Catherine Zeta-Jones Quotes

I eat like a horse - my mother still brings me Cadbury's chocolate from Britain; I do have a very healthy appetite - but I work out.

I'm a terrible cook. I am not allowed to go in the kitchen anymore after I almost burned down the apartment in New York.

In Hollywood everything is so documented. If you go for a drink with somebody it's passed around the world so quickly

I'm more insecure than I ever let anyone know; sometimes you protect yourself with this kind of armor that people see more than they see you.

I think egg boiling is the hardest thing I've ever done but I can make a tiramisu anytime you want.

When I first met Sean Connery he was as charming and wonderful as I first anticipated. I left Rome thinking: even if I don't do this at least I have had a day with Sean.

If my husband's going to kiss anybody let it be Matt Damon.

I remember growing up knowing I wanted to be on the stage. I wanted to get to London as soon as possible and start auditioning for theater.

I grew up in a small strictly-Catholic fishing village on the coast of Wales. The people there have a different attitude to life than those in Hollywood - people stick together more.

Yes I was in love with my husband at first sight and still am. We have the most solid relationship.

I wish I was born in that era: dancing with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly going to work at the studio dressed in beautiful pants head scarves and sunglasses.

After Zorro people spoke Spanish to me for ages. I'm Welsh but that movie instantly gave me a new ethnicity.

I love to eat an apple after a meal just to cleanse my teeth - they always look polished afterwards.

I do condition my hair with honey and beer. I smell like the bottom of a beer barrel for days afterwards but it's very good for the hair.

I love clothes and yes we go out but it's not like I'm walking around all day in a negligee with fluffy mules.

I rub a mixture of honey and salt all over my body to moisturise and exfoliate. You wash it off and your skin is gorgeous.

I get a bit gloomy when it's gloomy.

I have a ballet barre in my gym. I turn the music up so loud that the walls are pulsating and I go for it for an hour.

I'm quite a broad girl not at all delicate. I watch what I eat to stay in shape but I'm against diets. I eat when I'm hungry three meals a day.

I have siblings. And there are certain things I know that I can push their buttons. And they know they have certain things where they can push mine.

I don't deny myself food. I'm no saint. I love butter and cream but I also eat lots of grains and fruits.

I do a lot of swimming both in the ocean and in the pool.

I buy shoes sometimes and use them as bookends. They're too beautiful to wear.

I think pre-nups are brilliant. I get very well taken care of.

Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It's black and white - dramatic. You have to be strong.

For marriage to be a success every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end.

If my revelation of having bipolar II has encouraged one person to seek help then it is worth it. There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help.

My stepson is a caring considerate worthy human being.

I've always wanted to hunt another human being for sport even though I know his fear will taint the taste of the meat.

I believe I was born to breed.

He taught me the difference between a good single malt whisky and a bad one.

Words impress me. If a man can speak eloquently and beautifully to me I just melt on the floor.

I find this wave of super-skinny women scary. I'm not going to lie to you I've got to drag myself down to the gym like everybody else. But I look at the red carpet sometimes and it's like a pageant.

I get terrified the first day I'm on a film set. I get nervous walking down a red carpet. I find making speeches the most terrifying thing in the world.

It's true I don't like the whole cutoff-shorts-and-T-shirt look but I think you can look fantastic in casual clothes.

A great politician has great charisma.

I came out of the womb wearing make-up!

To make it more familiar to me I ended up treating my swordplay scenes like choreography. So it was 'One and two and three and four and five and turn and step and down and up and lunge.

We recently had an extension built to house a closet. It's like the Tardis - I go in there and never come out.

I love my lawyer. I have to say that of course!

I don't eat carbs after 17h00 and I drink skimmed milk.

I don't have a trainer. Crazy right? But I don't need anyone to motivate me. I love exercise even things like the elliptical and stretching.

I find divorces repulsive. I will never get divorced never.

I love my job but it takes a lot for me to leave my kids leave my husband and leave my dogs.

I had - along with my singing and dancing I was very happy to be born in the hometown of Dylan Thomas. So the government was financing dramatic groups and amateur dramatics and stuff like that.

I do think I'm lucky I met Michael. Not just Michael Douglas the actor and producer with two Oscars on the shelf but Michael Douglas the love of my life. I really do think it was meant to happen.

I'd love to do a show in Vegas with drag queens. The tackier the better.

I have this system. I torture my husband and everyone around me with my nerves and anxiety. Then when I get on stage the fear is gone. I've exhausted myself. It just dissipates.

If I'm going to leave my family for any length of time it had better be for a role that I haven't played before with great people. It had better be fun.

I didn't even think about movies where I came from. I wanted to be on the stage.

I'm intimidated every day I go on the stage and everyday I go on a movie set. It's terrifying and I always want to reshoot the first day or the first week I'm so terrified

Everyone knows we get paid a lot of money so why pretend otherwise?

All that 'poor hometown girl who marries into Hollywood royalty'. It's actually quite insulting to my parents.

Motherhood to me is something that I always wanted but never quite knew how it was going to happen.

My mother always told me that no matter how late it is you take your makeup off. Take it off!

When you are 20 40 looks really old. When I was nearing 30 that seemed like a major milestone.

There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help

I was really hyperactive as a kid and no one knew how or where I got all this energy.

There are a lot of women who live with pot-bellied pigs.

I don't know 'Zorro' was just so great for me because knowing where I came from everyone spoke Spanish to me like forever after that. And I'm like from Wales.

I like 'Zorro.' I like people you can believe that don't have those stupid powers. That is the beauty of Zorro. He's just a guy working for the people to save the people.