Hayley Mills Quotes

Do I think I'm under-educated? Academically absolutely. I never took any exams no O- or A-levels.

In my life things have happened to me. I've never felt I was controlling anything.

I'm a lazy creature when I'm not acting.

Even when I became the typical shy adolescent I never minded performing. I felt there was a kind of safety a protection about being on stage about losing myself in another character.

I admire tremendously those people who work consistently at the same jobs.

My sons are precious to me and I have tried incredibly hard to strike the right balance between work and home life while being acutely aware that I haven't always got it right.

I always say a tremendous amount of healing is in your own hands.

When you start acting as a child you grow up ahead of your movies.

Programming is similar to a game of golf. The point is not getting the ball in the hole but how many strokes it takes.

I cry in movies a lot and over books.

My best feature is my hair.

It doesn't make sense that there is only one way of dealing with cancer.

Once cancer happens it changes the way you live for the rest of your life.

I have a horror of being in confined spaces.

I live in jeans and own a lot of them. I'm much more comfortable in trousers and T-shirts and I don't often wear dresses.

Roses are my favourite flower and my mum always grew a lot of them.

There's such an energy bounding around New York I can't help but get swept along in it.

I like solitary pursuits such as reading or pottering about in the garden.

Wherever I am in the world I never get Sunday night blues. I suppose it's because I've never worked at any one thing long enough to start hating it.

I have a lot of mirrors around my house not because I like to look at myself but because I like the light and perspective they bring to a room.