To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of slavery than to depend upon a father.

By : Virginia Woolf 0 Likes          


My father, who had lost a brother, fighting on the Austrian side in World War I, was a committed pacifist.

By : Walter Kohn

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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

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My father was the first to see through the schemes of the white man.

By : Chief Joseph

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The god, it would appear, was frequently thought of as the physical progenitor or first father of his people.

By : William Robertson Smith

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What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.

By : Benjamin Spock

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On October 28th, 1887, I became the mother of a girl baby, the very image of its father, at least that is what he said, but who has the temper of its mother.

By : Calamity Jane

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