We were living in the Slad Road when my father left us. I was about three.

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Each great athlete must some day bow to that perennial old champion, Father Time, even as I, for Time eventually wins.

By : Major Taylor

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Children that are raised in a home with a married mother and father consistently do better in every measure of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent, single-parent, cohabiting homes.

By : Todd Tiahrt

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When my father arrived in Kenya, he had found the Kikuyu way of life similar to that of the British at the time the Romans invaded England 2,000 years ago.

By : Louis Leakey

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People voted with their hearts as they were remembering the father.

By : Emile Lahoud

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I had to get in touch with the source, I had to go back into my abandonment issues with my mother, I had to go into issues with my father I hadn't even looked at before.

By : Kenny Loggins

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The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education.

By : John Updike

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My father was adamant in his disapproval of my interest in show business.

By : Paul Lynde

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Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I'd hide my face in the dark, I wouldn't want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried everyday.

By : Michael Jackson

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It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.

By : Harper Lee

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And my father, after all, was a nationalist.

By : Heinrich Mann

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A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.

By : Washington Irving

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When I was about 3, my grandfather used to give me and my sister a nickel to sit out on the front porch with him and sing songs.

By : Tommy Shaw

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