1. 10

    I adore Bette Davis and Vivien Leigh, but more because they were good actresses. That's what makes me interested in them, that they didn't present themselves as idols; they were just doing their jobs.

  2. 9

    Children should always be brave and do something about bullying. Its not okay to stand by and let it happen. Bullies thrive off secrecy. Children should tell someone if they see someone being bullied.

  3. 8

    Look at Judi Dench, who's brilliant in whatever bloody job she does.

  4. 7

    Looking back, there is nothing wrong with that peace, love and equality that the hippies espoused. In many ways, we have regressed because they were into organic food, back to nature, make love not war, be good to all men, share and share alike - which is what many are talking about now.

  5. 6

    Agents and producers have to get you into a box to accommodate their limited imaginations.

  6. 5

    I don't feel the need for religion. But I went on a yoga retreat last year and I do believe slightly in the karma thing and just being good and true unto yourself. And I slightly believe that you can attract good and bad to you.

  7. 4

    At the time of Woodstock, I was just 13, but I used to see these exotic hippy creatures and I did look on with envy. How could you not? In an ideal world, I would have loved to have been a hippy - but I might have been a bit strait-laced. It was my fantasy.

  8. 3

    You can only do your best. That's all you can do. And if it isn't good enough, it isn't good enough.

  9. 2

    If you're at an award ceremony, you're against your mates.

  10. 1

    Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that.

  11. Last Update: 27 February 2021

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