"I actually study boxing - my dad was a Golden Gloves champion so I learned how to fight at a very young age. Growing up in Brooklyn you always had to watch your back, so I pretty much learned to protect myself."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Lana Parrilla on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Lana Parrilla on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Lana Parrilla 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."Lana Parrilla on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Lana Parrilla on Friedrich Nietzsche
"At 3 years old, I was imitating and doing fun little commercials for the family. Then at 5, I knew, 'OK, this is something I really like.' At 8, I was crying in front of the mirror and my mom was like, 'Oh boy, here we go. We know what she's going to do.'"
"I never liked apples. In fact, when I was a little girl, my mom wanted to give me apples in my lunch box and I would ask for green peppers. So bizarre... It's funny - I don't have an apple a day, but I can say that I have a few a week."
"I love horror, I love scary movies, I love thrillers. If things creep you out and spook you? I love it."
"I loved 'White Christmas' for the music aspect. I was into musical theater."