Sometimes sushi is just superb, and other times there's nothing like a great big steak. It depends where your taste buds are at the time.
Everything has changed. An interview has become such a confrontational thing. It makes you very defensive.
After all my various relationships I find myself now home alone.
I don't buy the tabloids, but you're surrounded by it all and people tell you things they've read. I'd be sitting on a train looking over someone's shoulder and thinking: That's familiar... oh my God, it's me.
Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family.
I do think it's important to live in the present because in that way you won't be living in a state of regret.
The funny thing is I'm not bothered or sad about being on my own - after all I've never had a husband.
I've never been married and I've no more desire to be married now than I ever have. I hate bureaucracy and I am not religious.
I'm not bothered or sad about being on my own - after all, I've never had a husband.
It's not so much the dressing up, but I love the idea of moving and existing in a different time.
I was seen dancing at school by a director, who asked me to be in a TV play. And it had a huge impact. So I think that's what really started me off.
Thank God we're not like America: everyone wants to look like they're 20. In Europe we admire grown-up women. I think men revere older women.
An interview has become such a confrontational thing. It makes you very defensive.
I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside.
The thing about doing anything artificial to your hair is that you have to look after it. So you're always vulnerable to the weather and time.
I come from a very hospitable, close, Catholic, matriarchal family.
Fame and stardom sat very easily on Elizabeth Taylor's shoulders.
I consulted a Chinese herbalist and spent two weeks on an island off the coast of Zanzibar. I was away from any kind of contemporary technology.
Eat well and sleep well. That will feed your nervous system and your psyche. As you get older, you look how you feel.
I don't want three million people digesting my private life over their cornflakes.
In Europe, we admire grown-up women; I think men revere older women.
I'm trying to learn to smoke, which is rather weird when everyone is trying to stop. I'm not a smoker. But my character only smokes as an affectation.
Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.
However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.
I like working in theatre now and I think that once you've done a certain amount of films most actors love working in the theatre because of the camaraderie.
I was asked to be in Vogue but I said no. I didn't want to advertise make-up. I didn't want to be seen as a sex symbol.
You have to be careful not to let your fear stop you doing things. It's very exciting to test yourself.
The biggest privilege I've had in my life is being able to make a choice. If you make a choice, it can't be a wrong choice because it seemed like a good idea at the time.
You can love more than one person in your life, but things will be different. There'll be a different dynamic. Needs and desires change.
My mother was madly adventurous. My father was an actor - he worked with Gielgud - and my mother came from a very wealthy family. She definitely wasn't meant to marry an actor, but she eloped with him one lunch-time.
I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and it's in the public arena, but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here.
I think people should do whatever they want to do. That's the point. Why should you care what other people think or say? You're not living in their pocket.
Each decade, I've lived in that decade, so I could easily shed the '20s, the '30s, the '40s.
I don't believe in expending energy on something you can't do anything about. If there was some easy way of fixing things, I'd probably do it.
The wonderful thing about acting is you move along with your decade. The older you get, the more interesting the parts you get to play and you bring more of your personal experience to the part.
Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before, but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw ghetto that he was very strong and private.
My children were brought up with their grandparents, and I was brought up with my grandparents. I think the continuity of moving through life together gives people a certain pride and sense of security.
I couldn't imagine playing someone young now; it would be so boring.
There is not enough celebration of companionship. Relationships aren't just about eroticism and sexuality.
I am not a fanatic about anything. I do what I can do when I've got the time.
I don't regret the passing of time. I try to live in the present, which should mean my life's full.