actually happiness after all.”
“- Ginger: Think, everyone, think. What haven't we tried yet?
- Bunty: We haven't tried not trying to escape.
- Babs: Hmm. That might work.”
“A lot of film stars are just playing themselves in different frocks.”
“Fortunately my career has never been about how I look, it's about how I can be.”
“Agents and producers have to get you into a box to accommodate their limited imaginations.”
“- Dolores Umbridge: Predict something.
- Sybil Trelawney: Erm. You... are in great danger!
- Dolores Umbridge: Lovely!”
“Progress for the sake of progress must be discouraged.”
“- Viola De Lesseps: I do remember well where I should be, and there I am... where is my Romeo?
- Nurse: [shouting from the audience] Dead!”