I love the comic opportunities that come up in the context of a father-son relationship.
I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office.
A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
I kept my babies fed. I could have dumped them, but I didn't. I decided that whatever trip I was on, they were going with me. You're looking at a real daddy.
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 wasn't anything special as a father. But I loved them and they knew it.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.
It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
Jean de La Fontaine
As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father coming on a white horse to rescue me.
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.
Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.
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.
My father wants me to be like my brother, but I can't be.
I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered my father as somebody I wanted to please.
But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put their family needs on the table.
The child is father of the man.
I hope I am remembered by my children as a good father.
Orson Scott Card
The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
E. B. White
My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
Child-rearing is my main interest now. I'm a hands-on father.
One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying me in one arm with a picket sign in the other.
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.
I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
My father loved people, children and pets.
No, I never thought about my father's money as my money.
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.
My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.
My father taught me how to substitute realities.
I love my dad, although I'm definitely critical of him sometimes, like when his pants are too tight. But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him.
My father and I have a very good relationship. We always got along. But I always scold him.
I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries.
My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship. Yes, baby.
My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
I'm a fun father, but not a good father. The hard decisions always went to my wife.
Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
Thirteen, 13 children, and I love - I love them all. And I think I've been a good father to all of them.
My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
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