"There is nothing that would upset me more than my dad being bribed by the press. It's like, 'Just let them run it, then. Don't you give them ammunition.'"
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Adele on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Adele on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Adele 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."Adele on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Adele on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Mum loves me being famous! She is so excited and proud, as she had me so young and couldn't support me, so I am living her dream, it's sweeter for both of us. It's her 40th birthday soon and I'm going to buy her 40 presents."
"People are starting to go on about my weight but I'm not going to change my size because they don't like the way I look."
"It's never been an issue for me - I don't want to go on a diet, I don't want to eat a Caesar salad with no dressing, why would I do that? I ain't got time for this, just be happy and don't be stupid. If I've got a boyfriend and he loves my body then I'm not worried."
"In five years' time I'd like to be a mum. I want to settle down and have a family, definitely sooner rather than later. I'd like to have finished my second album too, maybe even my third. I'd like a sound that sticks around that other people are inspired by and that people know is me."
"I just want to make music, I don't want people to talk about me. All I've ever wanted to do was sing. I don't want to be a celebrity. I don't want to be in people's faces, you know, constantly on covers of magazine that I haven't even known I'm on."