Joanna Lumley Quotes

20 Joanna Lumley quotes:

"What's disconcerting is when you do meet them they look at you with your own eyes in a slightly different face."
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"I don't think men are that attracted by glamour. I think women are attracted by glamour. I think men are attracted by a sense of friendship."
"I don't think we know what we're going to get, so the idea of looking for somebody can make it wrong. Make friends and get a life."
"I find it a great antidote... lipstick and mirrors and hairspray."
"I have a toy giraffe on my bed. I've got photographs over my desk as well as a mask of a giraffe in my kitchen. I am totally hooked."
"I never mind scrubbing floors, vacuuming or bending and carrying stuff. Each time I do it I think, this is instead of going to the gym."
"I would do anything to keep looking the job. I think you make an extra effort if you're on show."
"I'm aware of my body."
"I've been given this blessing, which is my granddaughter. You're no longer just you. You suddenly fit into the chest of drawers of life."
"I've got lots of good friends. I could have affairs. I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed. I can pick up my passport and go to France. I don't have to ask anybody."
"I've never felt the constraints of social acceptability."
"If you're an enthusiast and you love the world like I do, it comes naturally. But I think charity must become more fun to give, more interactive and imaginative."
"In Kenya you've got the great birds and monkeys leaping through the trees overhead. It's a chance to remember what the world is really like."
"NASA space scientists have been studying giraffe skin so they can apply what they learn from it to the construction of spacesuits."
"The idea of getting married just to make it socially acceptable and then maybe getting divorced later on seems a creepy way to behave."
"Though I was a mother at 21, being a grandmother makes the whole thing absolutely normal and gorgeous. The relief, the joy of being a grandmother is wonderful."
"We met and married when both of us knew exactly what our jobs were. He was only 32, but he'd been all over the place. I'd been working on films and television shows all over the world."
"We transported eight giraffes, and there are now nine because one gave birth to a male shortly afterwards. They carry their pregnancies very well-they all looked the same."
"You have to feel more involved than just writing out a cheque. Charity is almost the wrong word-I think people are beginning to feel more responsible for the world."
"Our cottage is high in the hills, not another house in sight, just some sheep, buzzards, running water and meadows of flowers. It's lovely."

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