Julie Walters quotes
“I now see that giddiness is the eighth deadly sin. A giddy girl is every bit as evil as a slothful man, and the noise she makes is a lot worse.”
“- Rosie: [to Donna, holding up Tanya's underwear] Does she wear it or floss with it?
- Tanya: Floss you!
- Donna: Is it edible Tanya?”
“- Diana: It's not politics to talk about eye operations.
- Mrs. Kehoe: It is if the eyes belong to a politician.”
“You need to think carefully about your costume. It's the most Tony will ever have seen of you. You don't want to put him off.”
“- Rita: Are you a poet?
- Dr. Frank Bryant: Was. And so, to give me something new to write about, she left me. A very noble woman, my wife - she left me for the good of literature. And remarkably it worked.
- Rita: What, you wrote a lot of good stuff, did ya?
- Dr. Frank Bryant: No. I stopped writing altogether.”
“It seems that when you get to a certain age you almost give yourself permission to misbehave and say what you think. People allow it, with very old people.”
“- Tanya: [to Sophie] I bet you don't remember me.
- Rosie: Not with all that plastic surgery.”
“- Rosie: Tanya and I will take them fishing.
- Tanya: Fishing? Oh, please!
- Rosie: What do you suggest we do with three men?
- Tanya: Well, then, now, that takes me back.”
“Just because you can use magic now does not mean you have to whip your wands out for everything.”
“- Rita: You didn't really mean to kill yourself. You were just...
- Trish: Just what, darling? Poor Susan. You think you've got everything, don't you?
- Rita: Trish, you have.
- Trish: Oh yes. When I listen to poetry and music, then I can live. You see, darling, the rest of the time it's just me. And that's not enough.”
“- June: You could get a mortgage like other people!
- Buster: Do what?
- June: Borrow it from a bank.
- Buster: Well, I do borrow from banks, that is my job.
- June: I mean with their permission.”
- Customer in Hairdressers: What's that book you're reading, love?
- Rita: Somerset Maugham, "Of Human Bondage".
- Customer in Hairdressers: Oh, my husband's got loads of books like that.
“- Rita's Father: If she was a wife of mine I'd drown her.
- Rita: If I was a wife of yours I'd drown myself.”
“- Mrs. Wilkinson: This'll sound strange, Billy, but for some time now I've been thinkin' of the Royal Ballet School.
- Billy: Aren't you a bit old, miss?
- Mrs. Wilkinson: No, not me... you! I'm the bloody teacher!”