Quotations that match 'father'.

Peace and not war is the father of all things. Ludwig von Mises
[ Father Peace Things War]
The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them. Bertrand Russell Dad
[ Children Competitive Credit Defect Fathers Fundamental Our Society Their Them Want]
My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher. David Soul
[ Also Become Father Follow Footsteps Hero His History Influence Main Political Preacher Science Since Teacher Wanted]
What was the appearance of God the Father? Like that of a man... God has the likeness of fingers and hands and a face. Benny Hinn
[ Appearance Face Father Fingers God Hands Likeness Man]
Rock's so good to me. Rock is my child and my grandfather. Chuck Berry
[ Child Good Grandfather Rock]
That was really so upsetting when you are trying to pass on some very serious knowledge and be basically, treated worse than a student coming off the street because his father pays the tuition. Come on. Give me a break. This is no school. This is a joke. Miroslav Vitous
[ Basically Because Break Come Coming Father Give His Joke Knowledge Off Pass Pays Really School Serious Some Street Student Than Treated Trying Tuition Upsetting Very Worse]
My father was always anxious to give pleasure to his children. Accordingly, he took me one day, as a special treat, to the top of the grand old tower, to see the chimes played. James Nasmyth
[ Accordingly Always Anxious Children Day Father Give Grand His Old Played Pleasure See Special Took Top Tower Treat]
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity. Jean Paul
[ Children Clearly End Father Galleries Heard His Home Posterity Privacy Speaks Whispering Words World]
My father, who had previously been a civil engineer, died in the great influenza epidemic of 1918. James Rainwater
[ Been Civil Died Engineer Epidemic Father Great Had Influenza Previously]
Prior to that, I had associated this music with older people, like my father. Benny Green
[ Associated Father Had Music Older Prior]
But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father. Herbie Hancock Dad
[ Careful Dazzle Father Forget Husband Much World]
I wanted to grow up to be just like my father. Michael Bergin
[ Father Grow Just Up Wanted]
My father influenced by his very life, his very example and the environment that I was brought up in. But, he did not encourage or discourage any of us. He let us make up our own minds. Juliet Mills
[ Any Brought Did Discourage Encourage Environment Example Father His Influenced Life Make Minds Our Own Up Us Very]
My father... had sharper eyes than the rest of our people. Chief Joseph Dad
[ Eyes Father Had Our Rest Sharper Than]
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Abraham Lincoln Equality
[ Ago Brought Conceived Continent Created Dedicated Equal Fathers Forth Liberty Men Nation New Our Proposition Seven Years]
God was treated like this powerful, erratic, rather punitive father who has to be pacified and praised. You know, flattered. John Cleese
[ Erratic Father Flattered God Know Powerful Praised Punitive Rather Treated]
My father was champion of North Africa and he beat the European champ. He was very good, a professional for 12 years. We're from a big family of boxers. My father has seven brothers. Olivier Martinez
[ Africa Beat Big Boxers Brothers Champ Champion European Family Father Good North Professional Seven Very Years]
But I was sure of one thing. If God were a father, with children, that cleanliness I had been feeling wasn't God. Frances Farmer
[ Been Children Cleanliness Father Feeling God Had Sure Thing Were]
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. Charles Kuralt
[ Always Band Borrow Boy Card Father Hat Little Make Movies Portrayed Press Reporters Stick Used Way Were]
Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope. John Ciardi Dad
[ Every Father His Hope House Keep Nothing Open Parent Prodigal Some Time]
My father was a very disciplined singer who worked hard at his craft, and I was around that growing up. Bobby McFerrin
[ Around Craft Disciplined Father Growing Hard His Singer Up Very Worked]
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. Hugh Jackman
[ Becoming Changes Completely Enough Father Find Get Go Inevitably Life Many Much Nearly Perspective Satisfying Simplest Sleep Things Think Your]
I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it's definitely a journey I'm glad to be taking. Number one, it's a great learning experience. When my mother told me it's a 24/7 job, she wasn't kidding. Christopher Meloni
[ Definitely Expectations Experience Fatherhood Glad Great Had Job Journey Kidding Learning Mother Number Really She Taking Told]
More and more, when I single out the person out who inspired me most, I go back to my grandfather. James Earl Jones
[ Back Go Grandfather Inspired More Most Out Person Single]
I'm a father myself for the first time in my life, and I had very very loving parents. David Keith
[ Father First Had Life Loving Myself Parents Time Very]
My father was Catholic, my mother was Protestant, and because of that I got Christened in both churches, so I've got all these names... but my Dad always called me Mick. Mickey Spillane
[ Always Because Both Called Catholic Churches Dad Father Got Mick Mother Names Protestant These]
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. Albrecht Durer
[ Family Father Had Himself His Life Much Other Painfully Proceeds Resources Suffered Support Than Trade Which Wife]
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. Martina Hingis
[ Against Always Anything Could Father Know Many Never Once Person Something Still Top Trust Want Would]
I'd work to make it hip again to spend time in our fabled and fabulous land. But with a Puerto Rican father and a Jewish mother, I would probably be better suited as mayor of New York. Geraldo Rivera
[ Again Better Fabled Fabulous Father Hip Jewish Land Make Mayor Mother New Our Probably Puerto Rican Spend Suited Time Work Would York]
I asked my girlfriend, 'Will you marry me?' She said, 'We'll have to ask my father.' So we had a seance and Jack Ruby says, 'Hello!' Emo Philips
[ Ask Asked Father Girlfriend Had Hello Jack Marry Ruby Said Says She Will]
I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered my father as somebody I wanted to please. Robert Mapplethorpe Dad
[ Considered Done Father Never Please Somebody Wanted Would]
The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people. Hugo Black
[ Bare Fathers Founding Free Gave Government Inform Must Press Protection Secrets]
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! Thomas A. Edison
[ Always America Before Brave Business Courageous Depressions Emerged Faith Fathers Forward Go Many More Prosperous Seen Stronger These Your]
My father and mother were second cousins, though they did not meet till shortly before their marriage. Patrick White
[ Before Cousins Did Father Marriage Meet Mother Second Shortly Their Though Till Were]
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.' Cassandra Dunn
[ Ever Father Forget Him Lawyer Man Never Response Said Told Want Wanted Will]
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again. Enid Bagnold Dad
[ Again Always Baby Back Father Her His Into Little Making She Turns Woman]
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. Peter Lewis Allen
[ Blamed Brand Cheeks City Desist Did Disease Fathers Hot Iron Often Some Their Threatened Vices]
My mother and father, Joe and Theresa Montana brought me along and taught me to never quit, and to strive to be the best. Joe Montana
[ Along Best Brought Father Joe Montana Mother Never Quit Strive Taught Theresa]
The most important influence in my childhood was my father. DeForest Kelley Dad
[ Childhood Father Important Influence Most]
I've always despised old people. I got angry at my father when he began to show signs of age. William Steig
[ Age Always Angry Began Despised Father Got Old Show Signs]
My father was a lawyer and to my best knowledge nobody in my family before had interest in science. George Andrew Olah
[ Before Best Family Father Had Interest Knowledge Lawyer Nobody Science]
At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks. e. e. cummings
[ Children Clocks Fathers Indians Least Merely Pilgrim Punch Shoot Time Used]
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. Patti Davis
[ Best Could Every Experience Family Father Felt Going Learn Mother Myself Open Stay Step Way Whatever]
My father was an immigrant from Russia and my mother was first generation. Arthur Rock
[ Father First Generation Immigrant Mother Russia]
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. Dean Acheson
[ Endured Endures Example Father Important Learned Manner More Must Than Thing Which]
My grandfather Frank Lloyd Wright wore a red sash on his wedding night. That is glamour! Anne Baxter
[ Frank Glamour Grandfather His Lloyd Night Red Wedding Wore Wright]
God afflicts with the mind of a father, and kills for no other purpose but that he may raise again. Robert South
[ Afflicts Again Father God Kills May Mind Other Purpose Raise]
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other. Joseph Joubert
[ Everything Family Father Fear Inspire Love Must Other Says]
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. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Casting Considered Flag Godfather Good Got Patton Remembered Scene Stuff Trouble Work]
Three of my children are medical doctors, they know at least a hundred times as much about your body as my grandfather knew, but they don't know much more about soul than he did. John Templeton
[ Body Children Did Doctors Grandfather Hundred Knew Know Least Medical More Much Soul Than Three Times Your]
What harsh judges fathers are to all young men! Terence Dad
[ Fathers Harsh Judges Men Young]
Fathering makes a man, whatever his standing in the eyes of the world, feel strong and good and important, just as he makes his child feel loved and valued. Frank Pittman
[ Child Eyes Fathering Feel Good His Important Just Loved Makes Man Standing Strong Valued Whatever World]
IN April 1882 my father died; and I was at once whirled out of my land of dreams into a very different sphere. Edward Carpenter
[ April Died Different Dreams Father Into Land Once Out Sphere Very]
Griffin, my brother, 11 months younger, was sometimes the victim of my father's fury - once Ryan famously knocked out his teeth. Tatum O'Neal
[ Brother Father Fury Griffin His Knocked Months Once Out Ryan Sometimes Teeth Victim Younger]
My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening. Alice Roosevelt Longworth
[ Always Baby Bride Corpse Every Father Funeral Wanted Wedding]
Because my parents, growing up, they worked hard. Everyone in my family woke up early in the morning. I used to see my mother and my father go off to work, and come back and, no matter what, they had time for the kids. Herschel Walker
[ Back Because Come Early Everyone Family Father Go Growing Had Hard Kids Matter Morning Mother Off Parents See Time Up Used Woke Work Worked]
My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker. Anthony Hopkins Dad
[ Baker Father Grounded Man Very]
Let us make future generations remember us as proud ancestors just as, today, we remember our forefathers. Moo-hyum Roh
[ Ancestors Forefathers Future Generations Just Make Our Proud Remember Today Us]
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'. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Arrived Championships Father Fun Gave Good Him Just Know Make Mercedes Moment Money Said Something Sport Support Then Thought Too Way Won World Yourself]
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf. Bertrand Russell Dad
[ Family Father Golf Modern Particularly Place Plays Small Suburban Very]
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. Ira Levin
[ Conflict Did Father Finally Good Growing Had Lot Many Out Relationship Rough Think Up Very Work Works]
As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps. I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted. Manfred von Richthofen
[ Become Boy Cadet Consulted Corps Eager Eleven Entered Father Little Particularly Were Wished Wishes]
Their educations ended with high school - my father going to work as a clerk and then salesman in a company dealing in printing and stationary, and my mother working as a secretary and then bookkeeper in a firm of wool merchants. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Clerk Company Dealing Educations Ended Father Firm Going High Merchants Mother Printing Salesman School Secretary Stationary Their Then Wool Work Working]
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense. Fred Allen Dad
[ Any Children Except Father Hand His Never Raised Self-Defense]
I'm crazy about my father, he's an amazing man, a real adventurer. He took us with him to travel all over the world. We were in places that were so remote, that white people hardly ever reach them. Peta Wilson
[ Adventurer Amazing Crazy Ever Father Hardly Him Man Over Places Reach Real Remote Them Took Travel Us Were White World]
If I could embed a locator chip in my child right now, I know I would do that. Some people call that Big Brother; I call it being a father. Scott McNealy
[ Being Big Brother Call Child Chip Could Father Know Now Right Some Would]
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. Oriana Fallaci
[ Arrested Called Father Found Had Him House Know Mother Torture Villa Where]
A doctor today would never prescribe the treatments my grandfather used in the Confederate Army, but a minister says pretty much the same thing today that a minister would have said back then. John Templeton
[ Army Back Confederate Doctor Grandfather Minister Much Never Prescribe Pretty Said Same Says Then Thing Today Treatments Used Would]
I see by your letter to my father that you are rather afraid the French may invade England. William John Wills
[ Afraid England Father French Invade Letter May Rather See Your]
My father is a practicing criminal law attorney in the Seattle area. David Guterson
[ Area Attorney Criminal Father Law Practicing Seattle]
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. June Carter Cash
[ Adored Fame Father Good Had Her Him John Johnny Just Life Man Mother Proud Rare She Very Wake Walking Wanted Whatever]
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. Jan Hus
[ 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]
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. Lou Henry Hoover
[ Ago Always Before Camping Could Father Fishing Girls Had Here Hunting Learned More Movement Other Scout Sorry Started Then Thought Took Wanted Years]
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers. Horace Dad
[ Atone Fathers Sins Undeservedly Will Your]
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. Dick Bruna
[ Back Been Books Came Chance Course Cover Drawing Especially Father France Gave Had Now Published Time]
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father. Jean de La Fontaine Dad
[ Father Impossible Please World]
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. Andy Garcia
[ Also Cared Could Cuba Elegant Farmer Father Go Grandfather Had How Individual Lawyer Looked Miami Out Saw Time Very Whenever Wherever Work]
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. Dan DeCarlo
[ Archie Book Comic Could Day Decided Father Goldwater Got His Later Ok Richard See Showed Take Then Two]
We were living in the Slad Road when my father left us. I was about three. Laurie Lee
[ Father Left Living Road Three Us Were]
My father was adamant in his disapproval of my interest in show business. Paul Lynde
[ Adamant Business Disapproval Father His Interest Show]
God wants to father all of us until we're dead sure of his approval, his guiding power and his promise of heaven. Bill Hybels
[ Approval Dead Father God Guiding Heaven His Power Promise Sure Until Us Wants]
The god, it would appear, was frequently thought of as the physical progenitor or first father of his people. William Robertson Smith
[ Appear Father First Frequently God His Physical Thought Would]
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. Indira Gandhi
[ Competition Credit First Grandfather Group Kinds Less Much Once Take Those Told Try Two Were Work]
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. Mary Ellen Chase
[ Decent Father Given Good Labor Manual Only Out Own Sake Saying Straightened Thoughts]
How did we win the election in the year 2000? We talked about a humble foreign policy: No nation-building; don't police the world. That's conservative, it's Republican, it's pro-American - it follows the founding fathers. And, besides, it follows the Constitution. Ron Paul
[ Besides Conservative Constitution Did Election Fathers Follows Foreign Founding How Humble Nation-Building Police Policy Republican Talked Win World Year]
So I do not consider myself a chronicler of my fatherland or even a chronicler of Havana. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Consider Even Fatherland Havana Myself]
One thing that's happened to me is I've been around a long time and I've played a lot of villains and so forth. I think it had to do with, well one thing is that I looked younger than I was for a long time. Now I think I'm suddenly starting to play people's father. Christopher Walken
[ Around Been Father Forth Had Happened Long Looked Lot Now Play Played Starting Suddenly Than Thing Think Time Villains Well Younger]
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. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Been Beginning Communism Convent Converted During Earth Educated Father God Gods Had Heaven Most Mother Period Rampant She Stalin Two]
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. Gloria Steinem Parenting
[ American Children Father Little Most Mother Much Suffer Too]
When you grow up around it, I just watched my father work really hard. He wasn't around as much as I would have liked. And when I grew up, I understood why. Katey Sagal
[ Around Father Grew Grow Hard Just Liked Much Really Understood Up Watched Why Work Would]
Thirteen, 13 children, and I love - I love them all. And I think I've been a good father to all of them. Anthony Quinn Dad
[ Been Children Father Good Love Them Think Thirteen]
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. Aristotle Mom
[ Because Certain Children Fathers Fonder More Mothers Own Than Their]
Above all, be suspicious of your fatherland. Nobody is more inclined to become a murderer than a fatherland. Friedrich Durrenmatt
[ Above Become Fatherland Inclined More Murderer Nobody Suspicious Than Your]
A man who would not love his father's grave is worse than a wild animal. Chief Joseph
[ Animal Father Grave His Love Man Than Wild Worse Would]
Hey, our Founding Fathers wore long hair and powdered wigs - I don't see anybody trying to look like them today, either... But we do look to them as role models. Leigh Steinberg
[ Anybody Either Fathers Founding Hair Hey Long Look Models Our Powdered Role See Them Today Trying Wigs Wore]
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. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Adjusted Attention Began Book Father Insisted Myself National News Night Occupied Pay Raised Usually Volume Which]
A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair. Niccolo Machiavelli
[ Bear Despair Drive Equanimity Father Him His Inheritance Loss May Son]
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. Barry Goldwater Equality
[ Been Conformity Creative Despotism Differences Emancipation Equality Fathers First Founding Leads Liberty Our Rightly Then Time Tragically Understood Wrongly]
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. Amar Bose
[ Ancient Ate Been Both Could Deep Father Food Household India Indian Into Mother Philosophy Very Well Were]
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. Lord Chesterfield
[ Childless Commonly Considering Fatherless Fathers General Go Misfortune Run Seldom Sons]
There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy? Will Smith
[ Black Come Doing Father Fatherhood Friends Got How Imagery Kids Much Negative Right Their Thing Tons]
Father, in spite of all this spending of money in learning Latin, I will be a painter. William Allan
[ Father Latin Learning Money Painter Spending Spite Will]
I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle. Tatum O'Neal Dad
[ Blowing Father Lifestyle Punished Whistle]
I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument. He told me to knock myself out. Jay London Dad
[ Blunt Bought Father Instrument Knock Music Myself Out Take Told Up Wanted]
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. James Joyce
[ Age Allowed Child Coming Father Fiction His Legal Mother Name Should Take Think Will]
I'm from Chicago. My grandfather was a policeman, and my aunts are married to policemen. Robin Tunney
[ Aunts Chicago Grandfather Married Policeman Policemen]
So my father grew up in an orphanage in Boston. He was then adopted by an elderly childless couple from Maine, who gave him the name of Mitchell. He moved to Maine, and there he met my mother and was married. George J. Mitchell
[ Adopted Boston Childless Couple Elderly Father Gave Grew Him Maine Married Met Mitchell Mother Moved Name Orphanage Then Up]
Safe, for a child, is his father's hand, holding him tight. Marion C. Garretty
[ Child Father Hand Him His Holding Safe Tight]
My father followed, during most of his life, the precarious occupation of a country school teacher. Simon Newcomb
[ Country During Father Followed His Life Most Occupation Precarious School Teacher]
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers. Herbert Hoover Sports
[ Fine Fish Fishing Forefathers Great May More Much Occasion Our Return Simplicity Than]
As regards parents, I should like to see them as highly educated as possible, and I do not restrict this remark to fathers alone. Quintilian
[ Alone Educated Fathers Highly Parents Possible Regards Remark Restrict See Should Them]
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. James Levine
[ Average Day Fathers Hour Kids More Mothers Per Than Working]
I lived in an attached house. My father used to drive into the wrong driveway all the time. He'd say, Damn it, how do you tell one of these houses from another? Paul Simon
[ Another Attached Damn Drive Driveway Father House Houses How Into Lived Say Tell These Time Used Wrong]
Later, at Stanford University, I thought I'd become a lawyer or businessman, but my father came to me and said he thought there was a big future in the fine-wine business. Robert Mondavi
[ Become Big Business Businessman Came Father Future Later Lawyer Said Stanford Thought University]
There is too much fathering going on just now and there is no doubt about it fathers are depressing. Gertrude Stein Dad
[ Depressing Doubt Fathering Fathers Going Just Much Now Too]
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. June Jordan
[ Account Apparently Because Behalf Boat Cannot Car Children Couch Courts Father Freeze His Kid Nor Our Property Salary Seize Society]
Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors. Philip Warren Anderson
[ Although Became Both Brother Farm Farmer Father Fundamentalist Grandfather His Preacher Professors Raised Turned Unsuccessful]
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. David Krumholtz
[ Acting Conversations Crazy Encouraging Father Found Given Gotten Had Never Out Parents Part Proud Thought Very Went Were]
I love the comic opportunities that come up in the context of a father-son relationship. Harrison Ford Dad
[ Come Comic Context Love Opportunities Relationship Up]
My father's father came from Russia; my mother came from Romania. Herbie Mann
[ Came Father Mother Romania Russia]
My father had all kinds of instruments in the house that he would hide from my mother. He bought them through mail order! Cassandra Wilson
[ Bought Father Had Hide House Instruments Kinds Mail Mother Order Them Through Would]
My father's record collection was all country. That's how I was exposed to it. Keith Urban
[ Collection Country Exposed Father How Record]
It was not always easy because I was always an individual and found it difficult to be one of a group. One person who was very supportive was my father. My mother was great but my father really recognised my individuality and supported me in that. Sharon Stone
[ Always Because Difficult Easy Father Found Great Group Individual Individuality Mother Person Really Recognised Supported Supportive Very]
People do think I'm Jewish. But we're Irish Catholic. My father had a brogue. Martin Short
[ Catholic Father Had Irish Jewish Think]
Then my mother had several strokes and my father, who was 85, couldn't handle it, so Donna came back and we went through the same thing here. She lives in Mill Valley; her group is organizing this event. Sally Quinn
[ Back Came Donna Event Father Group Had Handle Her Here Lives Mill Mother Organizing Same Several She Strokes Then Thing Through Valley Went]
I made a decision when my father passed away that I was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father. Joel Osteen Dad
[ Away Decision Father God Going Made Passed Preach Try]
Most Americans aren't the sort of citizens the Founding Fathers expected; they are contented serfs. Far from being active critics of government, they assume that its might makes it right. Joseph Sobran
[ Active Americans Assume Being Citizens Contented Critics Expected Far Fathers Founding Government Makes Might Most Right Serfs Sort]
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. Chief Joseph Dad
[ Away Father Grave Hand Him His Land Life Passed Pressed Protect Smiled Spirit Told Would]
Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home. Victoria Secunda
[ Beau Beyond Both Conflicting Daddy Daughter Embrace Father Fathers Flawed Her His Home Idealized Images Lap Most Out Protection Push Retreat See Struggles Temptation War Within World]
My grandfather was running Hillcrest Country Club, and that's where a whole group of Hollywood comedians hung out. Leigh Steinberg
[ Club Comedians Country Grandfather Group Hollywood Hung Out Running Where Whole]
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. Birch Bayh
[ Being Decisions Father Getting Help Helps Important Intimately Involved Just Make President Probably Run Think Those Without Your]
I just owe almost everything to my father and it's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election. Margaret Thatcher
[ Almost Believe Election Everything Father Home Interesting Just Learned Modest Owe Passionately Small Things Town Very Won]
There are so many things that are misunderstood or not recognized about my father's music because they've been filtered by people who work for magazines like Rolling Stone. Dweezil Zappa
[ Because Been Father Filtered Magazines Many Misunderstood Music Recognized Rolling Stone Things Work]
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. John Hawkes
[ Back Before Died Father Homestead Ireland Irish Look Old Only Parents Week Went Were Year]
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. Buffalo Bill
[ Asked Became Creek Death Fast Father Found Friends His Knew Manner Miles Questions Remembered Rode Salt Sherman Tragic Twelve Valley Way Well]
However, my father was a publisher and it was expected that I would become a publisher as well - in his firm. Dick Bruna
[ Become Expected Father Firm His However Publisher Well Would]
The more I grow as an artist, the more I think I become like my father as an artist. The more I diversify, the more I become like my father, which is true to who he was. Ziggy Marley
[ Artist Become Diversify Father Grow More Think True Which]
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers. Homer
[ Better Fathers Few Most Rarely Similar Sons Than Their Worse]
The Pirate is surrealism and so, in a curious way, is Father of the Bride. Vincente Minnelli
[ Bride Curious Father Pirate Surrealism Way]
My children, Michael and Alex, are with our Heavenly Father now, and I know that they will never be hurt again. As a mom, that means more than words could ever say. Susan Smith
[ Again Alex Children Could Ever Father Heavenly Hurt Know Means Michael Mom More Never Now Our Say Than Will Words]
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. Boy George
[ Active Always Been Difficult Fantastic Father Find Friends Interested Long Loving Mother Off Other Pays Person Quite Run Say Very Were]
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. Daniel Goleman
[ Aside Being Benefits Better Between Brain Distinguish Everyone Father Get Life Manager More Motivation Skills These]
My father is the jailhouse. My father is your system... I am only what you made me. I am only a reflection of you. Charles Manson
[ Am Father Jailhouse Made Only Reflection System Your]
My father taught me to read music and play the piano-but not well, even though people have said that I'm a natural musician. Ethel Merman
[ Even Father Music Musician Natural Play Read Said Taught Though Well]
Oh, Mr Coward, sir - I could never have an affair with you, because you remind me of my father! Kenneth More
[ Affair Because Could Coward Father Mr Never Oh Remind Sir]
My father was a soccer player. All my friends played basketball though, so I stuck with basketball. Steve Nash
[ Basketball Father Friends Played Player Soccer Stuck Though]
I just wish I could understand my father. Michael Jackson Dad
[ Could Father Just Understand Wish]
My father was a Presbyterian minister, working among the poor in West Virginia. He had taken what amounted to a vow of poverty when he accepted that call and so we never had much money. James Green Somerville
[ Accepted Among Amounted Call Father Had Minister Money Much Never Poor Poverty Presbyterian Taken Virginia Vow West Working]
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. Tycho Brahe
[ Above Below Conditions Earth Energetic Every Everywhere Fatherland Firm His Hold Man Mind Region Should Sky Steadfast Under]
There were 15 people in the village, including five of us. If my father arrested somebody in the winter, he'd have to wait until the thaw to turn him in. Leslie Nielsen
[ Arrested Father Five Him Including Somebody Thaw Turn Until Us Village Wait Were Winter]
And my father, after all, was a nationalist. Heinrich Mann
[ After Father Nationalist]
Be able to confide your innermost secrets to your mother and your innermost fears to your father. Marilyn vos Savant
[ Able Confide Father Fears Innermost Mother Secrets Your]
My grandfather, in 1848, had fled from Germany to find political freedom in the United States. Emanuel Celler
[ Find Fled Freedom Germany Grandfather Had Political States United]
My father was a diplomatic officer. As a diplomat's daughter, you have to learn to present yourself very early on. Kathleen Turner
[ Daughter Diplomat Diplomatic Early Father Learn Officer Present Very Yourself]
I lost my mother when I was very young, and my father when I was in college. Roma Downey
[ College Father Lost Mother Very Young]
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted. Voltaire Parenting
[ Aged Board Child Father His How Man Oak Planted Pleasant Shadow Sit Under Which]
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern. Anais Nin Dad
[ Ago Father Long Loving Pattern Remained Slavery Stopped Time]
My uncle and my grandfather both worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Dave Van Ronk
[ Both Brooklyn Grandfather Navy Uncle Worked Yard]
Seriously though, my father was the first African American to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time. Bobby McFerrin
[ African American Classical Contract Father First Grew Home Jazz Metropolitan Music Opera Seriously Sign Though Time Up]
I have loved my German people and my fatherland with a warm heart. Ernst Kaltenbrunner
[ Fatherland German Heart Loved Warm]
Well, when I was a kid, if my father was witnessing something that he thought was particularly outrageous or he was looking at some sort of a question that he thought lacked proper definition, he would say, Well, at least Jesse James had the honor to wear a mask. Richard Neal
[ Definition Father Had Honor James Jesse Kid Lacked Least Looking Mask Outrageous Particularly Proper Question Say Some Something Sort Thought Wear Well Witnessing Would]
It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son. Gertrude Stein
[ Any Being Does Doing Drunk Father Funny Man Men Most Proudest Same Son Their Thing Things Two Way]
My father was killed by a German mine, while I lost other relatives in Allied bombing attacks. Jean-Marie Le Pen
[ Allied Attacks Bombing Father German Killed Lost Mine Other Relatives While]
My father was very intense, passionate and over-the-top. He was my hero and my tyrant. June Jordan
[ Father Hero Intense Over-The-Top Passionate Tyrant Very]
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. Jeremy Irons
[ Aircraft Come Did Father Hard Home Industry Infrequently Leave More Mother Which Worked Would]
One does not inhabit a country; one inhabits a language. That is our country, our fatherland - and no other. Emile M. Cioran
[ Country Does Fatherland Inhabit Language Other Our]
Being a father to my family and a husband is to me much more important than what I did in the business. Tom Bosley Dad
[ Being Business Did Family Father Husband Important More Much Than]
Afflictions are but as a dark entry into our Father's house. Thomas Brooks
[ Afflictions Dark Entry Father House Into Our]
A long time ago, when all the grandfathers and grandmothers of today were little boys and little girls or very small babies, or perhaps not even born, Pa and Ma and Mary and Laura and Baby Carrie left their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Laura Ingalls Wilder
[ Ago Babies Baby Big Born Boys Carrie Even Girls Grandfathers Grandmothers House Laura Left Little Long Ma Mary Pa Perhaps Small Their Time Today Very Were Wisconsin Woods]
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. Roberto Benigni Parenting
[ Am Because Childhood Farmer Father Full Gladness Good Grateful Humanity Mother Very]
My grandfather was in a barbershop quartet and my grandmother was in a gospel quartet with her sisters. Kevin Richardson
[ Gospel Grandfather Grandmother Her Quartet Sisters]
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. Theodore Hesburgh Parenting
[ Children Father His Important Love Most Mother Their Thing]
I was five years old when I wrote my first song. It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ Father First Five Longing Old Out Song Wrote Years]
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. Katharine Hepburn
[ Always Because Blame Brothers Change Father Fault Got Must Never School Sisters Taught Teachers Wanted Your Yourself]
My earliest memory is dreamlike: in a small orchard or garden I am carried on the arm, I believe, of my father; there was a group of grown-ups, my mother among them, and the group was slowly walking in the orchard, it seems toward the house. Immanuel Velikovsky
[ Am Among Arm Believe Carried Earliest Father Garden Group Grown-Ups House Memory Mother Orchard Seems Slowly Small Them Toward Walking]
This enraged the other Nazi so much that the next morning he came to our house and he shot my father. Bruno Schulz
[ Came Enraged Father House Morning Much Next Other Our Shot]
The fame aspect of winning the Masters... besides being married and becoming a father, that's a strong third there. Mike Weir
[ Aspect Becoming Being Besides Fame Father Married Masters Strong Third Winning]
There is no good father who would want to resemble our Heavenly Father. Denis Diderot
[ Father Good Heavenly Our Resemble Want Would]
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. Robert Johnson
[ Days Embodies Father Find Good Hard Her Husband Image Life Look Men Probably Qualities Reliable Rest She Strong These Those Which Will]
I was everything, patriarch, priest, father and judge. John Sutter
[ Everything Father Judge Patriarch Priest]
My mother used to go out on her own, and I used to have to keep a look out for my stepfather coming home. Christine Keeler
[ Coming Go Her Home Keep Look Mother Out Own Stepfather Used]
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. Julian Lennon
[ Always Answer Been Father Find Great Know Musician Touchy Until Will]
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. Andre Agassi
[ Actually After Before Brushed Chicago Could Day Days Every Father Just Moved Order Our Out Place Play Played School Teeth Tennis Up Woke Year]
And my father didn't have money for me to go to college. And at that particular time they didn't have black quarterbacks, and I don't think I could have made it in basketball, because I was only 5' 11". So I just picked baseball. Willie Mays
[ Baseball Basketball Because Black College Could Father Go Just Made Money Only Particular Picked Quarterbacks Think Time]
In case of separation, why should the children be taken from the protecting care of the mother? Who has a better right to them than she? How much do fathers generally do toward bringing them up? Ernestine Rose
[ Better Bringing Care Case Children Fathers Generally How Mother Much Protecting Right Separation She Should Taken Than Them Toward Up Why]
I remember when I was a little boy my father didn't love me; he couldn't. He loved my older brother but he couldn't love me somehow, at least not in a way I could understand it. Keith Miller
[ Boy Brother Could Father Least Little Love Loved Older Remember Somehow Understand Way]
It is my feeling that Time ripens all things; with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth. Francois Rabelais Time
[ Father Feeling Revealed Ripens Things Time Truth]
When Jane and I spoke out, people thought, What ungrateful children those two kids are to be that nasty about their father. Peter Fonda
[ Children Father Jane Kids Nasty Out Spoke Their Those Thought Two Ungrateful]
I grew up in Manhattan and, since my father was a playwright, all I ever wanted to be was a stage actress. Laura Linney
[ Actress Ever Father Grew Manhattan Playwright Since Stage Up Wanted]
The most significant piece of advice my father gave me early on about acting was, don't get caught acting. Really believe in what you're doing and then commit to it. Even if it feels uncomfortable, even if you feel that you're gonna look like an ass. It's all acting, but find the truth in a moment as opposed to just pretending you have and rather than trying to act your way out of it. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Act Acting Advice Ass Believe Caught Commit Doing Early Even Father Feel Feels Find Gave Get Gonna Just Look Moment Most Opposed Out Piece Pretending Rather Really Significant Than Then Truth Trying Uncomfortable Way Your]
I knew your father before you did, and I don't think he'd be too proud of what you're doing right now. Scotty Bowman
[ Before Did Doing Father Knew Now Proud Right Think Too Your]
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. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Answer City Family Father Films Growing Lot Myself New Obvious Only Raised Scorsese Think Up Watch Would York]
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. Robert E. Howard
[ Earn Failure First Grandfathers His Just Living Man Pioneer Profession Remember Section Theirs Thing Were Whatever Writer]
To my father, business was the highest calling, but to my mother, medicine was the top profession. William Standish Knowles
[ Business Calling Father Highest Medicine Mother Profession Top]
My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better. Marlo Thomas
[ Better Eat Father Givers Kinds May Said Sleep Takers Two Were World]
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. Laurence Housman
[ Anything Before Blake Books Died Gave Go Godfather His Knew Later Many More Remembrance Two Were Wife William Years]
My father's generation gave to my generation a land of wealth and purpose and world economic dominance. Paul Tsongas
[ Dominance Economic Father Gave Generation Land Purpose Wealth World]
It is much easier to become a father than to be one. Kent Nerburn Dad
[ Become Easier Father Much Than]
Slumber not in the tents of your fathers. The world is advancing. Giuseppe Mazzini
[ Advancing Fathers Slumber Tents World Your]
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. Marta Kristen
[ Also Born Detroit Father Little Live Michigan Mother Norway Philosophy Professor Teacher University Wayne Went]
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. Ron Chernow
[ Age Alienate Amazing Because Before Consistency Defined Ended Fathers Founding Hamilton His Life Managed Most Other Partly Them]
People voted with their hearts as they were remembering the father. Emile Lahoud
[ Father Hearts Remembering Their Voted Were]
Then my mother was taken ill and died and my father took me to St. Mary's. Desmond Dekker
[ Died Father Ill Mary Mother St Taken Then Took]
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. William Berkeley
[ Come Father Friends Gone Had Killed Mother Ought Peace Treat Yet]
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. Dexter S. King
[ Because Did Doing Everybody Father Follow Here His Law Licensed Lose Misses Property Protect Protected Reads Same Thing Tradition Way]
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. Patti Davis
[ Along America Country Father Feeling Gradually Grieving Had His Illness Most Over Started Support System Taken Us Years]
He was definitely a father figure for all of us. Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant. George Martin
[ Always Definitely Father Figure Giant Once Us Were]
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? Frances Farmer
[ Always Began Bother Children Did Equally Fathers Figure God Hat His Lose Loved Mothers Other Red Satisfied Their Until Why]
My father felt that his world of ideas was too liberal for traditional rabbinical teachings, and he looked for a chance to find a way in life. Immanuel Velikovsky
[ Chance Father Felt Find His Ideas Liberal Life Looked Teachings Too Traditional Way World]
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. Vince Gill
[ Country Divorce Father Finish Gone Had How Just Key Kinda Losing Loved Made Much Music Really Record Side Start Through Traditional]
I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't measure up to the standard he set. John Malkovich Dad
[ Comfortable Failed Father Felt Measure More Set Standard Than Up Whatever Whenever Wrong]
The one thing that I have done really well in my life is be a father. Peter Jennings
[ Done Father Life Really Thing Well]
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. Aristotle
[ Birth Certain Children Devoted Fathers Giving More Mothers Own Reason Suffer Than Their Them Why]
My father comes from a generation of film that actors my age don't even know about, which is really sad. Amber Tamblyn
[ Actors Age Comes Even Father Film Generation Know Really Sad Which]
My father's death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery. Brooke Shields
[ Amount Beyond Created Death Delivery Devastated Difficult Father Frightening Move Pain Practically Recovery Sadness Stress Tremendous]
Our Father which art in heaven - Stay there - And we will stay on earth - Which is sometimes so pretty. Jacques Prevert
[ Art Earth Father Heaven Our Pretty Sometimes Stay Which Will]
To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship. Wendell Phillips Dad
[ Better Fathers Good Imitation Must Our]
There's really no point in having children if you're not going to be home enough to father them. Anthony Edwards Parenting
[ Children Enough Father Going Having Home Point Really Them]
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. Paula Danziger
[ Amber Away Because Book Browns Bunch Custody Deal Divorce Doing Expect Father Going Had Issues Just More Moved Realize Shared Those Whole]
I haven't done a lot of things in my career that my kids can watch, because they are 8, 6 and 3, and they are pretty young; so given the concepts that the film was about a superhero, it was a black superhero, and it was a father and son type partnership. Blair Underwood
[ Because Black Career Concepts Done Father Film Given Haven Kids Lot Partnership Pretty Son Superhero Things Type Watch Young]
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. Steve King
[ Because Constitutional Crafted Democracy Failures Fathers First Form Founding Government Had History Our Representation Republic Shaping Time Were World Would]
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. Augusten Burroughs
[ Collection Effects Father Finished Holiday Just Memoir Next Now Possible Relationship Side Stories Well Working]
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. John Dyer
[ Age Artist Artists Been Drawing Early Father Life Painting Paintings Spent Surrounded Ted Throughout Time Very]
Countries are either mothers or fathers, and engender the emotional bristle secretly reserved for either sire. Edna O'Brien
[ Countries Either Emotional Fathers Mothers Reserved Secretly Sire]
I don't know why men are so fascinated with television and I think it has something to do with - if I may judge from my own father, who used to sit and stare at the TV while my mother was speaking to him - I think that's a man's way of tuning out. Garry Shandling
[ Fascinated Father Him Judge Know Man May Men Mother Out Own Sit Something Speaking Stare Television Think Tuning Tv Used Way While Why]
Just as the child is father to the man, so the impressions of one's youth remain the most vivid in manhood. Gustav Stresemann
[ Child Father Impressions Just Man Manhood Most Remain Vivid Youth]
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. Lady Gaga
[ Am Behind Designer Excited Extend Father Finally Job Myself Puts Real Scenes]
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. June Jordan
[ Basics Big Both Fair Father Fight Fighting Gave How Learn Person Probably Reason Taught Tell Uneven Would]
My grandfather, on my father's side, helped to draft one of the first constitutions of China. He was a fairly well-known scholar. Maya Lin
[ China Constitutions Draft Fairly Father First Grandfather Helped Scholar Side Well-Known]
To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer. Martin Luther
[ Adoration Christian Father Gather God Life Necessary Prayer United]
Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan. Galeazzo Ciano
[ Defeat Fathers Hundred Orphan Victory]
Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold. Garet Garrett
[ Dangers Executive Fathers Foretold Loyalty Political Power]
Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes. Prince Charles Dad
[ Dress Ever Eyes Father Her Lady Look Met Must Straight Told Yours]
The English was really my mother, it was never me. Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French. Charlotte Gainsbourg
[ Always Being Daughter English Father Felt French Mother Never Really Very]
My grandfather on my mother's side was a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; my other grandfather was a lawyer, and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives. Kenneth G. Wilson
[ Engineering Grandfather House Institute Lawyer Massachusetts Mechanical Mother Other Professor Representatives Side Speaker Technology Tennessee Time]
Growing up, I didn't give my grandfather's photography a second thought. I wasn't involved in his work, except that I helped my dad print his negatives. Kim Weston
[ Dad Except Give Grandfather Growing Helped His Involved Negatives Photography Print Second Thought Up Work]
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. Peter Fonda
[ Father Fonda Got Henry Knew Know Never Son Them Thought Unfortunately]
I've been writing about my boyhood, when I was a little kid back on my grandfather's farm where we didn't know about black widow spiders or all that stuff. But writing about that is so easy. Kary Mullis
[ Back Been Black Boyhood Easy Farm Grandfather Kid Know Little Spiders Stuff Where Widow Writing]
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. William Congreve
[ Business Come Em Faculty Father Fools Glass His Idlers Leave Need Occupation Pleasure Shake Time Wisdom Wit]
I was six months old at the time that I was taken, with my mother and father, from Sacramento, California, and placed in internment camps in the United States. Robert Matsui
[ California Camps Father Internment Months Mother Old Placed Sacramento Six States Taken Time United]
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. Russell Baker
[ Bad Because Bump Church Deciding Dump Getting Godfather Going Group His Mafia Morals Off Politicians President Sunday Together]
He learned through the way that my father and I felt about his songs, his country songs, that they were great songs. And then he went out and sang them for the audiences that we found, and he found a tremendous reaction to that. Alan Lomax
[ Audiences Country Father Felt Found Great His Learned Out Reaction Sang Songs Them Then Through Tremendous Way Went Were]
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. Christian Lous Lange
[ Age Ancient Back Dates Devotion Europe Fatherland Feeling Form Glory Here Now Protected Religious Respect Sanctity Society State Strong Such Territorial Thousands Tradition Years]
If my father had hugged me even once, I'd be an accountant right now. Ray Romano Dad
[ Accountant Even Father Had Hugged Now Once Right]
I think that people don't know how to do anything anymore. My father was a janitor. He could take a car apart and put it back together. He could build a house in the back yard. Today, if you ask people what they know, they say, 'I know how to hire someone.' Walter Mosley
[ Anymore Anything Apart Ask Back Build Car Could Father Hire House How Janitor Know Put Say Someone Take Think Today Together Yard]
I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father. Annette Funicello Dad
[ Always Disney Father Second Thought Walt]
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. Joan of Arc
[ Been Commanded Daughter Even Fathers God Gone Had Hundred King Mothers Necessary Nevertheless Since Would]
My father was a soil scientist with the Geological Survey. Jim Fowler
[ Father Geological Scientist Soil Survey]
In my relations with my father, which are difficult and where I'm often met by coolness and indifference, I am constantly tempted to be cold and indifferent. Yet I know that this is a test if I could take it rightly. Evelyn Underhill
[ Am Cold Constantly Coolness Could Difficult Father Indifference Indifferent Know Met Often Relations Rightly Take Tempted Test Where Which Yet]
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. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Days Even Evening Father Many Mother Radios Read Television Those Would]
You know, I had my mother and my father convincing me that he would be going back to Hollywood and he'd be back with the actresses and dating them and that he wasn't serious about me at all. So I had him saying one thing to me and my parents telling me something else. Priscilla Presley
[ Actresses Back Convincing Dating Else Father Going Had Him Hollywood Know Mother Parents Saying Serious Something Telling Them Thing Would]
Condoleezza Rice, the national security adviser, is right there... she's in town because her father was at Johnson Smith College... and she was delivering a speech there. Al Michaels
[ Adviser Because College Condoleezza Delivering Father Her Johnson National Rice Right Security She Smith Speech Town]
All women who kill or have sexual obsessions or who are prostitutes have trouble with their fathers. Catherine Deneuve
[ Fathers Kill Obsessions Sexual Their Trouble Women]
I felt no pressure that my grandfather was famous and my uncle was famous. Kim Weston
[ Famous Felt Grandfather Pressure Uncle]
If my father's business hadn't gone broke, I'd be exporting nuts, bolts and sugar machinery right now. What an awful thought! Cesar Romero
[ Awful Bolts Broke Business Exporting Father Gone Hadn Machinery Now Nuts Right Sugar Thought]
I was born first to music. But I went into acting because my father knew so much about music he intimidated me. So, I picked an art form, he knew nothing about. So I could be my own man. Michael Moriarty
[ Acting Art Because Born Could Father First Form Intimidated Into Knew Man Much Music Nothing Own Picked Went]
My father had not even completed high school when he started as an office boy working for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and I am not sure that my mother completed high school. Douglass North
[ Am Boy Company Completed Even Father Had High Insurance Life Metropolitan Mother Office School Started Sure Working]
Initially I had intended to study medicine, but before going to University I had decided that I would be better suited to a career in which I could concentrate my activities and interests more on a single goal than appeared to be possible in my father's profession. Frederick Sanger
[ Activities Appeared Before Better Career Concentrate Could Decided Father Goal Going Had Initially Intended Interests Medicine More Possible Profession Single Study Suited Than University Which Would]
No matter how old we become, we can still call them 'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them. Desmond Morris Faith
[ Become Call Child-Like Father Holy How Matter Mother Old Put Still Them Trust]
Doubt is the father of invention. Ambrose Bierce
[ Doubt Father Invention]
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Crime Father Good Lack May Mother Poverty Sense]
My grandfather was a cop in Long Island. I often try to draw on things that I've heard about him. Yancy Butler
[ Cop Draw Grandfather Heard Him Island Long Often Things Try]
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope. Bill Cosby Funny
[ Fatherhood Love Most Present Pretending]
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. Nancy Friday
[ Backward Bill Children Debt Father Forward Goes Gratitude Mother Our Owe Parents Presented Us]
I had a number of very strong personalities in my family. My father was a concert flutist, the solo flute for Toscanini. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Concert Family Father Flute Had Number Personalities Solo Strong Very]
He followed in his father's footsteps, but his gait was somewhat erratic. Nicolas Bentley
[ Erratic Father Followed Footsteps Gait His Somewhat]
I know who I am as a person, as a father, and as a husband. Brian Littrell
[ Am Father Husband Know Person]
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. Sheryl Lee
[ Beatles Bit Ears Father Found Had Heard Just Last Listen Must Never New Now Out Quite Really Records Registered Sister Some Them Told Week]
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. Benny Hinn Faith
[ Although Believe Does Earth Father God Him Holy Jesus Look Looked Looks Never Seen Spirit]
My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Amateur Color Documentaries Father Filmmaker Shot]
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. Lee Greenwood
[ Allowed Desolate Down Faith Forefathers Had Our Places Put Roots See Survive Them Thing Through Times Tough]
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. George Herbert Dad
[ Father Hundred More Schoolmasters Than]
My father was the orphaned son of immigrants to the United States from Ireland. My father never knew his parents. His mother died - we're not sure - either at or shortly after his birth, and he and all of his siblings were placed in orphanages in the Boston area. George J. Mitchell
[ After Area Birth Boston Died Either Father His Immigrants Ireland Knew Mother Never Orphanages Orphaned Parents Placed Shortly Siblings Son States Sure United Were]
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. C. L. R. James
[ Areas Around Behaviour Father Friends Government His Limited Strictly Teacher Teachers Their Were Within Working]
Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love? Max Muller
[ Break Child Cold Despair Did Divine Eyes Father First Heart Him Light Love Mother Over Reflection Shine Soft Storm Sunlight Sweeps Upon Warm World Would]
I wasn't allowed to go to movies when I was kid; my father was a minister. 101 Dalmatians and King of Kings, that was the extent of it. Denzel Washington
[ Allowed Extent Father Go Kid King Kings Minister Movies]
My mother was an artist and highly strung, whereas my father was much calmer. Liza Minelli
[ Artist Calmer Father Highly Mother Much Strung Whereas]
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. Frank Gifford
[ Boss Father Figure Finally Friend Got Had Knowing Long Older Stages Three Time Wellington]
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. James A. Baldwin
[ Biology Blaze Could Earth Father Fathers Glory Really Reduced Relationship Son Sons Whole Would]
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. Lee Grant
[ Able Between Director Each Father Goes Honest Just Matter Other Private Remarkable Son Such Usually Which]
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! Peter Fonda
[ Aware Father Had Money Mother Quite Really Thought While Working]
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. Julie Andrews
[ Adored Being Birth Constantly Disloyal Enjoying Father Him His Much Performing Roots Schoolteacher Spent Time Too Worried]
Our fathers were actually business partners in the same real-estate firm, and we got together and thought, How can we get a movie together and get distribution and create a new movie genre? We started by making satires of commercials. David Zucker
[ Actually Business Commercials Create Distribution Fathers Firm Genre Get Got How Making Movie New Our Partners Real-Estate Same Started Thought Together Were]
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. Sarah Michelle Gellar
[ Acknowledge Because Credit Does Donate Father Give Him Just Make Never Sperm Would]
A state always calls itself fatherland when it is ready for murder. Friedrich Durrenmatt
[ Always Calls Fatherland Itself Murder Ready State]
My father felt that children should make their own way. Ron Reagan
[ Children Father Felt Make Own Should Their Way]
And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts. Cornelia Funke
[ Addicts Always Book Both Father Library Took Were]
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. Klaus Fuchs
[ Always Believed Did Disagreed Even Father Go Had Most Our Out Own Right Stands Thing Think Told Us Way]
Perhaps host and guest is really the happiest relation for father and son. Evelyn Waugh
[ Father Guest Happiest Host Perhaps Really Relation Son]
My father died in 1930, but if you told him or anybody almost in that time that you'd be able to sit back in England and watch a cricket game in Australia, they'd have you put in the loony bin. Desmond Llewelyn
[ Able Almost Anybody Australia Back Bin Cricket Died England Father Game Him Loony Put Sit Time Told Watch]
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. Fay Godwin
[ 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]
Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls. William Pennington Religion
[ Father God Lift Lord Our Souls Thee Unto]
I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement. Ted Turner Environmental
[ Captain Environmental Father Might Movement Think]
A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children. John James Audubon
[ Borrowed Children Fathers Given His Knows Man True World]
The bottom line in my view is that America's mothers and fathers deserve to have confidence in law enforcement's ability to ensure that their children are being raised in the safest possible environment. Bob Ney
[ Ability America Being Bottom Children Confidence Deserve Enforcement Ensure Environment Fathers Law Line Mothers Possible Raised Safest Their View]
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. Judy Collins
[ Also Always Encouraged Father Great Had Influence Little Mother Piano Play Really Sang Sing Supportive Very Voice Were Wonderful]
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. Nick Cannon Dad
[ Age Answered Because Father Had Intrigued Knew Lied Lot Never Person Question Things Young]
There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about. Shirley Knight Family
[ Cannot Children Father Mother Talk Things Your]
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. Georg Brandes
[ Astonishing Called Climb Compete Could Faster Father Grass Hill Him How Impossible Much Old Run Slow Some Stairs Them Though Trying Up Very Were]
I changed my mind because of a scene between Howard Cunningham and Richie. The father-son situation was written so movingly, I fell in love with the project. Tom Bosley
[ Because Between Changed Cunningham Fell Howard Love Mind Project Richie Scene Situation Written]
My father was a motorsports journalist and a motorbike fan. He gave me my motocross bike. Jacky Ickx
[ Bike Fan Father Gave Journalist Motorbike]
And I think that's why I was going to be a musician. I was very rebellious. And I didn't want to be an actor. My father used to say to me you should be an actor if you want to be in the arts. Katey Sagal
[ Actor Arts Father Going Musician Rebellious Say Should Think Used Very Want Why]
My father didn't know George W. Bush from Adam. Ron Reagan
[ Adam Bush Father George Know]
Always you find that the more decisive event wins so my father's sort of annual decisiveness which came upon him on the Day of Atonement every year, he suddenly remembered that he was Jewish. Janet Suzman
[ Always Annual Atonement Came Day Decisive Decisiveness Event Every Father Find Him Jewish More Remembered Sort Suddenly Upon Which Wins Year]
I enjoyed my grandparents very much. My mother and father would always allow me to stay with them. Dominic Chianese
[ Allow Always Enjoyed Father Grandparents Mother Much Stay Them Very Would]
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. Thomas Goodwin
[ Abraham Begin Charter Faithful Father First Great His Made Magna Name Out Right Search Seed Which Will]
I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries. Charley Pride Dad
[ Cries Cry Everybody Father Grew Him Liking Much Must Never Saw Up Very]
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. Paul Getty
[ Any Choice Father Freedom Had Life Longer Over Rest Would]
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. Dominic Chianese
[ Anger Background Both Comes Explosive Father Fire Funny Immigrant Italian Junior Seen Sometimes Son Temperament Tragic Uncle Ways]
I've said it before, but it's absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future. Liza Minelli Parenting
[ Absolutely Before Could Dreams Drive Father Future Gave Him Mother Said See Thanks True]
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. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
[ Acceptable Because Father How Inequality Inherent Kids Know Men More Much Want Work]
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. Helen Hunt Jackson
[ Call Came Day Dead Eldest Father Gate Gray Grew Him His King Made Moss Slave Son Stead]
As the father of six children, I know very well the challenges technology poses to our families. Mike Fitzpatrick
[ Challenges Children Families Father Know Our Poses Six Technology Very Well]
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Crime Father Good Lack Mother Poverty Sense]
Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father. Roger von Oech
[ Certainly Father Invention May Mother Necessity Play]
The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human, as man who created a child and then, by his absence, left the child fatherless and then Godless. Anais Nin
[ Absence Child Confronted Created Father Fatherless Godless His Human Left Man Recognized Then]
My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds. My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent. They're both first-generation Americans. Susan Lucci
[ Americans Backgrounds Both Descent Different Extremely Father Italian Mother Parents Swedish Were]
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. Sigmund Freud
[ Any Cannot Childhood Father Need Protection Strong Think]
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. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ After Also Beginnings Came Eight Father Half Judge Other Our Preceded Studied Studies Three Till Time Town Turned Tutors Under Well Were Whom]
My father was the first to see through the schemes of the white man. Chief Joseph
[ Father First Man Schemes See Through White]
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. Honor Blackman
[ Allowed Behaved Bus Candy Civil End Father Floss Had Holiday Pouring Rain Remember Service Shelter Standing Were]
My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb. I think I can name about any tune in two beats. Yancy Butler Music
[ Any Beats Father Mother Name Sing Think Tune Two Used Womb]
It started with the Godfather, this operatic violence. I don't know. William H. Macy
[ Godfather Know Operatic Started Violence]
Guitar Player Magazine says Dick Dale is the father of Heavy Metal, blowing up 48 amplifiers, creating the first power amplifier. Dick Dale
[ Amplifier Amplifiers Blowing Creating Dale Father First Guitar Heavy Magazine Metal Player Power Says Up]
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. Carol P. Christ
[ Afford Because Cannot Compelling Deep Fathers Feminists Hands Hold Leave Many Religion Such]
You'd never know that listening to people in the UN but tribalism is the father of racism. Stanley Crouch
[ Father Know Listening Never Racism Un]
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. Mark Davis
[ Believe Child Entitled Equal Every Father Men Mother Right Rights Same Say Women]
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. Anjelica Huston
[ Am Believe Between Constantly Couple Father Had Hand Nuns Other Person Pray Religion Same Think Two Went Whose Years]
No, I never thought about my father's money as my money. Christie Hefner Dad
[ Father Money Never Thought]
The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers, and failure is an orphan. Alan Price Success
[ Failure Fathers Orphan Phrase Success Thousand Use]
Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation's out of breath. We ain't running no more. Stokely Carmichael
[ Breath Generation Grandfathers Had More Our Out Run Running]
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. Emanuel Celler
[ Catholic Crossing Followed Girl Grandfather Grandmother Had Immigrants Jewish Jumped Met Never Over Overboard Save Ship Sink Started States United]
My father worked for governments all his life as an engineer and public works director. Edward Tufte
[ Director Engineer Father Governments His Life Public Worked Works]
I met Patricia Neal, John Houseman. But I loved my grandfather because he was this kind, talented man. Illeana Douglas
[ Because Grandfather John Kind Loved Man Met Neal Talented]
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. Joe Davis
[ Desks Did Dollar Down Father Had Her House Kids Log Logs Month Name Pay Remember School Seats Set Teacher Us Used Went White Woman]
The offers I get are for grandfathers, uncles - and they often die very quickly in the script. Max von Sydow
[ Die Get Grandfathers Offers Often Quickly Script Uncles Very]
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. Yancy Butler
[ Broadway Family General Grandfather Manager Mother Neil Production Shows Side Simon Theatre Vega]
My father died when I was 4 years old, so I can't really say anything about his hearing. George Kennedy
[ Anything Died Father Hearing His Old Really Say Years]
I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters - I'm from an all female family. My father often quips that even the cat was neutered! Shirley Manson Family
[ Cat Close Even Family Father Female Girlfriends Lot Often Sisters Very]
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. Abdul Kalam Family
[ Beautiful Become Corruption Country Difference Father Feel Free Key Make Members Minds Mother Nation Societal Strongly Teacher Three]
As I have said many times - my father was a great fan of Bill Dickey's and he certainly loved the Yankees. I hope that he would be pleased. George Steinbrenner
[ Bill Certainly Fan Father Great Hope Loved Many Pleased Said Times Would Yankees]
Sexism is not the fault of women - kill your fathers, not your mothers. Robin Morgan
[ Fathers Fault Kill Mothers Sexism Women Your]
My mother didn't try to stab my father until I was six, but she must have shown signs of oddness before that. Alan Alda
[ Before Father Mother Must She Shown Signs Six Stab Try Until]
To people who remember JFK's assassination, JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin. Michael Beschloss History
[ Always Assassination Boy Coffin Father His Jfk Jr Probably Remember Will]
I was very protective of my father and I didn't like these people who hung around outside all day. They creeped me out. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Around Day Father Hung Out Outside Protective These Very]
When you're a father, you know exactly where your heart really is. There's no question of it, no doubt. That part of your life has no second guessing. Fred Ward
[ Doubt Exactly Father Guessing Heart Know Life Part Question Really Second Where Your]
We must work together to save and strengthen Social Security not just for my father's generation but also for my daughters' generation. John Thune
[ Also Daughters Father Generation Just Must Save Security Social Strengthen Together Work]
I was surprised by how much I like being a father; surprised at what a decent father I am, because I was afraid I wouldn't be able to dump my selfishness. Michael Zaslow
[ Able Afraid Am Because Being Decent Dump Father How Much Selfishness Surprised]
The surprising thing about fatherhood was finding my inner mush. Now I want to share it with the world. Christopher Meloni Dad
[ Fatherhood Finding Inner Mush Now Share Surprising Thing Want World]
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. Gina Gershon
[ Cigar Cigars Concept Couple Cover Did Father Idea Love Loving Smell Smoke Smoked Supposed Talk Them Times Used]
I come from a family that has been here for almost 200 years. My ancestors started a very dangerous gunpowder business in 1802, and my great- grandfather and his father were both killed in gunpowder explosions. Pete du Pont
[ Almost Ancestors Been Both Business Come Dangerous Explosions Family Father Grandfather Gunpowder Here His Killed Started Very Were Years]
My character Esteban is a guy who really didn't think he was gonna be there at this point in his life. He's in his early 30s. He's got a son. He's raising his son as a single father. Esai Morales
[ Character Early Father Gonna Got Guy His Life Point Raising Really Single Son Think]
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers. Aldous Huxley Dad
[ Always Charmed Disillusioned Fathers Rebellious Sons Their Which Wish]
I believe honor thy mother and father is not just a good commandment to live by, it is good public policy to govern by. That is why I feel so strongly about Medicare. Barbara Mikulski
[ Believe Commandment Father Feel Good Govern Honor Just Live Medicare Mother Policy Public Strongly Thy Why]
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. Lee Haney
[ Active Am Chairman Committed Council Educating Especially Father Fitness Healthy Life Live Long Parents Past Physical Presidents Proud Sports Teens Two Ways Young]
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. Frank Butler Dad
[ After Amazed Dumb Father Find Got How Learned Much Out Pretty Thought Three While Years]
My father went into the armed service and I never saw my mother - I don't know what happened to her. Gregory Corso
[ Armed Father Happened Her Into Know Mother Never Saw Service Went]
The stag tells him that he is the eldest of the sons - the father's favorite - and he warns the father that if he tries to shoot any of the stags, their antlers will tear him to pieces. Georg Solti
[ Any Eldest Father Favorite Him Pieces Shoot Sons Tear Tells Their Tries Warns Will]
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. Vince Gill
[ Also Away Back Burner Divorce Else Everything Father Had Just Kind Know Made Middle Pass Place Through Time Went]
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. James Blunt
[ Any Army Career Could Direction Experience Father Had Help Himself Job Knew Mine Parents Prospects Regular Secure Wage Wanted]
It's easy for me to say that now, now I'm a father, I've got a four-and-a-half year old boy, I'm a different person. Well, I'm still the same person, but I'm different. Alan Vega
[ Boy Different Easy Father Got Now Old Person Same Say Still Well Year]
It's just different discipline, just doing the voice over. I guess I've done about 5 or 6 audio books in the past and I do the animated voice for a show called Fatherhood on Nickelodeon. Blair Underwood
[ Animated Audio Books Called Different Discipline Doing Done Fatherhood Guess Just Nickelodeon Over Past Show Voice]
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. Albert Finney
[ Anymore Boyfriend Come Father Get Girl Grandfather Guest Husband Lives Lover Off Our Start Then]
If, like Harry Keogh, I could talk to the dead - God, there are an awful lot of people I would like to speak to! Not least my father. Being in the army for 22 years, I didn't see enough of him, and I know there are a great many things I could have learned from him. Brian Lumley
[ Army Awful Being Could Dead Enough Father God Great Harry Him Know Learned Least Lot Many See Speak Talk Things Would Years]
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. Flavius Josephus
[ Appeared Both Brother Brought Father Great Improvements Learning Made Memory Mighty Mother Myself Name Own Proficiency Understanding Up Whose]
My father is a Jehovah's Witness, and he raised us under a very strict hand. Damon Wayans
[ Father Hand Jehovah Raised Strict Under Us Very Witness]
Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers. Lewis Mumford
[ Against Every Fathers Friends Generation Grandfathers Makes Revolts]
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
[ Devil Father Lies Master Pride Sin]
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? Sitting Bull
[ Am Because Born Country Die Father Lived Love Own Red Sioux Skin Where Wicked Would Wrong]
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. John Hume
[ Bit Child Every Family Father Grandmother Growing Her History Interesting Lived Look Lore Mother Parents Picked Quite Their Up Us Which Will]
My father was a stone mason, and a talented amateur pianist and vocalist. John E. Walker
[ Amateur Father Mason Pianist Stone Talented Vocalist]
My father, Fred Carter, Jr., is definitely an extraordinaire. Deana Carter
[ Carter Definitely Father Fred Jr]
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. Thomas Goodwin
[ Abraham Also Although Belonged Collectively Convey Did Fathers Had Nor Promise Taken Us Were]
No, well, my father's definitely not Christopher Walken. Josh Lucas
[ Christopher Definitely Father Walken Well]
My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning and watches the Discovery Channel. I don't know why there's this big rush to do this. Jeff Foxworthy Dad
[ Big Channel Clock Discovery Father-In-Law Gets Know Morning Rush Up Watches Why]
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. Lizzie Andrew Borden
[ Came Did Doors Down Father Go Handkerchiefs Into Iron Kitchen Know Maggie Office Out Post Said Some Sprinkled Then Wash Went Whether Windows Would]
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. Marv Levy
[ Bird Call Creature Father Fun Happy Hunting Kill Laying Morning Shot Something Struck Twelve Up Went Why Woke]
My father was on the faculty in the Chemistry Department of Harvard University; my mother had one year of graduate work in physics before her marriage. Kenneth G. Wilson
[ Before Chemistry Department Faculty Father Graduate Had Harvard Her Marriage Mother Physics University Work Year]
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. Wyclef Jean
[ Father Go Him Minister Music Period School Talking Theology Through Told Want Wanted War Went Where]
My father carries around the picture of the kid who came with his wallet. Rodney Dangerfield
[ Around Came Carries Father His Kid Picture Wallet]
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. Jennifer Esposito
[ El Father Geography Give How Lesson Mexico Mother Neither Puerto Rico Salvador Those Want]
Children that are raised in a home with a married mother and father consistently do better in every measure of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent, single-parent, cohabiting homes. Todd Tiahrt Parenting
[ Better Children Come Consistently Divorced Every Father Home Homes Married Measure Mother Peers Raised Than Their Well-Being]
I lost my father was I 10 years old, and I always looked for a father. I missed my father very much. Anthony Quinn
[ Always Father Looked Lost Missed Much Old Very Years]
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. Bob Lilly
[ Attribute Career Crippled Entire Even Every Far Father Football Game Getting Healthy Interested Keeping Real Started Though Way Went]
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. Carla Bley
[ Because Father Free Got Instead Learn Learning Lessons Music Old Piano Play Started Teacher Walk Were Years]
My father was gone when I was three years old. Marc Wallice
[ Father Gone Old Three Years]
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. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Believed Could Deeply Enjoyed Father Generously Lived Moment Mother Parents Said Share Wish Would]
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. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
[ Better Done Fathers Larger Most Neighbors Our Part Reason Same Suspect Than Them Things Think True]
My father still is a lawyer, and my mom was a teacher and then later a career counselor. Steve Case
[ Career Counselor Father Later Lawyer Mom Still Teacher Then]
I was nine or 10 years old and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good, he lost a game on December 22 or 23. On Christmas Day, the telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch. Jose Mourinho
[ Been Christmas Day December Father Game Good Had Lost Lunch Manager Middle Nine Old Our Rang Results Sacked Telephone Years]
When I was five my parents bought me a ukulele for Christmas. I quickly learned how to play it with my father's guidance. Thereafter, my father regularly taught me all the good old fashioned songs. Tony Visconti
[ Bought Christmas Fashioned Father Five Good Guidance How Learned Old Parents Play Quickly Regularly Songs Taught Thereafter Ukulele]
If all things were made through Him, clearly so must the splendid revelations have been which were made to the fathers and prophets, and became to them the symbols of the sacred mysteries of religion. Origen
[ Became Been Clearly Fathers Him Made Must Mysteries Prophets Religion Revelations Sacred Splendid Symbols Them Things Through Were Which]
I'm sick of very white teeth and lots of gymnasium practice. I'm bored, you know, send in the next one. I wanted a real man that I could believe was my brother, my father, you know, my next-door neighbor - a real person. Tim Roth
[ Believe Bored Brother Could Father Gymnasium Know Lots Man Neighbor Next Next-Door Person Practice Real Send Sick Teeth Very Wanted White]
And you've got to remember that I'm also the father of nine children. David Neeleman
[ Also Children Father Got Nine Remember]
My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could. George Weinberg
[ Benefit Columbia Could Course Educated Family Fast Father Got Grade Graduate Healthy Highly Job Lawyer Mother Out Push Secretarial Seventh She Took Typing Walked Wealthy Yale]
I love fatherhood. I could bang on about kids forever. Guy Ritchie
[ Bang Could Fatherhood Forever Kids Love]
In our town there was a Gestapo officer who loved to play chess. After the occupation began, he found out that my father was the chess master of the region, and so he had him to his house every night. Bruno Schulz
[ After Began Chess Every Father Found Gestapo Had Him His House Loved Master Night Occupation Officer Our Out Play Region Town]
My father was predisposed to drunken rages. I would hide under the bed. My sister and I were talking just the other day about the terror a drunken man in a rage can create in a child. Antonio Villaraigosa
[ Bed Child Create Day Drunken Father Hide Just Man Other Predisposed Rage Rages Sister Talking Terror Under Were Would]
My mother's a secretary; my father's an electrician in a mining company. Eva Herzigova
[ Company Father Mining Mother Secretary]
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. Jim Valvano Birthday
[ Another Anyone Believed Could Father Gave Gift Give Greatest Person]
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. Lauren Graham
[ Always Because Chair Conservative Day Different Father Fell Gotten Had Increasingly Liberal More Older Out Politics Practically Presidents Realized Same Shocking Thought Voted]
By the God of thy Father who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts and of the womb. John Pearson
[ Above Almighty Bless Blessings Breasts Deep Father God Heaven Help Shall Thee Thy Under Womb]
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? Ellen Goodman Parenting
[ Always Appreciated Closeness Criticize Distance Expected Fathers Gave Hook How Less Many More Mothers Off Our Them Us]
How strange, when your father's wearing women's clothes and platform shoes, that a pair of loafers looks incredible. Moon Unit Zappa
[ Clothes Father How Incredible Looks Pair Platform Shoes Strange Wearing Women Your]
Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature. Harold Coffin Age
[ Age Awkward Catching Father Middle Mother Nature Period Starts Time Up]
My father wants me to be like my brother, but I can't be. Robert Mapplethorpe Dad
[ Brother Father Wants]
My father's record collection was full of New Orleans music of all kinds. I used to listen to the radio in New York, and all there was on it at the time was Madonna and Michael Jackson, so it sort of passed me by. Madeleine Peyroux
[ Collection Father Full Jackson Kinds Listen Madonna Michael Music New Orleans Passed Radio Record Sort Time Used York]
When Socrates was about 30, and his father was long dead, he was still pursuing the art of sculpture, but from necessity, and without much inclination. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Art Dead Father His Inclination Long Much Necessity Pursuing Sculpture Socrates Still Without]
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. Meister Eckhart
[ Avails Bear Birth Borne Ceases Celebrating Eternal Eternity Everything Father Feast God Lies Never Place Should Take Takes Which]
We are all so close. We are godfather to each others' kids. I was the best man at Jesus' wedding. Juan Marichal
[ Best Close Each Godfather Jesus Kids Man Others Wedding]
I was raised by free-spirited people, though my father gave me a very strong work ethic. Diane Lane Dad
[ Ethic Father Gave Raised Strong Though Very Work]
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. John Hurt
[ Afraid Anyone Drank Drinks Father Fear Happen Her Life Lived Might Mother Neurotic She Something Think Unhappy Woman]
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. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Feel Good Had Just Know Long Marriage Married Model Mother Number Role Stepfather Very Watched Were Years]
What made me want to go into doing comics was I was working as a laborer with my father, a gardener. Dan DeCarlo
[ Comics Doing Father Gardener Go Into Laborer Made Want Working]
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. Jensen Ackles
[ 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]
I suppose my father was more influential in my starting to play the guitar. Andy Partridge
[ Father Guitar Influential More Play Starting Suppose]
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? Aleksander Kwasniewski
[ Acts Ago Different Every Fathers His Inherit Long Man Only Own Responsible Say Sins Sons Were]
As the youngest, I wanted to be my father's son and perpetuate the family name. Connie Chung
[ Family Father Name Perpetuate Son Wanted Youngest]
My father was a sea captain, so was his father, and his father before him, and all my uncles. My mother's people all followed the sea. I suppose that if I had been born a few years earlier, I would have had my own ship. Joseph C. Lincoln
[ Been Before Born Captain Earlier Father Few Followed Had Him His Mother Own Sea Ship Suppose Uncles Would Years]
My father and mother - I figured if I could make them laugh, they'd stop fighting. I stole all their material. Jerry Stiller
[ Could Father Fighting Figured Laugh Make Material Mother Stole Stop Their Them]
My father was a waiter basically, and when I got my first professional job as an actor, I left a job that he found me for half the amount of money. So anyone would think that they're stupid, that that would be a stupid move. Alfred Molina
[ Actor Amount Anyone Basically Father First Found Got Half Job Left Money Move Professional Stupid Think Waiter Would]
I would also like to thank my father who discouraged me from playing the violin at an early age. Paul Desmond
[ Age Also Discouraged Early Father Playing Thank Violin Would]
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. Gilbert Hernandez
[ Being Died Eyes Father Filtered Her Kids Minority Mother Our Raised Raising Saw Six Through Very Were Woman World Young]
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. Roger Ascham
[ Books Chivalry End Fathers Led Man None Nothing Only Other Our Read Reading Should Time Wherein]
My mother is an office manager, my father a professor of economics and financial planner. Poppy Z. Brite
[ Economics Father Financial Manager Mother Office Planner Professor]
I'm aware that most people who meet me for the first time think of me in a certain way because of who my father is. That just comes with the territory. But that's been that way ever since I was a little kid as long as I can remember. I grew up that way. Ron Reagan
[ Aware Because Been Certain Comes Ever Father First Grew Just Kid Little Long Meet Most Remember Since Territory Think Time Up Way]
I am really looking forward to driving another of my father?s car at the show in Rotterdam. Nelson Piquet
[ Am Another Car Driving Father Forward Looking Really Show]
Thousands of present day students, like many of our Founding Fathers, are being taught at home. Ernest Istook
[ Being Day Fathers Founding Home Many Our Present Students Taught Thousands]
My Father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic. Spike Milligan Funny
[ Father Had Influence Lunatic Profound]
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. Michael Lewis
[ American Baseball Deeply Fan Fathers Rooted Sentimentality Sons Sport Transmitted Very]
I have come to the conclusion that none of us in our generation feels as guilty about sin as we should or as our forefathers did. Francis Schaeffer
[ Come Conclusion Did Feels Forefathers Generation Guilty None Our Should Sin Us]
I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him. Halle Berry Dad
[ Any Because Comes Father Filled Find Him Into Know Life Man Never Only Other Void Will]
I don't really believe in the Devil, but if the Devil is the Father of Lies, then he certainly invented the Internet. Ken MacLeod
[ Believe Certainly Devil Father Internet Invented Lies Really Then]
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. Black Elk
[ Center Children Circle Daylight Father Flowering Grew Hoop Hoops Made Many Mighty Mother Sacred Say Shelter Tree Wide]
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. Robert Cormier Parenting
[ Always Bleak Family Father Felt Great Had Home Life Mother Playgrounds Relationship Safe Streets Warm Were Wonderful]
Before she married my father, my mother was a film reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal - a small newspaper. Jim Jarmusch
[ Beacon Before Father Film Journal Married Mother Newspaper Reviewer She Small]
My father was a good preacher and had a little bit of drama. Jayne Meadows
[ Bit Drama Father Good Had Little Preacher]
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. Paul Hoffman
[ Any Change Concept Efforts Europe European Father Helped His Jean Leaders Man More Other Single States Than Thinking Those United Yes]
My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much. Gwyneth Paltrow Family
[ Add Birth Comes Daughter Death Did Down Everything Father Husband Just Life Meeting Moments Much Previous Seem Three Up Very]
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. Caroline Corr
[ Also Band Because Father Had Jobs Keyboards Kids Mother Piano Played Regular Singer Stuff Though Together Were Yes]
When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching. Robert Bly Dad
[ Absent Children Day During Father His Home Only Receive Returns Six Teaching Temperament]
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. Christine Keeler
[ Alone Always Covered Every Going Him Holiday Made Never Night Out Single Stepfather Stopped Sure Them Times Up Went]
Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career. Sam Ewing Dad
[ Asks Career Combine Ever Father How Manages Marriage Nobody]
When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile pursuits in life were the pursuit of truth and of beauty and I believe that Alfred Nobel must have felt much the same when he gave these prizes for literature and the sciences. Frederick Sanger
[ Alfred Beauty Believe Father Felt Gave Life Literature Most Much Must Nobel Prizes Pursuit Pursuits Same Sciences Tell These Truth Two Used Were Worthwhile Young]
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. Roald Dahl
[ Amputated Arm Broke Came Elbow Father His Near Norwegian Oslo Small Town]
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. Joel Coen
[ Age Burden Driving Education Father Jew Kids Kind Less More Mother Obligation Observant Our Religious She Us Very Were]
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. Benny Green
[ Album Almost Born Called Day Dream Every Father First Heard His Jazz Listening Monk Pianist Thelonious Time]
I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a piece of my finger to my father. He said he wanted more proof. Rodney Dangerfield
[ Father Finger Kidnapped More Piece Proof Remember Said Sent Time Wanted]
Kennedy lied and lied about his health while he was alive, even using his father's influence to get into the Navy without ever taking a medical examination. Richard Reeves
[ Alive Even Ever Examination Father Get Health His Influence Into Kennedy Lied Medical Navy Taking Using While Without]
My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States. Harry S. Truman Dad
[ After Failure Father President States United]
I'm very inspired by him-it was my father who taught us that an immigrant must work twice as hard as anybody else, that he must never give up. Zinedine Zidane
[ Anybody Else Father Give Hard Immigrant Inspired Must Never Taught Twice Up Us Very Work]
The director, of course, was Bob Fosse. But again, I worked with my father to prepare for the role. Liza Minnelli
[ Again Bob Course Director Father Prepare Role Worked]
From the cradle to the grave she is subject to the power and control of man. Father, guardian, or husband, one conveys her like some piece of merchandise over to the other. Ernestine Rose
[ Control Conveys Cradle Father Grave Guardian Her Husband Man Merchandise Other Over Piece Power She Some Subject]
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. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Been Before Blame Fathers Juliet Know Make Mismanagement Mothers Never Nowadays Only Own Romeo Sensible Their Them Tragedy World]
Becoming a father isn't difficult, but it's very difficult to be a father. Wilhelm Busch
[ Becoming Difficult Father Very]
My father was a professor of civil engineering at MIT, and my mother taught high school English. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Civil Engineering English Father High Mit Mother Professor School Taught]
Due to a big bust in Cuba, my father's business suffered badly, so I was free to choose my own career. I became a professional dancer, and I went on the road and started making real money. Cesar Romero
[ Badly Became Big Business Bust Career Choose Cuba Dancer Due Father Free Making Money Own Professional Real Road Started Suffered Went]
My father is black and my mother is white. Therefore, I could answer to either, which kind of makes me a racial Lone Ranger, caught between two communities. Wentworth Miller
[ Answer Between Black Caught Communities Could Either Father Kind Lone Makes Mother Racial Ranger Therefore Two Which White]
I play the father in the scene when Will and Tommy go back to Tommy's old apartment. It was a big mistake. I hope not to be in the next movie I direct. Barry Sonnenfeld
[ Apartment Back Big Direct Father Go Hope Mistake Movie Next Old Play Scene Tommy Will]
There is a crying need today to have this truth heralded throughout the land that youth especially may appreciate and hold the freedom of the individual as sacred as did our revolutionary fathers. David O. McKay
[ Appreciate Crying Did Especially Fathers Freedom Heralded Hold Individual Land May Need Our Revolutionary Sacred Throughout Today Truth Youth]
I attended Sunday School and then church with my father and mother throughout my childhood. Leverett Saltonstall
[ Attended Childhood Church Father Mother School Sunday Then Throughout]
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. Jim Jeffords
[ 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]
I have patterned myself after my father and God. Adam Petty
[ After Father God Myself Patterned]
As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities. Alan Thicke
[ Activities Attain Children Develop Engaging Father First Fitness Fulfill Goals Help Helps Individual Personal Priority Regular Responsibilities Self-Confidence Set Sons Strength Those Will]
The greatest job I ever had was working on my family farm. Each morning my father would come into my bedroom around 4:30 am and command me to get up and work the fields. I would spend the next two hours before school slopping pigs and cropping tobacco. Armstrong Williams
[ Am Around Bedroom Before Come Command Each Ever Family Farm Father Fields Get Greatest Had Hours Into Job Morning Next Pigs School Spend Tobacco Two Up Work Working Would]
Any father whose son raises his hand against him is guilty of having produced a son who raised his hand against him. Charles Peguy
[ Against Any Father Guilty Hand Having Him His Produced Raised Raises Son Whose]
My father and I have a very good relationship. We always got along. But I always scold him. Amy Sedaris Dad
[ Along Always Father Good Got Him Relationship Scold Very]
There are now grandmothers and grandfathers coming to see us because they are of that age, they grew up in the '50s and '60s and they bring their sons and their daughters to hear the songs they heard when they were young. George Thorogood
[ Age Because Bring Coming Daughters Grandfathers Grandmothers Grew Hear Heard Now See Songs Sons Their Up Us Were Young]
But mostly, it's a book about my relationship with my father. Alison Bechdel
[ Book Father Mostly Relationship]
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. Jackie Cooper
[ Daddy Father Liked Mayer Mr Remember Sort Thought Treat Treated Very Well]
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. Barry Bonds
[ Baseball Big Comes Expect Expectations Father Other Play Played Pressure Some Something Sport Think Your]
God the Father and God the Son cannot be everywhere present; indeed they cannot be even in two places at the same instant: but God the Holy Spirit is omnipresent - it extends through all space, with all other matter. Orson Pratt
[ Cannot Even Everywhere Extends Father God Holy Indeed Instant Matter Omnipresent Other Places Present Same Son Space Spirit Through Two]
Love is of that excellent nature, that it is esteemed by the best of men, and accepted from the meanest persons; what then is the affection of a Father! John Pearson
[ Accepted Affection Best Esteemed Excellent Father Love Meanest Men Nature Persons Then]
George Burns was the father I never had. Bobby Darin
[ Burns Father George Had Never]
Along the beach I never collected shells from my father's shore. Corey Hart
[ Along Beach Collected Father Never Shells Shore]
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. Harper Lee
[ Any Been Bravest Ever Father Guns Had Hated Lived Man Never These Thought Times Wars]
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. Patti Davis
[ Alzheimer Aware Awareness Because Claiming Early Father Growing Hardest Him Losing More Person Quiet Stages Started Think Very Why]
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. Robert Klein
[ Another Difference Drama Father Go Had Ivy Kind League Leap Persuaded Professionally Professors Quantum School Should Stories These Yale]
Father God, we just ask You to open Your wide, wide arms and look down upon us, Lord, and lead us, and let us know what we should do to stop this, this terrible, terrible holocaust. Norma McCorvey
[ Arms Ask Down Father God Holocaust Just Know Lead Look Lord Open Should Stop Terrible Upon Us Wide Your]
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. Birch Bayh
[ Again Attention Bring Concerned Fathers Given Haven Here How Into Life Lives Lot Make Responsible Whole World]
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. Matt Dillon
[ Becoming Benefits Citizens Did Forefathers Gone Haven Legal Means None Our Responsibilities These Through Want]
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. Jermaine Dupri
[ Act Atlanta Clown Crazy Crowd Dancer Father First Fresh Got Needed Opening Out Promoter Slot Time Tried Went]
I just thank my father and mother, my lucky stars, that I had the advantage of an education in the humanities. David McCullough
[ Advantage Education Father Had Humanities Just Lucky Mother Stars Thank]
My father was always telling himself no one was perfect, not even my mother. Broderick Crawford Dad
[ Always Even Father Himself Mother Perfect Telling]
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. Tom Glazer
[ Around Began Behind Classical Ear Family Father Had Interest Left Mostly Mother Music Occasionally Sing Stimulated Suppose Two Ways Would]
He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care. William Penn
[ Care Deal Does Father Great Him His Left Little Live More Owes Taught Than Upon Wisdom]
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. Ed Bradley
[ Business Clock Detroit Down Eastern Father Get Go Going His Machine Market Out Restaurant Shopping Then Up Vending Watch]
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. Flavius Josephus
[ Account City Commendation Eminent Father Great Greatest Had Higher His Jerusalem Nobility Now Only Reputation Righteousness]
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. Ben Kingsley
[ Avenge Each Father His How Juliet Love Much Other Romeo Son Think Two Uplifting Wishes Young]
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. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Bit Father Ford Frank John Kind Little Man Prop Son Thing Think Up Way Worked Your]
Father had notions about manhood suffrage, public schools, the education and the elevation of the masses, and the gradual emancipation of the slaves, that did not suit the uncompromising views of people in places like Richmond. John Sergeant Wise
[ Did Education Elevation Emancipation Father Gradual Had Manhood Masses Notions Places Public Richmond Schools Slaves Suffrage Suit Uncompromising Views]
Being a father helps me be more responsible... you see more things than you've ever seen. Kid Rock Dad
[ Being Ever Father Helps More Responsible See Seen Than Things]
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. Mavis Gallant
[ Afraid Began Done Dream Father Fear Gene Gift Had Him Inherited Life Poisoned Ration Through Vocation Without Would Writing]
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. Elias Hicks
[ Blessed Comforter Enlarged Father God Hearts Inward Jesus Love Might Our Said Send Turn Were Would]
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. Bo Jackson
[ Achieve Achievement Father Greatest Kids Life Now Period Right Say Still Trying Wonderful Would]
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. Malcolm Bradbury
[ American Burn Did Down English Ever Everything Fathers Hating History Liking Men Their Trying]
It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers. Chauncey Depew
[ Fathers Had Instead Landed Landing Pilgrim Pity Plymouth Rock]
I suppose you could say my father's world was Thomas Hardy and my mother's D.H. Lawrence. Seamus Heaney
[ Could Father Hardy Lawrence Mother Say Suppose Thomas World]
The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education. John Updike
[ Called Children Decided Education Equipped Fathers Founding Jails Parents Provided Schools Strain Their Tortures Unnatural Were Wisdom]
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. James Bovard
[ Above Before Equality Fathers Founding Had Instead Law Mob Rule Very Viable Vision]
Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance. Hippocrates
[ Breeds Father Ignorance Knowledge Opinion Science]
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. Ludwig Bemelmans
[ Been Begin Early Father France Good Gourmet Horseman Interest Life Live Must Nothing Riding Start Stomach Your]
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. Clancy Brown
[ Adult Also Comfort Confidence Could Father Frustration Gonna Know Life Look Much Pretty Son Used]
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. Angela Lansbury
[ Actress Got Grandfather Great Had Her Inherited Kid Knew London Lot Mother Politician She Sort Started Talent Think]
I used to annoy my father by telling him how much I felt luck was with me. Gene Tierney
[ Annoy Father Felt Him How Luck Much Telling Used]
I did grow up next door to Steve McQueen, who was a very famous movie star at the time, but as a kid it didn't impress me. We always had great fun with him. He would take us out on Sundays on his motorcycles, riding around in the desert; he was like a second father. Herb Ritts
[ Always Around Desert Did Door Famous Father Fun Great Grow Had Him His Impress Kid Mcqueen Motorcycles Movie Next Out Riding Second Star Steve Sundays Take Time Up Us Very Would]
I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father and friend. Dante Hall Dad
[ Father Friend Great Legacy Son Want Would]
Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put their family needs on the table. James Levine Dad
[ Employee Family Fathers Need Needs Plate Put Step Table Their Up]
Our mothers and fathers want change. They worked all of their lives, but today live in destitution. Viktor Yushchenko
[ Change Fathers Live Lives Mothers Our Their Today Want Worked]
In the early years, I found a voice that was my voice and also partly my father's voice. But isn't that what you always do? Why do kids at 5 years old go into the closet and put their daddy's shoes on? Hey, my kids do it. Bruce Springsteen
[ Also Always Closet Daddy Early Father Found Go Hey Into Kids Old Partly Put Shoes Their Voice Why Years]
My whole life was service to people and the Fatherland. Wilhelm Frick
[ Fatherland Life Service Whole]
My father was absent and he was a hero to me. Greta Scacchi
[ Absent Father Hero]
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. Allen Boyd
[ Adults Case Conflict Could Disarmed Father First Hand Hope However Hussein Resolved Saddam Seen Someone Three War Without Young]
To us Americans much has been given; of us much is required. With all our faults and mistakes, it is our strength in support of the freedom our forefathers loved which has saved mankind from subjection to totalitarian power. Norman Thomas
[ Americans Been Faults Forefathers Freedom Given Loved Mankind Mistakes Much Our Power Required Saved Strength Subjection Support Totalitarian Us Which]
To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of slavery than to depend upon a father. Virginia Woolf
[ Depend Father Form Less Odious Profession Slavery Than Upon]
Whenever I fail as a father or husband... a toy and a diamond always works. Shahrukh Khan Dad
[ Always Diamond Fail Father Husband Toy Whenever Works]
Since childhood she had walked the Devon rivers with her father looking for flowers and the nests of birds, passing some rocks and trees as old friends, seeing a Spirit everywhere, gentle in thought to all her eyes beheld. Henry Williamson
[ Beheld Birds Childhood Devon Everywhere Eyes Father Flowers Friends Gentle Had Her Looking Nests Old Passing Rivers Rocks Seeing She Since Some Spirit Thought Trees Walked]
But then my mother, who's a very selfless, stoic person from a family of Marines, would tell us that what was good for our father was good for us - he would make more money; therefore, we'd be able to get better educations. Patricia Richardson
[ Able Better Educations Family Father Get Good Make Marines Money More Mother Our Person Selfless Tell Then Therefore Us Very Would]
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? Joseph Howe
[ Altars Britain Brought Fathers Fire Liberty Out Permit Quenched Raised Sacred Simple Temples Trodden Venerable Will Your]
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. James Earl Jones
[ Acknowledge Because Both Children Enough Family Fathers Important Know Lot Mothers Present Problems Real Society Think]
For the freedoms our founding fathers not only dreamed about, but made into reality. It is that same pursuit of freedom today that is helping to make our world a safer place. John M. McHugh
[ Dreamed Fathers Founding Freedom Freedoms Helping Into Made Make Only Our Place Pursuit Reality Safer Same Today World]
And I came away from that experience, and it was a very difficult experience - I came to understand that you have to practice at being a good father and practice at being a good husband, just as you have to practice at being a good journalist. Bob Schieffer
[ Away Being Came Difficult Experience Father Good Husband Journalist Just Practice Understand Very]
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. Margaret Cavendish
[ Although Being Bred Brother Care Discipline Estate Father Heir His Less Lord Lucas Much Other Skill Take Than Therein Us Valiant War Were]
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. Imogen Cunningham
[ Art Become Brought Did Father Great Had Hand Photographer School Sent Thought Up Want]
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. Charles Ives
[ Am Anything Because Certain Done Father First Good Music Second Thing Wife]
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. Lincoln Ellsworth
[ Admiration Affection Austere Did Father Feels Great Had Him Immense Least Less Preoccupied Respect Son Toward Warm]
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. Wade Boggs
[ Anyone Because Call Dad Father Game How Play Right Someone Special Takes Taught Why]
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. Rene Auberjonois
[ Actor Always Being Father Going Good Insisted Just Know Process Puritan Really Should Swiss Whole]
Just talk to me as a father - not what the Constitution says. What do you feel? Joe Biden
[ Constitution Father Feel Just Says Talk]
My father never felt the need to wrap himself in anybody's mantle. He never felt the need to pretend to be anybody else. This is their administration. This is their war. If they can't stand on their own two feet, well, they're no Ronald Reagans, that's for sure. Ron Reagan
[ Administration Anybody Else Father Feet Felt Himself Mantle Need Never Own Pretend Reagans Ronald Stand Sure Their Two War Well Wrap]
It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents. Samuel Butler
[ Father Knows Legitimate Music Offspring Own Parents Respectable Tune Wise]
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. Bill Cosby
[ Bathroom Certain Child Comes Company Father Gas His Invariably Learns Needed New Only Precisely Privacy Quickly Shave Station Times Way]
I think it's time to do clean-up for a generation. I believe this is one of the movies that hits home for all colors and all races. Everybody I talk to, black or white, suburban, rich or poor, can relate to rejection, can relate to not having a father or a mother. Derek Luke
[ Believe Black Colors Everybody Father Generation Having Hits Home Mother Movies Poor Races Rejection Relate Rich Suburban Talk Think Time White]
Men who live valiantly and die nobly have a strength and a courage from the eternal Father. Josephus Daniels
[ Courage Die Eternal Father Live Men Nobly Strength]
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad. Beau Bridges Dad
[ Dad Father Great Importantly Most Teacher]
One can't carry one's father's corpse about everywhere. Guillaume Apollinaire
[ Carry Corpse Everywhere Father]
My first name - I have no middle name - was chosen by my father, as he told me, on that solitary walk in the forested hills. He selected it from a verse of the seventh chapter of Isaiah; there was no Immanuel among our ancestors known to him. Immanuel Velikovsky
[ Among Ancestors Chapter Chosen Father First Hills Him Known Middle Name Our Selected Seventh Solitary Told Verse Walk]
Because I was in Atlanta, people didn't realize I'm one of the real forefathers in the game. Jermaine Dupri
[ Atlanta Because Forefathers Game Real Realize]
That is the thankless position of the father in the family - the provider for all, and the enemy of all. August Strindberg Dad
[ Enemy Family Father Position Provider Thankless]
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. Barber B. Conable, Jr.
[ Congress Democracy Fathers Founding Functioning Less Majority Move Our Quickly Responsible Too Understood Very Way Well Will]
Upon the death of my father, our family and myself were emotionally and financially exhausted. Sam Sheppard
[ Death Emotionally Exhausted Family Father Financially Myself Our Upon Were]
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other. George Eliot Dad
[ Alphabet Birch Bit End Father Learnin Other Paid]
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". Harmon Killebrew Family
[ Boys Brother Come Dad Father Grass Mother Out Play Raising Reply Say Tearing Up Used Would Yard]
I never told my father I loved him before he died, and I have a lot of issues about that. They're all swimming around in my head, in my heart, unresolved, and in a way it felt fitting to dedicate the film to him. Gary Oldman
[ Around Before Dedicate Died Father Felt Film Fitting Head Heart Him Issues Lot Loved Never Swimming Told Unresolved Way]
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. Russell Hoban
[ Bothered Cannot Deal Father Go Great History Need Past Present Son Teach Then Time Wasted World]
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. Auberon Herbert
[ Between Combinations Contributions Course Duties Father Forced Now Others Own Reject Responsibilities Restore State Stepped Their Them Themselves Through Voluntary Which Will Work Workmen]
The land of my fathers. My fathers can have it. Dylan Thomas
[ Fathers Land]
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. Bobby Farrelly
[ Because Could Godfather Gratuitous Guys Just Last Lots Powerful Reality Story Such Take These Think Thought Violence Would]
My father was also a principal of a school and mother was a curriculum advisor. Both were educators. Edwin Moses
[ Advisor Also Both Curriculum Educators Father Mother Principal School Were]
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. Warren Beatty
[ Because Enough Even Father Grandfather Grandmother Kid Know Make Money Mother Profession Really Something Stay Teachers Were]
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. Audrey Hepburn
[ Back Been Cave Else Enough Everything Father Had Home Joy Leaving Look Lucky Pleasures Sadness Tomorrow Were Will World Would]
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. Anne Bronte
[ Cats Children Courted Dogs Else Everybody Father Her Loved Neglected Poor She Slighted Trusted Valued]
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. Gavin DeGraw
[ Accents Adopting Died Grandfather Great Hands Hero Him His Homage Myself Really Remind Some Sort Started War]
My dad had been an actor... not only had my dad been an actor, but his dad had been an actor, and my great-grandfather had been an actor. And who knows before then? David Hyde Pierce
[ Actor Been Before Dad Had His Knows Only Then]
I come from a really big family, my father was a businessman and what he always instilled in us was to be your own boss. My father built up his business, and he was by no means a rich man, but he figured out how to work four-and-a-half days a week. Tony Shalhoub
[ Always Big Boss Built Business Businessman Come Days Family Father Figured His How Instilled Man Means Out Own Really Rich Up Us Week Work Your]
When I was about 3, my grandfather used to give me and my sister a nickel to sit out on the front porch with him and sing songs. Tommy Shaw
[ Front Give Grandfather Him Nickel Out Porch Sing Sister Sit Songs Used]
I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father. Orson Scott Card Dad
[ Am Children Father Good Hope Remembered]
My father was a boxer, though. So, I have a particular interest in Ray Mancini, I think. Warren Zevon
[ Boxer Father Interest Particular Ray Think Though]
My grandfather was not a musician but he was an artist - a painter, a decorative painter. Gyorgy Ligeti
[ Artist Decorative Grandfather Musician Painter]
What I do say is, yes, children may be resilient and they have been able to deal with all sorts of difficulties they have faced, but the bottom line is this: I believe very strongly children need a mother and a father in the home. Timothy Murphy
[ Able Been Believe Bottom Children Deal Difficulties Faced Father Home Line May Mother Need Resilient Say Sorts Strongly Very Yes]
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. Charlie Hunnam
[ Beating Boy Care Course Crippled Destitute Died Father Grown Her Instinct Intervene Left Make Man Mother Seen Sense Started Take Terms Think Those Your]
My father has a general rule. He says if I haven't done it in real life I shouldn't do it on-screen. Natalie Portman
[ Done Father General Haven Life On-Screen Real Rule Says]
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. John Irving
[ Adult Am Anything Could Cousin Discover Ever Everything Family Father Four Him Knew Little Older Only Tell Than Would Years]
I have always found it difficult to wait for things - whether it was to see my father or sailor brother, Alan, again after their long sea trips, or the chance of a better job, or even new curtains. Anna Neagle
[ After Again Alan Always Better Brother Chance Curtains Difficult Even Father Found Job Long New Sailor Sea See Their Things Trips Wait Whether]
My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbor, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love. Yakov Smirnoff
[ America Described Father Fell Freedom Harbor High Holding Instantly Lady Love Middle New Seeking Stands Tall Torch Welcome York]
I hated Chris, my brother. I would pull his hair and kick him, until one day my father gave him permission to fight back. I'll be apologizing to him for the rest of my life. Stevie Nicks
[ Apologizing Back Brother Chris Day Father Fight Gave Hair Hated Him His Kick Life Permission Pull Rest Until Would]
James Brown became my father. He would talk to me the way a father talked to a son. He became the father I never had. Al Sharpton
[ Became Brown Father Had James Never Son Talk Talked Way Would]
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. Aldous Huxley
[ Among Considered Equivalent Father Mountains Walk]
My mother is Irish, my father is black and Venezuelan, and me - I'm tan, I guess. Mariah Carey
[ Black Father Guess Irish Mother Tan Venezuelan]
My father used to run auctions. He's now a singer in the Canary Islands. Jason Statham
[ Auctions Canary Father Islands Now Run Singer Used]
Uncle Brett had a definite vision that he was after, I don't think having a famous father affected him much. Kim Weston
[ Affected After Brett Definite Famous Father Had Having Him Much Think Uncle Vision]
On the justice of the cause of Prince Edouard, adding insurances of greatest sincerity to help it and support it and give him on all occasions of the marks of the same feelings as I have for the King his father. Henry Benedict Stuart
[ Adding Cause Father Feelings Give Greatest Help Him His Justice King Marks Occasions Prince Same Sincerity Support]
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. Sean Lennon
[ Any Did Father Fill His Kind Level Mozart Music Overcome Reach Rock Shoes Talking Trying]
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. Tammy Baldwin
[ Commented Did Grandfather Had Independent Lab Merits Peers Place Politics Process Research Reviewed Scientific Scientists Taught]
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. Wyclef Jean
[ Close Come Dealt Eyes Grandfather Life Lot Priest Remember Spirituality Voodoo Where]
While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure. Bryant H. McGill
[ Also Both Disappointment Failure Father Happiness Hope Important Keeper Must Progress Promise Remember See While Your]
You women will live as if father is still alive and in the next room. Warren Jeffs
[ Alive Father Live Next Room Still Will Women]
A lawyer's dream of heaven: every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers. Samuel Butler
[ Dream Each Every Forefathers Heaven His Lawyer Man Property Recover Resurrection Tried]
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. Danny DeVito
[ Always Amazing Father Felt Footnote His How Met Son Stories Storyteller Tales Tells Wife]
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. Jon Huntsman, Jr.
[ Benefit Capital Continue Entrepreneurs Father Great Intend Monetary Others Philanthropists Political State Taught Tradition Used]
I have a lot of memories, but I don't go into capitalizing on that. Something's got to be my own. I'm not doing the record to sit here and broadcast my memories of my father. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Broadcast Doing Father Go Got Here Into Lot Memories Own Record Sit Something]
Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother. Germaine Greer
[ Father Freud Mother Psychoanalysis]
Both my mother and father were very supportive of any career move any of us wanted to make. James Gandolfini Parenting
[ Any Both Career Father Make Mother Move Supportive Us Very Wanted Were]
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. Roy Ayers
[ Ago Coming England Father Happened Mother Music Saying Turned Up Were Years Your]
When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Afterward Comes Destiny Divine Down Fathers Fatigue Glad Honor Human Lay Least Lie Own Shall Thankfulness Turn Weapons Whatever]
I owed it to my father that I was elected to Parliament in the first place, but I owed it to my mother that I stuck it out once I got there. Agnes Macphail
[ Elected Father First Got Mother Once Out Owed Parliament Place Stuck]
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. Augusten Burroughs
[ Abuse Basically Beat Bright Drawn Father Had Hatred Images Level Mean Mother Parents Physical Really Reflective Relationship Television Terrifying Think Up Were Would]
I don't think there is such a definition of a perfect family, but I do think that our marriages are in crisis. Our families are in crisis. And I think the African-American family is at one of the worst stages it's been at in a very long time in this country. Fatherlessness is rampant. Leah Ward Sears
[ African-American Been Country Crisis Definition Families Family Long Marriages Our Perfect Rampant Stages Such Think Time Very Worst]
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. Kevin Johnson
[ Feeling Grandfather Help How Instilled Matter Model Others Responsibility Role Successful]
My father's coaching Misha and I just might help from time to time. Richard Krajicek
[ Coaching Father Help Just Might Time]
The only important thing I have to say is that my father never fought against his country. Zinedine Zidane Peace
[ Against Country Father Fought His Important Never Only Say Thing]
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. Sidney Altman
[ Able Adequately Any Choose College Comfortable Father Grocery Had High Life Made Our Practical Pursue Reached School Store Subjects Time Wanted Without]
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. Craig Ferguson
[ Best Bikes Could Fathers Felt Get Guys Hugging Long Lot Man Nice Riding Sailing Singing Suddenly Their Thought Way Were Would]
I think I was well brought up, for my father and mother were of one mind regarding the care of the family. Catherine Helen Spence
[ Brought Care Family Father Mind Mother Regarding Think Up Well Were]
Temperamentally, Sam and I are very much alike. He's a lawyer, my father's a lawyer, and I always wanted to play one. On so many levels the role just felt right. I fell in love with it as I would a woman. Rob Lowe
[ Alike Always Father Fell Felt Just Lawyer Levels Love Many Much Play Right Role Sam Temperamentally Very Wanted Woman Would]
It now costs more to amuse a child than it once did to educate his father. Vaughn Monroe
[ Amuse Child Costs Did Educate Father His More Now Once Than]
I have a Father's Day every day. Dennis Banks
[ Day Every Father]
I was brought up by an Episcopalian father and Presbyterian mother in nondenominational Army chapels all over the world and never really had much religious experience. Sally Quinn
[ Army Brought Episcopalian Experience Father Had Mother Much Never Over Presbyterian Really Religious Up World]
Though my father was Norwegian, he always wrote his diaries in perfect English. Roald Dahl
[ Always Diaries English Father His Norwegian Perfect Though Wrote]
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. Hjalmar Branting
[ Always Arisen Basically Conditions Confusing Encouraged Expression Fatherland Happened Itself Kind Modes Prevail Social Such Support Which]
But in its final creation it was not the part of the Father's power to fail as though exhausted. It was not the part of His wisdom to waver in a needful matter through poverty of counsel. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
[ Counsel Creation Exhausted Fail Father Final His Matter Needful Part Poverty Power Though Through Waver Wisdom]
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. Quincy Jones
[ Also Boys Carpenter Chicago Dime Family Father Five Good Had Jones Members Policy Racket Related Started Store Very Were Weren Worked]
My father, who had lost a brother, fighting on the Austrian side in World War I, was a committed pacifist. Walter Kohn
[ Austrian Brother Committed Father Fighting Had Lost Pacifist Side War World]
My mother was a housewife but she was also an artist. My father was an electrical engineer. James Cameron
[ Also Artist Electrical Engineer Father Housewife Mother She]
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. Jack Bowman
[ Another Dispute Family Got Grandfather Honor Hundred Inches Kentucky Land Living Over Point Property Ran Really Shot Six Through Yards]
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. Dusty Baker
[ Could Dad Father Feel Kind Much Role Sometimes Stuff Teammate Tell Uncle Very Your]
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. Harri Holkeri
[ Because Born Child Concerned First Good Grandfather Happy Him How Letter Many Telling Very Visions Were Which Wrote]
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. Jake Gyllenhaal
[ Alive Always Another Best Father Figuring Got Having Keeping New Out Process Rehearsing Something Take Thing Things Trying]
My grandmother made her home at Fox How under the shelter of the fells, with her four daughters, the youngest of whom was only eight when their father died. Mary A. Ward
[ Daughters Died Eight Father Fells Four Fox Grandmother Her Home How Made Only Shelter Their Under Whom Youngest]
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. Jim Bishop
[ Born Both Despises Enslaved Father Him Impossible Mother Pleasure Read Something Such Thing Travail Which Writer]
My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son. Conrad Veidt
[ Amount Birth Brother Caused Certain Elder Empire Father Fraternal German Hitherto Home Jealousy Mother Much Neither Nor Only Pleased Pride Shook Son Upheaval Usual]
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. Amar Bose
[ Bad Come Dark Father Food Mother Never Occasionally Person Prejudice Restaurant Served Sit States Time Try United White Would]
My father dealt in stocks and shares and my mother also had a lot of time on her hands. Hermione Gingold
[ Also Dealt Father Had Hands Her Lot Mother Shares Stocks Time]
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. Gordon Getty
[ Any Background Both Carry Classical Could Encouraging Especially Father Had Liked Music Musical Neither Parents Rose Set Sun Talent Thought Tune Very Were]
A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool. Michael Bergin Dad
[ Disappointment Father Powerful Tool Very]
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. Hedy Lamarr
[ Across Bare Bottom Bounce Ecstasy Father Mother Premiere Remember Sat Screen Shock Too Watched Well]
Because my father was a psychiatric nurse, I know my way around the system. Trisha Goddard
[ Around Because Father Know Nurse Psychiatric System Way]
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. Terrence Howard
[ Because Call Children Creator Cue Discipline Father Feed Guide Him Keep Protect Regard Rely Take Things Those Try Upon Us Warm]
At the age of about eight years, if he is a boy, she turns him over to his father for more Spartan training. Charles Eastman
[ Age Boy Eight Father Him His More Over She Training Turns Years]
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. Michael Badnarik
[ Called Constitution Created Fathers Founding Government Necessary Need Order Our Place Special Survival Survive]
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. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Art Biggest Camera Chaplin Charlie Discovered Documentaries Father His Home Influence Kid Movies Shooting Shot Started Those Through Took]
If the Founding Fathers and other patriots who fought during the Revolutionary War could see the United States today, I believe they would be proud of the path that the thirteen colonies, now fifty strong states, have taken since then. John Linder
[ Believe Colonies Could During Fathers Fifty Fought Founding Now Other Path Patriots Proud Revolutionary See Since States Strong Taken Then Thirteen Today United War Would]
My father was a writer and an acting teacher. Noah Hathaway
[ Acting Father Teacher Writer]
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. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Amid Atmosphere Been Beliefs Breathe Circumstances Complex Conceptions Enables Forefathers Formed Labours Life Our Struggles Us Various Which]
Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation. Fletcher Knebel
[ Forefathers Fought Made Mistake Our Representation Should Taxation Without]
My grandfather was a chef for a Baron in Sicily before he came to America. I grew up with him. I used to do my homework at one end of the kitchen table while he cooked at the other end. Vincent Schiavelli
[ America Before Came Chef Cooked End Grandfather Grew Him Homework Kitchen Other Sicily Table Up Used While]
We started out as boss and player, and Wellington was almost like my father. Frank Gifford
[ Almost Boss Father Out Player Started Wellington]
My mother, sister and I watched through the windows as my father gambled. Tom Berenger
[ Father Gambled Mother Sister Through Watched Windows]
My father kept his distance from working-class American blacks. Constance Baker Motley
[ American Blacks Distance Father His Kept Working-Class Working-Class]
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. Wilt Chamberlain
[ Ali Big Couple Dad Days Fan Father Fight Getting Go Got Houston Leaving Muhammad Off Place Ready Remember Said Sign]
My grandfather was a Pentecostal preacher. Billy Ray Cyrus
[ Grandfather Pentecostal Preacher]
I believe that an artist working for and representing the Kingdom of God should do the best of their ability to show and prove the depth, life, newness, creativity, truth and excitement of their Heavenly Father through the work that is set before them. Daniel Smith
[ Ability Artist Before Believe Best Creativity Depth Excitement Father God Heavenly Kingdom Life Newness Prove Representing Set Should Show Their Them Through Truth Work Working]
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. Danny DeVito
[ Also Fantastic Father Gets Love Magic Movie Really Skin Son Story Surreal Things Tim Under Your]
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. Hugo Black History
[ Clearly Commended Condemnation Courageous Deserving Far Fathers Founding New Newspapers Other Post Purpose Reporting Saw Serving Should Their Times View Washington York]
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life. Lee Iacocca
[ Always Die Father Five Friends Got Great Had Life Real Say Then Used]
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. Bill Cosby
[ Because Childhood Children Fatherhood Learned Lessons Only Own Parenting Should Taught]
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. John Hume
[ Administrative Almost Called Civil Dealing Employment Entirely Fairly Father Issues Labour Low Middle Ranking Servant Sort Then Unemployment Worked]
I've always been part of comedy. One of the things about our family was that if we were reasonably funny with each other, particularly my two brothers and myself, when my father was upset with something you'd want to make sure in some way you made him laugh. Because when he didn't laugh, you were in trouble! Leslie Nielsen
[ Always Because Been Brothers Comedy Each Family Father Funny Him Laugh Made Make Myself Other Our Part Particularly Reasonably Some Something Sure Things Trouble Two Upset Want Way Were]
I went to visit my father to tell him that I was going to go to college and become an architect - that was my dream. I was like, yeah I graduated from school, but it's not like you showed up for that. But all he was worried about is whether or not I wanted money from him. Jake Roberts
[ Architect Become College Dream Father Go Going Graduated Him Money School Showed Tell Up Visit Wanted Went Whether Worried Yeah]
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. John F. Kennedy
[ Always Believed Businessmen Father Never Now Sons Till Told Were]
It is my opinion that time brings all things to fruition; by time all things are made plain; time is the father of truth. Francois Rabelais
[ Brings Father Fruition Made Opinion Plain Things Time Truth]
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. Rene Auberjonois
[ Affection Alienation Did Father Great His Kid Law Much Played Something Son Suing Together Where Worked Younger]
Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives his weaknesses and faults, so a German will not despise the old Germany which was once a symbol of greatness to him. Gustav Stresemann
[ Child Despise Even Father Faults German Germany Greatness Him His Just Old Once Perceives Respects Symbol Weaknesses Which Will]
My father was an all-American football player. Edwin Moses
[ All-American Father Football Player]
I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day. Mike Tyson
[ Basically Brother Day Father Fight Good Intend Priorities Strong Try Want Win]
My parents had a wonderful marriage, but it was a very dependent relationship. My mother was entirely dependent on my father because that's how it was in those days. Erika Slezak
[ Because Days Dependent Entirely Father Had How Marriage Mother Parents Relationship Those Very Wonderful]
I went to watch my father at Silverstone in the early 1950s, and I've still got the car he was in. Nick Mason
[ Car Early Father Got Still Watch Went]
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. Lauren Graham
[ Agency Because Car Father Find Government His Keep Keys Less Much National Secret Some Spy Think Vietnam Working]
Our parents came home one day and heard us, and they thought it was the radio, but our grandfather told them it was us. Barry Gibb
[ Came Day Grandfather Heard Home Our Parents Radio Them Thought Told Us]
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. Richard E. Grant
[ Age Beyond Died Drama Father Lived Never Prematurely Recurring Regret See Succeed University]
I guess the two things I was most interested in were telescopes and steam engines. My father was an engineer on a threshing rig steam engine and I loved the machinery. Clyde Tombaugh
[ Engine Engineer Engines Father Guess Interested Loved Machinery Most Rig Steam Telescopes Things Threshing Two Were]
My real father died when I was two years old, so I never knew him. He was a barber in Chicago. Donald Johanson
[ Barber Chicago Died Father Him Knew Never Old Real Two Years]
When I was four or five, my father had a general store in Winchester and I don't think the farmers could ever leave on Saturday afternoon until I had been placed up on the counter to sing. Dinah Shore
[ Afternoon Been Could Counter Ever Farmers Father Five Four General Had Leave Placed Saturday Sing Store Think Until Up Winchester]
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. Will Adams
[ 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]
My father bought me a little cardboard accordion, and when I was three I got this little machine. Toots Thielemans
[ Accordion Bought Cardboard Father Got Little Machine Three]
It's hard when your father's the coach. Sometimes you don't know where one leaves off and the other begins. Pete Maravich
[ Begins Coach Father Hard Know Leaves Off Other Sometimes Where Your]
The forefathers, including James Madison, felt very strongly that the duties that we owe to God were outside of government's prerogative, that government had no business interfering with the way we worship God. Roy Moore
[ Business Duties Felt Forefathers God Government Had Including Interfering James Madison Outside Owe Prerogative Strongly Very Way Were Worship]
The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Father is a material being. Orson Pratt Religion
[ Being Consists Father Godhead Holy Material Son Spirit]
I do not separate Christ from God more than a voice from the speaker or a beam from the sun. Christ is the voice of the speaker. He and the Father are the same thing, as the beam and the light, are the same light. Michael Servetus
[ Beam Christ Father God Light More Same Separate Speaker Sun Than Thing Voice]
My father died. It is still a deep regret to me this day that in choosing acting as my career I was forced to hurt him. He died too early to see I had done the right, the only thing. Conrad Veidt
[ Acting Career Choosing Day Deep Died Done Early Father Forced Had Him Hurt Only Regret Right See Still Thing Too]
Better than anything else in our culture, it enables fathers and sons to speak on a level playing field while building up from within a personal history of shared experience - a group history - that may be tapped into at will in years to come. John Thorn
[ Anything Better Building Come Culture Else Enables Experience Fathers Field Group History Into Level May Our Personal Playing Shared Sons Speak Tapped Than Up While Will Within Years]
Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them. Angela Carter Dad
[ Aged Back Carried Even Father His Known Never Perhaps Ruins Them Troy Whether]
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. James H. Breasted
[ Along Ancestors Broad Cities Civilization Efforts European Fathers Fundamentals Great Heritage Land Lonely Obvious Once Our Own Planted Prosperous Received Their These Trails Whose]
The happiest years of my mother's life were spent in Washington, D.C. It was where she met my father, where John was born and where I spent my earliest years. Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg
[ Born Earliest Father Happiest John Life Met Mother She Spent Washington Were Where Years]
More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding. Paul D. Boyer
[ Applied Compassion Discipline Example Father Honesty Logical Love More Others Reasoning Taught Than Understanding Word]
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. Josef Albers
[ Childhood Decorative Everything Fact Father Glass Helped House Made Never Painted Painter Paintings Sets Stage Started]
My father was often angry when I was most like him. Lillian Hellman
[ Angry Father Him Most Often]
We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me. Matthew Modine
[ Aspire Best Father Good Great Husband Important Know Life Lover Multitude Should Things Try Very Well]
But the love of adventure was in father's blood. Buffalo Bill Dad
[ Adventure Blood Father Love]
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. Lynn Johnston
[ Dear Did Father First Had Hand Her Kind Kindly Man Married Meek Men Met Mother Person Roost Ruled She Terrified Treated Upper Very]
Father Fernando did every thing in his power to assist the sick; and although he arrived much reduced in flesh, he did not become ill, and is now well. Junipero Serra
[ Although Arrived Assist Become Did Every Father Fernando Flesh His Ill Much Now Power Reduced Sick Thing Well]
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. Jonathan Franzen
[ Been Before Company Father Going Got Greatest Had His Life Long Look Many Other Person Said Satisfaction Sick Source Unhappy Ways Work Workers]
I surrounded myself with women when I was growing up because I had this horrible psycho father. Now I'm trying to really appreciate and like men more. Courtney Love
[ Appreciate Because Father Growing Had Horrible Men More Myself Now Psycho Really Surrounded Trying Up Women]
I want to thank my mother and my father for teaching me to have a dream. You are seeing my dream come true. Louise Fletcher
[ Come Dream Father Mother Seeing Teaching Thank True Want]
I never saw my grandfather because he had died before I was born, but I have good memories of my grandmother and of how she could play the piano at the old house. John Forbes Nash, Jr.
[ Because Before Born Could Died Good Grandfather Grandmother Had House How Memories Never Old Piano Play Saw She]
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. Abraham Lincoln
[ Am Concerned Grandfather Grandson His Know More Much Will]
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. Robert Foster Bennett
[ Called Campaign Care Enemies Experience Father Friends Good Help Him Lord May Often Politics Save Someone Take Trying Up Very]
That room was not available, and the only other room had been booked for a Jewish bar mitzvah. I called the father and told him I needed the room and I would pay him to move the bar mitzvah to an adjoining room which was smaller. Lew Wasserman
[ Adjoining Available Bar Been Booked Called Father Had Him Jewish Mitzvah Move Needed Only Other Pay Room Smaller Told Which Would]
True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends' boyfriends - and he accepts it. Larry McMurtry
[ Accepts Become Boyfriends Father Figure Girlfriends His Man Maturity Only Reached Realizes True]
My husband is from Hawaii and his father who was also born in Hawaii was a teenager when Pearl Harbor happened, right before church and he ran up and got on the roof of his grandfather's house and watched the planes go over. Sigourney Weaver
[ Also Before Born Church Father Go Got Grandfather Happened Harbor Hawaii His House Husband Over Pearl Planes Ran Right Roof Teenager Up Watched]
Do you know that other than my father, I've never had a man take care of me? Dionne Warwick Dad
[ Care Father Had Know Man Never Other Take Than]
Ladies and gentlemen, my mother thanks you, my father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you! George M. Cohan
[ Father Gentlemen Ladies Mother Sister Thank Thanks]
I was just studying with my father, a very difficult task for me since he was a great, great Qawwali singer. Nusrat F. A. Khan
[ Difficult Father Great Just Since Singer Studying Task Very]
My father described me as the oldest baby he'd ever seen. I apparently was very serious and reflective. Tim Robbins
[ Apparently Baby Described Ever Father Oldest Reflective Seen Serious Very]
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel? Joseph Addison
[ Confess Cruel Delights Father Make Man Misery Motive Other Others Will Yet]
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! Edward Carpenter
[ Began Board Destined Did Father German His Hours Learn Long Look Philosophy Read Remain Ship Spare Though Twenty-Four Were Which]
The day is past when schools could afford to give sufficient time and attention to the teaching of the ancient languages to enable the student to get that enjoyment out of classical literature that made the lives of our grandfathers so rich. James Loeb
[ Afford Ancient Attention Classical Could Day Enable Enjoyment Get Give Grandfathers Languages Literature Lives Made Our Out Past Rich Schools Student Sufficient Teaching Time]
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. Norman Lear
[ Article Being Black Came Did Episode Father Good Had Higher Incidence Increasing James Males Newspaper Out Show Than Times Which Whites]
I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me. Laurence Sterne
[ Both Bound Duty Either Equally Father Had Indeed Minded Mother Them Were Wish]
My father was so much more than an accomplished businessman. Gordon Getty
[ Accomplished Businessman Father More Much Than]
I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is. Charles Lamb
[ Am Brought Children Determined Father Find Out Religion Shall Their Up]
My mother is, my father certainly was. They were kind of the local intelligentsia in the town where I grew up. Alison Bechdel
[ Certainly Father Grew Intelligentsia Kind Local Mother Town Up Were Where]
Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps. Alan Ladd
[ Chance Every Father Footsteps Gets His Off Own Son Start]
The picture has made its million back in four months; I have been overwhelmed by letters, hundreds of them, literally, begging me in my next production not to swing over the shallow trash of mother love, father love, sister love, brother love. Erich von Stroheim
[ Back Been Begging Brother Father Four Hundreds Letters Literally Love Made Million Months Mother Next Over Overwhelmed Picture Production Shallow Sister Swing Them Trash]
Grandfather, Great Spirit, once more behold me on earth and lean to hear my feeble voice. Black Elk
[ Behold Earth Feeble Grandfather Great Hear Lean More Once Spirit Voice]
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. Ted Demme
[ Always Aware Being Between Daughter Father Game His Love Plan Son Stick Story Tried Which]
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. Madonna Ciccone
[ Agree Brought Did Either Father His Integrity Lot Something Strong Told Up Us Values Very Ways]
Fathers like to have children good-natured, well-behaved, and comfortable, but how to put them in that desirable condition is out of their philosophy. Ernestine Rose
[ Children Comfortable Condition Desirable Fathers Good-Natured Good-Natured How Out Philosophy Put Their Them]
And in that time, I lost my dad and had kids of my own. It was like, OK, I get it now. I know what fatherhood is all about. And you look at your parents differently. Paul Reiser
[ Dad Differently Fatherhood Get Had Kids Know Look Lost Now Ok Own Parents Time Your]
I'm a father; that's what matters most. Nothing matters more. Gordon Brown Dad
[ Father Matters More Most Nothing]