Go Ahead Quote Me

It's so dull to be healthy all the time. Do you know Elizabeth Taylor said on her deathbed, 'I wish I'd eaten more.' Don't you think a lot of people would feel that?

ACTRESS EMILY BLUNT


It's quite interesting how one has to become less shallow and more interested in other people, I guess.

ACTRESS ELIZABETH HURLEY on having a son


He is very British. There is irony, which is very nice, and self-deprecation and awareness of one's relationship to others, which translates into politeness, which can be very elaborate and very indirect. Sometimes his politeness is too much for me. 'What are you actually saying, man?'

ACTRESS CLAIRE DANES on husband Hugh Dancy (above)

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