"As a dad I'm emotionally dedicated but I'm not 'figuring out their life plans'. But of course as I'm telling them about the rights of wrongs I'm thinking back to what I was like at their age."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Peter Mullan on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Peter Mullan on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Peter Mullan 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."Peter Mullan on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Peter Mullan on Friedrich Nietzsche
"There are some people who walk into a room and they oxygenate it, by their very being there's fresh air. Then there are those who come in with the smell of death and they suck the life out."
"You have to just go with your imagination, where your instinct takes you."
"Part of the reason why movie bosses are so obsessed with crime movies is because they know that world and the criminals. And that's what they are - they would not hesitate to act illegally to achieve profit and gain."
"Truth is I don't think God on a daily basis. I think politics, science."
"There's no such thing as an actor giving positive criticism to a director. The minute you say 'Don't you think it would look nicer...', that director's going to hate your guts. Particularly if it's a good idea."