Emma Thompson – If you’ve got to my…

If you’ve got to my age, you’ve probably had your heart broken many times. So…


“If you’ve got to my age, you’ve probably had your heart broken many times. So it’s not that difficult to unpack a bit of grief from some little corner of your heart and cry over it.”
-Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson – But when I lose my…

But when I lose my temper, I find it difficult to forgive myself. I feel…


“But when I lose my temper, I find it difficult to forgive myself. I feel I’ve failed. I can be calm in a crisis, in the face of death or things that hurt badly. I don’t get hysterical, which may be masochistic of me.”
-Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson – I understand what it’s like…

I understand what it’s like to come with your family, and to uproot yourself and…


“I understand what it’s like to come with your family, and to uproot yourself and come to another culture. You need a lot of support. People say, ‘She’s got her daughter she’s got her husband.’ Yeah, but she hasn’t got anyone else.”
-Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson – The only way you can…

The only way you can have it all is by delegating all the running of…


“The only way you can have it all is by delegating all the running of the home to other people – which I don’t ever want to do… So you do it yourself, and it takes time and energy and effort. And if you give it the time, it’s profoundly enjoyable.”
-Emma Thompson