"When I used to do musical theatre, my dad refused to come backstage. He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close. He didn't want to see the magic."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Nia Vardalos on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Nia Vardalos on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Nia Vardalos 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."Nia Vardalos on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Nia Vardalos on Friedrich Nietzsche
"What I wish I had, is that I wish I was a little more Greek, in that I wish I could lose my North American driven attitude and that I could be a little bit more poetic and laissez faire."
"On the publicity tour of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding,' I was asked over and over again, if, as the writer, I felt it was a fair depiction of real life to have someone of my er, below average looks, hook up with hottie John Corbett."
"I thought I was attractive when I shot 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding.' Studio executives and movie reviewers let me know I had a confidence in my looks that was not shared by them."