"I remember once giving my dad some drawings and writings and said, 'If you could just give these to the publisher, that would be great.' And I was about five!"
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Sally Hawkins on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Sally Hawkins on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Sally Hawkins on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Sally Hawkins on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Sally Hawkins on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My parents have a strong work ethic, but their attitude to life, their philosophy, is: 'whatever makes you happy.'"
"Comedy was why I got into acting the first place. Peter Sellers was a huge influence on my wanting to act. I grew up with him and found him hysterical. The Pink Panther films were an inspiration, from my earliest childhood days, when I was watching them with my brother and my dad."
"People are funny, and in the most tragic situations, when comedy erupts from nowhere, it can turn on its head within the space of a second or a minute. You're laughing one minute and you're crying the next and that's just life for me, and that is what people are like."
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