"You always hear people saying, 'I hope I'm not turning into my dad', but I'd be honoured if I became half as decent a bloke as he is."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Johnny Vegas on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Johnny Vegas on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Johnny Vegas 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."Johnny Vegas on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Johnny Vegas on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I used to be good with kids, but as I get older, I'm grumpy and terrible with them. As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party, you couldn't pay me enough."
"I trained to be a priest - started to. I went to seminary school when I was 11. I wanted to be a priest, but when they told me I could never have sex, not even on my birthday, I changed my mind."
"I came back from university thinking I knew all about politics and racism, not knowing my dad had been one of the youngest-serving Labour councillors in the town and had refused to work in South Africa years ago because of the situation there. And he's never mentioned it - you just find out. That's a real man to me. A sleeping lion."
"My work's never been accepted by my family, but it's something I'll always carry on with."
"I am a big fan of smelly cheeses but the rest of the family don't seem to be particularly keen on them."