I wish I was a more adventurous person in a way. But actually, security is a really big deal for me. And I’m not very cut out for acting. People who are really brilliant at acting are sort of free spirits and will just take the work where it goes. And I’m not really like that.
I love living here. I love my home. I’m very close to my family and my friends. I just have sort of set up my life the way I like it. I go to galleries all the time and I go to theatre. And it’s hard to give those things up. So I don’t maybe take as many of the opportunities as I should take because I really love my life. And I find it difficult to trade those things." - Romola Garai (via fuckyeahromolagarai)
It’s too simplistic to say that people start to believe what’s written about them. But what happens is that you become a certain way to please people, to be liked, to be what’s expected of you, to change yourself so that you become the best possible version of yourself for people who don’t know you. And I think that’s a terrible, pernicious thing.
" - Romola Garai (via londonderryair)
In a way, I’d rather go into an interview and be disliked, and have unpleasant things written about me, than to have a wonderful, glowing article written that is in no way a reflection of who I am