Make Your Day Better By Reading Amazing Emma Thompson Quotes

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You'll Laugh Your Butt Off When You Read 17 Emma Thompson Quotes

What's not to love about Emma Thompson?

She's a funny, talented, actress and writer who has starred in some of our favorite movies, ever.

So why not read some Emma Thompson quotes to make your day a little better. Maybe you're annoyed at your boss and need a quick little laugh. Maybe you've never heard of her (gasp) and need a little introduction. Whether you enjoy her movies like Love, Actually or her adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, there's something for everyone. And if you live under a rock you might be tickled to learn that Emma has two new movies, Late Night and Men In Black III out in theaters, right now. The woman can do no wrong!

Emma Thompson Quotes

  • "I think books are like people, in the sense that they'll turn up in your life when you most need them."

  • "When you need me, but do not want me then I must stay. But when you want me but no longer need me, I have to go."

  • "I'm hungry for a cold and mean character. I'd love it if someone thought I should play gritty. I want to play a baddie--someone really scary."

  • "Funny how women are ashamed of their inner fairy whereas men are forever proudly displaying their inner cowboy or fireman."

  • "Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn't listening."

  • "Indeed - judicious, consistent parenting is a dream of mine. No judgements, learning space and listening carefully are my goals."

  • "Children don't need much advice but they really do need to be listened to and not just with half an ear."

  • "I've realized that in all the great stories, even if there's a happily-ever-after ending, there`s something sad."

Charming Emma Thompson Quotes

  • "To love is to burn, to be on fire."

  • "My worst quality is impatience."

  • "What was important was trying to create something that families could watch together and enjoy together."

  • "Sometimes you'll have some things, and sometimes you'll have other things. And you do not need it all at once; it's not good for you."

  • "British aren't really known for their physical loveliness but firemen, generally speaking, are gorgeous."

  • "Kissing Hugh was lovely. Glad I invented it. Can't rely on Austen for a snog, that's for sure."

  • "I don't have technique because I never learnt any."

  • "I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things: disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals."

  • "A lot of very beautiful women can be a pain because all they're thinking about is how they look."

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