"I think that clearly it has an influence, to be coming of age during the punk rock era, to come from a difficult and sporadically violent background, to have been in and out of such chaos, I think it actually helps. But I don't know for sure."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Craig Ferguson on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Craig Ferguson on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Craig Ferguson on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Craig Ferguson on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Craig Ferguson on Robert Frost
"It's the beauty and curse of doing a daily show. Some days you've got nothing to talk about and other days Dick Cheney shoots his lawyer in the face and everyone is happy."
"It's like, it's kind of like if you ever had a car and it was a bit of a clunker but you love it, that's my show. It's a bit of a clunker but I know where everything is and I like it."
"It's not that we fly by the seat of our pants. We're not afraid of failure."
"Why do people do things that they fear? It may be that the fear contains information. Something can be interesting if you get to the other side of that fear."
"I've started looking at my own father a bit funny. He assures me, though, that I really am the son of a Scottish postman."