On acting: "My career is on the verge of being ridiculous all the time; it's all smoke and mirrors."
On Greta Garbo: "I don't think anyone can be that kind of star
now because the mystery is gone. I don't want to know that she's human —
she's Garbo, for Chrissake!"
Life lesson: "Concentrating too much on the bigger picture means
you forget what's happening in the present. You can lose a whole
lifetime thinking about tomorrow."
On paparazzi: "They're not going to get a shot of me falling out of my knickers as I'm coming out of a club."
On England's royal family: "I'm over the moon about the royal
baby. But I really can't mount an argument in favor of a monarchy. Is
that treason? Do I have to run in my passport?"
On the big-budget blockbuster: "It's designed for those who will see it five times and buy all the toys."
On her relationship with fiancéJames Righton:
“I’m not someone who listens to a lot of music. But I get wonderful
perspective by being with someone who is less like me than more like me.
The way he thinks is something I don’t get. We come at things from
totally different angles.”
On her upcoming wedding: “I could have six fake
weddings. God, that would be expensive. We’re not really big-wedding
types. I don’t need to have all that.”