Lesley Manville quotes
“If we wait too long we shrivel up like some imported apricot sitting on the shelf in Waitrose.”
“The thing is, when you have a child with someone, like it or not, you're going to have to have a continuing relationship with them.”
“The more life you have, the more it's in your pores, the more able you are to be creative as an artist.”
“For me, personality acting is not that interesting. I don't want to just be myself.”
“I'm fascinated by food. Food is love, isn't it?”
“Stage is the ultimate test; I like watching established screen actors on stage to see if they can really do it. But it's great to have a healthy mixture of the two. Film is so technical: there's something very particular about the relationship between you and the camera. It took a long time for me to get good on film.”
“- Cyril: You have the ideal shape.
- Alma: I do?
- Cyril: He likes a little belly.”
“She's getting fat sitting around waiting for you to fall in love with her again.”
“His routine, when he's in it, is best not shaken. This is a quiet time. Not to be misused. If breakfast isn't right, it's very hard for him to recover for the rest of the day.”
“- Reynolds Woodcock: Is there something I'm unaware of? Because as far as I can remember, all I've done is to dress her beautifully.
- Cyril: I don't think that matters to some people, I think they want what is fashionable and chic.
- Reynolds Woodcock: Chic? Oh, don't you start using that filthy little word, Chic! Whoever invented that ought to...” (continue)(continue reading)