Life is too short to live on low-fat everything.

— Kristin Scott Thomas

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I can't get into all that physical stuff of having to have flawless skin.

.. Sometimes you see people and it looks like someone's got an eraser and made their face a little blurry - their traits seem to go out of focus.

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You have to think about whether that Mercedes-Benz you have is actually worth how much it costs to you.

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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.

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The Cannes film festival is about big-budget films but also remarkable films made in different political regimes by film-makers with little resources.

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We older women in Europe are lucky not to be shoved away in a drawer.

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Sometimes, I think I could have been a major movie star with the vast mansion and staff. I look at my Volvo and think it could be a limousine. I think of the roles I turned down. But then I wouldn't have had any children.

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I am so bored with seeing stories about a mature man of 65 falling in love with a beautiful girl of 32.

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We all come in different shapes and sizes, and that's fine by me.

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I never go straight to the point if I can go the most difficult way.

Why be simple when you can be complicated?

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'The English Patient' was a huge turning point in my career and my life;

it became this huge thing. But the whole Oscar build-up got completely out of control; I spent more time talking about that film than I spent making it!

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Movies make you immortal and ageless.

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I'm not at all fed up with British films, but I am fed up with playing upper-class people.

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About Kristin Scott Thomas

Quotes 95 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Actress
Birthday October 16

At school, I always wanted to belong to a gang, and no one would have me.

So I'd have make my own gang, but with everybody else's leftovers.

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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.

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People accuse me of being Methody, but I'm not at all.

The one thing I don't want people to see is me. I don't want them to be able to recognize my faults and failures and qualities, and I won't use those things to spark off emotions or to illustrate.

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Baths are my favorite thing. I can have two, three a day.

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It's very hard having a career in different continents and two different languages.

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You know those drugstore kits that tell you when you're pregnant? They should have one that tells you when you're sane.

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I do not want to pour out my heart to the world. I am cautious of what I say and to whom.

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I find it difficult to explain, but I'm quite ashamed of being an actress.

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When you make a film, you sign a contract with somebody, and it's not only legally binding but morally binding. You agree to give this man a certain number of weeks of your life, and you just go for it as much as possible. Because, whatever happens, the film is going to come out, so you might as well try very hard to make it a good one.

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French culture takes ageing very seriously. There's much less ageism than in Anglo-Saxon countries.

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I've realised that I am who I am and that is it.

Like it or lump it. I'm not around to please anyone any more, and it's a huge relief.

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Men don't fall in love with me - only young ones.

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I find it very difficult to be two different characters at the same time - actress and mother.

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I don't want to have to be pretty. I don't want to have to be adorable.

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Seeing The English Patient is wonderfully draining, but imagine acting in it for six months.

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I was happy, I wasn't beaten, and I lacked nothing.

But it wasn't what people expect - it was very much sort of pinching and scraping. I don't know how my mother did it.

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Films are just consumables.

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I mean, if you're being directed very precisely by somebody who has admiration and who's really smart, it's great. If you're being told what to do by a nincompoop - and luckily that hasn't happened very often - it can be very frustrating.

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After a long time with someone, you realise you've been thinking for two.

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I think people do work too much. I've never been able to understand the whole 'make hay while the sun shines' thing. Either I want to work or I don't want to work.

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I was terrible at school.

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I mean my father was killed when I was six. And I only have tiny, tiny flashes of memory.

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My children are lovely. They're perfect.

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As an adult, it's a huge shock to be orphaned; as a child it's just hideous, ghastly.

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I'd love to do some comedy. Particularly French comedy, which I know sounds like a contradiction in terms.

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Successful films are very dangerous things.

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

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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.

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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.

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I have a feeling I will work for a long, long time.

I like it a lot... and I don't know. I just have a feeling that I'm going to be one of those people who go on for ever.

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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.

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If you are a successful actor, which is what I am, then you tend to get labelled very quickly and easily.

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Everyone loves to hate a spin doctor.

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I like the idea that I'm making things that people might think and argue about.

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I think the sheer number of pop stars has kind of drowned out, somewhat, our interest. We're just submerged.

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If anyone says 'Let's have a girls' night out', I will run in the opposite direction.

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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.

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