"It’s more important to be respected than to be liked. So have a stiff drink, and don’t be frightened."
— Harriet Walter’s closing words as speaker at the annual Maynard Mack Lecture last night, in response to a question about what advice she would give young female actors (via theodoradove)
"She’s got shorter hair than I do, she wears panty hose more than I do, and she certainly wears pearls more than I do. I swear like a drunken sailor, but she swears more frequently, much more cleverly and much more beautifully than I do. Also, she’s completely out of her mind."
— Julia Louis-Dreyfus on what’s different between her and Selina Meyer (via louisdreyfus)