"I want any excuse to come home. My dad is not a spring chicken any more. If anyone says, 'Go buy a postage stamp in London,' I'll go and do it."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Emily Mortimer on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Emily Mortimer on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Emily Mortimer 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."Emily Mortimer on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Emily Mortimer on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I decided to give acting a serious, committed try, and soon after, I read the script for 'Lovely and Amazing.' The story was beautiful and honest, and the characters struggled with the same insecurities many women - including me - face. I didn't think I had a chance in hell of being in the film, but I knew I had to go for it."
"I was terribly shy when I was growing up, I really wasn't confident with other people and I think I was always afraid of up or not being this very cool, amazing person that I wanted to be."
"My dad had this philosophy that if you tell children they're beautiful and wonderful then they believe it, and they will be. So I never thought I was unattractive. But I was never one of the girls at school who had lots of boyfriends."
"Los Angeles is like a beauty parlor at the end of the universe."
"I borrowed my friend's car the other day in an attempt to persuade my husband that we needed a car and literally this is true, in the first day of borrowing the car, I got three tickets and I rear-ended it."