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Father Quotes

I request this release to be as soon as possible as my father is terminally ill and I wish to visit him one last time,
Edmond Pope Permalink
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Permalink
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For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
Homer Homer Permalink
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Cary Grant
My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'
Cary Grant Permalink
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Mark Twain
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
Mark Twain Permalink
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Anais Nin
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
Anais Nin Permalink
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The symbolism of the Goddess is not a parallel structure to the symbolism of God the Father. The Goddess does not rule the world. She is the world. Manifest in each of us, She can be known internally by every indivdual, in all her magnificent diversity.
Starhawk Permalink
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I grew up with Wayne's father. We played against each other on the playground.
Clint Johnson Permalink
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Jay London
My father would take me to the playground, and put me on mood swings.
Jay London Permalink
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This Is My Father
Aidan Quinn Permalink
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I want to do a lot more roles like I did in 'This Is My Father,'
Aidan Quinn Permalink
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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 Permalink
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I have something here for you. Your father wanted you to have this when you were old enough, but your uncle wouldn't allow it. He feared you might follow old Obi-Wan on some damn fool idealistic crusade like your father did. It's your father's lightsaber. This is the weapon of a Jedi Knight. Not as clumsy or as random as a blaster, but an elegant weapon for a more civilized age. For over a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Before the dark times, before the Empire.
Alec Guinness Permalink
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[His father wasn't thrilled with his venture into pop,] but now he understands because he's seen the results among the people, ... It's not completely to his liking, but what else can he do now that he sees I was right?
Alejandro Fernandez Permalink
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[Marley recognizes the similarities between hip-hop and the reggae music his father helped put on the international map. They are linked by point of origin -- after all, hip-hop formed when Kool Herc fled Jamaica's mid-Seventies political unrest and headed for the Bronx -- and in terms of their impact.] I love hip-hop music, ... It's rebel music is how I like to speak about it. Hip-hop and reggae come from the same community as far as class -- they both come from the bottom of society.
Damian Marley Permalink
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Tom was like a father to me.
Alfredo Griffin Permalink
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Any father whose son raises his hand against him is guilty of having produced a son who raised his hand against him.
Charles Peguy Permalink
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Charles Manson
My father is the jailhouse. My father is your system.... I am only what you made me. I am only a reflection of you.
Charles Manson Permalink
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He follows his father with unequal steps.
Virgil Permalink
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 Bible,
And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
Bible, Permalink
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 Bible,
Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.
Bible, Permalink
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It was the true father of all the variety shows.
Andrew Solt Permalink
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My father took me to the first regular season game they ever played, when John Gilliam ran the opening kickoff back, ... So I've always had a special place in my heart for the franchise. ... I know how much they mean to that community.
Jim Nantz Permalink
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I cannot guarantee that I didn't give her any pressure, but not like my father did. I was like the fisherman. You know the fish is there ...
Angelo Gaja Permalink
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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 Permalink
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Mention not a rope in the house of one whose father was hanged
Proverb Permalink
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My father tried to raise me like his father raised him.
Scott Caan Permalink
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He (her father) figured out I'm not going to see anything on the inside and if I did, I could still turn on it. It seems like that's just what teams do because they figure you are weaker hitting the outside pitch.
Ashley Hanewich Permalink
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George W. Bush
The Holy Father is in our thoughts and prayers, and we wish him a speedy recovery and return to the service of his church and all humanity.
George W. Bush Permalink
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That was kind of tough because my father (Raymond) taught in the schools here. She was always talking to young people about education, always counseling young people to go to school, get an education. 'Education is your ticket to anything you want to do.' That's why she paid for so many kids to go to school.
Conrad Coleman Permalink
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