Quotations that match 'father'.

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]
We will never forget those like my great-grandfather who fought at Vicksburg. Roy Barnes
[ Forget Fought Never Those Will]
Because my father was a psychiatric nurse, I know my way around the system. Trisha Goddard
[ Around Because Father Know Nurse Psychiatric System Way]
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]
I heard Yiddish when my father's family came to the house, which was as seldom as my mother could arrange it. Joseph Greenberg
[ Arrange Came Could Family Father Heard House Mother Seldom Which Yiddish]
My father taught me to paint when I was young with watercolors and so I learned at a very young age the essential elements of the value of light and composition. Matthew Modine
[ Age Composition Elements Essential Father Learned Light Paint Taught Value Very Watercolors Young]
I want to be a soldier as my father was. Kaspar Hauser
[ Father Soldier Want]
My father had very little formal education. Daniel Berrigan
[ Education Father Formal Had Little Very]
Go for Dr. Bowen as soon as you can. I think father is hurt. Lizzie Andrew Borden
[ Dr Father Go Hurt Soon Think]
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]
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]
There are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, can take the place of the family in the scheme of things. Gerald R. Ford
[ Adequate Bound Children Commitment Family Father Government How Loving Matter Mother Nurture Place Protect Scheme Substitutes Take Things Together Well-Intentioned]
I worked hard and made my own way, just as my father had. And just, I'm sure, as he hoped I would. I learned, from observing him, the satisfaction that comes from striving and seeing a dream fulfilled. Sigourney Weaver
[ Comes Dream Father Fulfilled Had Hard Him Hoped Just Learned Made Observing Own Satisfaction Seeing Striving Sure Way Worked 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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Rock's so good to me. Rock is my child and my grandfather. Chuck Berry
[ Child Good Grandfather Rock]
I grew up in an abusive home and was told on a daily basis by my father that I would never amount to anything and that I looked like a boy. Janice Dickinson
[ Abusive Amount Anything Basis Boy Daily Father Grew Home Looked Never Told Up Would]
My father's coaching Misha and I just might help from time to time. Richard Krajicek
[ Coaching Father Help Just Might Time]
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]
There was certainly less profanity in the Godfather than in the Sopranos. There was a kind of respect. It's not that I totally agreed with it, but it was a great piece of art. Danny Aiello
[ Agreed Art Certainly Godfather Great Kind Less Piece Profanity Respect Sopranos Than Totally]
He knows I rip him off every day. He's the godfather for me. Nobody can say they aren't influenced by what Stevie Wonder has done. Brian McKnight
[ Day Done Every Godfather Him Influenced Knows Nobody Off Rip Say Stevie Wonder]
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]
My father was unemployed and I was the eldest of seven children. We were very poor. And when you ask how did we support ourselves, the only funding that we had was unemployment payments. John Hume
[ Ask Children Did Eldest Father Funding Had How Only Ourselves Payments Poor Seven Support Unemployed Unemployment Very Were]
My father was an all-American football player. Edwin Moses
[ All-American Father Football Player]
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]
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]
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]
My father was never anti-anything in our house. Errol Flynn Dad
[ Father House Never Our]
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]
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]
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft. Honore de Balzac
[ Among Baker Become Compelled Craft Curious Egyptians Father His Know Leads Longer Man Rather Succeed Than Would]
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]
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]
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. Charles A. Beard
[ Best Citizen Dangerous Days Fathers Founding Get Go Independence Need Only Our Phrases Reflect Repeating Reputation Struggle These Used Very Ways Which Yourself]
My father and uncles and all their friends turned their lungs black trying to satisfy my collector's zeal. Edward G. Robinson
[ Black Collector Father Friends Lungs Satisfy Their Trying Turned Uncles Zeal]
My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem. Gwyneth Paltrow Dad
[ Every Father Guy Problem Rock Went]
My father had left behind an old piano. My sister was already going to school, my mother was out working, and I stayed at home alone with my adorable grandmother who understood nothing I said. It was so boring that I stayed at the piano all day long, and that saved my life. Michel Legrand
[ Adorable Alone Already Behind Boring Day Father Going Grandmother Had Home Left Life Long Mother Nothing Old Out Piano Said Saved School Sister Stayed Understood Working]
I grew up in a very musical family, my father was a musician and a big band leader and made records. Billy Sherwood
[ Band Big Family Father Grew Leader Made Musical Musician Records Up Very]
My father had a varied ear, from Hank Williams to Ravel. Madeleine Peyroux
[ Ear Father Had Hank Ravel Varied Williams]
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]
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]
The workplace should have a place where the kids can visit. They should have places at the mother's or the father's work where professionals can have their kids visit them whenever they feel like it. Eric Braeden
[ Father Feel Kids Mother Place Places Professionals Should Their Them Visit Whenever Where Work Workplace]
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 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]
I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices. Gene Tierney
[ Fathers Hard Into Justified Known Own Plunged Sacrifices Social Their Ways Whirl Work]
Along the beach I never collected shells from my father's shore. Corey Hart
[ Along Beach Collected Father Never Shells Shore]
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]
My mother, at least twice, cancelled our family's subscription to the newspaper I was working on, because she was so mad about its treatment of my father. Charles Kuralt
[ Because Cancelled Family Father Least Mad Mother Newspaper Our She Subscription Treatment Twice Working]
Johnny Mercer was my father's best friend and became mine as well. And Harold Arlen, whom I would call Uncle Harry, and Harry Warren: those were ones who I really became close to. Margaret Whiting
[ Became Best Call Close Father Friend Harold Harry Johnny Mine Ones Really Those Uncle Warren Well Were Whom Would]
My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more. Pete Rose Dad
[ Anything Father Good Make More Only Practice Some Taught Then Way]
My grandfather taught me generosity. He sold snow cones in Harlem. I went with him at 5 and he let me hand out the change and snow cones. I learned a lot in the couple of years that we did that. Erik Estrada
[ Change Couple Did Generosity Grandfather Hand Harlem Him Learned Lot Out Snow Sold Taught Went Years]
My father and brothers were coal miners. Merle Travis
[ Brothers Coal Father Miners Were]
The most important thing in my father's life? World peace. Me and my brother. My mom. Sean Lennon
[ Brother Father Important Life Mom Most Peace Thing World]
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 rise in support of the separation of powers as established by our Founding Fathers in the Constitution. The Constitution clearly delegates the power to deal with criminal matters, like the use of drugs, to the States. Dana Rohrabacher
[ Clearly Constitution Criminal Deal Delegates Established Fathers Founding Matters Our Power Powers Rise Separation States Support Use]
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]
Beware the cute, hot guy who kind of reminds you of the parent you don't get along with: your cold, distant father who left when you were a kid or your hot-tempered mother whom you could never please. Merrill Markoe
[ Along Beware Cold Could Cute Distant Father Get Guy Hot Kid Kind Left Mother Never Parent Please Reminds Were Whom Your]
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]
I owe a lot to my parents, especially by mother and my father. Greg Norman
[ Especially Father Lot Mother Owe Parents]
My father had kicked me out of his house at the height of an argument over an opinion difference. He had become so enraged. He told me never to come back, and that was all the severance it took. Lynette Fromme
[ Argument Back Become Come Difference Enraged Father Had Height His House Kicked Never Opinion Out Over Told Took]
My father wasn't a very good lawyer. He thought the law was sacred and something that was meant to help people. He didn't charge people like he should have... which is why I was allowed to play bars and strip joints when I was 14. Max Weinberg
[ Allowed Bars Charge Father Good Help Joints Law Lawyer Meant Play Sacred Should Something Strip Thought Very Which Why]
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]
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]
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]
Just like if you were brought up on a farm, you would most likely carry on your father's business as a farmer; I was brought up in the kitchen and ended up becoming a chef. Martin Yan
[ Becoming Brought Business Carry Chef Ended Farm Farmer Father Just Kitchen Likely Most Up Were Would Your]
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]
My wife - to-be and I went to see my father. Only he could answer the two questions before us: Shall we get married now? Shall I begin the practice of law, or continue being the successful wine salesman I had become, working my way through law school? Emanuel Celler
[ Answer Become Before Begin Being Continue Could Father Get Had Law Married Now Only Practice Questions Salesman School See Shall Successful Through Two Us Way Went Wife Wine Working]
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]
I suppose my father was more influential in my starting to play the guitar. Andy Partridge
[ Father Guitar Influential More Play Starting Suppose]
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]
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]
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]
Even if society dictates that men and women should behave in certain ways, it is fathers and mothers who teach those ways to children not just in the words they say, but in the lives they lead. Augustus Y. Napier
[ Behave Certain Children Dictates Even Fathers Just Lead Lives Men Mothers Say Should Society Teach Those Ways Women Words]
With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound. Buffalo Bill
[ Been Believed Crowd Down During Father Friend Gone Got Had Head Held Help His Home Into Kidneys Lap Leaving Ride Stabbed Through Ugly Wagon Wound Wounded]
The founding fathers were not only brilliant, they were system builders and systematic thinkers. They came up with comprehensive plans and visions. Ron Chernow
[ Brilliant Builders Came Comprehensive Fathers Founding Only Plans System Systematic Thinkers Up Visions Were]
When I got back to my father and mother and was sitting up there in our tepee, my face was still all puffed and my legs and arms were badly swollen; but I felt good all over and wanted to get right up and run around. Black Elk
[ Arms Around Back Badly Face Father Felt Get Good Got Legs Mother Our Over Right Run Sitting Still Swollen Up Wanted Were]
My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it. Quentin Crisp Parenting
[ Father Mother Protected Threatened World]
I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha. Arthur Golden
[ Afterward Businessman College Culture Famous Father Geisha Graduate Japanese Language Man Met Mother School Studied Tokyo Went Where Whose Work Young]
I was taught by my grandfather that anything that your mind can conceive, you can have. It's a reality. Lenny Kravitz
[ Anything Conceive Grandfather Mind Reality Taught Your]
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]
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]
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 have a Father's Day every day. Dennis Banks
[ Day Every Father]
I got my first trumpet when I was six years old, from Al Hirt. My father was playing in Al Hirt's band at that time. Wynton Marsalis
[ Al Band Father First Got Old Playing Six Time Trumpet Years]
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]
We really were a very musical family. Father managed to buy us a small pump organ, and I just loved this instrument. Lawrence Welk
[ Buy Family Father Instrument Just Loved Managed Musical Organ Pump Really Small Us Very Were]
I was the same kind of father as I was a harpist - I played by ear. Harpo Marx
[ Ear Father Kind Played Same]
My grandfather was a newspaper publisher and his paper had all the comics in NYC, so some of my earliest memories are of reading the family paper and heading straight for the comics insert. Rick Moody
[ Comics Earliest Family Grandfather Had Heading His Insert Memories Newspaper Nyc Paper Publisher Reading Some Straight]
Your former Fathers the Spaniards have now no further Authority over you. Zebulon Pike
[ Authority Fathers Former Further Now Over Spaniards Your]
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]
Last winter when I was coming home from church one Thursday evening, I saw somebody run around the house again. I told my father of that. Lizzie Andrew Borden
[ Again Around Church Coming Evening Father Home House Last Run Saw Somebody Thursday Told Winter]
Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father. Dale Earnhardt Teen
[ Enjoyed Father Growing Hunting Up]
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]
I have a 92 year old father whose doing beautifully who lives in Chicago and a sister and a nephew and a niece and I love coming back and try to do so fairly often. Bob Balaban
[ Back Beautifully Chicago Coming Doing Fairly Father Lives Love Nephew Niece Often Old Sister Try Whose Year]
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]
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]
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]
My father was always getting excited about something. It's genetically inside me somewhere. Nicolas Cage
[ Always Excited Father Genetically Getting Inside Something Somewhere]
My father carries around the picture of the kid who came with his wallet. Rodney Dangerfield
[ Around Came Carries Father His Kid Picture Wallet]
Just as a son, to be a son of man, must be of the same nature and spirit of his father; so with the sons of God, and so it will be with all who are born of the spirit of God. Elias Hicks
[ Born Father God His Just Man Must Nature Same Son Sons Spirit Will]
My father instilled in me the attitude of prevailing. If there's a challenge, go for it. If there's a wall to break down, break it down. Donny Osmond
[ Attitude Break Challenge Down Father Go Instilled Prevailing Wall]
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]
Mr. Burns is a father symbol to me, and you can omit the word symbol. Bobby Darin
[ Burns Father Mr Omit Symbol Word]
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 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]
If you asked anybody in my family, they would have very stridently proclaimed themselves middle class. My mother and father were separated, so he doesn't count. Dave Van Ronk
[ Anybody Asked Class Count Family Father Middle Mother Proclaimed Separated Themselves Very Were Would]
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]
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]
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]
To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship. Wendell Phillips Dad
[ Better Fathers Good Imitation Must Our]
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]
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 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]
Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill. Michael Reagan Dad
[ Because City Father Hill Shining]
I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches. Aaron Neville Religion
[ Both Catholic Churches Father Methodist Raised Went Were]
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]
My father knew the charming side of my mother, and my mother thought that he was attentive and pleasant and was an architect, which was a respectable profession, but I don't think that they actually got to know one another deeply. Christopher Durang
[ Actually Another Architect Attentive Charming Deeply Father Got Knew Know Mother Pleasant Profession Respectable Side Think Thought Which]
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]
Playing for Yogi is like playing for your father; playing for Billy is like playing for your father-in-law. Don Baylor
[ Billy Father Father-In-Law Playing Yogi Your]
My father was something of a rainbow-chaser. Marc Davis Dad
[ Father Something]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Now my dad is with me, traveling with me and a big part of this whole thing is I like to mix it up a little bit, you know. Who gets to take their father on a private jet across the country and stay in first class hotels? So we're enjoying it, but I'd stop if it's not possible. Shia LaBeouf
[ Across Big Bit Class Country Dad Enjoying Father First Gets Hotels Jet Know Little Mix Now Part Possible Private Stay Stop Take Their Thing Traveling Up Whole]
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]
I have known Harold Ford Jr. since before he was born, in that his father was my driver in the 1966 governor's race, and has remained a friend of mine all these years. John Jay Hooker
[ Before Born Driver Father Ford Friend Governor Harold His Jr Known Mine Race Remained Since These Years]
If you keep making jokes like that, somebody is going to shoot you, father. Mary Todd Lincoln
[ Father Going Jokes Keep Making Shoot Somebody]
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]
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]
I was encouraged by my mother and, to a lesser extent, by my father. Carlisle Floyd
[ Encouraged Extent Father Lesser Mother]
Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine. Allan Bloom Parenting
[ Aspiration Children Competence Fathers Highest Idea Imagine Lost Might Mothers Specialized Success Their Them Wise]
So, the total number of hours spent on the stuff you have to do to take care of a family, working and caring for stuff at home, the total number of hours is actually about the same for mothers and fathers. James Levine
[ Actually Care Caring Family Fathers Home Hours Mothers Number Same Spent Stuff Take Total Working]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Arnold Bennett was a writer I admired. He was actually taking notes at his father's deathbed. Hugh Leonard
[ Actually Admired Arnold Bennett Deathbed Father His Notes Taking Writer]
Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers. William Feather
[ Business Could Doing Followed Grandfathers Known Merely Our Principles Tenth Us Well Were]
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]
My father could have been deported because on his immigration application he said that he was a printer, obviously because he didn't want them to be checking his writings. Joe Eszterhas
[ Application Because Been Checking Could Deported Father His Immigration Obviously Printer Said Them Want Writings]
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]
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]
And so I put down some of the things that he said, about keeping your tools sharpened and not letting them lie on the ground where they get hurt or get abused and dirty and can't find them. And some thoughts about how his father used to do things. Bruce Nauman
[ Abused Dirty Down Father Find Get Ground His How Hurt Keeping Letting Lie Put Said Sharpened Some Them Things Thoughts Tools Used Where Your]
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]
There will always be a father. Gary Gilmore
[ Always Father Will]
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]
Who wants to be married to a grandfather? Loretta Lynn
[ Grandfather Married Wants]
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]
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]
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]
Feels good to try, but playing a father, I'm getting a little older. I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle. Adam Sandler Dad
[ Father Feels Getting Good Lifestyle Little More Now Older Playing See Serious Taking Try Want]
Child-rearing is my main interest now. I'm a hands-on father. Sean Penn Dad
[ Father Hands-On Hands-On Interest Main Now]
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 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]
Slumber not in the tents of your fathers. The world is advancing. Giuseppe Mazzini
[ Advancing Fathers Slumber Tents World Your]
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]
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]
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]
Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels. Thomas Traherne
[ Air Among Angels Awake Celestial Earth Enjoyment Esteem Every Father Having Heaven Joys Look Morning Never Palace Reverend Right See Skies Such Till Upon Were World Your Yourself]
My father was invited to play on a television show when I was 17 or 18 that was an early equivalent of educational television, a Sunday afternoon kind of variety art show. John Sebastian
[ Afternoon Art Early Educational Equivalent Father Invited Kind Play Show Sunday Television Variety]
The purpose of my life is being a father to my kids and being a husband to my wife. Terrence Howard
[ Being Father Husband Kids Life Purpose Wife]
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]
Southern women often marry a man knowing that he is the father of many little slaves. They do not trouble themselves about it. Harriet Ann Jacobs
[ Father Knowing Little Man Many Marry Often Slaves Southern Themselves Trouble Women]
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]
My father is Swedish and my mother is French. Eva Green
[ Father French Mother Swedish]
Though my father was Norwegian, he always wrote his diaries in perfect English. Roald Dahl
[ Always Diaries English Father His Norwegian Perfect Though Wrote]
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]
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]
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 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]
My father was an American who could cuss in Italian and make an aria out of it. It was wonderful to watch. But then again, he was a Gemini. I believe in that stuff. Dominic Chianese
[ Again American Aria Believe Could Cuss Father Gemini Italian Make Out Stuff Then Watch Wonderful]
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
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]
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was. Abraham Lincoln
[ Grandfather Growing How Matter Own Tall Your]
God the Father, the supreme Architect, had already built this cosmic home we behold, the most sacred temple of His godhead, by the laws of His mysterious wisdom. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
[ Already Architect Behold Built Cosmic Father God Godhead Had His Home Laws Most Mysterious Sacred Supreme Temple Wisdom]
The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti. Jean-Bertrand Aristide
[ Attain Black Blood Cannot Colombia Die Emerge Empower First Forefathers Haiti Helped Independence Independent Inspired Led Liberty Must Nation Once Our Rebuild Shed Solidarity Spirit States Their Today United Us Venezuela Wi]
The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father. Samuel Taylor Coleridge Mom
[ Between Father Heart Heavenly Light Love Mother Softer Veil]
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]
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]
Again, I was influenced by my father, who was very much an atheist and took pride in combating the traditional or orthodox forms of Judaism, which his parents and which my mother's parents were very steeped in. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Again Atheist Combating Father Forms His Influenced Judaism Mother Much Orthodox Parents Pride Steeped Took Traditional Very Were Which]
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]
The first meal was an object lesson of much variety. My father produced several kinds of food, ready to eat, without any cooking, from little tin cans that had printing all over them. Mary Antin
[ Any Cans Cooking Eat Father First Food Had Kinds Lesson Little Meal Much Object Over Printing Produced Ready Several Them Tin Variety Without]
My father was a classical pianist, and my mother was a singer of just about everything. Carly Simon
[ Classical Everything Father Just Mother Pianist Singer]
For those of us who have lost loved ones in their prime - as I did when my father and other relatives succumbed - even one of those years would have been a precious gift. Michael Milken
[ Been Did Even Father Gift Lost Loved Ones Other Precious Prime Relatives Succumbed Their Those Us Would Years]
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]
The Lion King always makes me cry, especially when Simba's father gets trampled. Vanessa Hudgens
[ Always Cry Especially Father Gets King Lion Makes Trampled]
It's not any desire on my part to start playing dads, but it's a convention of drama. If you don't get the parts of young people going out to nightclubs, you have to play their fathers. Ian Hart
[ Any Convention Dads Desire Drama Fathers Get Going Nightclubs Out Part Parts Play Playing Start Their Young]
What will the U.S. senators have to say if there is, as many over here and in the rest of the world suspect, no substance to the allegations against my father and me? Kojo Annan
[ Against Allegations Father Here Many Over Rest Say Senators Substance Suspect Will World]
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]
You see, I had been riding with the storm clouds, and had come to earth as rain, and it was drought that I had killed with the power that the Six Grandfathers gave me. Black Elk
[ Been Clouds Come Drought Earth Gave Grandfathers Had Killed Power Rain Riding See Six Storm]
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]
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all. Benjamin Spock
[ After Babies Best Bringing Children Come Conclusion Different Doing Fathers Feel Good Instinctively Methods More Mothers Studied Their Up]
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]
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]
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]
If necessity is the mother of invention, it's the father of cooperation. And we're cooperating like never before. John Ashcroft
[ Before Cooperating Cooperation Father Invention Mother Necessity Never]
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]
It's a very, very fascinating story for me, cause it's about a man who's been doing bad; bad things. And he's a father of four children in parochial school, he's a lieutenant of detectives, but he's in conflict with himself and with trying to do what's right. Harvey Keitel
[ Bad Been Cause Children Conflict Detectives Doing Fascinating Father Four Himself Lieutenant Man Parochial Right School Story Things Trying Very]
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]
By our Heavenly Father and only because of God, only because of God. We're like other couples. We do not get along perfectly; we do not go without arguments and, as I call them, fights, and heartache and pain and hurting each other. But a marriage is three of us. Barbara Mandrell Marriage
[ Along Arguments Because Call Couples Each Father Fights Get Go God Heartache Heavenly Hurting Marriage Only Other Our Pain Perfectly Them Three Us Without]
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]
I grew up to have my father's looks, my father's speech patterns, my father's posture, my father's opinions, and my mother's contempt for my father. Jules Feiffer
[ Contempt Father Grew Looks Mother Opinions Patterns Posture Speech Up]
No man is responsible for his father. That was entirely his mother's affair. Margaret Turnbull Dad
[ Affair Entirely Father His Man Mother Responsible]
My father kept his distance from working-class American blacks. Constance Baker Motley
[ American Blacks Distance Father His Kept Working-Class Working-Class]
Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful. Cindy Crawford Dad
[ Become Father Husband Really Sexy Watching Wonderful Your]
I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did not reflect positively on my father's life. Sidney Poitier Dad
[ Decided Did Father Life Nothing Positively Reflect Would]
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]
I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude. Desi Arnaz
[ Father First Fortitude Just Learned Lot Miami Observing Struggling Survival Those While Years]
It is much easier to become a father than to be one. Kent Nerburn Dad
[ Become Easier Father Much Than]
I surrendered to a world of my imagination, reenacting all those wonderful tales my father would read aloud to me. I became a very active reader, especially history and Shakespeare. Andrew Wyeth
[ Active Aloud Became Especially Father History Imagination Read Reader Shakespeare Surrendered Tales Those Very Wonderful World Would]
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]
After the break up of the municipality and the loss of his income my father lost health and spirits. Catherine Helen Spence
[ After Break Father Health His Income Loss Lost Municipality Spirits Up]
Oh, that all the things my father had told me about how disgusting Washington is are true. And again it's the system - there are lots of nice, well-meaning people there. But it's a sleazy place. And politics is all about doing favors. Esther Dyson
[ Again Disgusting Doing Father Favors Had How Lots Nice Oh Place Politics Sleazy System Things Told True Washington Well-Meaning]
But the love of adventure was in father's blood. Buffalo Bill Dad
[ Adventure Blood Father Love]
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]
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers... clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun. George Catlin
[ Clap Face Fair Fathers Fire Graves Ground Hand Him His Hunting Last Look Mouth Over Sadness Seen Set Setting Silence Smooth Sun Take Turn]
Becoming a father isn't difficult, but it's very difficult to be a father. Wilhelm Busch
[ Becoming Difficult Father Very]
Therefore we examine with considerable diligence the consensus of the true, learned, and purer antiquity, and we love and praise the testimonies of the fathers which agree with the Scripture. Martin Chemnitz
[ Agree Antiquity Consensus Considerable Diligence Examine Fathers Learned Love Praise Purer Scripture Testimonies Therefore True Which]
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]
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]
My parents moved to Los Angeles when I was really young, but I spent every summer with my grandparents, and I'd stay with my grandfather on the farm in Longview. He was retired from the railroad, and he had a small farm with some cows and some pigs. I remember part of my youth was feeding hogs and plowing fields and stuff, so that's a part of me. Forest Whitaker
[ Angeles Cows Every Farm Feeding Fields Grandfather Grandparents Had Hogs Los Moved Parents Part Pigs Plowing Railroad Really Remember Retired Small Some Spent Stay Stuff Summer Young Youth]
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]
A lot of people don't know that my father is black. Ryan Giggs
[ Black Father Know Lot]
Something new has happened: For the first time in German history our fatherland is guided by a plan that considers only the needs of the people, and aims at building prosperity and reconstructing of our fatherland. Walter Ulbricht
[ Aims Building Considers Fatherland First German Guided Happened History Needs New Only Our Plan Prosperity Reconstructing Something Time]
And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father. Angelina Jolie
[ Actor Better Dad Father Great]
My father loved people, children and pets. Tony Visconti Dad
[ Children Father Loved Pets]
My father was a soil scientist with the Geological Survey. Jim Fowler
[ Father Geological Scientist Soil Survey]
My father felt that children should make their own way. Ron Reagan
[ Children Father Felt Make Own Should Their Way]
I loved the Godfather. I thought that was the best interpretation of our life that I've ever seen. Godfather I and Godfather II - the other one stunk. Sammy Gravano
[ Best Ever Godfather Ii Interpretation Life Loved Other Our Seen Stunk Thought]
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]
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]
When I was a boy I used to do what my father wanted. Now I have to do what my boy wants. My problem is: When am I going to do what I want? Sam Levenson
[ Am Boy Father Going Now Problem Used Want Wanted Wants]
I created the Women's Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don't need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam. Sun Myung Moon
[ Adam American Brother Created Elder Federation Grandfather Husband Lost Man Need Only Order Originally Parents Peace Position Restore True Woman Women World Younger]
Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective. Patti Davis
[ Against Alzheimer Bush Cell Concerned During Effective Embryonic Father Funeral Laura National Out Pointing Proof Research Spoke Stem Television Treatment Week Went Where Would]
My father didn't know George W. Bush from Adam. Ron Reagan
[ Adam Bush Father George Know]
My father wants me to be like my brother, but I can't be. Robert Mapplethorpe Dad
[ Brother Father Wants]
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 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]
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 always read all these books about the slaves. My mother is very educated. My father would talk to us like we were grown men. We never knew what he was talking about half the time. Wynton Marsalis
[ Always Books Educated Father Grown Half Knew Men Mother Never Read Slaves Talk Talking These Time Us Very Were Would]
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 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]
The relationship I have to my fatherland is like that of mothers with crippled children: they love them all the more, the more crippled they are. Germany is the background of all my plans, the return to Germany. Friedrich List
[ Background Children Crippled Fatherland Germany Love More Mothers Plans Relationship Return Them]
One of my grandfathers, actually, having gone out there as a minister, decided he would better serve the people as a doctor. So at a very late age - at the age of 38 in fact - he changed course and decided to become a doctor. Colin Firth
[ Actually Age Become Better Changed Course Decided Doctor Fact Gone Grandfathers Having Late Minister Out Serve Very Would]
It's a hard call, but I've no desire to live my children's lives. I think my job as a father is to protect them, to allow them a safe place to grow up and to teach them what I've learned. Ernie Hudson
[ Allow Call Children Desire Father Grow Hard Job Learned Live Lives Place Protect Safe Teach Them Think Up]
His father watched him across the gulf of years and pathos which always must divide a father from his son. John Phillips Marquand
[ Across Always Divide Father Gulf Him His Must Pathos Son Watched Which Years]
Some people had fathers who were bankers or farmers, my father made films, that's how I saw it. As for the movie stars, they were just around, some of them were friends, others weren't, it was all just a part of my everyday life. Anjelica Huston
[ Around Bankers Everyday Farmers Father Fathers Films Friends Had How Just Life Made Movie Others Part Saw Some Stars Them Were Weren]
When it came time to go to college, I had been accepted for Harvard when my father was offered the position of head of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company office on the west coast, and we moved to San Francisco. Douglass North
[ Accepted Been Came Coast College Company Father Francisco Go Had Harvard Head Insurance Life Metropolitan Moved Offered Office Position San Time West]
One can't carry one's father's corpse about everywhere. Guillaume Apollinaire
[ Carry Corpse Everywhere Father]
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]
Peace and not war is the father of all things. Ludwig von Mises
[ Father Peace Things War]
My father-in-law was once Chairman of Military Affairs in the Senate, the latter part of the Wilson Administrations. He knew a lot about and was fond of the Army. Stuart Symington
[ Administrations Affairs Army Chairman Father-In-Law Fond Knew Latter Lot Military Once Part Senate Wilson]
My father said, If you want to do acting, you have to be successful, which is a silly thing to say. Diane Cilento
[ Acting Father Said Say Silly Successful Thing Want Which]
Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I'd hide my face in the dark, I wouldn't want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried everyday. Michael Jackson
[ Badly Cried Dark Everyday Face Father Had Hated Hide Just Look Make Mirror Myself Pimples Shy Teased Used Want Yes]
My father was trained as a saddler, but in fact as a young man worked in his father's business of rearing and selling cattle, so he grew up in the countryside. Aaron Klug
[ Business Cattle Countryside Fact Father Grew His Man Rearing Selling Trained Up Worked Young]
I think I've always been somebody, since the deaths of my father and brother, who was afraid to hope. So, I was more prepared for failure and for rejection than for success. Amy Tan
[ Afraid Always Been Brother Deaths Failure Father Hope More Prepared Rejection Since Somebody Success Than Think]
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]
The Founding Fathers would be sorry to see that America had become so divided and factionalized. Michael Beschloss
[ America Become Divided Fathers Founding Had See Sorry Would]
See my father knew a lot about music, he played the piano and he would do theory and stuff like that, but I didn't learn anything from him, but I played that for him and he liked it a lot. John Fahey
[ Anything Father Him Knew Learn Liked Lot Music Piano Played See Stuff Theory 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 goal was to play drums, but my father made me take piano lessons. He told me I needed to learn to read music first, so I took lessons for six years. I thank God that he made me take those lessons, because it taught me a tremendous amount. Brian Austin Green
[ Amount Because Drums Father First Goal God Learn Lessons Made Music Needed Piano Play Read Six Take Taught Thank Those Told Took Tremendous Years]
Like Godfather, you look at a movie like that, or something that James Gray has directed, a film with minimal or pin lighting as opposed to everything being lit bright and flat, where everything is evident. Bill Sienkiewicz
[ Being Bright Directed Everything Evident Film Flat Godfather Gray James Lighting Lit Look Minimal Movie Opposed Pin Something Where]
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]
He followed in his father's footsteps, but his gait was somewhat erratic. Nicolas Bentley
[ Erratic Father Followed Footsteps Gait His Somewhat]
I had an older brother who was very interested in literature, so I had an early exposure to literature, and and theater. My father sometimes would work in musical comedies. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Brother Comedies Early Exposure Father Had Interested Literature Musical Older Sometimes Theater Very Work Would]
It started with the Godfather, this operatic violence. I don't know. William H. Macy
[ Godfather Know Operatic Started Violence]
When did it become a problem to be a small businessman and become successful? The small businessman - like my father, or like me? Glenn Beck Business
[ Become Businessman Did Father Problem Small Successful]
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]
A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool. Michael Bergin Dad
[ Disappointment Father Powerful Tool Very]
I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected. Nicolaus Copernicus
[ Ascribe Bodies Book Certain Conceive Concerning Cry Earth Easily Father Heavenly Holy Learn Most Motions Once Out Rejected Revolutions Should Some Soon Theory Which Will Written]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I knew real show business from my father, who had been an actor since he left the world of boxing. James Earl Jones
[ Actor Been Boxing Business Father Had Knew Left Real Show Since World]
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]
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]
It is hard to know how many people do, but given that the people are so docile towards the rulers, nowadays, very few Americans show the passion for freedom that our forefathers had. James Bovard
[ Americans Docile Few Forefathers Freedom Given Had Hard How Know Many Nowadays Our Passion Rulers Show Towards Very]
You think about child abuse and you think of a father viciously attacking a daughter or a son, but in my family it was my mother. My mother, I would say, was a... very brutal disciplinarian. Lynn Johnston
[ Abuse Attacking Brutal Child Daughter Disciplinarian Family Father Mother Say Son Think Very Would]
He who obeys God's laws finds him a father. He who disobeys them, finds him a judge. Daniel D. Palmer
[ Father Finds God Him Judge Laws Obeys Them]
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]
My father would tell anyone who would listen that this dentist thing he was doing was not his passion; cinematography was. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Anyone Cinematography Dentist Doing Father His Listen Passion Tell Thing 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]
One of the things that made me persist in the Antarctic in the face of sickening discouragements was my determination to name a portion of the earth's surface after my father. Lincoln Ellsworth
[ After Determination Earth Face Father Made Name Persist Portion Sickening Surface Things]
In a certain sense, this guy - who is one of the most evil people in the book - he's not really that bad at running the show, because he knows what he's doing, he's smart and he's got the big picture in mind. He's like the Godfather. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Bad Because Big Book Certain Doing Evil Godfather Got Guy Knows Mind Most Picture Really Running Sense Show Smart]
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]
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]
My father was a soldier and my mother was a great mover. She once counted up how many places she had lived in during the first 25 years of her marriage and it came to 20. Mary Wesley
[ Came Counted During Father First Great Had Her How Lived Many Marriage Mother Once Places She Soldier Up Years]
My mother told me I was begging her to be an actor when I was four. My father and my grandfather saw at least one or two movies a week; they were film buffs, so I guess it just rubbed off on me. And now it's kind of become a way of life for me. Giovanni Ribisi
[ Actor Become Begging Father Film Four Grandfather Guess Her Just Kind Least Life Mother Movies Now Off Rubbed Saw Told Two Way Week Were]
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]
It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. Pope John XXIII Dad
[ Children Easier Father Real Than]
No, I never thought about my father's money as my money. Christie Hefner Dad
[ Father Money Never Thought]
Reaper of enemies; strong of grip; One kind with his fathers. Taliesin
[ Enemies Fathers Grip His Kind Reaper Strong]
When you have a good mother and no father, God kind of sits in. It's not enough, but it helps. Dick Gregory Mom
[ Enough Father God Good Helps Kind Mother Sits]
This is not to say that the Scots are not fine people, but they were all sort of... well, my grandfather was a minister and sort of Protestant, and this was rather depressing to me. Alan Hovhaness
[ Depressing Fine Grandfather Minister Protestant Rather Say Scots Sort Well Were]
Sexism is not the fault of women - kill your fathers, not your mothers. Robin Morgan
[ Fathers Fault Kill Mothers Sexism Women Your]
Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children. Bill Cosby
[ Being Children Done Ever Father Given Joys More Nothing Rewards Than]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood, because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia. Tim Robbins
[ Because Dangerous Fathers Guys Had Hit Kid Lot Mafia Neighborhood Played Wrong]
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 Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes. Mary Astell
[ Bear Considerable Dignity Even Eyes Father Gives God His Indeed Love Makes Otherwise Pretence Relation Something Son Us Which Wisdom]
When we believe that God is Father, we also believe that such a father's hand will never cause his child a needless tear. We may not understand life any better, but we will not resent life any longer. William Barclay
[ Also Any Believe Better Cause Child Father God Hand His Life Longer May Needless Never Resent Such Tear Understand Will]
Even now, after whatever gains feminism has made in involving fathers in the rearing of their children, I still think virtually all of us spend the most formative years of our lives very much in the presence of women. Reynolds Price
[ After Children Even Fathers Feminism Formative Gains Involving Lives Made Most Much Now Our Presence Rearing Spend Still Their Think Us Very Virtually Whatever Women Years]
I always loved my mother, felt loved, but she was judgmental. Her father in Ireland didn't approve of women generally, and she took on his values. She believed her own mother was foolish. Julie Walters
[ Always Approve Believed Father Felt Foolish Generally Her His Ireland Judgmental Loved Mother Own She Took Values Women]
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. George Herbert Dad
[ Father Hundred More Schoolmasters Than]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life. Dawn French Dad
[ Beautiful Father His Life Most Myself Precious Taught Thing Told Uncommonly Value]
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]
My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. She read mainly travel books. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Books Evening Father Mainly Mother Read She Travel Would]
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]
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]
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]
Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are. Louisa May Alcott
[ Anna Asked Babies Bad Father God Men Never Noblest Often Said Us Work]
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]
My Struggles is a record close to me. It's about what I went through at home living with an abusive father. Missy Elliot
[ Abusive Close Father Home Living Record Struggles Through Went]
I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends were also mainly artists or writers, so he connects what I do with his example. Jonathan Lethem
[ Also Artist Artists Connects Example Father Friends Grew His Mainly Parents Up Were Writers]
I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example. My father wasn't perfect. Adam Sandler Dad
[ Example Father Had Just Learned Led Must Never Perfect Speech]
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]
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]
To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years. Ernest Hemingway
[ Absolute Father First Kid Look Rule Successful Two Years]
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]
My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men. Simon Newcomb Dad
[ Dispassionate Father Men Most Rational]
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]
One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying me in one arm with a picket sign in the other. Camryn Manheim Dad
[ Arm Carrying Earliest Father Memories Other Picket Sign]
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]
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]
It is really quite amazing that all of the folks supporting privatization, from the president on down, keep invoking the name of my grandfather, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. James Roosevelt
[ Amazing Down Folks Franklin Grandfather Invoking Keep Name President Privatization Quite Really Roosevelt Supporting]
My son is 7 years old. I am 54. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is. I don't want to be a pal, I want to be a father. Clifton Paul Fadiman
[ Age Am Better Community Father Great Intelligent Many More Old Pal Reach Respected Son Stronger Taken Than Think Want Years]
Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind. Giordano Bruno Time
[ Father Mind Mother Our Time Truth]
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]
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]
Should I be the happy mortal destined to turn the scale of war, will you not rejoice, O my father? Zebulon Pike
[ Destined Father Happy Mortal Rejoice Scale Should Turn War Will]
My father's people... are from Fairfax in northern Virginia, just across the Mason-Dixon line. So it was an honour to play Lee, he was a great general. Robert Duvall
[ Across Father General Great Honour Just Lee Line Northern Play Virginia]
As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father coming on a white horse to rescue me. Christine Keeler Dad
[ Coming Daydream Father Girl Horse Little Real Rescue Used White]
I could, I think, quite easily have gone to Oxford. I got four good A levels, but my father's income was such that I wouldn't have got a grant, and he wouldn't let me go to university, and that was the end of it. Colin Baker
[ Could Easily End Father Four Go Gone Good Got Grant Income Levels Oxford Quite Such Think University]
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]
Nobody teaches you to be a father. Nobody teaches you to be a husband. Nobody teaches you how to be a star. You have to learn to work with the tools. David Soul
[ Father How Husband Learn Nobody Star Teaches Tools Work]
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]
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]
If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they feel better for having been there - not because you've done a comedy performance but because you're talking about your father dying or having young children, things that touch your soul. Roger McGough
[ Because Been Better Children Comedy Done Dying Father Feel Having Out Performance Poetry Reading Say Soul Talking Things Touch Walk Want Young Your]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Whether the prayer of Seneca was granted we do not know; but, as we do not again hear of Marcus, it is probable that he died before his father, and that the line of Seneca, like that of so many great men, became extinct in the second generation. Frederic William Farrar
[ Again Became Before Died Extinct Father Generation Granted Great Hear His Know Line Many Men Prayer Probable Second Seneca Whether]
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 wasn't anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it. Sammy Davis, Jr. Dad
[ Anything Father Knew Loved Special Them]
I was a very good baseball and football player, but my father always told me I was much more interested in how I looked playing baseball or football than in actually playing. There's great truth in that. John Malkovich
[ Actually Always Baseball Father Football Good Great How Interested Looked More Much Player Playing Than Told Truth Very]
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]
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]
I am a great admirer of Sen. Frist, who is a nationally known heart surgeon and well known in Nashville as a great family man who has dedicated his life to helping others and, in that regard, he has followed in his father's footsteps. John Jay Hooker
[ Admirer Am Dedicated Family Father Followed Footsteps Great Heart Helping His Known Life Man Nashville Nationally Others Regard Sen Surgeon Well]
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]
My father took me back home, back to Greenwich Village, and he thought by taking me out of the orphanage he'd be out of the World War too. But no way - they got him anyway. He went in the Navy and then I lived on the streets. Gregory Corso
[ Anyway Back Father Got Greenwich Him Home Lived Navy Orphanage Out Streets Taking Then Thought Too Took Village War Way Went World]
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'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]
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]
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]
Later, my father died up in Marysville. So, my mother and I got in the car and came down to Hollywood. Marc Davis
[ Came Car Died Down Father Got Hollywood Later Mother Up]
For David Parker and Daniel Parker, with the respect and admiration of their father, who grew up with them. Robert B. Parker
[ Admiration Daniel David Father Grew Parker Respect Their Them Up]
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]
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. Aldous Huxley
[ Among Considered Equivalent Father Mountains Walk]
My father was in the coal business in West Virginia. Both dad and mother were, however, originally from Massachusetts; New England, to them, meant the place to go if you really wanted an education. John Knowles
[ Both Business Coal Dad Education England Father Go However Massachusetts Meant Mother New Originally Place Really Them Virginia Wanted Were West]
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]
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]
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]
Well, I had a lot of help from my father with the soldering and so on, and he was very good at math and was fascinated with computers, and so I was fortunate enough to have a bunch of exposure going all the way back to high school - this was in the 1960s. Mitch Kapor
[ Back Bunch Computers Enough Exposure Fascinated Father Fortunate Going Good Had Help High Lot Math School Very Way Well]
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]
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]
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 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]
If you factor in not just who's doing what at home, but how much more time working fathers are spending on work outside the home, on average they spend two hours more per day outside the home. James Levine
[ Average Day Doing Factor Fathers Home Hours How Just More Much Outside Per Spend Spending Time Two Work Working]
In my early years, my father was away as a soldier in the war. When he came back, work was very difficult to come by. Even though he was a highly skilled man, a maker of furniture, the payment for that work was very poor. Trevor Nunn
[ Away Back Came Come Difficult Early Even Father Furniture Highly Maker Man Payment Poor Skilled Soldier Though Very War Work Years]
People voted with their hearts as they were remembering the father. Emile Lahoud
[ Father Hearts Remembering Their Voted Were]
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]
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]
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]
My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. Clarence Budington Kelland
[ Father Him How Live Lived Tell Watch]
As a dedicated and proud father of three, I am a strong advocate of life. I value life whether born or unborn. Gresham Barrett
[ Advocate Am Born Dedicated Father Life Proud Strong Three Unborn Value Whether]
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]
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]
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]
My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth. They went to Australia and China, and they went to probably every soccer game I ever played. Brandi Chastain Travel
[ Australia China Earth Ever Every Game Grandfather Mom Parents Played Probably Side Soccer Travel Went Would]
Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased. John James Audubon
[ Absent Because Duty Father Mother Much Naval Often Pleased Suffered]
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]
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]
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]
Shortly afterwards my father told me that he might be going into the Eastern Zone of Germany. At that time my own mind was closer to his than it had ever been before, because he also believed that they are at least trying to build a new world. Klaus Fuchs
[ Afterwards Also Because Been Before Believed Build Closer Eastern Ever Father Germany Going Had His Into Least Might Mind New Own Shortly Than Time Told Trying World Zone]
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]
Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father. Roger von Oech
[ Certainly Father Invention May Mother Necessity Play]
Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers. Caleb Cushing
[ Doctrines England Forefathers Hold Inherit Liberty Men New Puritan Which Ye Your]
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]
Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work. Richard Dean Anderson
[ Baby Being Cause Change Clock Coming Faster Father Get Here Just Know Living Makes Off Out Reason Want Well Work]
I came from Nebraska, a very middle class family with a progressive father. Theodore C. Sorensen
[ Came Class Family Father Middle Nebraska Progressive Very]
A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else. Pierre Corneille Power
[ Considers Else Father His Husband King Neither Nor Nothing Throne True]
Make women rational creatures, and free citizens, and they will quickly become good wives; - that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers. Mary Wollstonecraft
[ Become Citizens Creatures Duties Fathers Free Good Husbands Make Men Neglect Quickly Rational Will Wives Women]
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]
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]
I'd rather be David Ladd's father than Alan Ladd any day. Alan Ladd
[ Alan Any David Day Father Rather Than]
All we ask is that we have peace with the whites. We want to hold you by the hand. You are our father. Black Kettle
[ Ask Father Hand Hold Our Peace Want Whites]
The North African mule talks always of his mother's brother, the horse, but never of his father, the donkey, in favor of others supposedly more reputable. Clifford Geertz
[ African Always Brother Donkey Father Favor His Horse More Mother Mule Never North Others Reputable Supposedly Talks]
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]
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]
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 was a middle manager at an oil company, but I never knew anything about his work. Whatever business acumen I have just got gleaned over the years. Donna Mills
[ Anything Business Company Father Got His Just Knew Manager Middle Never Oil Over Whatever Work Years]
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]
He was not a runner, my father, but he was quick. I always remember it was very difficult to escape from him when he was angry. If he wanted to beat us he would always catch us. Even me, he could always catch me. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Always Angry Beat Catch Could Difficult Escape Even Father Him Quick Remember Runner Us Very Wanted Would]
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]
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]
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 am not officially involved now in the direction of the Teen Challenge ministry, but I rejoice that God permits me to be the father of these ministries. David Wilkerson
[ Am Challenge Direction Father God Involved Ministries Ministry Now Officially Permits Rejoice Teen These]
Oh, Mrs. Churchill, do come over, someone has killed father. Lizzie Andrew Borden
[ Churchill Come Father Killed Mrs Oh Over Someone]
I know the pressures of being the daughter of a great actress. But it's inspiring. You learn so much that other people don't get to learn until later on. My father being a director, I learnt a real work ethic. Natasha Richardson
[ Actress Being Daughter Director Ethic Father Get Great Inspiring Know Later Learn Learnt Much Other Pressures Real Until Work]
My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know. Josef Albers
[ Active Also Builders Father Know Nonsense Painters Parents Partly Several Such Theatre Them Very Were]
I don't hide my feelings, but when it comes to illness, I guess I don't panic. My father was the same way. I'm the provider for the family and the caretaker. If I panic, who is anybody going to run to? Curt Schilling
[ Anybody Comes Family Father Feelings Going Guess Hide Illness Panic Provider Run Same Way]
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]
Well, my father was in the Army and we traveled quite a bit when I was growing up, and I thought that I would like to have a military career, although I was drawn more towards the Navy. Marc Garneau
[ Although Army Bit Career Drawn Father Growing Military More Navy Quite Thought Towards Traveled Up Well Would]
You can love someone like your son, even if he's not your biological son, and you can love someone like your father, even if he's not your biological father. Oliver Hudson
[ Biological Even Father Love Someone Son Your]
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]
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]
The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father. Austin O'Malley
[ Extraordinary Father Happen Man Misfortune Ordinary Worst]
The first time my father saw me in the flesh was on the stage, which is a bit weird. We went out to dinner, and he was charming and sweet, but I did all the talking. Christopher Plummer
[ Bit Charming Did Dinner Father First Flesh Out Saw Stage Sweet Talking Time Weird Went Which]
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]
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]
George Burns was the father I never had. Bobby Darin
[ Burns Father George Had Never]
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]
I felt my father's presence with me, helping me to commit to paper the feelings I had. I really heard my father speaking to me from the other dimension. Michael Landon
[ Commit Dimension Father Feelings Felt Had Heard Helping Other Paper Presence Really Speaking]
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]
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]
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat. Robert Frost
[ Always Democrat Father His Mother Republican Son Toward]
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]
Tony knew me both as an athlete and as a person. He cared for me like a father. Dennis Eckersley
[ Athlete Both Cared Father Knew Person Tony]
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]
The most important influence in my childhood was my father. DeForest Kelley Dad
[ Childhood Father Important Influence Most]
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]
I think the Mother is gradually revealing itself to me and taking over. But it is not the Mother alone. It is the Mother and the Father, the male and the female, sort of gradually having their marriage. Bede Griffiths
[ Alone Father Female Gradually Having Itself Male Marriage Mother Over Revealing Sort Taking Their Think]
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]
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]
My answer to the racial problem in America is to not deal with it at all. The founding fathers dealt with it when they made the Constitution. James Meredith
[ America Answer Constitution Deal Dealt Fathers Founding Made Problem Racial]
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]
You must be ready to give up everything, not only material attachments but also human attachments - father, mother, wife, children - everything that you have. But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self. Bede Griffiths
[ Abandon Also Attachments Children Everything Father Give Human Material Mother Must Only Ready Self Thing Unconditionally Up Which Wife Your]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life. Saul Alinsky
[ Against Bed Child Corrupting Corruption Father Fears Go His Learns Life Mother Off Play Politics Process Time]
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]
But I'm a great father. That's why I got custody. Kid Rock
[ Custody Father Got Great Why]
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]
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]
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]
Conversion is a very, very important part of what you are doing. We will have a responsibility to report to Heavenly Father regarding those we bring into the Church. Richard G. Scott
[ Bring Church Conversion Doing Father Heavenly Important Into Part Regarding Report Responsibility Those Very Will]
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father. Jean de La Fontaine Dad
[ Father Impossible Please World]
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]
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]
I was pretty young when my father was prime minister, so it wasn't really a big part of my life. My folks were away a lot, meeting foreign dignitaries and that sort of thing, but it never struck me as odd. If anything it allowed me to get into all sorts of mischief. Julian McMahon
[ Allowed Anything Away Big Father Folks Foreign Get Into Life Lot Meeting Minister Mischief Never Odd Part Pretty Prime Really Sort Sorts Struck Thing Were Young]
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]
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]
Until I was four years old I lived in the house of my paternal grandfather, about two miles from the pretty little village of Wallace, at the mouth of the river of that name. Simon Newcomb
[ Four Grandfather House Little Lived Miles Mouth Name Old Paternal Pretty River Two Until Village Wallace Years]
We need to work our level best in this legislative session to help grow Montana's economy, so that grandchildren can stay in Montana, grandchildren can visit their grandmother and grandfather by driving across town, not flying across the country. Brian Schweitzer
[ Across Best Country Driving Economy Flying Grandchildren Grandfather Grandmother Grow Help Legislative Level Montana Need Our Session Stay Their Town Visit Work]
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]
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]
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]
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers. Horace Dad
[ Atone Fathers Sins Undeservedly Will Your]
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]
My father was an ardent socialist for many years. Leon Askin
[ Ardent Father Many Socialist Years]
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]
My father was a diplomat for part of his life and I jumped from country to country and culture to culture. Walter Salles
[ Country Culture Diplomat Father His Jumped Life Part]
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]
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]
My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale. David Rockefeller Dad
[ Along Carnegie Father Grandfather Large Philanthropy Pioneer Practiced Scale Then Very Which]
My father taught me Basic and rudimentary C, I learned everything else on my own, including studying computational complexity on my own. That's more a function of my age than anything else though - back when I was in school there were hardly any programming classes. Bram Cohen
[ Age Any Anything Back Basic Classes Complexity Computational Else Everything Father Function Hardly Including Learned More Own Programming Rudimentary School Studying Taught Than Though Were]
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]
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]
I was punished for blowing the whistle on my father's lifestyle. Tatum O'Neal Dad
[ Blowing Father Lifestyle Punished Whistle]
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]
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, 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]
My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office. Ralph Allen
[ Any Apart Arts Care Concern Did Drawing Especially Father First Haitian Knowledge Office Paintings Saw Take]
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]
We're not at a point in time to be taking chances with children and young people in the church. The Holy Father himself said... there is no room in the priesthood or religious life for someone who has abused a child. I think he's right. Roger Mahony
[ Abused Chances Child Children Church Father Himself Holy Life Point Priesthood Religious Right Room Said Someone Taking Think Time Young]
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]
My father was a man of love. He always loved me to death. He worked hard in the fields, but my father never hit me. Never. I don't ever remember a really cross, unkind word from my father. Johnny Cash
[ Always Cross Death Ever Father Fields Hard Hit Love Loved Man Never Really Remember Unkind Word Worked]
My father I liked, but it was only after his death that I got to know him by writing the play. Hugh Leonard
[ After Death Father Got Him His Know Liked Only Play Writing]
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]
And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts. Cornelia Funke
[ Addicts Always Book Both Father Library Took Were]
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 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]
In 1973, a woman could not get a credit card without her husband or father or a male signing off on it. Billie Jean King
[ Card Could Credit Father Get Her Husband Male Off Signing Without Woman]
I'm quite sensitive to women. I saw how my sister got treated by boyfriends. I read this thing that said when you are in a relationship with a woman, imagine how you would feel if you were her father. That's been my approach, for the most part. Orlando Bloom
[ Approach Been Boyfriends Father Feel Got Her How Imagine Most Part Quite Read Relationship Said Saw Sensitive Sister Thing Treated Were Woman Women Would]
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 brother and sister are both older than I am and were born before my father went off to World War I. Douglass North
[ Am Before Born Both Brother Father Off Older Sister Than War Went Were World]
My father was very outwardly religious. John McGahern
[ Father Outwardly Religious Very]
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]
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]
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]
The God of the Christians is a father who makes much of his apples, and very little of his children. Denis Diderot
[ Apples Children Christians Father God His Little Makes Much Very]
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]
I am ever mindful of the legacy of my grandfather, the founder of this Kingdom, who had said to me that he perceived his life as a link in a continuous chain of those who served our nation and that he expected me to be a new and strong link in the same chain. King Hussein I
[ Am Chain Continuous Ever Expected Founder Grandfather Had His Kingdom Legacy Life Link Mindful Nation New Our Perceived Said Same Served Strong Those]
Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother. Germaine Greer
[ Father Freud Mother Psychoanalysis]
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]
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. Euripides Dad
[ Daughter Dearer Father Growing Nothing Old Than]
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence. Joseph Roux Friendship
[ Call Every Father Friend Here Him His Holds Immense Impotence Known Language Losing Lost Man Name Orphan Peace Person Silent Unhappiness Widower Wife]
I don't mind being a grandfather; I've been a mother for so many years. You just can't believe what it's like being a father. Especially when you come out of the chaos of the road to getting married and having children. Steven Tyler
[ Been Being Believe Chaos Children Come Especially Father Getting Grandfather Having Just Many Married Mind Mother Out Road Years]
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]
To he who avenges a father, nothing is impossible. Pierre Corneille
[ Father Impossible Nothing]
I phoned my grandparents and my grandfather said 'We saw your movie.' 'Which one?' I said. He shouted 'Betty, what was the name of that movie I didn't like? Brad Pitt
[ Betty Grandfather Grandparents Movie Name Phoned Said Saw Shouted Which Your]
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]
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all. Benjamin Spock Parenting
[ After Babies Best Doing Fathers Feel Good Instinctively Mothers Their Usually]
Theses officers were good friends, so it must have been a terrible argument, because the one who played chess with my father was so angry that he walked over to the dentist's house and got the dentist out of bed and shot him. Bruno Schulz
[ Angry Argument Because Bed Been Chess Dentist Father Friends Good Got Him House Must Officers Out Over Played Shot Terrible Theses Walked Were]
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 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]
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]
My father's father came from Russia; my mother came from Romania. Herbie Mann
[ Came Father Mother Romania Russia]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan. Galeazzo Ciano
[ Defeat Fathers Hundred Orphan Victory]
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]
Some fatherlands are difficult. Germany is one of them. But it is our fatherland. Here is where we live and work. Gustav Heinemann
[ Difficult Fatherland Germany Here Live Our Some Them Where Work]
My father's sister never married in order to raise me. Marcel Carne
[ Father Married Never Order Raise Sister]
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]
My father was absent and he was a hero to me. Greta Scacchi
[ Absent Father Hero]
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]
My mom sang in high school choir and so did my father. Kevin Richardson
[ Choir Did Father High Mom Sang School]
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 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]
I have patterned myself after my father and God. Adam Petty
[ After Father God Myself Patterned]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Grissom comes from a place where we know he had a deaf mother, he was raised in a silent household, on some level, had a father who potentially was not around and he learned what he knew by himself in the back yard, with bugs and animals. He's not comfortable being a supervisor and that's his problem. William Petersen
[ Animals Around Back Being Bugs Comes Comfortable Deaf Father Grissom Had Himself His Household Knew Know Learned Level Mother Place Potentially Problem Raised Silent Some Supervisor Where Yard]
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]
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]
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]
There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him. Dean Koontz Dad
[ Alcoholic Anything Benefit Father Having Him Motivated Never Really Sometimes Violent Wanted Weird]
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 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]
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 one thing that I have done really well in my life is be a father. Peter Jennings
[ Done Father Life Really Thing Well]
My mother listened to all the news from the camp during the strike. She said little, especially when my father or the men who worked for him were about I remember her instinctive and unhesitating sympathy for the miners. Agnes Smedley
[ Camp During Especially Father Her Him Instinctive Listened Little Men Miners Mother News Remember Said She Strike Sympathy Were Worked]
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]
Perhaps host and guest is really the happiest relation for father and son. Evelyn Waugh
[ Father Guest Happiest Host Perhaps Really Relation Son]
The father's greatest folly is that he believes he can be a much more simple person than he is; he is not really able to deal with his own complexity as a human being. Atom Egoyan
[ Able Being Believes Complexity Deal Father Folly Greatest His Human More Much Own Person Really Simple Than]
My father is a practicing criminal law attorney in the Seattle area. David Guterson
[ Area Attorney Criminal Father Law Practicing Seattle]
I played from the time I was seven years old. My father was my first baseman coach. I had opportunities that I never really pursued - with some Miami teams and a few larger colleges, and then I ended up bailing and began cooking. Todd English
[ Baseman Began Coach Colleges Cooking Ended Father Few First Had Larger Miami Never Old Opportunities Played Pursued Really Seven Some Teams Then Time Up Years]
My great-grandfather was a coal miner, who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled by mules and mines were lit by candles. Mining was very dangerous work then. Tim Murphy
[ Candles Carts Coal Dangerous Lit Miner Mines Mining Mules Pennsylvania Pulled Then Very Were Work Worked]
I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Absolutely Around Became Brat Everyone Father Good Inherited Obviously Ordering Princess Quite Spoiled Staff Temper Terrified Very Were]
Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place. Angela Carter
[ Conditions Cults Does Emotional Father First Gives Goddesses Gods Invented Just Life Mother Myths Notion Place Price Real Revival Satisfaction Silly These Were Why Woman]
My uncle was a hero, Lewis Roundtree. He was not even related to me really, but he was always called my uncle. He was like a father to me. I was closer to him than I was my father. Ed Bradley
[ Always Called Closer Even Father Hero Him Lewis Really Related Than Uncle]
But my mother and father were married when my mom was 20 and my dad was 24. Rachael Leigh Cook
[ Dad Father Married Mom Mother Were]
My father was a good preacher and had a little bit of drama. Jayne Meadows
[ Bit Drama Father Good Had Little Preacher]
I wanted to grow up to be just like my father. Michael Bergin
[ Father Grow Just Up Wanted]
My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Amateur Color Documentaries Father Filmmaker Shot]
Judy Garland's father was gay. That seems to be the consensus. They left Minnesota and went to California because he got caught with some boy backstage. Judy Davis
[ Backstage Because Boy California Caught Consensus Father Garland Gay Got Judy Left Minnesota Seems Some Went]
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]
My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone. Damon Wayans Dad
[ Block Everyone Father Guy Hi Said]
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]
My father wouldn't get us a TV, he wouldn't allow a TV in the house. Janis Joplin Dad
[ Allow Father Get House Tv Us]
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]
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]
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]
I was sent to a school because my father was already aware that his days were numbered, and he was anxious for me to acquire a good education and follow in his footsteps. Sigrid Undset
[ Acquire Already Anxious Aware Because Days Education Father Follow Footsteps Good His Numbered School Sent 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]
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]
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]
The path I am trying so hard to follow is in fact the one that God my Father and His Son Jesus Christ want me to pursue. It has brought me deep happiness. Clayton Christensen
[ Am Brought Christ Deep Fact Father Follow God Happiness Hard His Jesus Path Pursue Son Trying Want]
I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father. Annette Funicello Dad
[ Always Disney Father Second Thought Walt]
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 don't run democracy. I train troops to defend democracy and I happen to be their surrogate father and mother as well as their commanding general. Alfred M. Gray
[ Commanding Defend Democracy Father General Happen Mother Run Surrogate Their Train Troops Well]
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]
I'll meet the raging of the skies, but not an angry father. Thomas Campbell
[ Angry Father Meet Raging Skies]
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]
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]
The Pirate is surrealism and so, in a curious way, is Father of the Bride. Vincente Minnelli
[ Bride Curious Father Pirate Surrealism Way]
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 was a pedant and a bully who cared about nobody, and I was not to see him until I was eighteen. George Weinberg
[ Bully Cared Eighteen Father Him Nobody Pedant See Until]
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]
I didn't have anything to do with being born to my mother and father. But I had a lot to do with Kristin Shepard's notoriety. I'm proud of the work I did on Dallas. Mary Crosby
[ Anything Being Born Dallas Did Father Had Lot Mother Notoriety Proud Shepard Work]
My father was frightened of his mother; I was frightened of my father, and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me. King George V
[ Am Children Damned Father Frightened Going His Mother See Well]
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]
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]
I was always fascinated by engineering. Maybe it was an attempt maybe to get my father's respect or interest, or maybe it was just a genetic love of technology, but I was always trying to build things. James Cameron
[ Always Attempt Build Engineering Fascinated Father Genetic Get Interest Just Love Maybe Respect Technology Things Trying]
A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son. William Graham Sumner
[ Believes Does Encourage Enterprise Expenditure Father Good His Judicious Part Productive Prudent Self-Denial Skill Son Wisely]
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]
So the search for a father in Central Station is also a search for a country. Walter Salles
[ Also Central Country Father Search Station]
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]
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]
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]
My father wanted me to be a pharmacist like himself. He had been a doctor, but he no longer believed in medicine; so he became a pharmacist, but he believed in that hardly more. Claude Chabrol
[ Became Been Believed Doctor Father Had Hardly Himself Longer Medicine More Pharmacist Wanted]
Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents. Margaret Mead Dad
[ Accidents Biological Fathers Necessities Social]
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]
Oscar Hammerstein was a surrogate father during all those many days, and weeks and months when I didn't see my own father. Stephen Sondheim
[ Days During Father Hammerstein Many Months Oscar Own See Surrogate Those Weeks]
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 and his brothers were all lawyers, so I think that the expectation was probably for me to grow up to be an attorney, but it never really fascinated me that much. I was more interested in building things. Steve Case
[ Attorney Brothers Building Expectation Fascinated Father Grow His Interested Lawyers More Much Never Probably Really Things Think Up Were]
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]
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]
My father was very much a handy person round the house, and I learnt a lot of carpentry from him. John Henry Carver
[ Carpentry Father Handy Him House Learnt Lot Much Person Round Very]
My father was an agnostic. Jerry Falwell
[ Agnostic Father]
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]
And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods? Thomas B. Macaulay
[ Ashes Better Die Facing Fathers Fearful Gods His How Man Odds Temples Than]
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]
In the evening of the first day my father conducted us to the public baths. Mary Antin
[ Baths Conducted Day Evening Father First Public Us]
My uncle and my grandfather both worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Dave Van Ronk
[ Both Brooklyn Grandfather Navy Uncle Worked Yard]
Two hundred years ago, our Founding Fathers gave us a democracy. It was based upon the simple, yet noble, idea that government derives its validity from the consent of the governed. Paul Tsongas
[ Ago Based Consent Democracy Derives Fathers Founding Gave Governed Government Hundred Idea Noble Our Simple Two Upon Us Validity Years Yet]
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]
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]
You know, my parents have always been incredibly supportive. I'm an only child, so we're very close. There's just the three of us. They're exceptional parents but also great friends. My father was able to take his hobby, photography, and turn it into a beautiful career. So when they saw how much I loved acting, they were 100 percent behind me. Sophia Bush
[ Able Acting Also Always Beautiful Been Behind Career Child Close Exceptional Father Friends Great His Hobby How Incredibly Into Just Know Loved Much Only Parents Percent Photography Saw Supportive Take Three Turn Us Very ]
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]
Afflictions are but as a dark entry into our Father's house. Thomas Brooks
[ Afflictions Dark Entry Father House Into Our]
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 see happiness as a by-product. I don't think you can pursue happiness. I think that phrase is one of the very few mistakes the Founding Fathers made. James Hillman
[ By-Product Fathers Few Founding Happiness Made Mistakes Phrase Pursue See Think Very]
I don't know whether there is anyone else at all who remembers my noble father with such sadness. Egon Schiele
[ Anyone Else Father Know Noble Remembers Sadness Such Whether]
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]
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]
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 was everything, patriarch, priest, father and judge. John Sutter
[ Everything Father Judge Patriarch Priest]
Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me. They don't mean anything. Oliver Hudson Dad
[ Anything Father Just Mean Stepfather Those Titles]
I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do. Miguel Indurain Dad
[ Always Bad Calm Farmer Father Good Harvest Inherited Need Something Sow Wait Weather Working]
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]
I don't think children's inner feelings have changed. They still want a mother and father in the very same house; they want places to play. Beverly Cleary Parenting
[ Changed Children Father Feelings House Inner Mother Places Play Same Still Think Very Want]
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]
Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster. Agnes Smedley Family
[ Affection Been Caught Class Considered Disaster Disgrace Family Father Kissing Mother Show Shown Sign Weakness Would]
My current companion, Gerard de Battista, is the father of my two sons. Victoria Abril
[ Companion Current De Father Sons Two]
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]
My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not. Indira Gandhi
[ Am Father Political Saint Statesman Woman]
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]
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]
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]
My father was often angry when I was most like him. Lillian Hellman
[ Angry Father Him Most Often]
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]
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]
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]
Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle. Adolf Hitler
[ Able Above Animal Brutal Father Himself Humanity Lives Man Means Most Preserve Principles Solely Struggle Things World]
My father was the son of immigrants, and he grew up bilingual, but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me. America's strength is not our diversity; it is our ability to unite around common principles even when we come from different backgrounds. Ernest Istook
[ Ability America Around Backgrounds Bilingual Come Common Different Diversity English Even Father Grew Immigrants Our Principles Son Spoke Strength Taught Unite Up]
My father always taught me to appreciate what you're fortunate to have and give back to those who need it. No part of our society is more important than the children, especially the ones who need our help. Dan Marino
[ Always Appreciate Back Children Especially Father Fortunate Give Help Important More Need Ones Our Part Society Taught Than Those]
It was a bright, clear afternoon in the late fall that pretty Miss Cable drove up in her trap and waited at the curb for her father to come forth from his office in one of Chicago's tallest buildings. George Barr McCutcheon
[ Afternoon Bright Buildings Cable Chicago Clear Come Curb Drove Fall Father Forth Her His Late Miss Office Pretty Tallest Trap Up Waited]
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]
I tell my friends about my conversations with my father - conversations with an artist. Ray Conniff
[ Artist Conversations Father Friends Tell]
My father realised that for me to become a publisher in his firm would have been the end of the firm! Dick Bruna
[ Become Been End Father Firm His Publisher Realised Would]
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]
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]
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]
My father got me involved in the game when I was four years old. Natalie Gulbis
[ Father Four Game Got Involved Old Years]
My father was the first to see through the schemes of the white man. Chief Joseph
[ Father First Man Schemes See Through White]
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]
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]
My first speaking part was to read for John Forsythe for Bachelor Father. I was the lead, opposite him. Linda Evans
[ Bachelor Father First Him John Lead Opposite Part Read Speaking]
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]
I would not be gotten into a schoolhouse until I was eight years old. Nor did I accomplish much after I started. I doubt if I had gone to school six months in all when my father died. I was fourteen at the time. Sam Houston
[ Accomplish After Did Died Doubt Eight Father Fourteen Gone Gotten Had Into Months Much Nor Old School Six Started Time Until Would Years]
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]
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan. John F. Kennedy
[ Defeat Fathers Orphan Thousand Victory]
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]
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 have done everything I can to make sure my daughter knows her father because you form your own identity by rebelling against your parents - but first you have to know them. Greta Scacchi
[ Against Because Daughter Done Everything Father First Form Her Identity Know Knows Make Own Parents Rebelling Sure Them Your]
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 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]
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]
My mom was a ventriloquist and she always was throwing her voice. For ten years I thought the dog was telling me to kill my father. Wendy Leibman
[ Always Dog Father Her Kill Mom She Telling Ten Thought Throwing Ventriloquist Voice Years]
I got a mother who's very strong after taking the whippings that she took from my father. Missy Elliot
[ After Father Got Mother She Strong Taking Took Very]
I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison. W. C. Fields
[ Am Applied Chair Electricity Expert Father Occupied Prison State]
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 was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once. I found it to be very much like New York, for it was a beautiful country, and both the women and men were good-looking. James Cagney
[ Beautiful Both Country Father Found Good-Looking Ireland Irish Men Much New Once Totally Very Went Were Women York]
The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins. Clara Barton Patriotism
[ Blood Father Patriot Veins Warm]
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]
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]
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]
This resemblance became clear in the Bush the father's visits to the region. He wound up being impressed by the royal and military regimes and envied them for staying decades in their positions and embezzling the nation's money with no supervision. Osama bin Laden
[ Became Being Bush Clear Decades Envied Father Impressed Military Money Nation Positions Regimes Region Resemblance Royal Staying Supervision Their Them Up Visits Wound]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers. Life seemed pleasant and orderly. Lawrence Welk
[ Brothers Expected Farmer Father Life Orderly Pleasant Seemed]
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]
When my father would yell at me, I told myself someday I'd use it in a book. Paula Danziger
[ Book Father Myself Someday Told Use Would Yell]
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]