Few actors have reinvented themselves more onscreen than Helen Mirren. The Oscar-winning star has played a sorceress, a Roman empress, a housekeeper, Queen Elizabeth II, an assassin and, in her latest film, "The Hundred-Foot Journey," a cantankerous restaurant owner. "I can't say no to an interesting role," Mirren was once quoted as saying. "I always tell my husband, 'That's it, I quit, I've done all I wanted,' and he's just like, 'Yeah, yeah. Sure.'"
Mirren's expansive resume has provided her with ample opportunity to speak life lessons from the vantage point of her characters, but during her diverse career the 69-year-old actress has offered up her own fair share of inspiration. Ahead, eight quotes from Helen Mirren that will help everyone learn to live their best life.