Kristin Scott Thomas Quotes

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Born: May 24, 1960, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Occupation: Actor

As a younger actor you want to be approved of, you want to gain respect, be admired. All of those things. To say: 'This is me playing this character. And aren't I fantastic!' I don't feel that so much now.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

French is a foreign language, but I've been speaking it since I was 18 so it's second nature to me.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

I can't move back to England. My home is in France now. I'd love to but I can't. My family's all there now.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

I have never met a woman who works who doesn't feel guilty. I mean we all deny it like crazy but deep down there is always that voice saying you should be at home.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

I just get so fed up with seeing the same things written about me. If I see the words 'ice queen' attached to me, I feel like banging my head against the wall. There's this perception that I can only be in a film if I have a glass of champagne in my hand and a stately home in the background.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

I still absolutely love 'The Sound of Music' and anything with Julie Andrews in it.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

I think in most jobs, you get better as you get older. You gain experience, you gain knowledge.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

I try to make films that I find exciting. It makes me want to get out of bed at five in the morning, have my make-up done and play for the rest of the day.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

I'm not one of those famous people flying round the world emoting over every catastrophe. I'm too feeble.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

I'm very wary of trust, you see.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

If you're feeling insecure and you need to feel special, the best place to go is somewhere foreign where people treat you as special because you're different.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

In fact, in many ways my mother was quite hippy-dippy, serving macrobiotic food and reading 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.'
- Kristin Scott Thomas

Making films can be absolutely fantastic, but it can also be incredibly dull. You spend the whole day sitting by yourself in your trailer and then you get called to deliver one sentence - then you're told to come back and do it again at 5:30 the following morning.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

Most films seem to be about a man and a women falling in love at some point and once you pass forty-five, it's almost disgusting to fall in love.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

Movies make you immortal and ageless.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

Often, the roles I'm offered in England are melancholic women who are filled with regret for the past, regret for their fading beauty.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

There's something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat and dunes photographed like women's backs.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

We older women in Europe are lucky not to be shoved away in a drawer.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

With the theatre, your whole day is geared towards the evening's show, and that's the job. People usually go to work about 9 and come home around 5, or maybe 7.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

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