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I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

My dad always said, 'Don't worry what people think,
because you can't change it.'
- Daisy Donovan

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship.
Yes, baby.
- Star Jones

A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad.
- Lenny Kravitz

 

Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten.
- Conrad Hall

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

I love my dad, although I'm definitely critical of him sometimes,
like when his pants are too tight.
But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him.
- Liv Tyler

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Dad was the only adult male I ever trusted.
- Michael Reagan

My father was my teacher.
But most importantly he was a great dad.
- Beau Bridges

Dad taught me everything I know.
Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.
- Al Unser

My father loved people, children and pets.
- Tony Visconti

It is easier for a father to have children than for
children to have a real father.
- Pope John XXIII

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
- Simon Newcomb

Being a father to my family and a husband is to me
much more important than what I did in the business.
- Tom Bosley

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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.
- Hedy Lamarr

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

A father is always making his baby into a little woman.
And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

It was my father who taught me to value myself.
He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that
I was the most precious thing in his life.
- Dawn French

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society,
is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
- Bertrand Russell

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

I have never been a material girl.
My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
- Imelda Marcos

I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson

My father...
had sharper eyes than the rest of our people.
- Chief Joseph

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

What harsh judges fathers are to all young men!
- Terence

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
- Buffalo Bill

My father invented a cure for which there was no disease
and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
- Victor Borge

I inherited that calm from my father,
who was a farmer.
You sow, you wait for good or bad weather,
you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.
- Miguel Indurain

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
- Horace

Being a father, being a friend, those are the things
that make me feel successful.
- William Hurt

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me.
They don't mean anything.
- Oliver Hudson

I know that I will never find my father in any other
man who comes into my life,
because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.
- Halle Berry

It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
- Kent Nerburn

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
- Damon Wayans

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned
by that which charmed their fathers.
- Aldous Huxley

My father was an Episcopalian minister,
and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
- Anna Lee

My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
- Marc Davis

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
- Michael Bergin

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect,
not even my mother.
- Broderick Crawford

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal,
with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
- John Ciardi

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the
ruins of Troy and so do we all,
whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
- Angela Carter

When a father, absent during the day,
returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament,
not his teaching.
- Robert Bly

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

My father and I have a very good relationship.
We always got along.
But I always scold him.
- Amy Sedaris

You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father's.
- Robert Frost

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
- Oliver Hudson

Being a father helps me be more responsible...
you see more things than you've ever seen.
- Kid Rock

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

The surprising thing about fatherhood was finding my inner mush.
Now I want to share it with the world.
- Christopher Meloni

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
- Annette Funicello

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

There is too much fathering going on just now and there
is no doubt about it fathers are depressing.
- Gertrude Stein

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall


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