Elizabeth Arden - My current companion, Gerard de Battista, is the father of my two sons.
[ Companion Current De Father Sons Two]
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Tom Arnold - I learned from the example of my father that the manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.
[ Endured Endures Example Father Important Learned Manner More Must Than Thing Which]
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Brooks Atkinson - My father is an actor, so he brought me into his agency when I was young. It wasn't something I wanted to do until high school, when I started taking theater and really liked it. Then an agent found me and wanted me to come out to Los Angeles and give it a shot. I gave myself six months, but it only took me like a week to get a job.
[ Actor Agency Agent Angeles Brought Come Father Found Gave Get Give High His Into Job Liked Los Months Myself Only Out Really School Shot Six Something Started Taking Theater Then Took Until Wanted Week Young]
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Melissa Bean - Therefore I do pray and entreat you in the name of Jesus Christ to do so much as to make my being here in Japan known to my poor wife, in a manner a widow and my two children fatherless; which thing only is my greatest grief of heart and conscience.
[ Being Children Christ Conscience Entreat Fatherless Greatest Grief Heart Here Japan Jesus Known Make Manner Much Name Only Poor Pray Therefore Thing Two Which Widow Wife]
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Harry Belafonte - That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
[ Confess Cruel Delights Father Make Man Misery Motive Other Others Will Yet]
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Christian Nestell Bovee - My father actually moved out from Chicago just so he could play tennis 365 days a year, so it was - it was a place we played every day. We played before school. We played after school. We woke up. We played tennis. We brushed our teeth in that order.
[ Actually After Before Brushed Chicago Could Day Days Every Father Just Moved Order Our Out Place Play Played School Teeth Tennis Up Woke Year]
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Milton Bradley - I was five years old when I wrote my first song. It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it.
[ Father First Five Longing Old Out Song Wrote Years]
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Anne Bradstreet - The beginnings of my studies also came to me from my father, as well as from the Rabbinical Judge of our town. But they were preceded by three tutors under whom I studied, one after the other, from the time I was three and a half till I turned eight and a half.
[ After Also Beginnings Came Eight Father Half Judge Other Our Preceded Studied Studies Three Till Time Town Turned Tutors Under Well Were Whom]
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Breyten Breytenbach - My mother was the total influence. My father was what we call a nomadic person; he was a wanderer.
[ Call Father Influence Mother Nomadic Person Total Wanderer]
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Fanny Brice - There was certainly less profanity in the Godfather than in the Sopranos. There was a kind of respect. It's not that I totally agreed with it, but it was a great piece of art.
[ Agreed Art Certainly Godfather Great Kind Less Piece Profanity Respect Sopranos Than Totally]
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John Buchanan - And I started with this: I have not painted at all my childhood. In fact, I never painted. But I helped my father who was a house painter and decorative painter. He made stage sets, he made glass paintings, he made everything.
[ Childhood Decorative Everything Fact Father Glass Helped House Made Never Painted Painter Paintings Sets Stage Started]
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Tim Buckley - My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.
[ Active Also Builders Father Know Nonsense Painters Parents Partly Several Such Theatre Them Very Were]
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Steve Burton - Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are.
[ Anna Asked Babies Bad Father God Men Never Noblest Often Said Us Work]
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Red Buttons - My mother didn't try to stab my father until I was six, but she must have shown signs of oddness before that.
[ Before Father Mother Must She Shown Signs Six Stab Try Until]
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Paul Cezanne - Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life.
[ Against Bed Child Corrupting Corruption Father Fears Go His Learns Life Mother Off Play Politics Process Time]
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Neville Chamberlain - Father, in spite of all this spending of money in learning Latin, I will be a painter.
[ Father Latin Learning Money Painter Spending Spite Will]
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Leroy Chiao - My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.
[ Any Children Except Father Hand His Never Raised Self-Defense]
Topic: Dad
Voltairine de Cleyre - Often, city fathers blamed prostitutes for the disease, and some threatened to brand their cheeks with hot iron if they did not desist from their vices.
[ Blamed Brand Cheeks City Desist Did Disease Fathers Hot Iron Often Some Their Threatened Vices]
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Montgomery Clift - My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office.
[ Any Apart Arts Care Concern Did Drawing Especially Father First Haitian Knowledge Office Paintings Saw Take]
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Mike Conaway - I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.
[ Deathbed Gold Grandfather His Pocket Proud Sold Very Watch]
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Pierre Curie - By the time I reached high school my father's grocery store had made our life adequately comfortable and I was able to choose, without any practical encumbrances, the subjects that I wanted to pursue in college.
[ Able Adequately Any Choose College Comfortable Father Grocery Had High Life Made Our Practical Pursue Reached School Store Subjects Time Wanted Without]
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Chili Davis - Not only the priceless heritage of our fathers, of our seamen, of our Empire builders is being thrown away in a war that serves no British interests - but our alliance leader Stalin dreams of nothing but the destruction of that heritage of our fathers?
[ Alliance Away Being British Builders Destruction Dreams Empire Fathers Heritage Interests Leader Nothing Only Our Priceless Seamen Serves Stalin Thrown War]
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Jeremiah Day - The relative property of the Son is to be begotten, that is, so to proceed from the Father as to be a participant of the same essence and perfectly carry on the Father's nature.
[ Carry Essence Father Nature Participant Perfectly Proceed Property Relative Same Son]
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Brad Dourif - When I felt rather overcome with my father's opposition, I said as firmly as I could, that I must have this or something else, that I could not live without some real work.
[ Could Else Father Felt Firmly Live Must Opposition Overcome Rather Real Said Some Something Without Work]
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Tammy Duckworth - It's my father's legacy. My father's view was that the public is the employer of these government employees and has the right to know what they're up to.
[ Employees Employer Father Government Know Legacy Public Right These Up View]
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Jennifer Dunn - In a certain sense, this guy - who is one of the most evil people in the book - he's not really that bad at running the show, because he knows what he's doing, he's smart and he's got the big picture in mind. He's like the Godfather.
[ Bad Because Big Book Certain Doing Evil Godfather Got Guy Knows Mind Most Picture Really Running Sense Show Smart]
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Loren Eiseley - Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors.
[ Although Became Both Brother Farm Farmer Father Fundamentalist Grandfather His Preacher Professors Raised Turned Unsuccessful]
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Dwight D. Eisenhower - An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937.
[ England Europe Father Important Impression Sabbatical Spent Year]
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Erika Eleniak - Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work.
[ Baby Being Cause Change Clock Coming Faster Father Get Here Just Know Living Makes Off Out Reason Want Well Work]
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Bill Evans - I adored my birth father and constantly worried that I was being disloyal to him and his schoolteacher roots if I spent too much time performing and enjoying it.
[ Adored Being Birth Constantly Disloyal Enjoying Father Him His Much Performing Roots Schoolteacher Spent Time Too Worried]
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Enrico Fermi - And truly, when you look at the Constitution and our founding fathers and their writings, the things that made this country great, you might draw those conclusions: That they were conservative. They were fiscally conservative and socially conservative.
[ Conclusions Conservative Constitution Country Draw Fathers Fiscally Founding Great Look Made Might Our Socially Their Things Those Truly Were Writings]
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Robert Fisk - My father is a man of impeccable character who has worked tirelessly for the United Nations for many years. His integrity is beyond reproach.
[ Beyond Character Father His Impeccable Integrity Man Many Nations Reproach Tirelessly United Worked Years]
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Schuyler Fisk - What will the U.S. senators have to say if there is, as many over here and in the rest of the world suspect, no substance to the allegations against my father and me?
[ Against Allegations Father Here Many Over Rest Say Senators Substance Suspect Will World]
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Roland Freisler - As we moved along in a little procession, I was delighted with the illumination of the streets. So many lamps, and they burned until morning, my father said, and so people did not need to carry lanterns.
[ Along Burned Carry Delighted Did Father Illumination Lamps Little Many Morning Moved Need Procession Said Streets Until]
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Marilyn French - In the evening of the first day my father conducted us to the public baths.
[ Baths Conducted Day Evening Father First Public Us]
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Amber Frey - The first meal was an object lesson of much variety. My father produced several kinds of food, ready to eat, without any cooking, from little tin cans that had printing all over them.
[ Any Cans Cooking Eat Father First Food Had Kinds Lesson Little Meal Much Object Over Printing Produced Ready Several Them Tin Variety Without]
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Nelly Furtado - One can't carry one's father's corpse about everywhere.
[ Carry Corpse Everywhere Father]
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Greg Ginn - Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King's daughter, I would have gone nevertheless.
[ Been Commanded Daughter Even Fathers God Gone Had Hundred King Mothers Necessary Nevertheless Since Would]
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Alan Gorrie - The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti.
[ Attain Black Blood Cannot Colombia Die Emerge Empower First Forefathers Haiti Helped Independence Independent Inspired Led Liberty Must Nation Once Our Rebuild Shed Solidarity Spirit States Their Today United Us Venezuela Wi]
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Richard Grasso - Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
[ Because Certain Children Fathers Fonder More Mothers Own Than Their]
Topic: Mom
Joseph Greenberg - This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.
[ Birth Certain Children Devoted Fathers Giving More Mothers Own Reason Suffer Than Their Them Why]
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Tony Gwynn - I'm a father. It isn't just my life any more. I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or seeing his father completely smashed.
[ Any Bottles Completely Father Finding His House Just Kid Life More Seeing Smashed Want]
Topic: Dad
Chico Hamilton - I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude.
[ Father First Fortitude Just Learned Lot Miami Observing Struggling Survival Those While Years]
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S. I. Hayakawa - In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry.
[ Books Chivalry End Fathers Led Man None Nothing Only Other Our Read Reading Should Time Wherein]
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Bobby Heenan - If necessity is the mother of invention, it's the father of cooperation. And we're cooperating like never before.
[ Before Cooperating Cooperation Father Invention Mother Necessity Never]
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Gregory Hines - Especially for my father it was a great change. He used to be a socialist and even a member of the socialist party. But then he became an orthodox Jew.
[ Became Change Especially Even Father Great Jew Member Orthodox Party Socialist Then Used]
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S. E. Hinton - My father was an ardent socialist for many years.
[ Ardent Father Many Socialist Years]
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Rogers Hornsby - The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.
[ Bear Considerable Dignity Even Eyes Father Gives God His Indeed Love Makes Otherwise Pretence Relation Something Son Us Which Wisdom]
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Darrell Issa - And my father, being a good Swiss puritan, always really insisted that if I was going to be an actor, I shouldn't just be an actor, I should know about the whole process.
[ Actor Always Being Father Going Good Insisted Just Know Process Puritan Really Should Swiss Whole]
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Charles Ives - I worked with my son when he was much younger; we did L.A. Law together, where I played his father and he played a kid who was suing his father for alienation of affection or something. It was great.
[ Affection Alienation Did Father Great His Kid Law Much Played Something Son Suing Together Where Worked Younger]
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Randall Jarrell - A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.
[ Borrowed Children Fathers Given His Knows Man True World]
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Alfred Jarry - Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased.
[ Absent Because Duty Father Mother Much Naval Often Pleased Suffered]
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Billy Joel - To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent dies, the past dies.
[ Child Dies Father Future Parent Past]
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Rodney King - People in England were coming up to me, saying, My mother and father turned me on to your music. This happened to me 20 years ago. When I was 40 they were saying that.
[ Ago Coming England Father Happened Mother Music Saying Turned Up Were Years Your]
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Kurt Lewin - Government is necessary for our survival. We need government in order to survive. The Founding Fathers created a special place for government. It is called the Constitution.
[ Called Constitution Created Fathers Founding Government Necessary Need Order Our Place Special Survival Survive]
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Franz Liszt - A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
[ Again Always Baby Back Father Her His Into Little Making She Turns Woman]
Topic: Dad
Clare Boothe Luce - I could, I think, quite easily have gone to Oxford. I got four good A levels, but my father's income was such that I wouldn't have got a grant, and he wouldn't let me go to university, and that was the end of it.
[ Could Easily End Father Four Go Gone Good Got Grant Income Levels Oxford Quite Such Think University]
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Tran Duc Luong - You can tell your uncle stuff that you could not tell your dad. That is kind of the role of an uncle. I feel very much like a father sometimes but sometimes I feel like a teammate.
[ Could Dad Father Feel Kind Much Role Sometimes Stuff Teammate Tell Uncle Very Your]
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Louis MacNeice - A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.
[ Bad Because Bump Church Deciding Dump Getting Godfather Going Group His Mafia Morals Off Politicians President Sunday Together]
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Garry Marshall - I have a 92 year old father whose doing beautifully who lives in Chicago and a sister and a nephew and a niece and I love coming back and try to do so fairly often.
[ Back Beautifully Chicago Coming Doing Fairly Father Lives Love Nephew Niece Often Old Sister Try Whose Year]
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Marlee Matlin - If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
[ Biology Blaze Could Earth Father Fathers Glory Really Reduced Relationship Son Sons Whole Would]
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Barbara McClintock - In my grandfather's lab, scientists did independent research, and peers reviewed and commented on its merits. Politics, he taught me, had no place in the scientific process.
[ Commented Did Grandfather Had Independent Lab Merits Peers Place Politics Process Research Reviewed Scientific Scientists Taught]
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Charles E. Merrill - It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.
[ Among Baker Become Compelled Craft Curious Egyptians Father His Know Leads Longer Man Rather Succeed Than Would]
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Billy Mitchell - I have a Father's Day every day.
[ Day Every Father]
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Brittany Murphy - When we believe that God is Father, we also believe that such a father's hand will never cause his child a needless tear. We may not understand life any better, but we will not resent life any longer.
[ Also Any Believe Better Cause Child Father God Hand His Life Longer May Needless Never Resent Such Tear Understand Will]
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Andrew Oliver - As a dedicated and proud father of three, I am a strong advocate of life. I value life whether born or unborn.
[ Advocate Am Born Dedicated Father Life Proud Strong Three Unborn Value Whether]
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Luigi Pirandello - The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
[ Blood Father Patriot Veins Warm]
Topic: Patriotism
Otto Preminger - I had always loved expressionist painting, like every European. In fact I admired it all the more because these were precisely the paintings despised by my father's generation.
[ Admired Always Because Despised European Every Fact Father Generation Had Loved More Painting Paintings Precisely These Were]
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Sogyal Rinpoche - My grandfather Frank Lloyd Wright wore a red sash on his wedding night. That is glamour!
[ Frank Glamour Grandfather His Lloyd Night Red Wedding Wore Wright]
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Nora Roberts - I think that it's important if you run for President that you have to make those important decisions. And your father, if he can help, probably, he helps just by being your father without getting intimately involved.
[ Being Decisions Father Getting Help Helps Important Intimately Involved Just Make President Probably Run Think Those Without Your]
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Kathleen Robertson - People are concerned, here again, about life, and haven't given a whole lot of attention to how you make fathers responsible for the lives they bring into the world.
[ Again Attention Bring Concerned Fathers Given Haven Here How Into Life Lives Lot Make Responsible Whole World]
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Theodore Robinson - Playing for Yogi is like playing for your father; playing for Billy is like playing for your father-in-law.
[ Billy Father Father-In-Law Playing Yogi Your]
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Ernestine L. Rose - My first years were spent living just as my forefathers had lived - roaming the green, rolling hills of what are now the states of South Dakota and Nebraska.
[ Dakota First Forefathers Green Had Hills Just Lived Living Nebraska Now Roaming Rolling South Spent States Were Years]
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Pete Rose - You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.
[ Best Citizen Dangerous Days Fathers Founding Get Go Independence Need Only Our Phrases Reflect Repeating Reputation Struggle These Used Very Ways Which Yourself]
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Vera Rubin - My mother and my father were teachers. My grandmother and my grandfather were teachers. This is something I really know about. Even when I was a kid, it was a profession my father couldn't stay in, because he couldn't make enough money.
[ Because Enough Even Father Grandfather Grandmother Kid Know Make Money Mother Profession Really Something Stay Teachers Were]
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Gilbert Ryle - But mostly, it's a book about my relationship with my father.
[ Book Father Mostly Relationship]
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Vita Sackville-West - My mother is, my father certainly was. They were kind of the local intelligentsia in the town where I grew up.
[ Certainly Father Grew Intelligentsia Kind Local Mother Town Up Were Where]
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Margaret Sanger - When did it become a problem to be a small businessman and become successful? The small businessman - like my father, or like me?
[ Become Businessman Did Father Problem Small Successful]
Topic: Business
Anne Spencer - To be a gourmet you must start early, as you must begin riding early to be a good horseman. You must live in France, your father must have been a gourmet. Nothing in life must interest you but your stomach.
[ Been Begin Early Father France Good Gourmet Horseman Interest Life Live Must Nothing Riding Start Stomach Your]
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Adlai Stevenson - My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
[ Am Because Childhood Farmer Father Full Gladness Good Grateful Humanity Mother Very]
Topic: Parenting
Cass Sunstein - But very often in politics we have the experience called up from my father when someone was trying to help him in the campaign: I can take care of my enemies, may the Good Lord save me from my friends.
[ Called Campaign Care Enemies Experience Father Friends Good Help Him Lord May Often Politics Save Someone Take Trying Up Very]
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Christine Taylor - He followed in his father's footsteps, but his gait was somewhat erratic.
[ Erratic Father Followed Footsteps Gait His Somewhat]
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Thales - My mother, sister and I watched through the windows as my father gambled.
[ Father Gambled Mother Sister Through Watched Windows]
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Clyde Tombaugh - I never have really said much about the whole episode, which was endless. But his speech was a perfectly intelligent speech about fathers not being dispensable and nobody agreed with that more than I did.
[ Agreed Being Did Dispensable Endless Episode Fathers His Intelligent More Much Never Nobody Perfectly Really Said Speech Than Which Whole]
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Charlie Trotter - A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
[ Disappointment Father Powerful Tool Very]
Topic: Dad
D. Elton Trueblood - I wanted to grow up to be just like my father.
[ Father Grow Just Up Wanted]
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John Trumbull - My father was a sergeant with the Connecticut state police. My mother was a hairstylist.
[ Connecticut Father Mother Police Sergeant State]
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Bjorn Ulvaeus - If they had killed by father and my mother and all my friends, yet if they had come to treat of peace, they ought to have gone in peace.
[ Come Father Friends Gone Had Killed Mother Ought Peace Treat Yet]
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J. C. Watts - My father had very little formal education.
[ Education Father Formal Had Little Very]
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Anthony Wayne - Rock's so good to me. Rock is my child and my grandfather.
[ Child Good Grandfather Rock]
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Warren Weaver - 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.
[ Any Because Comes Father Filled Find Him Into Know Life Man Never Only Other Void Will]
Topic: Dad
Mary Wesley - The Founding Fathers would be sorry to see that America had become so divided and factionalized.
[ America Become Divided Fathers Founding Had See Sorry Would]
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Tom Wesselmann - To people who remember JFK's assassination, JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
[ Always Assassination Boy Coffin Father His Jfk Jr Probably Remember Will]
Topic: History
Marianne Williamson - Just talk to me as a father - not what the Constitution says. What do you feel?
[ Constitution Father Feel Just Says Talk]
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John Winthrop - Doubt is the father of invention.
[ Doubt Father Invention]
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William Wyler - Second, marriage is an issue that our Founding Fathers wisely left to the states.
[ Fathers Founding Issue Left Marriage Our Second States Wisely]
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Rick Yune - But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
[ Adventure Blood Father Love]
Topic: Dad
Michael Zaslow - So for twelve miles I rode with Sherman, and we became fast friends. He asked me all manner of questions on the way, and I found that he knew my father well, and remembered his tragic death in Salt Creek Valley.
[ Asked Became Creek Death Fast Father Found Friends His Knew Manner Miles Questions Remembered Rode Salt Sherman Tragic Twelve Valley Way Well]
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Clara Zetkin - With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound.
[ Been Believed Crowd Down During Father Friend Gone Got Had Head Held Help His Home Into Kidneys Lap Leaving Ride Stabbed Through Ugly Wagon Wound Wounded]
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- It is impossible to read for pleasure from something to which you are both father and mother, born in such travail that the writer despises the thing that enslaved him.
[ Born Both Despises Enslaved Father Him Impossible Mother Pleasure Read Something Such Thing Travail Which Writer]
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- In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly.
[ Clearly Commended Condemnation Courageous Deserving Far Fathers Founding New Newspapers Other Post Purpose Reporting Saw Serving Should Their Times View Washington York]
Topic: History
- The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people.
[ Bare Fathers Founding Free Gave Government Inform Must Press Protection Secrets]
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- My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.
[ Advantages Brood Central Engineer Father Gave His Least Lives Love Manager Many Mining Music Our Place Singing Which]
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- My father was in the civil service. I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain, and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of the holiday if we had behaved.
[ Allowed Behaved Bus Candy Civil End Father Floss Had Holiday Pouring Rain Remember Service Shelter Standing Were]
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- I got started when I was 3 years old because my father was a music teacher and my lessons were free. Instead of learning to walk, you learn to play the piano.
[ Because Father Free Got Instead Learn Learning Lessons Music Old Piano Play Started Teacher Walk Were Years]
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- Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.
[ Aspiration Children Competence Fathers Highest Idea Imagine Lost Might Mothers Specialized Success Their Them Wise]
Topic: Parenting
- I'm quite sensitive to women. I saw how my sister got treated by boyfriends. I read this thing that said when you are in a relationship with a woman, imagine how you would feel if you were her father. That's been my approach, for the most part.
[ Approach Been Boyfriends Father Feel Got Her How Imagine Most Part Quite Read Relationship Said Saw Sensitive Sister Thing Treated Were Woman Women Would]
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- Like any parents, mine wanted me to have a secure job with a regular wage and career prospects. And the one job my father knew of, that he'd had experience of himself, was the army, so he could help me in that direction.
[ Any Army Career Could Direction Experience Father Had Help Himself Job Knew Mine Parents Prospects Regular Secure Wage Wanted]
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- When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching.
[ Absent Children Day During Father His Home Only Receive Returns Six Teaching Temperament]
Topic: Dad
- My father had retained an emotional affection for the ceremonial of his parental home, without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom.
[ Affection Allowing Ceremonial Emotional Father Freedom Had His Home Influence Intellectual Parental Retained Without]
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- Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that's why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught my the game and you taught me how to play it right.
[ Anyone Because Call Dad Father Game How Play Right Someone Special Takes Taught Why]
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- I think some of the pressure comes from the expectations of other people. Like if your father played baseball, they expect you to be the big lifesaver or something when you play a sport.
[ Baseball Big Comes Expect Expectations Father Other Play Played Pressure Some Something Sport Think Your]
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- My mother's studies stopped with the third year of primary school, my father with the first. They taught me a deep sense of duty. But nobody was involved in politics in my family.
[ Deep Duty Family Father First Involved Mother Nobody Politics Primary School Sense Stopped Studies Taught Third Year]
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- Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.
[ Beneath Dance Dreams Fathers Jungle Keep Kept Our Rain Sky Tread Us]
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- Go for Dr. Bowen as soon as you can. I think father is hurt.
[ Dr Father Go Hurt Soon Think]
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- Last winter when I was coming home from church one Thursday evening, I saw somebody run around the house again. I told my father of that.
[ Again Around Church Coming Evening Father Home House Last Run Saw Somebody Thursday Told Winter]
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- Maggie went out of doors to wash the windows and father came out into the kitchen and said he did not know whether he would go down to the post office or not. And then I sprinkled some handkerchiefs to iron.
[ Came Did Doors Down Father Go Handkerchiefs Into Iron Kitchen Know Maggie Office Out Post Said Some Sprinkled Then Wash Went Whether Windows Would]
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- Oh, Mrs. Churchill, do come over, someone has killed father.
[ Churchill Come Father Killed Mrs Oh Over Someone]
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- My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it.
[ Caught Cure Died Disease Father Invented Mother Unfortunately Which]
Topic: Dad
- The food we ate was Indian, and both my mother and father were very deep into the ancient philosophy of India, so it could well have been an Indian household.
[ Ancient Ate Been Both Could Deep Father Food Household India Indian Into Mother Philosophy Very Well Were]
Topic:
- The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be served in a restaurant. My father, mother, and I would try it occasionally. We would sit there, and the food would never come.
[ Bad Come Dark Father Food Mother Never Occasionally Person Prejudice Restaurant Served Sit States Time Try United White Would]
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- Being a father to my family and a husband is to me much more important than what I did in the business.
[ Being Business Did Family Father Husband Important More Much Than]
Topic: Dad
- It is hard to know how many people do, but given that the people are so docile towards the rulers, nowadays, very few Americans show the passion for freedom that our forefathers had.
[ Americans Docile Few Forefathers Freedom Given Had Hard How Know Many Nowadays Our Passion Rulers Show Towards Very]
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- The vision that the founding fathers had of rule of law and equality before the law and no one above the law, that is a very viable vision, but instead of that, we have quasi mob rule.
[ Above Before Equality Fathers Founding Had Instead Law Mob Rule Very Viable Vision]
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- At one point, when I was 20 and living in Kentucky, I got shot - it was a land dispute over six inches of property that ran a hundred yards through my grandfather's land. It was really over the honor of my family and that of another family.
[ Another Dispute Family Got Grandfather Honor Hundred Inches Kentucky Land Living Over Point Property Ran Really Shot Six Through Yards]
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- I knew your father before you did, and I don't think he'd be too proud of what you're doing right now.
[ Before Did Doing Father Knew Now Proud Right Think Too Your]
Topic:
- As someone who has seen war first hand, and as a father of three young adults, it was my hope that we could have resolved this conflict and disarmed Saddam Hussein without war. However, this was not the case.
[ Adults Case Conflict Could Disarmed Father First Hand Hope However Hussein Resolved Saddam Seen Someone Three War Without Young]
Topic:
- More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding.
[ Applied Compassion Discipline Example Father Honesty Logical Love More Others Reasoning Taught Than Understanding Word]
Topic:
- English history is all about men liking their fathers, and American history is all about men hating their fathers and trying to burn down everything they ever did.
[ American Burn Did Down English Ever Everything Fathers Hating History Liking Men Their Trying]
Topic:
- I'd watch my father get up at 5 o'clock and go down to the Eastern Market in Detroit to do the shopping for his restaurant, and get that business going and then go out on his vending machine business.
[ Business Clock Detroit Down Eastern Father Get Go Going His Machine Market Out Restaurant Shopping Then Up Vending Watch]
Topic:
- My uncle was a hero, Lewis Roundtree. He was not even related to me really, but he was always called my uncle. He was like a father to me. I was closer to him than I was my father.
[ Always Called Closer Even Father Hero Him Lewis Really Related Than Uncle]
Topic:
- The workplace should have a place where the kids can visit. They should have places at the mother's or the father's work where professionals can have their kids visit them whenever they feel like it.
[ Father Feel Kids Mother Place Places Professionals Should Their Them Visit Whenever Where Work Workplace]
Topic:
- I grew up in a very open-minded family. My father died when I was very little, so my mother was really, really incredibly busy trying to provide for us.
[ Busy Died Family Father Grew Incredibly Little Mother Open-Minded Provide Really Trying Up Us Very]
Topic:
- With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above, and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland.
[ Above Below Conditions Earth Energetic Every Everywhere Fatherland Firm His Hold Man Mind Region Should Sky Steadfast Under]
Topic:
- The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.
[ Beheld Deplorable Eye Father God Heart Infinite Laid Mercies Our Pity Plan Recovery State Touched Wisdom]
Topic:
- My father, though, could run very much faster. It was impossible to compete with him on the grass. But it was astonishing how slow old people were. Some of them could not run up a hill and called it trying to climb stairs.
[ Astonishing Called Climb Compete Could Faster Father Grass Hill Him How Impossible Much Old Run Slow Some Stairs Them Though Trying Up Very Were]
Topic:
- The kind of support encouraged by such modes of expression has always arisen basically from confusing the fatherland itself with the social conditions which happened to prevail in it.
[ Always Arisen Basically Conditions Confusing Encouraged Expression Fatherland Happened Itself Kind Modes Prevail Social Such Support Which]
Topic:
- They're mutually incompatible I feel; being a wise thief and a wise father.
[ Being Father Feel Incompatible Mutually Thief Wise]
Topic:
- But it is obvious that our fathers, whose efforts have planted these great and prosperous cities along the once lonely trails of our own broad land, received all the fundamentals of civilization as a heritage from their European ancestors.
[ Along Ancestors Broad Cities Civilization Efforts European Fathers Fundamentals Great Heritage Land Lonely Obvious Once Our Own Planted Prosperous Received Their These Trails Whose]
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- I'll bet your father spent the first year of your life throwing rocks at the stork.
[ Bet Father First Life Rocks Spent Throwing Year Your]
Topic:
- Dylan, myself and my father were in a two hour movie called The Sand Kings, which started off the Outer Limits series. It was sort of the two hour pilot movie.
[ Called Dylan Father Hour Kings Limits Movie Myself Off Outer Pilot Sand Series Sort Started Two Were Which]
Topic:
- My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.
[ Dad Father Great Importantly Most Teacher]
Topic: Dad
- My mother is an office manager, my father a professor of economics and financial planner.
[ Economics Father Financial Manager Mother Office Planner Professor]
Topic:
- She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else.
[ Cats Children Courted Dogs Else Everybody Father Her Loved Neglected Poor She Slighted Trusted Valued]
Topic:
- Afflictions are but as a dark entry into our Father's house.
[ Afflictions Dark Entry Father House Into Our]
Topic:
- It used to be that a son could look at the father, and pretty much know what life was gonna be like as an adult. There was confidence in that, and comfort in that, and frustration also.
[ Adult Also Comfort Confidence Could Father Frustration Gonna Know Life Look Much Pretty Son Used]
Topic:
- I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more.
[ Father Matters More Most Nothing]
Topic: Dad
- I told my father I wanted to play the banjo, and so he saved the money and got ready to give me a banjo for my next birthday, and between that time and my birthday, I lost interest in the banjo and was playing guitar.
[ Banjo Between Birthday Father Give Got Guitar Interest Lost Money Next Play Playing Ready Saved Time Told Wanted]
Topic:
- However, my father was a publisher and it was expected that I would become a publisher as well - in his firm.
[ Become Expected Father Firm His However Publisher Well Would]
Topic:
- My father realised that for me to become a publisher in his firm would have been the end of the firm!
[ Become Been End Father Firm His Publisher Realised Would]
Topic:
- Now, I had been drawing all this time - especially in France of course - so, when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do a cover for one of the books he published.
[ Back Been Books Came Chance Course Cover Drawing Especially Father France Gave Had Now Published Time]
Topic:
- Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
[ Father Mind Mother Our Time Truth]
Topic: Time
- Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
[ Crime Father Good Lack Mother Poverty Sense]
Topic:
- Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
[ Crime Father Good Lack May Mother Poverty Sense]
Topic:
- Is it wrong for me to love my own? Is it wicked for me because my skin is red? Because I am Sioux? Because I was born where my father lived? Because I would die for my people and my country?
[ Am Because Born Country Die Father Lived Love Own Red Sioux Skin Where Wicked Would Wrong]
Topic:
- Therefore, I do not wish to consider any proposition to cede any portion of our tribal holdings to the Great Father.
[ Any Consider Father Great Holdings Our Portion Proposition Therefore Tribal Wish]
Topic:
- I've just finished my next collection, Possible Side Effects, and I'm now working on a collection of holiday stories as well as a memoir about my relationship with my father.
[ Collection Effects Father Finished Holiday Just Memoir Next Now Possible Relationship Side Stories Well Working]
Topic:
- My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred that they had, and the level of physical abuse - my mother would beat up my father, basically - and I think I was drawn to images on television that were bright and reflective.
[ Abuse Basically Beat Bright Drawn Father Had Hatred Images Level Mean Mother Parents Physical Really Reflective Relationship Television Terrifying Think Up Were Would]
Topic:
- Trees Lounge is based on my own life. Both my parents like the movie. My father, of course, thinks it's a masterpiece.
[ Based Both Course Father Life Lounge Masterpiece Movie Own Parents Thinks Trees]
Topic:
- Becoming a father isn't difficult, but it's very difficult to be a father.
[ Becoming Difficult Father Very]
Topic:
- People ask me if I ever see my father and I say yes, because he puts in the effort. He calls all the time to tell us he's proud of us.
[ Ask Because Calls Effort Ever Father Proud Puts Say See Tell Time Us Yes]
Topic:
- That was kind of scary. You got the sense as a little kid that you might be at risk now, and then you're like, 'Why are we at risk? It's because my grandfather is in charge of all of this.' You can't really realize the magnitude of a job like that when you are eight.
[ Because Charge Eight Got Grandfather Job Kid Kind Little Magnitude Might Now Realize Really Risk Scary Sense Then Why]
Topic:
- You know, my parents have always been incredibly supportive. I'm an only child, so we're very close. There's just the three of us. They're exceptional parents but also great friends. My father was able to take his hobby, photography, and turn it into a beautiful career. So when they saw how much I loved acting, they were 100 percent behind me.
[ Able Acting Also Always Beautiful Been Behind Career Child Close Exceptional Father Friends Great His Hobby How Incredibly Into Just Know Loved Much Only Parents Percent Photography Saw Supportive Take Three Turn Us Very ]
Topic:
- When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb. After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to find out how much he'd learned in three years.
[ After Amazed Dumb Father Find Got How Learned Much Out Pretty Thought Three While Years]
Topic: Dad
- A lawyer's dream of heaven: every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
[ Dream Each Every Forefathers Heaven His Lawyer Man Property Recover Resurrection Tried]
Topic:
- It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents.
[ Father Knows Legitimate Music Offspring Own Parents Respectable Tune Wise]
Topic:
- Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.
[ Any Death Father Had His Know Lease Life Losing Men Most Never New Rate Sweets Those]
Topic:
- My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb. I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
[ Any Beats Father Mother Name Sing Think Tune Two Used Womb]
Topic: Music
- My grandfather was a cop in Long Island. I often try to draw on things that I've heard about him.
[ Cop Draw Grandfather Heard Him Island Long Often Things Try]
Topic:
- My mother's side of the family was in the production side of theatre. My grandfather, Jose Vega, was a general manager for Neil Simon shows on Broadway.
[ Broadway Family General Grandfather Manager Mother Neil Production Shows Side Simon Theatre Vega]
Topic:
- I have never seen such extreme partisanship, such bitter partisanship, and such forgetfulness of the fate of our fathers and of the Constitution.
[ Bitter Constitution Extreme Fate Fathers Forgetfulness Never Our Partisanship Seen Such]
Topic:
- My father was always getting excited about something. It's genetically inside me somewhere.
[ Always Excited Father Genetically Getting Inside Something Somewhere]
Topic:
- My father was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once. I found it to be very much like New York, for it was a beautiful country, and both the women and men were good-looking.
[ Beautiful Both Country Father Found Good-Looking Ireland Irish Men Much New Once Totally Very Went Were Women York]
Topic:
- I was always fascinated by engineering. Maybe it was an attempt maybe to get my father's respect or interest, or maybe it was just a genetic love of technology, but I was always trying to build things.
[ Always Attempt Build Engineering Fascinated Father Genetic Get Interest Just Love Maybe Respect Technology Things Trying]
Topic:
- My mother was a housewife but she was also an artist. My father was an electrical engineer.
[ Also Artist Electrical Engineer Father Housewife Mother She]
Topic:
- I'll meet the raging of the skies, but not an angry father.
[ Angry Father Meet Raging Skies]
Topic:
- So my father was a person who never lied to me. If I had a question, he answered it. I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
[ Age Answered Because Father Had Intrigued Knew Lied Lot Never Person Question Things Young]
Topic: Dad
- I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
[ Am Children Father Good Hope Remembered]
Topic: Dad
- My mother is Irish, my father is black and Venezuelan, and me - I'm tan, I guess.
[ Black Father Guess Irish Mother Tan Venezuelan]
Topic:
- But seek till ye find, and, whatever ye find for the present, let your last act be to lay and leave yourselves on the righteousness of His Son, expecting life through His name, according to the promise of the Father.
[ According Act Expecting Father Find His Last Lay Leave Life Name Present Promise Righteousness Seek Son Through Till Whatever Ye Your Yourselves]
Topic:
- Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation's out of breath. We ain't running no more.
[ Breath Generation Grandfathers Had More Our Out Run Running]
Topic:
- My father's sister never married in order to raise me.
[ Father Married Never Order Raise Sister]
Topic:
- IN April 1882 my father died; and I was at once whirled out of my land of dreams into a very different sphere.
[ April Died Different Dreams Father Into Land Once Out Sphere Very]
Topic:
- When he was twenty-three or twenty-four my father began to learn German and read philosophy in his spare hours, which did not look as though he were destined to remain long on board ship!
[ Began Board Destined Did Father German His Hours Learn Long Look Philosophy Read Remain Ship Spare Though Twenty-Four Were Which]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Aged Back Carried Even Father His Known Never Perhaps Ruins Them Troy Whether]
Topic: Dad
- Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place.
[ Conditions Cults Does Emotional Father First Gives Goddesses Gods Invented Just Life Mother Myths Notion Place Price Real Revival Satisfaction Silly These Were Why Woman]
Topic:
- My father, Fred Carter, Jr., is definitely an extraordinaire.
[ Carter Definitely Father Fred Jr]
Topic:
- We don't have the family organization the way we used to. My father lives with us because we have the room. The greatest of all opportunities for our children is a complete family unit.
[ Because Children Complete Family Father Greatest Lives Opportunities Organization Our Room Unit Us Used Way]
Topic:
- I had some vague memory of visiting Canberra as a lad, when we came up with my father by car. But when I made the long train journey from Sydney to Canberra and arrived at the little stop, I did wonder slightly whether this really was the national capital.
[ Arrived Came Capital Car Did Father Had Journey Lad Little Long Made Memory National Really Slightly Some Stop Sydney Train Up Vague Visiting Whether Wonder]
Topic:
- My father was very much a handy person round the house, and I learnt a lot of carpentry from him.
[ Carpentry Father Handy Him House Learnt Lot Much Person Round Very]
Topic:
- My father and his brothers were all lawyers, so I think that the expectation was probably for me to grow up to be an attorney, but it never really fascinated me that much. I was more interested in building things.
[ Attorney Brothers Building Expectation Fascinated Father Grow His Interested Lawyers More Much Never Probably Really Things Think Up Were]
Topic:
- My father still is a lawyer, and my mom was a teacher and then later a career counselor.
[ Career Counselor Father Later Lawyer Mom Still Teacher Then]
Topic:
- My father was a man of love. He always loved me to death. He worked hard in the fields, but my father never hit me. Never. I don't ever remember a really cross, unkind word from my father.
[ Always Cross Death Ever Father Fields Hard Hit Love Loved Man Never Really Remember Unkind Word Worked]
Topic:
- He's just like my father that way-my father just adored my mother and let her do whatever she wanted. John's like that. He's a very rare man, a very good man, and I've had a good life with him. I'm proud to be walking in the wake of Johnny's fame.
[ Adored Fame Father Good Had Her Him John Johnny Just Life Man Mother Proud Rare She Very Wake Walking Wanted Whatever]
Topic:
- I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers... clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
[ Clap Face Fair Fathers Fire Graves Ground Hand Him His Hunting Last Look Mouth Over Sadness Seen Set Setting Silence Smooth Sun Take Turn]
Topic:
- My other brother, the Lord Lucas, who was heir to my father's estate, and as it were the father to take care of us all, is not less valiant than they were, although his skill in the discipline of war was not so much, not being bred therein.
[ Although Being Bred Brother Care Discipline Estate Father Heir His Less Lord Lucas Much Other Skill Take Than Therein Us Valiant War Were]
Topic:
- My grandfather was Catholic; my grandmother, Jewish. Crossing over from Bavaria, as immigrants to the United States, the ship started to sink. My grandmother jumped overboard. My grandfather followed, to save this girl he had never met.
[ Catholic Crossing Followed Girl Grandfather Grandmother Had Immigrants Jewish Jumped Met Never Over Overboard Save Ship Sink Started States United]
Topic:
- My grandfather, in 1848, had fled from Germany to find political freedom in the United States.
[ Find Fled Freedom Germany Grandfather Had Political States United]
Topic:
- My wife - to-be and I went to see my father. Only he could answer the two questions before us: Shall we get married now? Shall I begin the practice of law, or continue being the successful wine salesman I had become, working my way through law school?
[ Answer Become Before Begin Being Continue Could Father Get Had Law Married Now Only Practice Questions Salesman School See Shall Successful Through Two Us Way Went Wife Wine Working]
Topic:
- No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.
[ Children Fathers Mothers Own Their Think Ugly]
Topic: Parenting
- My father wanted me to be a pharmacist like himself. He had been a doctor, but he no longer believed in medicine; so he became a pharmacist, but he believed in that hardly more.
[ Became Been Believed Doctor Father Had Hardly Himself Longer Medicine More Pharmacist Wanted]
Topic:
- And I remember leaving my place in L.A. and - my father is a big fight fan - and I said, 'Dad, I got a couple of days off and I'm getting ready to go to Houston to sign to fight Muhammad Ali.
[ Ali Big Couple Dad Days Fan Father Fight Getting Go Got Houston Leaving Muhammad Off Place Ready Remember Said Sign]
Topic:
- My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you. In every pair of eyes that rests on you, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father - dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes.
[ Behind Brush Case Children Cloud Every Eyes Father Friendly Hiss Live Long Lurking Memory Pair Pass Passing Rests See Shadow Unfriendly Will Winter Woods Your]
Topic:
- Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
[ Devil Father Lies Master Pride Sin]
Topic:
- Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.
[ Dress Ever Eyes Father Her Lady Look Met Must Straight Told Yours]
Topic: Dad
- Manual labor to my father was not only good and decent for it's own sake but, as he was given to saying, it straightened out one's thoughts.
[ Decent Father Given Good Labor Manual Only Out Own Sake Saying Straightened Thoughts]
Topic:
- My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth. They went to Australia and China, and they went to probably every soccer game I ever played.
[ Australia China Earth Ever Every Game Grandfather Mom Parents Played Probably Side Soccer Travel Went Would]
Topic: Travel
- Therefore we examine with considerable diligence the consensus of the true, learned, and purer antiquity, and we love and praise the testimonies of the fathers which agree with the Scripture.
[ Agree Antiquity Consensus Considerable Diligence Examine Fathers Learned Love Praise Purer Scripture Testimonies Therefore True Which]
Topic:
- Partly because his life ended before the age of 50, Hamilton was defined by the other founding fathers, and he managed, with amazing consistency, to alienate most of them.
[ Age Alienate Amazing Because Before Consistency Defined Ended Fathers Founding Hamilton His Life Managed Most Other Partly Them]
Topic:
- The founding fathers were not only brilliant, they were system builders and systematic thinkers. They came up with comprehensive plans and visions.
[ Brilliant Builders Came Comprehensive Fathers Founding Only Plans System Systematic Thinkers Up Visions Were]
Topic:
- As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
[ Childless Commonly Considering Fatherless Fathers General Go Misfortune Run Seldom Sons]
Topic:
- I enjoyed my grandparents very much. My mother and father would always allow me to stay with them.
[ Allow Always Enjoyed Father Grandparents Mother Much Stay Them Very Would]
Topic:
- My father was an American who could cuss in Italian and make an aria out of it. It was wonderful to watch. But then again, he was a Gemini. I believe in that stuff.
[ Again American Aria Believe Could Cuss Father Gemini Italian Make Out Stuff Then Watch Wonderful]
Topic:
- The anger that Uncle Junior has comes from my background. My father was the son of an Italian immigrant, and I've seen the fire of the Italian temperament. It can be explosive sometimes in ways that are both funny and tragic.
[ Anger Background Both Comes Explosive Father Fire Funny Immigrant Italian Junior Seen Sometimes Son Temperament Tragic Uncle Ways]
Topic:
- Because religion has such a compelling hold on the deep psyches of so many people, feminists cannot afford to leave it in the hands of the fathers.
[ Afford Because Cannot Compelling Deep Fathers Feminists Hands Hold Leave Many Religion Such]
Topic:
- The path I am trying so hard to follow is in fact the one that God my Father and His Son Jesus Christ want me to pursue. It has brought me deep happiness.
[ Am Brought Christ Deep Fact Father Follow God Happiness Hard His Jesus Path Pursue Son Trying Want]
Topic:
- My father was a small-town banker. He became very ill when I was 10 years old, and we went to California three years later in an attempt to recover his health, which never happened.
[ Attempt Banker Became California Father Happened Health His Ill Later Never Old Recover Small-Town Three Very Went Which Years]
Topic:
- As the youngest, I wanted to be my father's son and perpetuate the family name.
[ Family Father Name Perpetuate Son Wanted Youngest]
Topic:
- As always, victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
[ Always Defeat Fathers Finds Hundred Orphan Victory]
Topic:
- Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
[ Defeat Fathers Hundred Orphan Victory]
Topic:
- Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
[ Every Father His Hope House Keep Nothing Open Parent Prodigal Some Time]
Topic: Dad
- My father was very strong. I don't agree with a lot of the ways he brought me up. I don't agree with a lot of his values, but he did have a lot of integrity, and if he told us not to do something, he didn't do it either.
[ Agree Brought Did Either Father His Integrity Lot Something Strong Told Up Us Values Very Ways]
Topic:
- My father said, If you want to do acting, you have to be successful, which is a silly thing to say.
[ Acting Father Said Say Silly Successful Thing Want Which]
Topic:
- The most surprising thing for my mother and father was when I was actually earning more money than them by the time I was about 18. They thought I was going to be the ne'er do well, who they'd have to keep worrying about.
[ Actually Earning Er Father Going Keep Money More Most Mother Surprising Than Them Thing Thought Time Well Worrying]
Topic:
- One does not inhabit a country; one inhabits a language. That is our country, our fatherland - and no other.
[ Country Does Fatherland Inhabit Language Other Our]
Topic:
- I realize that when I moved out of my father's house I shocked and frightened him because I needed a room of my own, a space of my own to reinvent myself.
[ Because Father Frightened Him House Moved Myself Needed Out Own Realize Reinvent Room Shocked Space]
Topic:
- I was raised in Chicago, so always used Latina. It's what my Father and brothers called ourselves, when we meant the entire Spanish-speaking community of Chicago.
[ Always Brothers Called Chicago Community Entire Father Latina Meant Ourselves Raised Used]
Topic:
- Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
[ Always Based Ever Father-In-Law Heard Humor Joke Modicum Truth]
Topic: Dad
- 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.
[ Carries Expects Father Good His Man Meant Money Pictures Someone Son Used Where]
Topic: Dad
- Just because someone's dead doesn't mean it's over. My grandfather died more than 25 years ago, but I still think of him a lot and smell his smell.
[ Ago Because Dead Died Grandfather Him His Just Lot Mean More Over Smell Someone Still Than Think Years]
Topic:
- I don't think children's inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play.
[ Changed Children Father Feelings House Inner Mother Places Play Same Still Think Very Want]
Topic: Parenting
- My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. She read mainly travel books.
[ Aloud Books Evening Father Mainly Mother Read She Travel Would]
Topic:
- We didn't have television in those days, and many people didn't even have radios. My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening.
[ Aloud Days Even Evening Father Many Mother Radios Read Television Those Would]
Topic:
- God was treated like this powerful, erratic, rather punitive father who has to be pacified and praised. You know, flattered.
[ Erratic Father Flattered God Know Powerful Praised Punitive Rather Treated]
Topic:
- An atmosphere of beliefs and conceptions has been formed by the labours and struggles of our forefathers, which enables us to breathe amid the various and complex circumstances of our life.
[ Amid Atmosphere Been Beliefs Breathe Circumstances Complex Conceptions Enables Forefathers Formed Labours Life Our Struggles Us Various Which]
Topic:
- Our mother was a very religious and observant Jew, our father less so. She was kind of driving the religious education, so for us it was more a burden and an obligation when we were kids at that age.
[ Age Burden Driving Education Father Jew Kids Kind Less More Mother Obligation Observant Our Religious She Us Very Were]
Topic:
- Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.
[ Age Awkward Catching Father Middle Mother Nature Period Starts Time Up]
Topic: Age
- Ladies and gentlemen, my mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you!
[ Father Gentlemen Ladies Mother Sister Thank Thanks]
Topic:
- My father taught me Basic and rudimentary C, I learned everything else on my own, including studying computational complexity on my own. That's more a function of my age than anything else though - back when I was in school there were hardly any programming classes.
[ Age Any Anything Back Basic Classes Complexity Computational Else Everything Father Function Hardly Including Learned More Own Programming Rudimentary School Studying Taught Than Though Were]
Topic:
- The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
[ Between Father Heart Heavenly Light Love Mother Softer Veil]
Topic: Mom
- I always sang when I was little and my father, who was a great influence on me, also had a wonderful voice. He and my mother really encouraged me to sing and play the piano. They were always very supportive.
[ Also Always Encouraged Father Great Had Influence Little Mother Piano Play Really Sang Sing Supportive Very Voice Were Wonderful]
Topic:
- Pinocchio, spurred on by the hope of finding his father and of being in time to save him, swam all night long.
[ Being Father Finding Him His Hope Long Night Pinocchio Save Spurred Swam Time]
Topic:
- Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended-not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority.
[ Congress Democracy Fathers Founding Functioning Less Majority Move Our Quickly Responsible Too Understood Very Way Well Will]
Topic:
- Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
[ Business Come Em Faculty Father Fools Glass His Idlers Leave Need Occupation Pleasure Shake Time Wisdom Wit]
Topic:
- I tell my friends about my conversations with my father - conversations with an artist.
[ Artist Conversations Father Friends Tell]
Topic:
- But my mother and father were married when my mom was 20 and my dad was 24.
[ Dad Father Married Mom Mother Were]
Topic:
- Father, we thank you, especially for letting me fly this flight - for the privilege of being able to be in this position, to be in this wondrous place, seeing all these many startling, wonderful things that you have created.
[ Able Being Created Especially Father Flight Fly Letting Many Place Position Privilege Seeing Startling Thank These Things Wonderful Wondrous]
Topic:
- I remember Mr. Mayer very well. He sort of liked to be the father - no, he liked to be treated like you thought he was Daddy, but he didn't treat you like Daddy at all.
[ Daddy Father Liked Mayer Mr Remember Sort Thought Treat Treated Very Well]
Topic:
- I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.
[ Ascribe Bodies Book Certain Conceive Concerning Cry Earth Easily Father Heavenly Holy Learn Most Motions Once Out Rejected Revolutions Should Some Soon Theory Which Will Written]
Topic:
- Frank Capra was a prop man, I think. John Ford was a prop man. It was a little bit of a father and son thing, and you kind of worked your way up.
[ Bit Father Ford Frank John Kind Little Man Prop Son Thing Think Up Way Worked Your]
Topic:
- I had a number of very strong personalities in my family. My father was a concert flutist, the solo flute for Toscanini.
[ Concert Family Father Flute Had Number Personalities Solo Strong Very]
Topic:
- I had an older brother who was very interested in literature, so I had an early exposure to literature, and and theater. My father sometimes would work in musical comedies.
[ Brother Comedies Early Exposure Father Had Interested Literature Musical Older Sometimes Theater Very Work Would]
Topic:
- It's ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn't even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again.
[ Again Age Aware Because Career Deadline Else Enormous Even Godfather Greatest Having Ironic Moment Probably Somewhere Success Such Under]
Topic:
- The stuff that I got in trouble for, the casting for The Godfather or the flag scene in Patton, was the stuff that was remembered, and was considered the good work.
[ Casting Considered Flag Godfather Good Got Patton Remembered Scene Stuff Trouble Work]
Topic:
- Family life was wonderful. The streets were bleak. The playgrounds were bleak. But home was always warm. My mother and father had a great relationship. I always felt 'safe' there.
[ Always Bleak Family Father Felt Great Had Home Life Mother Playgrounds Relationship Safe Streets Warm Were Wonderful]
Topic: Parenting
- A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else.
[ Considers Else Father His Husband King Neither Nor Nothing Throne True]
Topic: Power
- To he who avenges a father, nothing is impossible.
[ Father Impossible Nothing]
Topic:
- My father was a professor of civil engineering at MIT, and my mother taught high school English.
[ Civil Engineering English Father High Mit Mother Professor School Taught]
Topic:
- Yes, my mother was a singer, and my father played piano and keyboards. They were in a band together, though they also had regular jobs because they had kids and stuff like that.
[ Also Band Because Father Had Jobs Keyboards Kids Mother Piano Played Regular Singer Stuff Though Together Were Yes]
Topic:
- My father took me back home, back to Greenwich Village, and he thought by taking me out of the orphanage he'd be out of the World War too. But no way - they got him anyway. He went in the Navy and then I lived on the streets.
[ Anyway Back Father Got Greenwich Him Home Lived Navy Orphanage Out Streets Taking Then Thought Too Took Village War Way Went World]
Topic:
- My father went into the armed service and I never saw my mother - I don't know what happened to her.
[ Armed Father Happened Her Into Know Mother Never Saw Service Went]
Topic:
- A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.
[ Bathroom Certain Child Comes Company Father Gas His Invariably Learns Needed New Only Precisely Privacy Quickly Shave Station Times Way]
Topic:
- Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
[ Fatherhood Love Most Present Pretending]
Topic: Funny
- If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
[ American Any Being Bewildered Chance Comfort Defeated Does Even Fact Father Fathering Feels Fifty Him New Percent Right Situation Take Whatever]
Topic:
- My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood, but it didn't because parenting can only be learned by people who have no children.
[ Because Childhood Children Fatherhood Learned Lessons Only Own Parenting Should Taught]
Topic:
- Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.
[ Being Children Done Ever Father Given Joys More Nothing Rewards Than]
Topic:
- My father was always telling himself no one was perfect, not even my mother.
[ Always Even Father Himself Mother Perfect Telling]
Topic: Dad
- Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
[ Become Father Husband Really Sexy Watching Wonderful Your]
Topic: Dad
- My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
[ Father Mother Protected Threatened World]
Topic: Parenting
- My mother, Dorothy Watson, had met my father in a Greek class at Northwestern University.
[ Class Dorothy Father Greek Had Met Mother Northwestern University Watson]
Topic:
- My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
[ Actor Affinity Being Business Father Felt Folk Great Know Later More Movie Music Myself Singing Songs Started Than Then Thought Would Write]
Topic:
- I didn't have anything to do with being born to my mother and father. But I had a lot to do with Kristin Shepard's notoriety. I'm proud of the work I did on Dallas.
[ Anything Being Born Dallas Did Father Had Lot Mother Notoriety Proud Shepard Work]
Topic:
- You'd never know that listening to people in the UN but tribalism is the father of racism.
[ Father Know Listening Never Racism Un]
Topic:
- At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks.
[ Children Clocks Fathers Indians Least Merely Pilgrim Punch Shoot Time Used]
Topic:
- I was brought up on art. My father thought I had a great hand at art and sent me to art school. But he did not want me to become a photographer.
[ Art Become Brought Did Father Great Had Hand Photographer School Sent Thought Up Want]
Topic:
- I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in fifty years what my father taught me by example in one week.
[ Example Father Fifty Haven Talk Taught Week Years]
Topic:
- My mother and stepfather were married 43 years, so I have watched a long marriage. I feel like I had a very good role model for that. And, you know, it's just a number.
[ Feel Good Had Just Know Long Marriage Married Model Mother Number Role Stepfather Very Watched Were Years]
Topic:
- Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers.
[ Doctrines England Forefathers Hold Inherit Liberty Men New Puritan Which Ye Your]
Topic:
- My grandfather was a Pentecostal preacher.
[ Grandfather Pentecostal Preacher]
Topic:
- I am sorry I could not see my father.
[ Am Could Father See Sorry]
Topic:
- My father was a Norwegian who came from a small town near Oslo. He broke his arm at the elbow when he was 14, and they amputated it.
[ Amputated Arm Broke Came Elbow Father His Near Norwegian Oslo Small Town]
Topic:
- Though my father was Norwegian, he always wrote his diaries in perfect English.
[ Always Diaries English Father His Norwegian Perfect Though Wrote]
Topic:
- Guitar Player Magazine says Dick Dale is the father of Heavy Metal, blowing up 48 amplifiers, creating the first power amplifier.
[ Amplifier Amplifiers Blowing Creating Dale Father First Guitar Heavy Magazine Metal Player Power Says Up]
Topic:
- I met Leo Fender, who is the guru of all amplifiers, and he gave me a Stratocaster. He became a second father to me.
[ Amplifiers Became Father Fender Gave Guru Leo Met Second]
Topic:
- My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That's what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses.
[ Bosses Called Came Dad Depression Difference Era Everybody Father Forgot His Life Made Other Out Party Person Political Roosevelt]
Topic:
- I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a piece of my finger to my father. He said he wanted more proof.
[ Father Finger Kidnapped More Piece Proof Remember Said Sent Time Wanted]
Topic:
- My father carries around the picture of the kid who came with his wallet.
[ Around Came Carries Father His Kid Picture Wallet]
Topic:
- Men who live valiantly and die nobly have a strength and a courage from the eternal Father.
[ Courage Die Eternal Father Live Men Nobly Strength]
Topic:
- I didn't expect to be doing a whole bunch of Amber Browns. And because it was just one book, and the father had moved away, I didn't realize I was going to have to deal more with shared custody, divorce and all those issues.
[ Amber Away Because Book Browns Bunch Custody Deal Divorce Doing Expect Father Going Had Issues Just More Moved Realize Shared Those Whole]
Topic:
- My father was a very unhappy person, very sarcastic, and my mother was very nervous and worried about what people thought. They weren't monsters, but it wasn't a good childhood.
[ Childhood Father Good Monsters Mother Nervous Person Sarcastic Thought Unhappy Very Weren Worried]
Topic:
- When my father would yell at me, I told myself someday I'd use it in a book.
[ Book Father Myself Someday Told Use Would Yell]
Topic:
- George Burns was the father I never had.
[ Burns Father George Had Never]
Topic:
- Mr. Burns is a father symbol to me, and you can omit the word symbol.
[ Burns Father Mr Omit Symbol Word]
Topic:
- I went to school at this log school house. A white woman was my teacher, I do not remember her name. My father had to pay her one dollar a month for me. Us kids that went to school did not have desks, we used slates and set on the hued down logs for seats.
[ Desks Did Dollar Down Father Had Her House Kids Log Logs Month Name Pay Remember School Seats Set Teacher Us Used Went White Woman]
Topic:
- Judy Garland's father was gay. That seems to be the consensus. They left Minnesota and went to California because he got caught with some boy backstage.
[ Backstage Because Boy California Caught Consensus Father Garland Gay Got Judy Left Minnesota Seems Some Went]
Topic:
- Later, my father died up in Marysville. So, my mother and I got in the car and came down to Hollywood.
[ Came Car Died Down Father Got Hollywood Later Mother Up]
Topic:
- My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
[ Father Something]
Topic: Dad
- I believe every child has the right to a mother and a father. Men and women are not the same. That's not to say they're not entitled to equal rights, but they are not the same.
[ Believe Child Entitled Equal Every Father Men Mother Right Rights Same Say Women]
Topic:
- America had taken my father from me. And over most of the years of his illness, I gradually started feeling this support system from this country who-people grieving along with us.
[ Along America Country Father Feeling Gradually Grieving Had His Illness Most Over Started Support System Taken Us Years]
Topic:
- I felt that the best I could do for my father, and the best I could do for myself, and my mother and my family was to stay open to the experience, and learn whatever I could at every step of the way as it was going on.
[ Best Could Every Experience Family Father Felt Going Learn Mother Myself Open Stay Step Way Whatever]
Topic:
- Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective.
[ Against Alzheimer Bush Cell Concerned During Effective Embryonic Father Funeral Laura National Out Pointing Proof Research Spoke Stem Television Treatment Week Went Where Would]
Topic:
- My father started growing very quiet as Alzheimer's started claiming more of him. The early stages of Alzheimer's are the hardest because that person is aware that they're losing awareness. And I think that that's why my father started growing more and more quiet.
[ Alzheimer Aware Awareness Because Claiming Early Father Growing Hardest Him Losing More Person Quiet Stages Started Think Very Why]
Topic:
- You were only truly patriotic if you had a laborer for a grandfather and were glad of it.
[ Glad Grandfather Had Laborer Only Patriotic Truly Were]
Topic:
- I wasn't anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it.
[ Anything Father Knew Loved Special Them]
Topic: Dad
- Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to Richard Goldwater, and he showed it to his father, and a day or two later I got the OK to do it as a comic book.
[ Archie Book Comic Could Day Decided Father Goldwater Got His Later Ok Richard See Showed Take Then Two]
Topic:
- What made me want to go into doing comics was I was working as a laborer with my father, a gardener.
[ Comics Doing Father Gardener Go Into Laborer Made Want Working]
Topic:
- When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents, to sort of remind myself of him. A homage. He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands.
[ Accents Adopting Died Grandfather Great Hands Hero Him His Homage Myself Really Remind Some Sort Started War]
Topic:
- Then my mother was taken ill and died and my father took me to St. Mary's.
[ Died Father Ill Mary Mother St Taken Then Took]
Topic:
- I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always being aware of what my A story was - the love story between a father and his son, and that son and his daughter.
[ Always Aware Being Between Daughter Father Game His Love Plan Son Stick Story Tried Which]
Topic:
- All women who kill or have sexual obsessions or who are prostitutes have trouble with their fathers.
[ Fathers Kill Obsessions Sexual Their Trouble Women]
Topic:
- It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers.
[ Fathers Had Instead Landed Landing Pilgrim Pity Plymouth Rock]
Topic:
- I would also like to thank my father who discouraged me from playing the violin at an early age.
[ Age Also Discouraged Early Father Playing Thank Violin Would]
Topic:
- In this movie, you have all the things you love from Tim. All the magic and the whimsy and the surreal, but he also has a fantastic story of a father and son that really gets under your skin.
[ Also Fantastic Father Gets Love Magic Movie Really Skin Son Story Surreal Things Tim Under Your]
Topic:
- The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one of the stories the father tells. The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the tales that he tells is how he met his wife.
[ Always Amazing Father Felt Footnote His How Met Son Stories Storyteller Tales Tells Wife]
Topic:
- My father leaving the family shaped who I was and how I looked at the world. By the same token, my father telling me fairy tales that he had made up shaped me profoundly, too.
[ Fairy Family Father Had How Leaving Looked Made Profoundly Same Shaped Tales Telling Token Too Up World]
Topic:
- I grew up in an abusive home and was told on a daily basis by my father that I would never amount to anything and that I looked like a boy.
[ Abusive Amount Anything Basis Boy Daily Father Grew Home Looked Never Told Up Would]
Topic:
- The God of the Christians is a father who makes much of his apples, and very little of his children.
[ Apples Children Christians Father God His Little Makes Much Very]
Topic:
- There is no good father who would want to resemble our Heavenly Father.
[ Father Good Heavenly Our Resemble Want Would]
Topic:
- A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.
[ Abdicate Could Delegate Dilemma Duties Either Father His Incompetence King Neither Only Paradox Realizing See Sons Understand Would]
Topic:
- These are people who haven't gone through the legal means to becoming citizens like our forefathers did. They want all the benefits but none of the responsibilities.
[ Becoming Benefits Citizens Did Forefathers Gone Haven Legal Means None Our Responsibilities These Through Want]
Topic:
- Well, I was about six or seven, and my mother and father separated.
[ Father Mother Separated Seven Six Well]
Topic:
- I was married at 16, a father at 17 and divorced at 18.
[ Divorced Father Married]
Topic:
- I met Patricia Neal, John Houseman. But I loved my grandfather because he was this kind, talented man.
[ Because Grandfather John Kind Loved Man Met Neal Talented]
Topic:
- My father is a chemist, my mother was a homemaker. My parents instilled in us the feeling that learning was the most exciting thing that could happen to you, and it never ends.
[ Chemist Could Ends Exciting Father Feeling Happen Homemaker Instilled Learning Most Mother Never Parents Thing Us]
Topic:
- I lost my mother when I was very young, and my father when I was in college.
[ College Father Lost Mother Very Young]
Topic:
- It's much more acceptable for men to work and father kids. There's an inherent inequality, because we want to do it all, and I don't know how we can do this all.
[ Acceptable Because Father How Inequality Inherent Kids Know Men More Much Want Work]
Topic:
- One of the scary things is that, when you're a kid, you look at your dad as the man who has no fear. When you're an adult, you realize your father had fear, and that you have it, too.
[ Adult Dad Father Fear Had Kid Look Man Realize Scary Things Too Your]
Topic:
- Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there's no way I'd do anything to undermine that belief.
[ Anything Belief Believe Christmas Father Household Seriously Taken Undermine Very Way]
Topic:
- I'll never forget my father's response when I told him I wanted to be a lawyer. He said, 'If you do this, no man will ever want you.'
[ Ever Father Forget Him Lawyer Man Never Response Said Told Want Wanted Will]
Topic:
- But it's also because of something personal. My mother and father met while playing chess, so I've always had a fondness for the game. If it weren't for chess, I might not be here.
[ Also Always Because Chess Father Fondness Game Had Here Met Might Mother Personal Playing Something Weren While]
Topic:
- Because I was in Atlanta, people didn't realize I'm one of the real forefathers in the game.
[ Atlanta Because Forefathers Game Real Realize]
Topic:
- My father was a promoter of Fresh Fest, and they needed an opening act. He got me a slot as a dancer. We tried it out the first time in Atlanta and the crowd went crazy. I was the opening clown.
[ Act Atlanta Clown Crazy Crowd Dancer Father First Fresh Got Needed Opening Out Promoter Slot Time Tried Went]
Topic:
- My father knew the charming side of my mother, and my mother thought that he was attentive and pleasant and was an architect, which was a respectable profession, but I don't think that they actually got to know one another deeply.
[ Actually Another Architect Attentive Charming Deeply Father Got Knew Know Mother Pleasant Profession Respectable Side Think Thought Which]
Topic:
- My father suffered much and toiled painfully all his life, for he had no resources other than the proceeds of his trade from which to support himself and his wife and family.
[ Family Father Had Himself His Life Much Other Painfully Proceeds Resources Suffered Support Than Trade Which Wife]
Topic:
- A state always calls itself fatherland when it is ready for murder.
[ Always Calls Fatherland Itself Murder Ready State]
Topic:
- Above all, be suspicious of your fatherland. Nobody is more inclined to become a murderer than a fatherland.
[ Above Become Fatherland Inclined More Murderer Nobody Suspicious Than Your]
Topic:
- My father's people... are from Fairfax in northern Virginia, just across the Mason-Dixon line. So it was an honour to play Lee, he was a great general.
[ Across Father General Great Honour Just Lee Line Northern Play Virginia]
Topic:
- I have been surrounded by artists and paintings throughout my life. My father Ted Dyer is an artist, and from a very early age I have spent time painting and drawing.
[ Age Artist Artists Been Drawing Early Father Life Painting Paintings Spent Surrounded Ted Throughout Time Very]
Topic:
- My father is a well known artist, Ted Dyer, who has been painting for many years. Our work is very different, but growing up surrounded by paintings, paints, easels and art books does have an effect.
[ Art Artist Been Books Different Does Effect Father Growing Known Many Our Painting Paintings Paints Surrounded Ted Up Very Well Work Years]
Topic:
- Oh, that all the things my father had told me about how disgusting Washington is are true. And again it's the system - there are lots of nice, well-meaning people there. But it's a sleazy place. And politics is all about doing favors.
[ Again Disgusting Doing Father Favors Had How Lots Nice Oh Place Politics Sleazy System Things Told True Washington Well-Meaning]
Topic:
- Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
[ Enjoyed Father Growing Hunting Up]
Topic: Teen
- At the age of about eight years, if he is a boy, she turns him over to his father for more Spartan training.
[ Age Boy Eight Father Him His More Over She Training Turns Years]
Topic:
- The film is about Joe discovering who his mother and father are and his relationship with them, and the identity crisis he goes through once he finds out who his parents are.
[ Crisis Discovering Father Film Finds Goes His Identity Joe Mother Once Out Parents Relationship Them Through]
Topic:
- Tony knew me both as an athlete and as a person. He cared for me like a father.
[ Athlete Both Cared Father Knew Person Tony]
Topic:
- We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity... But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.
[ Avails Bear Birth Borne Ceases Celebrating Eternal Eternity Everything Father Feast God Lies Never Place Should Take Takes Which]
Topic:
- Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
[ Always America Before Brave Business Courageous Depressions Emerged Faith Fathers Forward Go Many More Prosperous Seen Stronger These Your]
Topic:
- There's really no point in having children if you're not going to be home enough to father them.
[ Children Enough Father Going Having Home Point Really Them]
Topic: Parenting
- The father's greatest folly is that he believes he can be a much more simple person than he is; he is not really able to deal with his own complexity as a human being.
[ Able Being Believes Complexity Deal Father Folly Greatest His Human More Much Own Person Really Simple Than]
Topic:
- All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
[ Alphabet Birch Bit End Father Learnin Other Paid]
Topic: Dad
- Must! Is must a word to be addressed to princes? Little man, little man! Thy father, if he had been alive, durst not have used that word.
[ Addressed Alive Been Father Had Little Man Must Princes Thy Used Word]
Topic:
- And I say the sacred hoop of my people was one of the many hoops that made one circle, wide as daylight and as starlight, and in the center grew one mighty flowering tree to shelter all the children of one mother and one father.
[ Center Children Circle Daylight Father Flowering Grew Hoop Hoops Made Many Mighty Mother Sacred Say Shelter Tree Wide]
Topic:
- Grandfather, Great Spirit, once more behold me on earth and lean to hear my feeble voice.
[ Behold Earth Feeble Grandfather Great Hear Lean More Once Spirit Voice]
Topic:
- When I got back to my father and mother and was sitting up there in our tepee, my face was still all puffed and my legs and arms were badly swollen; but I felt good all over and wanted to get right up and run around.
[ Arms Around Back Badly Face Father Felt Get Good Got Legs Mother Our Over Right Run Sitting Still Swollen Up Wanted Were]
Topic:
- You see, I had been riding with the storm clouds, and had come to earth as rain, and it was drought that I had killed with the power that the Six Grandfathers gave me.
[ Been Clouds Come Drought Earth Gave Grandfathers Had Killed Power Rain Riding See Six Storm]
Topic:
- I got a mother who's very strong after taking the whippings that she took from my father.
[ After Father Got Mother She Strong Taking Took Very]
Topic:
- My Struggles is a record close to me. It's about what I went through at home living with an abusive father.
[ Abusive Close Father Home Living Record Struggles Through Went]
Topic:
- When I was a kid, Eisenhower had been President forever, and all of a sudden, everything in the world was all about Jack Kennedy. I was 12, interested in politics; my father was from Massachusetts, had an accent like Kennedy.
[ Accent Been Eisenhower Everything Father Forever Had Interested Jack Kennedy Kid Massachusetts Politics President Sudden World]
Topic:
- If I did not have for him the warm affection a son feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father, I at least had an immense respect for him, and a great admiration.
[ Admiration Affection Austere Did Father Feels Great Had Him Immense Least Less Preoccupied Respect Son Toward Warm]
Topic:
- One of the things that made me persist in the Antarctic in the face of sickening discouragements was my determination to name a portion of the earth's surface after my father.
[ After Determination Earth Face Father Made Name Persist Portion Sickening Surface Things]
Topic:
- My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him.
[ Even Father Him Knew Never Picture Seen]
Topic: Dad
- I played from the time I was seven years old. My father was my first baseman coach. I had opportunities that I never really pursued - with some Miami teams and a few larger colleges, and then I ended up bailing and began cooking.
[ Baseman Began Coach Colleges Cooking Ended Father Few First Had Larger Miami Never Old Opportunities Played Pursued Really Seven Some Teams Then Time Up Years]
Topic:
- My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect at the technical high school of our city.
[ Architect City Ernst Father High Our Robert School Teaching Technical]
Topic:
- You want a lesson? I'll give you a lesson. How about a geography lesson? My father's from Puerto Rico. My mother's from El Salvador. And neither one of those is Mexico.
[ El Father Geography Give How Lesson Mexico Mother Neither Puerto Rico Salvador Those Want]
Topic:
- My grandfather taught me generosity. He sold snow cones in Harlem. I went with him at 5 and he let me hand out the change and snow cones. I learned a lot in the couple of years that we did that.
[ Change Couple Did Generosity Grandfather Hand Harlem Him Learned Lot Out Snow Sold Taught Went Years]
Topic:
- My father could have been deported because on his immigration application he said that he was a printer, obviously because he didn't want them to be checking his writings.
[ Application Because Been Checking Could Deported Father His Immigration Obviously Printer Said Them Want Writings]
Topic:
- To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
[ Daughter Dearer Father Growing Nothing Old Than]
Topic: Dad
- For 50 years my father worked for the railroad.
[ Father Railroad Worked Years]
Topic:
- My first speaking part was to read for John Forsythe for Bachelor Father. I was the lead, opposite him.
[ Bachelor Father First Him John Lead Opposite Part Read Speaking]
Topic:
- Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
[ Asks Career Combine Ever Father How Manages Marriage Nobody]
Topic: Dad
- My son is 7 years old. I am 54. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is. I don't want to be a pal, I want to be a father.
[ Age Am Better Community Father Great Intelligent Many More Old Pal Reach Respected Son Stronger Taken Than Think Want Years]
Topic:
- See my father knew a lot about music, he played the piano and he would do theory and stuff like that, but I didn't learn anything from him, but I played that for him and he liked it a lot.
[ Anything Father Him Knew Learn Liked Lot Music Piano Played See Stuff Theory Would]
Topic:
- When my father was arrested, we didn't know where they had him. My mother found him at the house of torture. It was called Villa Triste.
[ Arrested Called Father Found Had Him House Know Mother Torture Villa Where]
Topic:
- My father was an agnostic.
[ Agnostic Father]
Topic:
- But I was sure of one thing. If God were a father, with children, that cleanliness I had been feeling wasn't God.
[ Been Children Cleanliness Father Feeling God Had Sure Thing Were]
Topic:
- That satisfied me until I began to figure that if God loved all his children equally, why did he bother about my red hat and let other people lose their fathers and mothers for always?
[ Always Began Bother Children Did Equally Fathers Figure God Hat His Lose Loved Mothers Other Red Satisfied Their Until Why]
Topic:
- Whether the prayer of Seneca was granted we do not know; but, as we do not again hear of Marcus, it is probable that he died before his father, and that the line of Seneca, like that of so many great men, became extinct in the second generation.
[ Again Became Before Died Extinct Father Generation Granted Great Hear His Know Line Many Men Prayer Probable Second Seneca Whether]
Topic:
- I think the last one would have to be The Godfather because it was such a powerful story. There was lots of violence in it but I could take it because I thought there was a reality to it. It wasn't gratuitous, it was just these guys' story.
[ Because Could Godfather Gratuitous Guys Just Last Lots Powerful Reality Story Such Take These Think Thought Violence Would]
Topic:
- Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
[ Business Could Doing Followed Grandfathers Known Merely Our Principles Tenth Us Well Were]
Topic:
- I grew up to have my father's looks, my father's speech patterns, my father's posture, my father's opinions, and my mother's contempt for my father.
[ Contempt Father Grew Looks Mother Opinions Patterns Posture Speech Up]
Topic:
- They were singing, Gillette, the best a man can get, with a lot of guys hugging their fathers and sailing and riding bikes. I suddenly felt a long way from the best a man could get and I thought it would be nice to get from there to the best.
[ Best Bikes Could Fathers Felt Get Guys Hugging Long Lot Man Nice Riding Sailing Singing Suddenly Their Thought Way Were Would]
Topic:
- My father assigned me to keep his scrapbooks. At first I was interested in reading only his rave notices, but I got interested in reading what the critics were saying about whether the play was good or not.
[ Assigned Critics Father First Good Got His Interested Keep Notices Only Play Rave Reading Saying Were Whether]
Topic:
- I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison.
[ Am Applied Chair Electricity Expert Father Occupied Prison State]
Topic:
- You come on as a guest. You don't get the girl anymore. But that is our lives. You start off as the boyfriend, then you are the lover, then you are the husband, then you are the father, and then you are the grandfather.
[ Anymore Boyfriend Come Father Get Girl Grandfather Guest Husband Lives Lover Off Our Start Then]
Topic:
- One of my grandfathers, actually, having gone out there as a minister, decided he would better serve the people as a doctor. So at a very late age - at the age of 38 in fact - he changed course and decided to become a doctor.
[ Actually Age Become Better Changed Course Decided Doctor Fact Gone Grandfathers Having Late Minister Out Serve Very Would]
Topic:
- This is a race in a heavily Democratic state that, for a Republican candidate, will require full-time devotion in order to win... I could not be a senator and a father during this campaign. I could only be a candidate.
[ Campaign Candidate Could Democratic Devotion During Father Full-Time Heavily Only Order Race Republican Require Senator State Will Win]
Topic:
- As the father of six children, I know very well the challenges technology poses to our families.
[ Challenges Children Families Father Know Our Poses Six Technology Very Well]
Topic:
- I want to thank my mother and my father for teaching me to have a dream. You are seeing my dream come true.
[ Come Dream Father Mother Seeing Teaching Thank True Want]
Topic:
- I was encouraged by my mother and, to a lesser extent, by my father.
[ Encouraged Extent Father Lesser Mother]
Topic:
- My father was never anti-anything in our house.
[ Father House Never Our]
Topic: Dad
- My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.
[ Acoustic Dancing First Gave Girls Grandfather Guitar Old Painted Palm Trees]
Topic:
- Brando's a family friend. His mother gave my father a shot to be in a play at the Omaha Community Playhouse. That was the first production he was in.
[ Brando Community Family Father First Friend Gave His Mother Omaha Play Production Shot]
Topic:
- I knew Henry Fonda was my father, but I didn't know who I was. They all thought of me as Henry Fonda's son. Unfortunately for them, they never got to know me.
[ Father Fonda Got Henry Knew Know Never Son Them Thought Unfortunately]
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- I wasn't really aware that my father was working for quite a while. I thought it was my mother who had all the money!
[ Aware Father Had Money Mother Quite Really Thought While Working]
Topic:
- People ask me from time to time what it was like growing up with Henry Fonda as my father. I say, Ever see Fort Apache? He was like Colonel Thursday.
[ Apache Ask Colonel Ever Father Fonda Fort Growing Henry Say See Thursday Time Up]
Topic:
- When Jane and I spoke out, people thought, What ungrateful children those two kids are to be that nasty about their father.
[ Children Father Jane Kids Nasty Out Spoke Their Those Thought Two Ungrateful]
Topic:
- It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
[ Father Impossible Please World]
Topic: Dad
- There are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, can take the place of the family in the scheme of things.
[ Adequate Bound Children Commitment Family Father Government How Loving Matter Mother Nurture Place Protect Scheme Substitutes Take Things Together Well-Intentioned]
Topic:
- My father being an outdoors person, he used to take us on quite a few adventures thorugh the wild areas down there, introducing us to alligators and rattlesnakes and all the trees and plants.
[ Adventures Alligators Areas Being Down Father Few Introducing Outdoors Person Plants Quite Take Trees Us Used Wild]
Topic:
- My father was a soil scientist with the Geological Survey.
[ Father Geological Scientist Soil Survey]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Big Channel Clock Discovery Father-In-Law Gets Know Morning Rush Up Watches Why]
Topic: Dad
- I'm no where as tough as my father. I really think that I am more open to change than he was.
[ Am Change Father More Open Really Than Think Tough Where]
Topic:
- I look at my father, who was in many ways an unhappy person, but who, not long before he got sick, said that the greatest source of satisfaction in his life had been going to work in the company of other workers.
[ Been Before Company Father Going Got Greatest Had His Life Long Look Many Other Person Said Satisfaction Sick Source Unhappy Ways Work Workers]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Beautiful Father His Life Most Myself Precious Taught Thing Told Uncommonly Value]
Topic: Dad
- I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
[ Any Cannot Childhood Father Need Protection Strong Think]
Topic:
- My whole life was service to people and the Fatherland.
[ Fatherland Life Service Whole]
Topic:
- The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.
[ Backward Bill Children Debt Father Forward Goes Gratitude Mother Our Owe Parents Presented Us]
Topic:
- My father had kicked me out of his house at the height of an argument over an opinion difference. He had become so enraged. He told me never to come back, and that was all the severance it took.
[ Argument Back Become Come Difference Enraged Father Had Height His House Kicked Never Opinion Out Over Told Took]
Topic:
- The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
[ Always Democrat Father His Mother Republican Son Toward]
Topic:
- You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.
[ Deserve Father Love Mother Your]
Topic: Dad
- I think the one thing that most stands out is that my father always did what he believed to be the right thing to do and he always told us that we had to go our own way even if he disagreed.
[ Always Believed Did Disagreed Even Father Go Had Most Our Out Own Right Stands Thing Think Told Us Way]
Topic:
- Shortly afterwards my father told me that he might be going into the Eastern Zone of Germany. At that time my own mind was closer to his than it had ever been before, because he also believed that they are at least trying to build a new world.
[ Afterwards Also Because Been Before Believed Build Closer Eastern Ever Father Germany Going Had His Into Least Might Mind New Own Shortly Than Time Told Trying World Zone]
Topic:
- I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
[ Always Disney Father Second Thought Walt]
Topic: Dad
- And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts.
[ Addicts Always Book Both Father Library Took Were]
Topic:
- I see the player piano as the grandfather of the computer, the ancestor of the entire nightmare we live in, the birth of the binary world where there is no option other than yes or no and where there is no refuge.
[ Ancestor Binary Birth Computer Entire Grandfather Live Nightmare Option Other Piano Player Refuge See Than Where World Yes]
Topic:
- I am so excited to extend myself behind the scenes as a designer and to - as my father puts it - finally have a real job.
[ Am Behind Designer Excited Extend Father Finally Job Myself Puts Real Scenes]
Topic:
- The English was really my mother, it was never me. Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French.
[ Always Being Daughter English Father Felt French Mother Never Really Very]
Topic:
- I began to ration my writing, for fear I would dream through life as my father had done. I was afraid I had inherited a poisoned gene from him, a vocation without a gift.
[ Afraid Began Done Dream Father Fear Gene Gift Had Him Inherited Life Poisoned Ration Through Vocation Without Would Writing]
Topic:
- If Romeo and Juliet make a tragedy of it nowadays, they have only to blame their own mismanagement, for the world is with them as it has never been before, and all sensible fathers and mothers know it.
[ Been Before Blame Fathers Juliet Know Make Mismanagement Mothers Never Nowadays Only Own Romeo Sensible Their Them Tragedy World]
Topic:
- My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.
[ Am Father Political Saint Statesman Woman]
Topic:
- My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
[ Competition Credit First Grandfather Group Kinds Less Much Once Take Those Told Try Two Were Work]
Topic:
- Both my mother and father were very supportive of any career move any of us wanted to make.
[ Any Both Career Father Make Mother Move Supportive Us Very Wanted Were]
Topic: Parenting
- My grandfather was a very elegant individual. My father also. He was a lawyer and farmer in Cuba. In Miami, he had to go to work wherever he could. But whenever it was time to go out, you saw how they cared for how they looked.
[ Also Cared Could Cuba Elegant Farmer Father Go Grandfather Had How Individual Lawyer Looked Miami Out Saw Time Very Whenever Wherever Work]
Topic:
- If these hands, used to fighting, would be acceptable to His Holiness, we most thankfully dedicate them to the service of him who deserves so well of the Church and of the fatherland.
[ Acceptable Church Dedicate Deserves Fatherland Fighting Hands Him His Holiness Most Service Thankfully Them These Used Well Would]
Topic:
- Well, my father was in the Army and we traveled quite a bit when I was growing up, and I thought that I would like to have a military career, although I was drawn more towards the Navy.
[ Although Army Bit Career Drawn Father Growing Military More Navy Quite Thought Towards Traveled Up Well Would]
Topic:
- Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold.
[ Dangers Executive Fathers Foretold Loyalty Political Power]
Topic:
- Safe, for a child, is his father's hand, holding him tight.
[ Child Father Hand Him His Holding Safe Tight]
Topic:
- He was not a runner, my father, but he was quick. I always remember it was very difficult to escape from him when he was angry. If he wanted to beat us he would always catch us. Even me, he could always catch me.
[ Always Angry Beat Catch Could Difficult Escape Even Father Him Quick Remember Runner Us Very Wanted Would]
Topic:
- My father thought sport was something fun - he didn't know it was a way to make money. Then I won a Mercedes at the world championships and I gave it to him. From the moment it arrived my father said: 'Good, you can support not just yourself but me too'.
[ Arrived Championships Father Fun Gave Good Him Just Know Make Mercedes Moment Money Said Something Sport Support Then Thought Too Way Won World Yourself]
Topic:
- The North African mule talks always of his mother's brother, the horse, but never of his father, the donkey, in favor of others supposedly more reputable.
[ African Always Brother Donkey Father Favor His Horse More Mother Mule Never North Others Reputable Supposedly Talks]
Topic:
- Just because you donate sperm does not make you a father. I don't have a father. I would never give him the credit or acknowledge him as my father.
[ Acknowledge Because Credit Does Donate Father Give Him Just Make Never Sperm Would]
Topic:
- My mother and father were fantastic, very active. I find it difficult to say this, but I'm quite a loving person and I've always been loving to my friends. In the long run, that pays off. I'm very interested in other people, and if you are, they're interested in you.
[ Active Always Been Difficult Fantastic Father Find Friends Interested Long Loving Mother Off Other Pays Person Quite Run Say Very Were]
Topic:
- My father was frightened of his mother; I was frightened of my father, and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me.
[ Am Children Damned Father Frightened Going His Mother See Well]
Topic:
- Like father, like son, four years and this president is done.
[ Done Father Four President Son Years]
Topic:
- I did the cover of Cigar Aficionado, so I'm supposed to talk about loving cigars. I've smoked them a couple of times. My father used to smoke cigars. I love the idea and the concept, and I love the smell of cigars.
[ Cigar Cigars Concept Couple Cover Did Father Idea Love Loving Smell Smoke Smoked Supposed Talk Them Times Used]
Topic:
- Both parents were very encouraging - especially my father. My father thought the sun rose and set with me. Neither one had a musical background or any musical talent. They liked classical music, but neither could carry a tune.
[ Any Background Both Carry Classical Could Encouraging Especially Father Had Liked Music Musical Neither Parents Rose Set Sun Talent Thought Tune Very Were]
Topic:
- My father was so much more than an accomplished businessman.
[ Accomplished Businessman Father More Much Than]
Topic:
- I was 37 when my father died-and I no longer had any freedom of choice over what I would do with the rest of my life.
[ Any Choice Father Freedom Had Life Longer Over Rest Would]
Topic:
- It was a mistake. I was wrong, but I discovered this many years later. I was acting on the basis of this mandate given me by the most important leaders of the world: President Bush's father, prime minister of France, President Mitterand, the Chinese, everybody.
[ Acting Basis Bush Chinese Discovered Everybody Father France Given Important Later Leaders Mandate Many Minister Mistake Most President Prime World Wrong Years]
Topic:
- Our parents came home one day and heard us, and they thought it was the radio, but our grandfather told them it was us.
[ Came Day Grandfather Heard Home Our Parents Radio Them Thought Told Us]
Topic:
- If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
[ Before Grandfather Had Hidden Him His Humble Jesus Known Soul Stood Within Would]
Topic: Religion
- I had three stages of knowing Wellington Mara. He was my boss for a long time and he was a father figure. And finally, as we got older, he was my friend.
[ Boss Father Figure Finally Friend Got Had Knowing Long Older Stages Three Time Wellington]
Topic:
- We started out as boss and player, and Wellington was almost like my father.
[ Almost Boss Father Out Player Started Wellington]
Topic:
- A lot of people don't know that my father is black.
[ Black Father Know Lot]
Topic:
- And from my place, and from the time that I went through my divorce, I also had my father pass away in the middle of all that. And it kind of made everything else just kind of like the back burner, you know.
[ Also Away Back Burner Divorce Else Everything Father Had Just Kind Know Made Middle Pass Place Through Time Went]
Topic:
- With The Key, it was, I had gone through a divorce and losing my father, and just kinda really reminiscing about how much I loved the traditional side of country music, so I made a record that was really traditional from start to finish.
[ Country Divorce Father Finish Gone Had How Just Key Kinda Losing Loved Made Much Music Really Record Side Start Through Traditional]
Topic:
- There will always be a father.
[ Always Father Will]
Topic:
- My father dealt in stocks and shares and my mother also had a lot of time on her hands.
[ Also Dealt Father Had Hands Her Lot Mother Shares Stocks Time]
Topic:
- Music was around in my family in two ways. My mother would occasionally sing to me, but I was mostly stimulated by the classical music my father had left behind. I had an ear for music, I suppose, so that's what began my interest in music.
[ Around Began Behind Classical Ear Family Father Had Interest Left Mostly Mother Music Occasionally Sing Stimulated Suppose Two Ways Would]
Topic:
- Because my father was a psychiatric nurse, I know my way around the system.
[ Around Because Father Know Nurse Psychiatric System Way]
Topic:
- Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat, mother an American artist. Educated at various schools all over the world. 1958 Settled down to live in London. 1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children. No formal training.
[ American Artist Became Berlin Born British Children Diplomat Down Educated Father Formal Germany Interested Live London Mother Over Photographing Photography Schools Settled Through Training Various World Young]
Topic:
- I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha.
[ Afterward Businessman College Culture Famous Father Geisha Graduate Japanese Language Man Met Mother School Studied Tokyo Went Where Whose Work Young]
Topic:
- Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
[ Been Conformity Creative Despotism Differences Emancipation Equality Fathers First Founding Leads Liberty Our Rightly Then Time Tragically Understood Wrongly]
Topic: Equality
- Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills, everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father.
[ Aside Being Benefits Better Between Brain Distinguish Everyone Father Get Life Manager More Motivation Skills These]
Topic:
- We criticize mothers for closeness. We criticize fathers for distance. How many of us have expected less from our fathers and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of us always let them off the hook?
[ Always Appreciated Closeness Criticize Distance Expected Fathers Gave Hook How Less Many More Mothers Off Our Them Us]
Topic: Parenting
- I will begin first to search out this right by that magna charta, that great and faithful charter which was made to Abraham, the father of the faithful, in the name of all his seed.
[ Abraham Begin Charter Faithful Father First Great His Made Magna Name Out Right Search Seed Which Will]
Topic:
- We were not fathers also to convey the promise, as Abraham was; nor although the promise, as collectively taken, had belonged to us, as to Abraham it did.
[ Abraham Also Although Belonged Collectively Convey Did Fathers Had Nor Promise Taken Us Were]
Topic:
- Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children's lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education.
[ Balance Between Children Conference Culture Delicate Education Family Fathers Impact Included Involvement Lives Media Past Role Strengthening Topics Work]
Topic:
- My Mother is Swedish and my Father is Scottish, he played for Charlton in the 1960's and was in the Army, he captained the British forces team. We then moved to S.A. because a lot of players did that at the time.
[ Army Because British Captained Charlton Did Father Forces Lot Mother Moved Played Players Scottish Swedish Team Then Time]
Topic:
- As I've gotten older, I've gotten more liberal, and my father is increasingly conservative. It's so shocking to me because I always thought we had the same politics. The day I realized we voted for different presidents, I practically fell out of my chair.
[ Always Because Chair Conservative Day Different Father Fell Gotten Had Increasingly Liberal More Older Out Politics Practically Presidents Realized Same Shocking Thought Voted]
Topic:
- Some people think my father was a spy, because of working for that government agency in Vietnam, but he can't find his car keys, much less keep a national secret.
[ Agency Because Car Father Find Government His Keep Keys Less Much National Secret Some Spy Think Vietnam Working]
Topic:
- My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'
[ Father Say Secondary See Should Suit Them Used]
Topic:
- What goes on between a father and a son, which is usually such a private matter, is that they are able to be honest with each other, and be honest with me, as a director. It's just remarkable.
[ Able Between Director Each Father Goes Honest Just Matter Other Private Remarkable Son Such Usually Which]
Topic:
- My father died prematurely at the age of 52 when I was 24, and it is a recurring regret that he never lived to see me succeed beyond university and drama.
[ Age Beyond Died Drama Father Lived Never Prematurely Recurring Regret See Succeed University]
Topic:
- I loved the Godfather. I thought that was the best interpretation of our life that I've ever seen. Godfather I and Godfather II - the other one stunk.
[ Best Ever Godfather Ii Interpretation Life Loved Other Our Seen Stunk Thought]
Topic:
- I don't run democracy. I train troops to defend democracy and I happen to be their surrogate father and mother as well as their commanding general.
[ Commanding Defend Democracy Father General Happen Mother Run Surrogate Their Train Troops Well]
Topic:
- I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
[ Am Father Indebted Living Teacher Well]
Topic:
- Prior to that, I had associated this music with older people, like my father.
[ Associated Father Had Music Older Prior]
Topic:
- The first jazz pianist I heard was Thelonious Monk. My father was listening to an album of his called 'Monk's Dream' almost every day from the time I was born.
[ Album Almost Born Called Day Dream Every Father First Heard His Jazz Listening Monk Pianist Thelonious Time]
Topic:
- My goal was to play drums, but my father made me take piano lessons. He told me I needed to learn to read music first, so I took lessons for six years. I thank God that he made me take those lessons, because it taught me a tremendous amount.
[ Amount Because Drums Father First Goal God Learn Lessons Made Music Needed Piano Play Read Six Take Taught Thank Those Told Took Tremendous Years]
Topic:
- My father is Swedish and my mother is French.
[ Father French Mother Swedish]
Topic:
- I heard Yiddish when my father's family came to the house, which was as seldom as my mother could arrange it.
[ Arrange Came Could Family Father Heard House Mother Seldom Which Yiddish]
Topic:
- My father who in this case was an obsessive life-long storyteller, and by a very peculiar trick of my father's. My father would tell a very, very long story, and the punch line would be in Yiddish.
[ Case Father Life-Long Line Long Obsessive Peculiar Punch Story Storyteller Tell Trick Very Would Yiddish]
Topic:
- When our forefathers put down roots in desolate places, the thing that allowed them to survive was that they had a faith to see them through the tough times.
[ Allowed Desolate Down Faith Forefathers Had Our Places Put Roots See Survive Them Thing Through Times Tough]
Topic:
- Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother.
[ Father Freud Mother Psychoanalysis]
Topic:
- When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps.
[ Enough Father God Good Helps Kind Mother Sits]
Topic: Mom
- I had a mixture, my father was a career army man and my mother was a writer.
[ Army Career Father Had Man Mixture Mother Writer]
Topic:
- She encouraged any artistic impulse I had, and my father discouraged any artistic impulse I had. They took out their problems with each other on me and my sister.
[ Any Artistic Discouraged Each Encouraged Father Had Impulse Other Out Problems She Sister Their Took]
Topic:
- I think the Mother is gradually revealing itself to me and taking over. But it is not the Mother alone. It is the Mother and the Father, the male and the female, sort of gradually having their marriage.
[ Alone Father Female Gradually Having Itself Male Marriage Mother Over Revealing Sort Taking Their Think]
Topic:
- You must be ready to give up everything, not only material attachments but also human attachments - father, mother, wife, children - everything that you have. But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self.
[ Abandon Also Attachments Children Everything Father Give Human Material Mother Must Only Ready Self Thing Unconditionally Up Which Wife Your]
Topic:
- We grew up as kids watching those movies and we were exposed to themes of civil rights, unfairness, bigotry and fathers struggling against the kind of mob of the town, so you remember how you felt as a kid being taken seriously, that you are part of the human drama.
[ Against Being Bigotry Civil Drama Exposed Fathers Felt Grew How Human Kid Kids Kind Mob Movies Part Remember Rights Seriously Struggling Taken Themes Those Town Unfairness Up Watching Were]
Topic:
- My father got me involved in the game when I was four years old.
[ Father Four Game Got Involved Old Years]
Topic:
- My father is a practicing criminal law attorney in the Seattle area.
[ Area Attorney Criminal Father Law Practicing Seattle]
Topic:
- The best thing that I got was rehearsing with my father. It was always about the process of figuring things out, and trying something new, and having another take on something and keeping it alive.
[ Alive Always Another Best Father Figuring Got Having Keeping New Out Process Rehearsing Something Take Thing Things Trying]
Topic:
- I think the obvious answer is I was raised in New York City, so growing up, not only myself but my family, like my father, we would watch a lot of Scorsese films.
[ Answer City Family Father Films Growing Lot Myself New Obvious Only Raised Scorsese Think Up Watch Would York]
Topic:
- I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father and friend.
[ Father Friend Great Legacy Son Want Would]
Topic: Dad
- I discovered the 7th art at home when I was kid, through Charlie Chaplin's movies and those of my father who shot documentaries. He was my biggest influence. So I took his camera and started shooting.
[ Art Biggest Camera Chaplin Charlie Discovered Documentaries Father His Home Influence Kid Movies Shooting Shot Started Those Through Took]
Topic:
- My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries.
[ Amateur Color Documentaries Father Filmmaker Shot]
Topic:
- My father would tell anyone who would listen that this dentist thing he was doing was not his passion; cinematography was.
[ Anyone Cinematography Dentist Doing Father His Listen Passion Tell Thing Would]
Topic:
- The modern minds in each generation are the critics who preserve us from a petrifying world, who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers.
[ Critics Each Fathers Generation Leave Minds Modern Our Preserve Undisturbed Us Walk Ways Will World]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Careful Dazzle Father Forget Husband Much World]
Topic: Dad
- As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I am committed to educating parents and especially young people on ways to live a long, healthy and active life.
[ Active Am Chairman Committed Council Educating Especially Father Fitness Healthy Life Live Long Parents Past Physical Presidents Proud Sports Teens Two Ways Young]
Topic:
- Along the beach I never collected shells from my father's shore.
[ Along Beach Collected Father Never Shells Shore]
Topic:
- It's not any desire on my part to start playing dads, but it's a convention of drama. If you don't get the parts of young people going out to nightclubs, you have to play their fathers.
[ Any Convention Dads Desire Drama Fathers Get Going Nightclubs Out Part Parts Play Playing Start Their Young]
Topic:
- In the summer of 1776 our Founding Fathers sought to secure our independence and the liberties that remain the foundation of our nation today.
[ Fathers Foundation Founding Independence Liberties Nation Our Remain Secure Sought Summer Today]
Topic:
- My father was a writer and an acting teacher.
[ Acting Father Teacher Writer]
Topic:
- I want to be a soldier as my father was.
[ Father Soldier Want]
Topic:
- My father's parents were Irish. Only a year before my father died, he and I went back to Ireland for a week to look at the old homestead.
[ Back Before Died Father Homestead Ireland Irish Look Old Only Parents Week Went Were Year]
Topic:
- I suppose you could say my father's world was Thomas Hardy and my mother's D.H. Lawrence.
[ Could Father Hardy Lawrence Mother Say Suppose Thomas World]
Topic:
- The highest duty of the man is not to his father, but to his wife; and for the sake of that woman he abandons all other earthly ties, should any of these happen to interfere with that relation.
[ Abandons Any Duty Earthly Father Happen Highest His Interfere Man Other Relation Sake Should These Ties Wife Woman]
Topic:
- It's a little bit in the genes because my brother is a journalist and my father was a sports writer.
[ Because Bit Brother Father Genes Journalist Little Sports Writer]
Topic:
- He never admitted anything, even on his deathbed. He was a deluded liar. If it weren't for my father, I don't think I would be so open. So that's a huge blessing.
[ Admitted Anything Blessing Deathbed Deluded Even Father His Huge Liar Never Open Think Weren Would]
Topic:
- I told my mother at about the seventh year of therapy that I had been abused sexually by my father, and she hung up the phone on me.
[ Abused Been Father Had Hung Mother Phone Seventh Sexually She Therapy Told Up Year]
Topic:
- Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.
[ Babies Baby Care Fathers Mothers Need Needs Someone Taken Taking]
Topic: Dad
- No, I never thought about my father's money as my money.
[ Father Money Never Thought]
Topic: Dad
- Some fatherlands are difficult. Germany is one of them. But it is our fatherland. Here is where we live and work.
[ Difficult Fatherland Germany Here Live Our Some Them Where Work]
Topic:
- My father was often angry when I was most like him.
[ Angry Father Him Most Often]
Topic:
- To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years.
[ Absolute Father First Kid Look Rule Successful Two Years]
Topic:
- If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough.
[ Back Been Cave Else Enough Everything Father Had Home Joy Leaving Look Lucky Pleasures Sadness Tomorrow Were Will World Would]
Topic:
- We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.
[ Always Because Blame Brothers Change Father Fault Got Must Never School Sisters Taught Teachers Wanted Your Yourself]
Topic:
- The course that will restore to the workmen a father's duties and responsibilities, between which and themselves the state has now stepped, is for them to reject all forced contributions from others, and to do their own work through their own voluntary combinations.
[ Between Combinations Contributions Course Duties Father Forced Now Others Own Reject Responsibilities Restore State Stepped Their Them Themselves Through Voluntary Which Will Work Workmen]
Topic:
- One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.
[ Enough Father Govern Hundred Sons]
Topic:
- One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
[ Father Hundred More Schoolmasters Than]
Topic: Dad
- The singing was something I got from my father.
[ Father Got Singing Something]
Topic:
- Our father died when we were very young, so our mother raised six kids. We saw the world filtered through her eyes, being a minority woman raising six kids.
[ Being Died Eyes Father Filtered Her Kids Minority Mother Our Raised Raising Saw Six Through Very Were Woman World Young]
Topic:
- In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
[ Bury Fathers Peace Sons Their War]
Topic: War
- My mother's a secretary; my father's an electrician in a mining company.
[ Company Father Mining Mother Secretary]
Topic:
- If anyone thinks that Jews can steal into the land of their fathers, he is deceiving either himself or others. Nowhere is the coming of Jews so promptly noted as in the historic home of the Jews, for the very reason that it is the historic home.
[ Anyone Coming Deceiving Either Fathers Himself Historic Home Into Jews Land Noted Nowhere Others Promptly Reason Steal Their Thinks Very]
Topic:
- It goes without saying that the Jewish people can have no other goal than Palestine and that, whatever the fate of the proposition may be, our attitude toward the land of our fathers is and shall remain unchangeable.
[ Attitude Fate Fathers Goal Goes Jewish Land May Other Our Palestine Proposition Remain Saying Shall Than Toward Unchangeable Whatever Without]
Topic:
- The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
[ Children Father His Important Love Most Mother Their Thing]
Topic: Parenting
- Just as a son, to be a son of man, must be of the same nature and spirit of his father; so with the sons of God, and so it will be with all who are born of the spirit of God.
[ Born Father God His Just Man Must Nature Same Son Sons Spirit Will]
Topic:
- O that our hearts were enlarged in love to God, that we might turn inward, to the blessed comforter, that the blessed Jesus said the Father would send.
[ Blessed Comforter Enlarged Father God Hearts Inward Jesus Love Might Our Said Send Turn Were Would]
Topic:
- I see happiness as a by-product. I don't think you can pursue happiness. I think that phrase is one of the very few mistakes the Founding Fathers made.
[ By-Product Fathers Few Founding Happiness Made Mistakes Phrase Pursue See Think Very]
Topic:
- He is still my father. He is still a person I know I could trust and he would never do anything against me. Once you're at the top, there are not many people like that. People always want something from you.
[ Against Always Anything Could Father Know Many Never Once Person Something Still Top Trust Want Would]
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- What does God the Father look like? Although I've never seen Him, I believe - as with the Holy Spirit - He looks like Jesus looked on earth.
[ Although Believe Does Earth Father God Him Holy Jesus Look Looked Looks Never Seen Spirit]
Topic: Faith
- What was the appearance of God the Father? Like that of a man... God has the likeness of fingers and hands and a face.
[ Appearance Face Father Fingers God Hands Likeness Man]
Topic:
- Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.
[ Breeds Father Ignorance Knowledge Opinion Science]
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- Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle.
[ Able Above Animal Brutal Father Himself Humanity Lives Man Means Most Preserve Principles Solely Struggle Things World]
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- If the past cannot teach the present and the father cannot teach the son, then history need not have bothered to go on, and the world has wasted a great deal of time.
[ Bothered Cannot Deal Father Go Great History Need Past Present Son Teach Then Time Wasted World]
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- Yes, Jean Monnet was the father of the concept of a United States of Europe and his efforts more than those of any other single man helped change the thinking of European leaders.
[ Any Change Concept Efforts Europe European Father Helped His Jean Leaders Man More Other Single States Than Thinking Those United Yes]
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- When my first child was born in 1962, I wrote a letter to my grandfather telling him how happy I was but how concerned; concerned because there were so many visions which were not very good.
[ Because Born Child Concerned First Good Grandfather Happy Him How Letter Many Telling Very Visions Were Which Wrote]
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- Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our fathers have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a larger part than what we suspect of what we think.
[ Better Done Fathers Larger Most Neighbors Our Part Reason Same Suspect Than Them Things Think True]
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- For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
[ Better Fathers Few Most Rarely Similar Sons Than Their Worse]
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- I am a great admirer of Sen. Frist, who is a nationally known heart surgeon and well known in Nashville as a great family man who has dedicated his life to helping others and, in that regard, he has followed in his father's footsteps.
[ Admirer Am Dedicated Family Father Followed Footsteps Great Heart Helping His Known Life Man Nashville Nationally Others Regard Sen Surgeon Well]
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- I have known Harold Ford Jr. since before he was born, in that his father was my driver in the 1966 governor's race, and has remained a friend of mine all these years.
[ Before Born Driver Father Ford Friend Governor Harold His Jr Known Mine Race Remained Since These Years]
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- Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
[ Fine Fish Fishing Forefathers Great May More Much Occasion Our Return Simplicity Than]
Topic: Sports
- I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have.
[ Ago Always Before Camping Could Father Fishing Girls Had Here Hunting Learned More Movement Other Scout Sorry Started Then Thought Took Wanted Years]
Topic:
- My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.
[ Baker Father Grounded Man Very]
Topic: Dad
- Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
[ Atone Fathers Sins Undeservedly Will Your]
Topic: Dad
- Two more years were to go by before I knew anything about William Blake. Many years later, when his wife died, my godfather gave me the two books as a remembrance.
[ Anything Before Blake Books Died Gave Go Godfather His Knew Later Many More Remembrance Two Were Wife William Years]
Topic:
- I would not be gotten into a schoolhouse until I was eight years old. Nor did I accomplish much after I started. I doubt if I had gone to school six months in all when my father died. I was fourteen at the time.
[ Accomplish After Did Died Doubt Eight Father Fourteen Gone Gotten Had Into Months Much Nor Old School Six Started Time Until Would Years]
Topic:
- This is not to say that the Scots are not fine people, but they were all sort of... well, my grandfather was a minister and sort of Protestant, and this was rather depressing to me.
[ Depressing Fine Grandfather Minister Protestant Rather Say Scots Sort Well Were]
Topic:
- But whatever my failure, I have this thing to remember - that I was a pioneer in my profession, just as my grandfathers were in theirs, in that I was the first man in this section to earn his living as a writer.
[ Earn Failure First Grandfathers His Just Living Man Pioneer Profession Remember Section Theirs Thing Were Whatever Writer]
Topic:
- The purpose of my life is being a father to my kids and being a husband to my wife.
[ Being Father Husband Kids Life Purpose Wife]
Topic:
- We call the Creator father, because we rely upon Him to protect us, guide us, feed us, keep us warm, to discipline us and all those things. I try to take my cue from the Creator, with regard to my children.
[ Because Call Children Creator Cue Discipline Father Feed Guide Him Keep Protect Regard Rely Take Things Those Try Upon Us Warm]
Topic:
- Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty, brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain, to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?
[ Altars Britain Brought Fathers Fire Liberty Out Permit Quenched Raised Sacred Simple Temples Trodden Venerable Will Your]
Topic:
- The Lion King always makes me cry, especially when Simba's father gets trampled.
[ Always Cry Especially Father Gets King Lion Makes Trampled]
Topic:
- It's a hard call, but I've no desire to live my children's lives. I think my job as a father is to protect them, to allow them a safe place to grow up and to teach them what I've learned.
[ Allow Call Children Desire Father Grow Hard Job Learned Live Lives Place Protect Safe Teach Them Think Up]
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- Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me. They don't mean anything.
[ Anything Father Just Mean Stepfather Those Titles]
Topic: Dad
- Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
[ Families Fathers Many Modern Things Today]
Topic: Dad
- You can love someone like your son, even if he's not your biological son, and you can love someone like your father, even if he's not your biological father.
[ Biological Even Father Love Someone Son Your]
Topic:
- Today, Arizona's sons and daughters, mothers and fathers are proudly serving their country.
[ Arizona Country Daughters Fathers Mothers Proudly Serving Sons Their Today]
Topic:
- Wherever the citizen becomes indifferent to his fellows, so will the husband be to his wife, and the father of a family toward the members of his household.
[ Becomes Citizen Family Father Fellows His Household Husband Indifferent Members Toward Wherever Wife Will]
Topic:
- Every child growing up will look to their parents, my mother and my father. My grandmother lived with us. I picked up quite a bit of family lore and history from her, which was interesting.
[ Bit Child Every Family Father Grandmother Growing Her History Interesting Lived Look Lore Mother Parents Picked Quite Their Up Us Which Will]
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- My father was a civil servant, fairly sort of middle ranking, low to middle ranking. He worked almost entirely in what was then called Administrative Labour, dealing with employment and unemployment issues.
[ Administrative Almost Called Civil Dealing Employment Entirely Fairly Father Issues Labour Low Middle Ranking Servant Sort Then Unemployment Worked]
Topic:
- My father was unemployed and I was the eldest of seven children. We were very poor. And when you ask how did we support ourselves, the only funding that we had was unemployment payments.
[ Ask Children Did Eldest Father Funding Had How Only Ourselves Payments Poor Seven Support Unemployed Unemployment Very Were]
Topic:
- If I'd seen a grown man beating a crippled boy, of course I'd intervene. If my father died and left my mother destitute, it's your instinct to take care of her. So when I started to think about it in those terms, it started to make sense to me.
[ Beating Boy Care Course Crippled Destitute Died Father Grown Her Instinct Intervene Left Make Man Mother Seen Sense Started Take Terms Think Those Your]
Topic:
- My father, one of the great entrepreneurs and philanthropists of this state, taught me that capital - monetary or political - is to be used to benefit others. I intend to continue that tradition.
[ Benefit Capital Continue Entrepreneurs Father Great Intend Monetary Others Philanthropists Political State Taught Tradition Used]
Topic:
- I had the luck that my parents educated me in three languages. With my mother I spoke Dutch, with my father Italian, and in the school I learned German. But my host language is Italian.
[ Dutch Educated Father German Had Host Italian Language Languages Learned Luck Mother Parents School Spoke Three]
Topic:
- My mother's father drank and her mother was an unhappy, neurotic woman, and I think she has lived all her life afraid of anyone who drinks for fear something like that might happen to her.
[ Afraid Anyone Drank Drinks Father Fear Happen Her Life Lived Might Mother Neurotic She Something Think Unhappy Woman]
Topic:
- Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful.
[ Being Father Feel Friend Make Successful Things Those]
Topic: Dad
- O God and Lord, now the council condemns even Your own act and Your own law as heresy, since You Yourself did lay Your cause before Your Father as the just judge, as an example for us, whenever we are sorely oppressed.
[ Act Before Cause Condemns Council Did Even Example Father God Heresy Judge Just Law Lay Lord Now Oppressed Own Since Sorely Us Whenever Your Yourself]
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- I am ever mindful of the legacy of my grandfather, the founder of this Kingdom, who had said to me that he perceived his life as a link in a continuous chain of those who served our nation and that he expected me to be a new and strong link in the same chain.
[ Am Chain Continuous Ever Expected Founder Grandfather Had His Kingdom Legacy Life Link Mindful Nation New Our Perceived Said Same Served Strong Those]
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- I am a person whose father had no religion but who went to the nuns for a couple of years. And I think I'm the same: On one hand, I pray; on the other hand, I don't believe. I am constantly between the two.
[ Am Believe Between Constantly Couple Father Had Hand Nuns Other Person Pray Religion Same Think Two Went Whose Years]
Topic:
- Some people had fathers who were bankers or farmers, my father made films, that's how I saw it. As for the movie stars, they were just around, some of them were friends, others weren't, it was all just a part of my everyday life.
[ Around Bankers Everyday Farmers Father Fathers Films Friends Had How Just Life Made Movie Others Part Saw Some Stars Them Were Weren]
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- My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
[ Among Considered Equivalent Father Mountains Walk]
Topic:
- Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
[ Always Charmed Disillusioned Fathers Rebellious Sons Their Which Wish]
Topic: Dad
- God wants to father all of us until we're dead sure of his approval, his guiding power and his promise of heaven.
[ Approval Dead Father God Guiding Heaven His Power Promise Sure Until Us Wants]
Topic:
- My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
[ Always Die Father Five Friends Got Great Had Life Real Say Then Used]
Topic:
- My father was a motorsports journalist and a motorbike fan. He gave me my motocross bike.
[ Bike Fan Father Gave Journalist Motorbike]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Always Bad Calm Farmer Father Good Harvest Inherited Need Something Sow Wait Weather Working]
Topic: Dad
- My mother had been educated at a convent, and she had been converted to communism by my father during Stalin's most rampant period, at the beginning of the 1930s. So she had two gods, God in heaven and god on earth.
[ Been Beginning Communism Convent Converted During Earth Educated Father God Gods Had Heaven Most Mother Period Rampant She Stalin Two]
Topic:
- So I do not consider myself a chronicler of my fatherland or even a chronicler of Havana.
[ Consider Even Fatherland Havana Myself]
Topic:
- My father was a CPA. He worked hard in the aircraft industry, and would come home more and more infrequently. He was about to leave my mother, which he did when I was 15.
[ Aircraft Come Did Father Hard Home Industry Infrequently Leave More Mother Which Worked Would]
Topic:
- No adult in my family would ever tell me anything about who my father was. I knew from an older cousin - only four years older than I am - everything, or what little I could discover about him.
[ Adult Am Anything Could Cousin Discover Ever Everything Family Father Four Him Knew Little Older Only Tell Than Would Years]
Topic:
- A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.
[ Back Become Brothers Child Desert Endures Enemies Father His Husbands Inveterate Love May Mother Sisters Their Through Turn Wives]
Topic:
- My father was the son of immigrants, and he grew up bilingual, but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me. America's strength is not our diversity; it is our ability to unite around common principles even when we come from different backgrounds.
[ Ability America Around Backgrounds Bilingual Come Common Different Diversity English Even Father Grew Immigrants Our Principles Son Spoke Strength Taught Unite Up]
Topic:
- Thousands of present day students, like many of our Founding Fathers, are being taught at home.
[ Being Day Fathers Founding Home Many Our Present Students Taught Thousands]
Topic:
- One thing I am certain of is that, if I have done anything good in music, it was, first, because of my father, and second, because of my wife.
[ Am Anything Because Certain Done Father First Good Music Second Thing Wife]
Topic:
- Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life. I don't get nearly enough sleep. And the simplest things in life are completely satisfying. I find you don't have to do as much, like you don't go on as many outings.
[ Becoming Changes Completely Enough Father Find Get Go Inevitably Life Many Much Nearly Perspective Satisfying Simplest Sleep Things Think Your]
Topic:
- My father is a real idealist, and he's all about learning. If I asked for a pair of Nikes growing up, it was just a resounding 'No.' But if I asked for a saxophone, one would appear and next day and I'd be signed up for lessons. So anything to do with education or learning, my father would spare no expense.
[ Anything Appear Asked Day Education Expense Father Growing Idealist Just Learning Lessons Next Pair Real Saxophone Signed Spare Up Would]
Topic:
- I would say my greatest achievement in life right now - my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it - is to be a wonderful father to my kids.
[ Achieve Achievement Father Greatest Kids Life Now Period Right Say Still Trying Wonderful Would]
Topic:
- On the king's gate the moss grew gray; The king came not. They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son, one day, Slave in his father's stead.
[ Call Came Day Dead Eldest Father Gate Gray Grew Him His King Made Moss Slave Son Stead]
Topic:
- I just wish I could understand my father.
[ Could Father Just Understand Wish]
Topic: Dad
- Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I'd hide my face in the dark, I wouldn't want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried everyday.
[ Badly Cried Dark Everyday Face Father Had Hated Hide Just Look Make Mirror Myself Pimples Shy Teased Used Want Yes]
Topic:
- Southern women often marry a man knowing that he is the father of many little slaves. They do not trouble themselves about it.
[ Father Knowing Little Man Many Marry Often Slaves Southern Themselves Trouble Women]
Topic:
- My father was a teacher, and there were teachers all around, his friends, they were working for the Government and their behaviour was within strictly limited areas.
[ Areas Around Behaviour Father Friends Government His Limited Strictly Teacher Teachers Their Were Within Working]
Topic:
- I was angry about the fact that my father would beat my mother on a daily basis, that my mother would take it in turn and beat on me. I was an abused child. I was mad about all those things, very bitter and very angry.
[ Abused Angry Basis Beat Bitter Child Daily Fact Father Mad Mother Take Things Those Turn Very Would]
Topic:
- On October 28th, 1887, I became the mother of a girl baby, the very image of its father, at least that is what he said, but who has the temper of its mother.
[ Baby Became Father Girl Image Least Mother October Said Temper Very]
Topic:
- Before she married my father, my mother was a film reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal - a small newspaper.
[ Beacon Before Father Film Journal Married Mother Newspaper Reviewer She Small]
Topic:
- Me and my father went through a war period where we wasn't talking. He wanted me to go to theology school - I didn't want to go. I wanted to do music. I told him I was a minister through music.
[ Father Go Him Minister Music Period School Talking Theology Through Told Want Wanted War Went Where]
Topic:
- My grandfather was a voodoo priest. A lot of my life dealt with spirituality. I can close my eyes and remember where I come from.
[ Close Come Dealt Eyes Grandfather Life Lot Priest Remember Spirituality Voodoo Where]
Topic:
- Since the day he came into office, President Bush has worked to gut more than 34 years of hard work by weakening many of our Nation's standing environmental laws, some of which were signed into law by his father.
[ Bush Came Day Environmental Father Gut Hard His Into Law Laws Many More Nation Office Our President Signed Since Some Standing Than Weakening Were Which Work Worked Years]
Topic:
- You women will live as if father is still alive and in the next room.
[ Alive Father Live Next Room Still Will Women]
Topic:
- The one thing that I have done really well in my life is be a father.
[ Done Father Life Really Thing Well]
Topic:
- My real father died when I was two years old, so I never knew him. He was a barber in Chicago.
[ Barber Chicago Died Father Him Knew Never Old Real Two Years]
Topic:
- It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.
[ Children Easier Father Real Than]
Topic: Dad
- My role model was my grandfather. He instilled in me the feeling that no matter how successful you are you have a responsibility to help others.
[ Feeling Grandfather Help How Instilled Matter Model Others Responsibility Role Successful]
Topic:
- This is a moment that I deeply wish my parents could have lived to share. My father would have enjoyed what you have so generously said of me-and my mother would have believed it.
[ Believed Could Deeply Enjoyed Father Generously Lived Moment Mother Parents Said Share Wish Would]
Topic:
- If she has a good, strong, reliable father image, which is hard to find these days, that will be her image of men, probably for the rest of her life. She'll look for a husband who embodies those qualities.
[ Days Embodies Father Find Good Hard Her Husband Image Life Look Men Probably Qualities Reliable Rest She Strong These Those Which Will]
Topic:
- And my father was a comic. He could play any musical instrument. He loved to perform. He was a wonderfully comedic character. He had the ability to dance and sing and charm and analyze poetry.
[ Ability Analyze Any Character Charm Comedic Comic Could Dance Father Had Instrument Loved Musical Perform Play Poetry Sing Wonderfully]
Topic:
- If I was in love with someone, I would get their picture out of the school yearbook and do portraits. If I was curious about sex, I would draw pictures of it. There were no books for me to look at. Then I would go find my father's matches to burn the paper.
[ Books Burn Curious Draw Father Find Get Go Look Love Matches Out Paper Picture Pictures Portraits School Sex Someone Their Then Were Would]
Topic:
- That's what my mother did. And my father was the first person she'd met who treated her kindly. She was terrified of men, and she married a very meek, kind, dear man. And she had the upper hand. She ruled the roost.
[ Dear Did Father First Had Hand Her Kind Kindly Man Married Meek Men Met Mother Person Roost Ruled She Terrified Treated Upper Very]
Topic:
- You think about child abuse and you think of a father viciously attacking a daughter or a son, but in my family it was my mother. My mother, I would say, was a... very brutal disciplinarian.
[ Abuse Attacking Brutal Child Daughter Disciplinarian Family Father Mother Say Son Think Very Would]
Topic:
- And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father.
[ Actor Better Dad Father Great]
Topic:
- I knew real show business from my father, who had been an actor since he left the world of boxing.
[ Actor Been Boxing Business Father Had Knew Left Real Show Since World]
Topic:
- It has to be real, and I think a lot of the problems we have as a society is because we don't acknowledge that family is important, and it has to be people who are present, you know, and mothers and fathers, both are not present enough with children.
[ Acknowledge Because Both Children Enough Family Fathers Important Know Lot Mothers Present Problems Real Society Think]
Topic:
- More and more, when I single out the person out who inspired me most, I go back to my grandfather.
[ Back Go Grandfather Inspired More Most Out Person Single]
Topic:
- My father wasn't really involved and my mom is the light in my life.
[ Father Involved Life Light Mom Really]
Topic: Parenting
- My father was a carpenter, a very good carpenter. He also worked for the Jones boys. They were not family members, we weren't related at all. They started the policy racket in Chicago, and they had the five and dime store.
[ Also Boys Carpenter Chicago Dime Family Father Five Good Had Jones Members Policy Racket Related Started Store Very Were Weren Worked]
Topic:
- When I was about five or seven years old my mother was placed in a mental institution and so we were with our father who worked very hard, and we had to figure a lot of things out.
[ Father Figure Five Had Hard Institution Lot Mental Mother Old Our Out Placed Seven Things Very Were Worked Years]
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- My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house.
[ Allow Father Get House Tv Us]
Topic: Dad
- My father was both the person who gave me reason to learn how to fight and the one who taught me the basics of fighting. He would tell me that if it was a big fight, it would probably be uneven, it wouldn't be fair.
[ Basics Big Both Fair Father Fight Fighting Gave How Learn Person Probably Reason Taught Tell Uneven Would]
Topic:
- My father was very intense, passionate and over-the-top. He was my hero and my tyrant.
[ Father Hero Intense Over-The-Top Passionate Tyrant Very]
Topic:
- The courts cannot garnish a father's salary, nor freeze his account, nor seize his property on behalf of his children, in our society. Apparently this is because a kid is not a car or a couch or a boat.
[ Account Apparently Because Behalf Boat Cannot Car Children Couch Courts Father Freeze His Kid Nor Our Property Salary Seize Society]
Topic:
- A man who would not love his father's grave is worse than a wild animal.
[ Animal Father Grave His Love Man Than Wild Worse Would]
Topic:
- I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life. My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
[ Away Father Grave Hand Him His Land Life Passed Pressed Protect Smiled Spirit Told Would]
Topic: Dad
- My father was the first to see through the schemes of the white man.
[ Father First Man Schemes See Through White]
Topic:
- My father... had sharper eyes than the rest of our people.
[ Eyes Father Had Our Rest Sharper Than]
Topic: Dad
- I was myself brought up with my brother, whose name was Matthias, for he was my own brother, by both father and mother; and I made mighty proficiency in the improvements of my learning, and appeared to have both a great memory and understanding.
[ Appeared Both Brother Brought Father Great Improvements Learning Made Memory Mighty Mother Myself Name Own Proficiency Understanding Up Whose]
Topic:
- Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility, but had a higher commendation on account of his righteousness, and was in great reputation in Jerusalem, the greatest city we have.
[ Account City Commendation Eminent Father Great Greatest Had Higher His Jerusalem Nobility Now Only Reputation Righteousness]
Topic:
- Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.
[ Everything Family Father Fear Inspire Love Must Other Says]
Topic:
- I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.
[ Age Allowed Child Coming Father Fiction His Legal Mother Name Should Take Think Will]
Topic:
- If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
[ Beautiful Become Corruption Country Difference Father Feel Free Key Make Members Minds Mother Nation Societal Strongly Teacher Three]
Topic: Family
- I have loved my German people and my fatherland with a warm heart.
[ Fatherland German Heart Loved Warm]
Topic:
- Well, I had a lot of help from my father with the soldering and so on, and he was very good at math and was fascinated with computers, and so I was fortunate enough to have a bunch of exposure going all the way back to high school - this was in the 1960s.
[ Back Bunch Computers Enough Exposure Fascinated Father Fortunate Going Good Had Help High Lot Math School Very Way Well]
Topic:
- Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.
[ Fathers Men Rich Seldom Sons]
Topic: Dad
- As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father coming on a white horse to rescue me.
[ Coming Daydream Father Girl Horse Little Real Rescue Used White]
Topic: Dad
- I went out every single night so I was never alone with my stepfather. At 12, I stopped going on holiday with them. The times I was alone with him I always made sure I was all covered up.
[ Alone Always Covered Every Going Him Holiday Made Never Night Out Single Stepfather Stopped Sure Them Times Up Went]
Topic:
- My mother used to go out on her own, and I used to have to keep a look out for my stepfather coming home.
[ Coming Go Her Home Keep Look Mother Out Own Stepfather Used]
Topic:
- One way of reading my life is that I have been in constant search for a father.
[ Been Constant Father Life Reading Search Way]
Topic:
- The fathers, if they got me alone, would try to kiss and fondle me. I hated it.
[ Alone Fathers Fondle Got Hated Kiss Try Would]
Topic:
- It's a very, very fascinating story for me, cause it's about a man who's been doing bad; bad things. And he's a father of four children in parochial school, he's a lieutenant of detectives, but he's in conflict with himself and with trying to do what's right.
[ Bad Been Cause Children Conflict Detectives Doing Fascinating Father Four Himself Lieutenant Man Parochial Right School Story Things Trying Very]
Topic:
- You're working on being a father, so that is something that when you experience it you'll understand the profundity of wanting to protect something dear to you.
[ Being Dear Experience Father Profundity Protect Something Understand Wanting Working]
Topic:
- I'm a father myself for the first time in my life, and I had very very loving parents.
[ Father First Had Life Loving Myself Parents Time Very]
Topic:
- My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
[ Father Him How Live Lived Tell Watch]
Topic:
- My father started me singing in church.
[ Church Father Singing Started]
Topic:
- The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
[ Childhood Father Important Influence Most]
Topic: Dad
- Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!
[ Above Below Blessings Creatures Father Flow Ghost God Heavenly Here Him Holy Host Praise Son Whom Ye]
Topic:
- My brother arrived some months after my father left. Um, and he ah, was thus eight years younger than me and it was um, you know, it was such a time that my mother probably had people wondering was it his.
[ After Ah Arrived Brother Eight Father Had His Know Left Months Mother Probably Some Such Than Thus Time Um Wondering Years Younger]
Topic:
- My father died when I was 4 years old, so I can't really say anything about his hearing.
[ Anything Died Father Hearing His Old Really Say Years]
Topic:
- My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now.
[ Always Believed Businessmen Father Never Now Sons Till Told Were]
Topic:
- Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
[ Defeat Fathers Orphan Thousand Victory]
Topic:
- To every little girl, her father is a hero. My father actually is one.
[ Actually Every Father Girl Her Hero Little]
Topic:
- All we ask is that we have peace with the whites. We want to hold you by the hand. You are our father.
[ Ask Father Hand Hold Our Peace Want Whites]
Topic:
- I was just studying with my father, a very difficult task for me since he was a great, great Qawwali singer.
[ Difficult Father Great Just Since Singer Studying Task Very]
Topic:
- Whenever I fail as a father or husband... a toy and a diamond always works.
[ Always Diamond Fail Father Husband Toy Whenever Works]
Topic: Dad
- My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass"; "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys".
[ Boys Brother Come Dad Father Grass Mother Out Play Raising Reply Say Tearing Up Used Would Yard]
Topic: Family
- In 1973, a woman could not get a credit card without her husband or father or a male signing off on it.
[ Card Could Credit Father Get Her Husband Male Off Signing Without Woman]
Topic:
- What everybody misses here is that we are doing the same thing my father did. He licensed and litigated and protected his property, and we have to follow the same tradition, because the way the law reads, if you don't protect it, you lose it.
[ Because Did Doing Everybody Father Follow Here His Law Licensed Lose Misses Property Protect Protected Reads Same Thing Tradition Way]
Topic:
- Our Founding Fathers crafted a constitutional Republic for the first time in the history of the world because they were shaping a form of government that would not have the failures of a democracy in it, but had the representation of democracy in it.
[ Because Constitutional Crafted Democracy Failures Fathers First Form Founding Government Had History Our Representation Republic Shaping Time Were World Would]
Topic:
- I think Romeo and Juliet is uplifting. That's how much a son wishes to avenge his father. That is how much two young people can love each other.
[ Avenge Each Father His How Juliet Love Much Other Romeo Son Think Two Uplifting Wishes Young]
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- But to do it professionally is a quantum leap difference and my father had to be persuaded by these kind of Ivy League professors that I should go to the Yale Drama School, another one of the stories in there.
[ Another Difference Drama Father Go Had Ivy Kind League Leap Persuaded Professionally Professors Quantum School Should Stories These Yale]
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- My father was trained as a saddler, but in fact as a young man worked in his father's business of rearing and selling cattle, so he grew up in the countryside.
[ Business Cattle Countryside Fact Father Grew His Man Rearing Selling Trained Up Worked Young]
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- Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation.
[ Forefathers Fought Made Mistake Our Representation Should Taxation Without]
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- There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
[ Cannot Children Father Mother Talk Things Your]
Topic: Family
- My father was in the coal business in West Virginia. Both dad and mother were, however, originally from Massachusetts; New England, to them, meant the place to go if you really wanted an education.
[ Both Business Coal Dad Education England Father Go However Massachusetts Meant Mother New Originally Place Really Them Virginia Wanted Were West]
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- To my father, business was the highest calling, but to my mother, medicine was the top profession.
[ Business Calling Father Highest Medicine Mother Profession Top]
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- My father, who had lost a brother, fighting on the Austrian side in World War I, was a committed pacifist.
[ Austrian Brother Committed Father Fighting Had Lost Pacifist Side War World]
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- There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
[ Alcoholic Anything Benefit Father Having Him Motivated Never Really Sometimes Violent Wanted Weird]
Topic: Dad
- As I go to sleep I remember what my father said-that one can never be sure if one will awake. The way my health is now, this is becoming more and more real.
[ Awake Becoming Father Go Health More Never Now Real Remember Sleep Sure Way Will]
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- My father's coaching Misha and I just might help from time to time.
[ Coaching Father Help Just Might Time]
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- I was taught by my grandfather that anything that your mind can conceive, you can have. It's a reality.
[ Anything Conceive Grandfather Mind Reality Taught Your]
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- I was born in Norway, and when I was little I went to live in Detroit, Michigan. My father was a professor of philosophy at Wayne University, and my mother was also a teacher.
[ Also Born Detroit Father Little Live Michigan Mother Norway Philosophy Professor Teacher University Wayne Went]
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- My parents went crazy when they found out that I had gotten the part in Conversations With My Father! I'd never given acting a thought. They were proud of me and very encouraging.
[ Acting Conversations Crazy Encouraging Father Found Given Gotten Had Never Out Parents Part Proud Thought Very Went Were]
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- I had a little insight into life that most kids probably didn't have. My mother was a schoolteacher, and my father was a social worker. Through his eyes I saw the underside of society.
[ Eyes Father Had His Insight Into Kids Life Little Most Mother Probably Saw Schoolteacher Social Society Through Worker]
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- My mother, at least twice, cancelled our family's subscription to the newspaper I was working on, because she was so mad about its treatment of my father.
[ Because Cancelled Family Father Least Mad Mother Newspaper Our She Subscription Treatment Twice Working]
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- When I was a little boy I used to borrow my father's hat, and make a press card to stick in the hat band. That was the way reporters were always portrayed in the movies.
[ Always Band Borrow Boy Card Father Hat Little Make Movies Portrayed Press Reporters Stick Used Way Were]
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- Every man is responsible only for his own acts. The sons do not inherit the sins of the fathers. But can we say: that was long ago, they were different?
[ Acts Ago Different Every Fathers His Inherit Long Man Only Own Responsible Say Sins Sons Were]
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- Now my dad is with me, traveling with me and a big part of this whole thing is I like to mix it up a little bit, you know. Who gets to take their father on a private jet across the country and stay in first class hotels? So we're enjoying it, but I'd stop if it's not possible.
[ Across Big Bit Class Country Dad Enjoying Father First Gets Hotels Jet Know Little Mix Now Part Possible Private Stay Stop Take Their Thing Traveling Up Whole]
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- To me, having kids is the ultimate job in life. I want to be most successful at being a good father.
[ Being Father Good Having Job Kids Life Most Successful Ultimate Want]
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- Therefore let men withdraw themselves from errors; and laying aside corrupt superstitions, let them acknowledge their Father and Lord, whose excellence cannot be estimated, nor His greatness perceived, nor His beginning comprehended.
[ Acknowledge Aside Beginning Cannot Comprehended Corrupt Errors Estimated Excellence Father Greatness His Laying Lord Men Nor Perceived Superstitions Their Them Themselves Therefore Whose Withdraw]
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- I'd rather be David Ladd's father than Alan Ladd any day.
[ Alan Any David Day Father Rather Than]
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- Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps.
[ Chance Every Father Footsteps Gets His Off Own Son Start]
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- Bush the father did well in placing his sons as governors and did not forget to pass on the expertise in fraud from the leaders of the region to Florida to use it in critical moments.
[ Bush Critical Did Expertise Father Florida Forget Fraud Governors His Leaders Moments Pass Placing Region Sons Use Well]
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- This resemblance became clear in the Bush the father's visits to the region. He wound up being impressed by the royal and military regimes and envied them for staying decades in their positions and embezzling the nation's money with no supervision.
[ Became Being Bush Clear Decades Envied Father Impressed Military Money Nation Positions Regimes Region Resemblance Royal Staying Supervision Their Them Up Visits Wound]
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- At 6:30, which was when the national news began, my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas. Usually I occupied myself with a book, but that night my father insisted that I pay attention.
[ Adjusted Attention Began Book Father Insisted Myself National News Night Occupied Pay Raised Usually Volume Which]
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- People voted with their hearts as they were remembering the father.
[ Father Hearts Remembering Their Voted Were]
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- 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.
[ Am Any Ashamed Equal Ever Father Loved Man Met Much Never Other Say]
Topic: Dad
- I remember all too well the premiere of Ecstasy when I watched my bare bottom bounce across the screen and my mother and father sat there in shock.
[ Across Bare Bottom Bounce Ecstasy Father Mother Premiere Remember Sat Screen Shock Too Watched Well]
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- I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria. My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.
[ Austria Born Child Fairy Father Fire Found Hours Library Only Sit Stories Tell Vienna]
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- I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is.
[ Am Brought Children Determined Father Find Out Religion Shall Their Up]
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- My mother, whose family was heavily rabbinic, said she wanted me to continue the family tradition in the rabbinate. My father said he wanted me to be a scholar of the Talmud, but he wanted me to make my living in science.
[ Continue Family Father Heavily Living Make Mother Said Scholar Science She Talmud Tradition Wanted Whose]
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- I met Roy's father once... And I think that Roy's relationship with his father is still at the heart of what Roy does. But at the end of the day, he's trying to prove himself to a father he'll never really please.
[ Day Does End Father Heart Himself His Met Never Once Please Prove Really Relationship Roy Still Think Trying]
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- I felt my father's presence with me, helping me to commit to paper the feelings I had. I really heard my father speaking to me from the other dimension.
[ Commit Dimension Father Feelings Felt Had Heard Helping Other Paper Presence Really Speaking]
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- I was raised by free-spirited people, though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
[ Ethic Father Gave Raised Strong Though Very Work]
Topic: Dad
- The territorial state is such an ancient form of society - here in Europe it dates back thousands of years - that it is now protected by the sanctity of age and the glory of tradition. A strong religious feeling mingles with the respect and the devotion to the fatherland.
[ Age Ancient Back Dates Devotion Europe Fatherland Feeling Form Glory Here Now Protected Religious Respect Sanctity Society State Strong Such Territorial Thousands Tradition Years]
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- In families there is always the mythology. My father died when my kids were quite young still, and yet they still tell his stories. That is how a person lives on.
[ Always Died Families Father His How Kids Lives Mythology Person Quite Still Stories Tell Were Yet Young]
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- I started in London, as a kid. My mother knew I had sort of an inbred talent. She was an actress, so I inherited it from her. But I think I got a lot of it from my grandfather, who was a great politician.
[ Actress Got Grandfather Great Had Her Inherited Kid Knew London Lot Mother Politician She Sort Started Talent Think]
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- When a child grows up without a father, there is an empty place where someone must stand, providing an example of character and confidence.
[ Character Child Confidence Empty Example Father Grows Must Place Providing Someone Stand Up Where Without]
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- When my father arrived in Kenya, he had found the Kikuyu way of life similar to that of the British at the time the Romans invaded England 2,000 years ago.
[ Ago Arrived British England Father Found Had Invaded Kenya Life Romans Similar Time Way Years]
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- We did an episode on Good Times which came out of a newspaper article about the incidence of hypertension in black males being higher than whites, and increasing. So we did a show in which James, the father on Good Times, had hypertension.
[ Article Being Black Came Did Episode Father Good Had Higher Incidence Increasing James Males Newspaper Out Show Than Times Which Whites]
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- My father was an Episcopalian minister, and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
[ Always Been Comforted Episcopalian Father Minister Power Prayer]
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- It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.
[ Any Been Bravest Ever Father Guns Had Hated Lived Man Never These Thought Times Wars]
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- We were living in the Slad Road when my father left us. I was about three.
[ Father Left Living Road Three Us Were]
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- I just found out last week - my sister told me - that my father had some Beatles records. So I must have heard them quite a bit, but it never registered, really. Now I listen to them with new ears.
[ Beatles Bit Ears Father Found Had Heard Just Last Listen Must Never New Now Out Quite Really Records Registered Sister Some Them Told Week]
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- My father had left behind an old piano. My sister was already going to school, my mother was out working, and I stayed at home alone with my adorable grandmother who understood nothing I said. It was so boring that I stayed at the piano all day long, and that saved my life.
[ Adorable Alone Already Behind Boring Day Father Going Grandmother Had Home Left Life Long Mother Nothing Old Out Piano Said Saved School Sister Stayed Understood Working]
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- My mom was a ventriloquist and she always was throwing her voice. For ten years I thought the dog was telling me to kill my father.
[ Always Dog Father Her Kill Mom She Telling Ten Thought Throwing Ventriloquist Voice Years]
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- He wasn't a great father. He was a great musician. That's always been a touchy one, and it will be until I can find the answer, but I don't know if there is one.
[ Always Answer Been Father Find Great Know Musician Touchy Until Will]
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- I'm not trying to overcome my father or fill his shoes or reach any kind of level that he did. We're talking about a Mozart of rock music.
[ Any Did Father Fill His Kind Level Mozart Music Overcome Reach Rock Shoes Talking Trying]
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- The most important thing in my father's life? World peace. Me and my brother. My mom.
[ Brother Father Important Life Mom Most Peace Thing World]
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- Arnold Bennett was a writer I admired. He was actually taking notes at his father's deathbed.
[ Actually Admired Arnold Bennett Deathbed Father His Notes Taking Writer]
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- My father I liked, but it was only after his death that I got to know him by writing the play.
[ After Death Father Got Him His Know Liked Only Play Writing]
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- My mother was passionate. She was stubborn, the dominant one in the family. She dominated my father.
[ Dominant Dominated Family Father Mother Passionate She Stubborn]
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- I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends were also mainly artists or writers, so he connects what I do with his example.
[ Also Artist Artists Connects Example Father Friends Grew His Mainly Parents Up Were Writers]
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- When I was a boy I used to do what my father wanted. Now I have to do what my boy wants. My problem is: When am I going to do what I want?
[ Am Boy Father Going Now Problem Used Want Wanted Wants]
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- I finally did work out a very good relationship with my father, but it was rough growing up. We had a lot of conflict, and I think it surfaced in many of my works.
[ Conflict Did Father Finally Good Growing Had Lot Many Out Relationship Rough Think Up Very Work Works]
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- Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put their family needs on the table.
[ Employee Family Fathers Need Needs Plate Put Step Table Their Up]
Topic: Dad
- If you factor in not just who's doing what at home, but how much more time working fathers are spending on work outside the home, on average they spend two hours more per day outside the home.
[ Average Day Doing Factor Fathers Home Hours How Just More Much Outside Per Spend Spending Time Two Work Working]
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- So, the total number of hours spent on the stuff you have to do to take care of a family, working and caring for stuff at home, the total number of hours is actually about the same for mothers and fathers.
[ Actually Care Caring Family Fathers Home Hours Mothers Number Same Spent Stuff Take Total Working]
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- Working mothers do an hour more per day than working fathers do and working mothers do on average an hour more per day with the kids than working fathers do.
[ Average Day Fathers Hour Kids More Mothers Per Than Working]
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- My father died when I was five, but I grew up in a strong family.
[ Died Family Father Five Grew Strong Up]
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- When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning.
[ Bird Call Creature Father Fun Happy Hunting Kill Laying Morning Shot Something Struck Twelve Up Went Why Woke]
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- The sentimentality of baseball is very deeply rooted in the American baseball fan. It is the one sport that is transmitted from fathers to sons.
[ American Baseball Deeply Fan Fathers Rooted Sentimentality Sons Sport Transmitted Very]
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- My mom was a ventriloquist and she always was throwing her voice. For ten years I thought the dog was telling me to kill my father.
[ Always Dog Father Her Kill Mom She Telling Ten Thought Throwing Ventriloquist Voice Years]
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- Again, I was influenced by my father, who was very much an atheist and took pride in combating the traditional or orthodox forms of Judaism, which his parents and which my mother's parents were very steeped in.
[ Again Atheist Combating Father Forms His Influenced Judaism Mother Much Orthodox Parents Pride Steeped Took Traditional Very Were Which]
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- My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist - a painter, a decorative painter.
[ Artist Decorative Grandfather Musician Painter]
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- I attribute my entire football career, as far as getting me started, getting me interested, keeping me that way was my father. He went to every game even though he was crippled and wasn't real healthy.
[ Attribute Career Crippled Entire Even Every Far Father Football Game Getting Healthy Interested Keeping Real Started Though