"My dad? He died when I was 19, which is a bad time for your dad to die, because there's an awful lot of things you have to resolve with your parents past your teens if you've been a difficult teenager."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Robbie Coltrane on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Robbie Coltrane on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Robbie Coltrane 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."Robbie Coltrane on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Robbie Coltrane on Friedrich Nietzsche
"See, what you're meant to do when you have a mid-life crisis is buy a fast car, aren't you? Well, I've always had fast cars. It's not that. It's the fear that you're past your best. It's the fear that the stuff you've done in the past is your best work."
"Believe me, my children have more stamina than a power station."
"The person who comes up to you and makes the most noise and is the most intrusive is invariably the person in the room who has no respect for you at all, and it's really all about them."