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Nigella Lawson Quotes

Also, in a funny way, if you have been happily married there are no unresolved areas, nothing to prove to yourself after the other dies.

And, in a funny way, each death is different and you mourn each death differently and each death brings back the death you mourned earlier and you get into a bit of a pile-up.

Anyway, what makes people look youthful is the quality of their skin and I don't think you can change that.

At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety.

But if you know that something has been really vicious, you don't read it, you don't let it into your head. What's damaging is when sentences go through your head and you burn with the injustice of it.

Cooking is actually quite aggressive and controlling and sometimes, yes, there is an element of force-feeding going on.

Emotion is messy, contradictory... and true.

Gordon Ramsay makes me laugh because he knows that I'm not a chef.

I am not sure about facelifts because I wouldn't want to be someone who just looks like she's had a facelift.

I can understand why those primitive desert people think a camera steals their soul. It is unnatural to see yourself from the outside.

I don't believe in low-fat cooking.

I don't like conflict.

I know the crew so well, so I forget I'm being filmed. It's like cooking with a friend in the kitchen - you're talking, as you do, and maybe you're telling her about this wonderful way to prepare lamb chops - it's more natural, more honest.

I need to be frightened of things. I hate it, but I must need it, because it's what I do.

I never have plans for the future as you never know how things will turn out.

I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.

I think maybe when you live with someone who is really very ill for a long time, it somehow gives you more of a greedy appetite for life and maybe, yes, you are less measured in your behaviour than you would otherwise be.

I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst.

I wasn't good with authority, went to lots of schools, didn't like the fact that there was no autonomy.

I'm not someone who's endlessly patient and wonderful.