I'm very different to my mum. I'm not as beautiful as she is, nor – she probably despairs about this – as groomed. I certainly rebelled against her idea of looking well -out. I spent several years with a shaved head in jeans and baggy shirts.

Natascha McElhone

I think that sometimes we open our hearts a little more easily to animals than we do to each other.

Kate DiCamillo

When you do in Hollywood, it's always the same question: 'Who is available?'

Denis Villeneuve

I started in musicals. My professional experience was Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz' in Palm Springs.

Lindsay Hartley

Happiness is not something that just comes to you. It's an active process.

Kate Hudson

Greek was very much a live language, and a language still unconscious of grammar, not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries.

Gilbert Murray