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But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
My father was a guitar player, and I was raised with a super high standard of what good guitar playing was.
My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'
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.
I'm a father. It isn't just my life any more. I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or seeing his father completely smashed.
Billie Joe Armstrong
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.
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.
I never really got nightmares from movies. In fact, I recall my father saying when I was three years old that I would be scared, but I never was.
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
Jean de la Bruyere
One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.
I still relate to my father very much. I mean, I talk to him in a certain way, as we do talk to the dead.
My main memories of my father are of his illness.
There is no good father who would want to resemble our Heavenly Father.
The God of the Christians is a father who makes much of his apples, and very little of his children.
Just talk to me as a father - not what the Constitution says. What do you feel?
God was treated like this powerful, erratic, rather punitive father who has to be pacified and praised. You know, flattered.
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.
I think my father would have liked to have been an artist, actually. But I think he didn't quite have perhaps the drive or, I don't know, I mean he had a family to bring up I suppose.
I can't imagine what it is like to be raised in a society where their only statues that exist are to you and your father.
The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary man is to have an extraordinary father.
Everything my mother and father did was designed to put me where I am.
Henry Louis Gates
I first learned that there were black people living in some place called other than the United States in the western hemisphere when I was a very little boy, and my father told me that when he was a boy about my age, he wanted to be an Episcopal priest, because he so admired his priest, a black man from someplace called Haiti.
Henry Louis Gates
My father was a beautiful man.
My father was all brain and little heart.
I had a little insight into life that most kids probably didn't have. My mother was a schoolteacher, and my father was a social worker. Through his eyes I saw the underside of society.
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.
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.
My father was a lawyer.
When I was a child, my father taught me to put up my fists like a boy and to be prepared to defend myself at all times.
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