Dad Quotes (408)

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But all that having been said, you can't, in a city of a million people like Karbala, or 5 million like Baghdad, you can't be in all places at all times.

By : John Abizaid

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You know my dad pushed me to believe that I was going to be the best. I just never thought of life without tennis, even looking forward.

By : Andre Agassi

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We always had lutefisk for Christmas dinner, after which Dad read from the Norwegian Bible.

By : Peter Agre

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Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.

By : Tim Allen

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The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them. Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places. One can describe them as a boa: when it feels threatened, it runs to somewhere else.

By : Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

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I can say, and I am responsible for what I am saying, that they have started to commit suicide under the walls of Baghdad. We will encourage them to commit more suicides quickly.

By : Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

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There are no American infidels in Baghdad. Never!

By : Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

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There is no presence of American infidels in the city of Baghdad.

By : Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

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They're not even within 100 miles of Baghdad. They are not in any place. They hold no place in Iraq. This is an illusion... they are trying to sell to the others an illusion.

By : Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

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In my case, I was born to parents who were very young, and I don't think they were entirely ready to have a child. My dad was going to college and working two or three jobs at the same time, and my mum was working and going to school.

By : Gillian Anderson

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I think in a sense this is a house that was built on a bad foundation. And the foundation was the Americans coming here and allowing the sacking, burning and plunder of Baghdad, for whatever reason.

By : Jon Lee Anderson

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My dad is a bank president and my mom was an accountant and they didn't think that seeking the life of a freelance writer was very practical, you see. Of course, I was just as determined to do it.

By : Kevin J. Anderson

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My dad had emphysema and both of my parents had chronic bronchitis and ended up with cancers - all smoking related.

By : Loni Anderson

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If a cow walked into this room, I'd probably walk out. I could milk it, but my dad never forced me to do a lot of chores like that, mostly because he loved doing it himself.

By : Stuart Appleby

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I've brought my daughters all over the world-they travel with me. I drag them out of school just to keep the relationship. When I'm home I'm a big-time daddy.

By : Armand Assante

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My background is basically scientific math. My Dad was a physicist, so I have it in my blood somewhere. Scientific method is very important to me. I think anything that contradicts it is probably not true.

By : John Astin

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My mom and dad met at UCLA when he as a captain in the Air Force and she was in her junior year.

By : Tracy Austin

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They have had such a crazy life living with me as their dad. Not crazy but different from their friends.

By : Sebastian Bach

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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.

By : Dusty Baker

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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.

By : Bob Balaban

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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.

By : Bob Balaban

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My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.

By : Haley Barbour

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I do prefer the stage. It's really the granddaddy of them all.

By : Theodore Bikel

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A father and two sons run Adelphia. It's a cable company. And they took from that company a billion dollars. A billion. Three people - three people took a billion dollars. What were they gonna do, start their own space program? 'Let's send the monkey to Mars, Dad!'

By : Lewis Black

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One of the greatest challenges in collecting child support is that deadbeat dads move from job to job and state to state. it's hard to keep track of them.

By : Rod Blagojevich

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My daddy used to say that I was too big to ride and too little to hitch a wagon - no good for a damn thing.

By : Dan Blocker

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Studies show that children best flourish when one mom and one dad are there to raise them.

By : John Boehner

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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.

By : John Boehner

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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 me the game and you taught me how to play it right.

By : Wade Boggs

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As it has been told to me, my Dad had some kind of deal with Dick Clark. But when we got here, that fell through. So we were out here with no job, no furniture, no food.

By : Danny Bonaduce

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I'm in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the One-Hit Wonder Wall. I'm still very troubled by the fact that I'm in the hall and my dad isn't.

By : Debby Boone

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And I saw the sax line-up that he had behind him and I thought, I'm going to learn the saxophone. When I grow up, I'm going to play in his band. So I sort of persuaded my dad to get me a kind of a plastic saxophone on the hire purchase plan.

By : David Bowie

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You've got to stand up and do your own battles. My daddy taught me that a long time ago, that you fight your own battles. The only way to shut everybody up is to win.

By : Terry Bradshaw

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If we can rebuild Iraq, we can rebuild Illinois and Indiana and if we can do Baghdad, we can do Baltimore.

By : Carol Moseley Braun

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We all feel really blessed to have been with my dad for these 85 years.

By : Beau Bridges

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My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad.

By : Beau Bridges

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For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad.

By : Jeff Bridges

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Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that.

By : Jeff Bridges

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My dad was an Arsenal supporter and he used to take me there, but I've always been Chelsea.

By : Eric Bristow

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My dad told me that no one could ever make it as a writer, that my chances were equivalent to winning the lottery - which was good for me, because I like to have something to prove.

By : Poppy Z. Brite

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