My father, who had lost a brother, fighting on the Austrian side in World War I, was a committed pacifist.
By : Walter Kohn
It helps when 1 can send the children off to their fathers so I can support my new book with a national publicity tour. I started writing the book when my daughter was 5. It took me almost four years.
By : Meg Tilly
Two hundred years ago, our Founding Fathers gave us a democracy. It was based upon the simple, yet noble, idea that government derives its validity from the consent of the governed.
By : Paul Tsongas
My parents had a wonderful marriage, but it was a very dependent relationship. My mother was entirely dependent on my father because that's how it was in those days.
By : Erika Slezak
Like Godfather, you look at a movie like that, or something that James Gray has directed, a film with minimal or pin lighting as opposed to everything being lit bright and flat, where everything is evident.
By : Bill Sienkiewicz
I owed it to my father that I was elected to Parliament in the first place, but I owed it to my mother that I stuck it out once I got there.
By : Agnes Macphail
This is not to say that the Scots are not fine people, but they were all sort of... well, my grandfather was a minister and sort of Protestant, and this was rather depressing to me.
By : Alan Hovhaness
My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher.
By : David Soul
The god, it would appear, was frequently thought of as the physical progenitor or first father of his people.
By : William Robertson Smith
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
By : Benjamin Spock