Quotations on Dad

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They have had such a crazy life living with me as their dad. Not crazy but different from their friends.
- Sebastian Bach
(Keywords: Life, Dad, Friends, Living)

My dad was born in Chicago in 1908... his parents came from Russia. They settled in Chicago, where they lived in a little tiny grocery store with eight or nine children - in the backroom all together - and my grandmother got the idea to go into the movie business.
- Bob Balaban
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Idea, Chicago, Children, Parents, Russia)

My dad was the baby. When he was born they were already successful. They sent him to business school - he probably would have loved to have been a poet or a writer or something, and he was very creative.
- Bob Balaban
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Successful, Baby, School, Writer)

I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Soul, Heart, Values, Jobs, Name, Nation, Night, Office, School, Waiting, Washington)

A spirit is, like, your mother, my dad, who've made it. They can come around, but they come around in a loving way because they've already made it to God. Most people make it.
- Sylvia Browne
(Keywords: God, Dad, Mother, People, Spirit)

It's not like he called me up and asked me. They've never wanted to throw us into that world, and I think our decision probably shocked them. But I love my dad, and I think I'd regret it if I didn't do this.
- Jenna Bush
(Keywords: Love, Dad, Decision, Regret, World)

Jenna's traveled with me; they've both traveled with their dad. This is the only time they've been old enough in all of their dad's campaigns to really be involved in.
- Laura Bush
(Keywords: Time, Dad, Old)

My original inspiration was my mom: a few years after the death of my dad, she started dating one my teachers!
- Meg Cabot
(Keywords: Dating, Death, Dad, Inspiration, Years)

I grew up in the world of bad television, on my dad's sets and then as a young schmuck on dating shows and so on.
- George Clooney
(Keywords: Dating, Dad, Television, World)

As I get older and I get a few more years experience I become more like Dad, you know, King Lear.
- David Crystal
(Keywords: Experience, Dad, Years)

I'd love to be a dad. I hope I'd be great at it. That's every man's fear, yet his most important job.
- Matt Damon
(Keywords: Love, Dad, Fear, Hope, Job, Man)

My dad always said, 'Don't worry what people think, because you can't change it.'
- Daisy Donovan
(Keywords: Change, Dad, People, Worry)

A company that pays attention to the family unit is a successful company. We don't isolate the family. We don't make rides that say, 'Hey mom, dad, you go sit on the bench.'
- Michael Eisner
(Keywords: Family, Dad, Mom, Successful, Attention, Company)

We love the Stooges, and young kids today don't watch them. They think it's their dad's comedy. So we thought we could reintroduce them to a new audience.
- Bobby Farrelly
(Keywords: Love, Thought, Dad, Comedy, Kids, Today)

The real beauty of it - key to my life was playing key chords on a banjo. For somebody else it may be a golf club that mom and dad put in their hands or a baseball or ballet lessons. Real gift to give to me and put it in writing.
- Vince Gill
(Keywords: Beauty, Dad, Life, Mom, Ballet, Baseball, Golf, Key, May, Writing)

Come Christmas Eve, we usually go to my mom and dad's. Everybody brings one gift and then we play that game when we all steal it from each other. Some are really cool, others are useful and some are a bit out there.
- Amy Grant
(Keywords: Mom, Dad, Christmas, Play)

My mother's incredibly giving, almost too giving at times. And, my dad is a real logical person. He's got logic for every situation. They've been married for 24 years, so there was that stability, also. I really learned to think on my own at a very young age.
- Brian Austin Green
(Keywords: Age, Dad, Mother, Giving, Logic, Stability, Years)

I owe a lot to my dad, just for having provided the wrestling business for us to get into.
- Owen Hart
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Wrestling)

My dad was very fun and very adventurous, and from a formative age I learned to value men who would do things on a whim.
- Rachel Hunter
(Keywords: Age, Dad, Men, Fun, Value, Whim)

I've told Billy if I ever caught him cheating, I wouldn't kill him because I love his children and they need a dad. But I would beat him up. I know where all of his sports injuries are.
- Angelina Jolie
(Keywords: Love, Sports, Dad, Cheating, Children)

We came from a family where we ran our own small business. Our dad made his own products. We made our own sausages, our own meatloafs, our own pickles. Dad had to do everything himself. He had to figure out how to finance his business.
- Marcy Kaptur
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Family, Finance)

I feel lazy when I'm not working. I learned all my business sense from my dad. He always believed in me, and I think the last thing he said to me before he passed away was, 'I know you're gonna be OK. I'm not worried about you'.
- Kim Kardashian
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Sense)

It was definitely a part of our life. I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee in Vietnam at the same time, so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too. And we definitely grew up listening to the stories.
- Vanessa Kerry
(Keywords: Mom, Life, Time, Dad, Brothers, Listening, Vietnam)

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
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Education, Mother, Father, England)

A large part of my life revolves around my dad. Sometimes, I even feel a strong sense of connection, something very tangible when I learn something new in the martial arts.
- Brandon Lee
(Keywords: Life, Dad, Connection, Sense)

My dad's music was a great inspiration to me.
- Julian Lennon
(Keywords: Music, Dad, Inspiration)

My dad's an architect and my mom owned a French bakery for twelve years.
- Alison Lohman
(Keywords: Mom, Dad, Years)

I'm gonna be the best dad that ever lived. I'll have a ranch with a race car track and a golf course.
- Jeremy London
(Keywords: Car, Dad, Golf, Race)

Mom was the one who taught me unconditional love. With Dad, I'd always felt there was something to live up to - expectations. But in the last year, we had a wonderful relationship.
- Greg Louganis
(Keywords: Mom, Dad, Love, Expectations)

When I was a kid, my step dad started this business and would go out and get lost cows and stuff. He was part-time truck driver, farmer and cowboy. He taught me how to ride from an early age.
- Tim McGraw
(Keywords: Age, Business, Dad, Cows)

No one was more important than my mom and dad. I know they are watching from a place up in heaven here today to make sure all their kids are doing good.
- Eddie Murray
(Keywords: Mom, Dad, Heaven, Kids, Today)

It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do - write songs and sing them to people.
- Stevie Nicks
(Keywords: Birthday, Dad, Mom, People, Guitar, Song, Songs)

I didn't come from a trailer park. I grew up middle class and my dad had money and my mom made my lunch. I got a car when I was sixteen. I'm proud of that.
- Kid Rock
(Keywords: Car, Dad, Mom, Money, Class, Middle class)

If you met my dad, I think a lot of things would be put to rest. Because my pops is a pretty silly guy. But, Coldcut, they're based in the U.K. I'm a big fan of jazz music, so American music has had a big influence on what I listen to.
- Eric San
(Keywords: Music, Dad, American, Influence, Jazz, Pretty, Rest, Silly)

Dad almost died of a heart attack in the middle of making Apocalypse Now, the biggest movie of his life. It doesn't make you want to jump into that business.
- Charlie Sheen
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Life, Heart, Now, Want)

And then before going back for my sophomore year, I decided to change my major to arts and sciences, and my dad cut a deal with me: He said if I'd quit school he'd pay my rent for the next three years, as if I were in school.
- Sarah Silverman
(Keywords: Change, Dad, School, Years)

My dad's sense of humor was direct and sometimes surreal - his quick wit is well known amongst our family and friends. He raised me on Spike Jones records and W.C. Fields movies, and his sense of humor fell somewhere in between.
- Tony Visconti
(Keywords: Family, Humor, Movies, Dad, Friends, Quick, Sense, Wit)

I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked.
- Len Wein
(Keywords: Age, Dad, Books)

Dad is my best mate and I can tell Mum absolutely anything. I really appreciate Mum and Dad. Why are we so close? Young parents, I think. The rock business keeps their minds young.
- Kim Wilde
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Parents)

Well, Steve Vai joined my dad's band right around the time when I actually started playing guitar. So he gave me a couple of lessons on fundamentals, and gave me some scales and practice things to work on. But I pretty much learned everything by ear.
- Dweezil Zappa
(Keywords: Time, Work, Dad, Guitar, Practice, Pretty, Right)









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